This course, in conjunction with CIT 161
and CIT 260
provides the necessary preparation to pass the Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching Exam (Cisco Certified Network Associate). The following topics are covered in detail: router configuration, static and dynamic routing, VLANs, ACLs, DHCP, and NAT. This course utilizes the Cisco Networking Academy "CCNA Routing and Switching: Routing and Switching Essentials" curriculum and integrates online curriculum, classroom activities, hands-on lab exercises, and group projects. Group 2 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies CIT 213
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Describe the mechanics of internetworking protocol layers, devices, subnets, and addressing in IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
- Engineer simple Ethernet networks.
- Analyze the required components of various IT careers.
- Problem-solve independently.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Collaborate as team members and leaders using soft skills to achieve desired outcomes.
Learning How to Learn:
- Build robust networks to benefit the rest of the IT team.
- Reflect on how their role within an organization and community impact the productivity of others.
- Acknowledge that technology is constantly changing requiring new skillsets.
- Apply their knowledge to future certification exams.