This course covers a wide range of material about networking, from careers in networking to local area networks, wide area networks, protocols, topologies, transmission media, and security. It not only introduces a variety of concepts, but also discusses in-depth the most significant aspects of networking, such as the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite. In addition to explaining concepts, the course uses a multitude of real world examples of networking issues from a professional’s standpoint, making it a practical preparation for the real world.
Date First Offered:
- Total Hours: 45
- Lecture Hours: 45
This course is offered online:
- ICT 108 Operating Systems I
- Course Overview, Introduction to Networks and Networking Concepts
- Networking Standards and the OSI Model
- Networking Media
- Networking Protocols
- Networking Hardware
- Network Architecture
- WANS, Internet Access and Remote Connectivity
- Network Operating Systems and Windows 2003 Based Networking
- Networking with UNIX
- Netware-Based Networking
- Networking with TCP/IP and the Internet
- Troubleshooting Network Problems
- Ensuring Integrity and Availability
- Network Security
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of general networking terminology relating to topology, technologies and media
- Demonstrate the ability to configure a networked workstation in a peer-to-peer and client/server network
- Install and perform basic environmental operations using Microsoft, Unix and Novell network operating systems
- Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of various network operating systems
- Troubleshoot network connectivity issues
- Establish printing throughout a networked environment
Number of Assignments:
- Final Exam: 40 %
- Quizzes and Tests: 30 %
- Assignments: 30 %
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
- Plagiarism GuidelinesThe instructor will advise the student in writing if plagiarism is suspected; a copy of this letter should be sent to the coordinator at the registering college in a timely manner.
- Any student found either making copies of our diskettes or network files, or using an unauthorized copy of our programs will be required to withdraw from this course. A second offence in any course may result in an automatic expulsion from the program.
- Students registered in the Information and Communication Technology program are guided by the policies and procedures of their registering colleges. You are encouraged to review the policy definitions and guidelines of the college at which you are registered. You can view these policies and procedures by visiting your college's website or by contacting the Program Coordinator.
- As this is an on-line course, attendance requires participation in the course, not time in a classroom. However, students must ensure that they complete their required participation in online discussions and other similar assignments.
- Occasionally, online meeting/discussion forums times may be arranged in conjunction with the students availability.
- Required - Dean, T., 2005, Network+ Guide to Networks, 4th Edition Course Technology (Boston)