Lecture, seminars, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises in the lab
- Switching and routing
- Spanning tree protocols
- Classless IP addressing
- Subnet planning
- Dynamic routing protocols
- IPv6 addressing
- IPv4 to IPv6 migration techniques
- Wireless networking fundamentals
- Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) topologies and medium access
- IEEE 802.11 standards
- WLAN network design and site survey
The student will be able to:
- explain the functions of switches and routers;
- demonstrate the importance and operations of spanning tree protocols;
- configure spanning tree protocol on switches;
- explain the advantages of classless addressing over classful addressing;
- design an enterprise network using classless addressing;
- identify protocols used for interior and exterior networks;
- explain the main features of IPv6 addressing;
- analyze different IPv4 to IPv6 migration techniques;
- configure dynamic routing protocol on routers;
- configure LANs using switches and routers;
- explain data transmission mechanisms used for wireless networks;
- explain the performance differences between different IEEE 802.11 standards;
- perform network design for an enterprise wireless network;
- configure Wireless LANs;
- perform site survey for a Wireless LAN;
- design and implement Enterprise Networks.
*** In order to pass the course, students must, in addition to receiving an overall course grade of 50%, also achieve a grade of at least 50% on the combined weighted examination components (including quizzes, tests, exams).
Beasley, J.S. and Nilkaew, P, Networking Essentials, Latest ed., Pearson.
other textbooks approved by the CSIS department.
Min grade C in CSIS 2270