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CIT 250 - Network Routing and Switching

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: CIT 120  

This course focuses on the skills required for onsite support and maintenance of Cisco routers, switches and operating environments. Topics include identifying Cisco router and switch models, accessories, cabling and interfaces; understanding the Cisco IOS software operating modes and identify commonly found software; and using the Cisco Command Line Interface (CLI) to connect and service products. Course objectives are consistent with many of the outcomes specified for Cisco Certified Technician (CCT) Routing and Switching certification.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe commonly used Cisco equipment networking components.
  2. Utilize the basic Cisco IOS software commands.
  3. Use the Windows command prompt and terminal emulation.
  4. Configure Cisco equipment from an Ethernet port on a laptop.
  5. Verify operation status of a device interface.
  6. Configure TFTP and FTP servers.
  7. Manage configurations via the TCP/IP network.
  8. Correct common network problems at Layers 1 and 2 of the OSI model.
Listed Topics
  1. LAN and WAN protocols
  2. OSI networking model
  3. TCP/IP protocols, addresses and ports
  4. Network topologies and cables
  5. Wireless 802.11 standards
  6. Network devices (switches, routers, bridges, firewalls)
  7. Polices and best practices
  8. Malware attacks and countermeasures
Reference Materials
Textbook/materials, current and appropriate software, multimedia for lecture and demonstration as required by the instructor, access to the internet.

Relevant textbook materials for CCT Routing and Switching certification are appropriate.

Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 11/13/2020

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