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CIS 161 - MS Operating System and Cisco Networking Integration

5 Credits
An intermediate course in terminology, concepts and applications of networking as an essential element of computer/business information systems. Students gain basic skills in the installation and administration of network hardware, software, facilities, media through hands-on experience. Students create LANs using various NOSs. This is the second in a series of networking courses required to complete the CIS programs.

Pre-requisite(s) CIS 160 min 2.0
Course Note Concurrent enrollment in CIS 160 allowed.
Fees CF

Designed to Serve Network Specialist and Data Recovery/Forensics majors. Industry members retraining or cross training for networking skills; those who want to update networking skills.
Active Date 2014-04-24

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 66
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
1. Overview of Local Area Networks Components of a LAN Basic network types: peer to peer; client/server 2. Network Design Essentials Topologies Hubs Physical layout of a network 3. LAN Standards IEEE 802 specifications EIA/TIA IETF Request for Comment(RFC) 4. LAN Architecture Media used Ethernet 802.3 Operation 10baseT 100baseT Gigabit Fiber Distributed Data Interface(FDDI) Asynchronous Transfer Mode(ATM) 5. Network Interface Card basics Configuration principles 6. OSI model Role of the model Comparison with other models 7. LAN Communications Protocols TCP/IP protocol suite - Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol IPX/SPX - Inter-network Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange IP - Internet Protocol - Addressing and Routing TCP - Transmission Control Protocol - Sockets and Layer 4 Port numbers UDP - User Datagram Protocol - Voice over IP SMTP - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol POP - Post Office Protocol HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol FTP - File Transfer Protocol SNMP - Simple Network Management Protocol ICMP - Internet Control Message Protocol 8. NOS - Network Operating Systems Client software Server software Preparation for installation Basic design; hardware requirements; user functions Server installation; configuration; performance Client installation; configuration 9. Network Administration Managing user, group accounts Managing resources Security on the network Data security - backup Printer management; installation and sharing 10. Larger network overview Bridges and routers Using hardware to interconnect LANs Routing algorithms; subnetting 11. LAN Switches and Virtual LANs Performance issues Segmented networks Redesign and implementation of Virtual LANs 12. Network Troubleshooting Methodology Documentation Diagnostics

Student Learning Outcomes
List and use all components of a LAN and produce a design using graphic software.

Implement a LAN with Microsoft and/or Linux servers and workstations.

Administer user and group accounts; use appropriate controls/restrictions.

Manage network resources by assigning appropriate permissions and rights.

Install and manage network printers.

Demonstrate security measures to be taken with the network and its data.

Describe the use of routers to interconnect LANs.

Troubleshoot a network using software diagnostics.

Document network activity.

Have a basic understanding of the use of routers and switches in a network

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