Course Summary
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10 days (80 hours)
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Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Routing and Switching
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Networking Fundamentals


The course objective is to further expand a student's knowledge of the basics of network routing and switching. The course will also expand on these basics with advanced technologies and concepts. As Enterprises migrate toward controller based architectures, the role and skills required of a core network engineer are evolving and more vital than ever. To prepare for the network transition, this course will not only prepare you with the knowledge of foundation technologies, but ensure you stay relevant with skill sets needed for the adoption of the next generation of technologies.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Establish internet connectivity
  • Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity
  • Configure and troubleshoot OSPF in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
  • Define characteristics, functions, and components of WAN
  • Describe how device management can be implemented, monitored, and secured
  • Describe network fundamentals and implement simple LANs
  • Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, VLANs, STP, and basic routing
  • Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in IPv4 and IPv6 environments

General Course Topics:

  • Building networks
  • Networking at layer 2, layer 3, layer 4, and layers 5, 6, and 7
  • Troubleshooting networks
  • LANs/WANs
  • Network device management
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

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