Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSNT 231 Network Fundamentals I

6 credits
This course includes networking fundamentals between computing systems. Students will work on designing, implementing, and maintaining a network with all its various components. There is a heavy emphasis on training based on the CompTIA Network+ industry certification requirements.

Prerequisites: CSNT 125  and MATH 098  (or equivalent placement score for any MATH course with MATH 098 as a prerequisite) or instructor approval

Corequisites: CSNT 232  and CSNT 234  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Intercultural Appreciation.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Subnet classful networks
  • Explain commonly implemented network models and determine the best model for a given business scenario
  • Describe the importance of various national and international standard setting organizations
  • Define the layers and functions of the OSI model
  • Incorporate proven troubleshooting methods and tools to solve network problems
  • Distinguish between various transmission media and uses
  • Terminate cabling according to industry standards
  • Schematically design networks