(IT 280) Computer Networking
End-user fundamentals including local area networks, home networks, wireless networks, routers, firewalls, ports, address sharing, dynamic host configuration, OSI model, IPv4, netmasks, subnets, and troubleshooting.
|Credit Hours||3.0 Lecture|
|Offered||Fall, Winter, Spring|
- Explain computer networking and telecommunication concepts, communication protocols, and routing processes.
- Investigate physical networking topologies, technologies, media, and devices commonly used in wired and wireless local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) to interconnect network segments and nodes.
- Explore and analyze mainstream network management practices, hardware tools, troubleshooting utilities, and optimization techniques used to test network connectivity, improve network performance, and address common connectivity issues.
- Identify and describe common network security threats, and explain software, hardware, and best practices used to reduce susceptibility to attack.