CIST 1401 - Networking Fundamentals (2-4-4)
Introduces networking technologies and prepares students to take the CompTIA's broad-based, vendor independent networking certification
exam, Network +. This course covers a wide range of material about networking, including local area networks, wide area networks, protocols,
topologies, transmission media, and security. Focuses on operating network management systems, and implementing the installation of
networks. It reviews cabling, connection schemes, the fundamentals of the LAN and WAN technologies, TCP/IP configuration and
troubleshooting, remote connectivity, and network maintenance and troubleshooting. Topics include: basic knowledge of networking
technology, network media and topologies, network devices, network management, network tools and network security.
Corequisite: CIST 1001 - Computer Concepts; with a passing grade of C or Better