CCIS1105 Network Essentials

This course exposes students to networking concepts, technologies and typical network administration/analysis duties found in the workplace. Topics covered include communication models, network protocols, IP addressing and subnetting, physical and logical topologies, transmission media, and network hardware.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

CCIS1102 or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Explain the function of each layer of the OSI model
Align the OSI layers to the TCP/IP model
Design an addressing and subnetting scheme for a routed IP network
Describethe relationship between IP and MAC addresses
Create physical network and logical topology diagrams
Describe the role and function of routers and switches
Identify common connectivity issues
Compare WAN technologies
Compare LAN technologies
Identify standard cable types
List the characteristics of common logical network topologies
Identify commonly used TCP and UDP ports

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

4