CCIS1421 CCNA 2: Basic Router and Switch Configuration

This is the second of four "Cisco Academy" Courses that will prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. Topics covered include the following: basic router and switch configuration, routed protocols, static and dynamic routing, VLANs, EIGRP, and DHCP.





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:
Describe the role of routers and switches in a network
Identify the stages of the router boot sequence
Describe the functions of a router's or switch’s internal components
Configure basic router and switch parameters
Configure a router and switch interfaces
Configure static and default routes
Describe the basic characteristics of common routing protocols
Configure EIGRP routing
Compare store-and-forward and cut-through switching
Describe the benefits of VLANs, trunking, and inter-VLAN routing
Configure static VLANs Configure inter-VLAN routing
Configure inter-VLAN routing
Configure DHCP services

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

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Credit Details