2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jun 10, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

CNT 140 - Cisco Routing and Switching I

Description: Study of computer networking standards and operation. Includes network topologies, network protocols and communications, network addressing, network device configuration, network design, and network security. First of three courses to prepare students to pass the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification examination.

Prerequisites: CNT 101  or CNT 115  

Credits: 4
Lecture: 3
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Networking trends
  2. Configuring network devices
  3. Network protocols and communications
  4. Data link and physical network functions
  5. Ethernet switching
  6. Network layer
  7. IP addressing
  8. Subnetting IP networks
  9. Transport layer
  10. Application layer
  11. Network design and security

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe trends in networking. (1)
  2. Perform basic router and switch device configuration. (2)
  3. Describe the purpose and function of network protocols and communications. (3)
  4. Describe Data link and Physical layer network components. (4)
  5. Describe how Ethernet works in a switched network environment. (5)
  6. Configure Network layer devices. (6)
  7. Explain IPv4 and IPv6 network addressing and operation. (7)
  8. Calculate IPv4 subnet masks and design an IPv4 and IPv6 address scheme. (8)
  9. Describe the function of the Transport layer and identify TCP and UDP components. (9)
  10. Describe the function of Application layer protocols. (10)
  11. Develop a strategy for designing and securing a small network. (11)

Required Assessment:
  1. Cisco Academy final exam.
  2. Cisco Academy skills final exam.