ntc245 | undergraduate

Foundation Of Local Area Networks

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This foundational course covers local area network topics, including rationale for networking. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) models, common network topologies and architecture, client/server concepts, basic hardware devices and usage, and basic networking security concepts.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Local Area Networks and the OSI Model

    • Define basic LAN terminology.
    • Define key terms related to the OSI and TCP/IP models.
    • Explain the purpose of a LAN and the benefits it can provide.

    Media, Topologies, and Technologies

    • Differentiate between different LAN topologies.
    • Differentiate between types of media and connectivity.
    • Differentiate between types of networks.

    Protocols

    • Distinguish between various networking protocols.

    Network Operating Systems

    • Explain how LAN operating systems work.
    • Explain the various network services.
    • Define the various network services in Microsoft® Windows®.

    Network Planning and Security

    • Give examples of threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits to networks, and how they relate to each other.
    • Plan a LAN.
    • Explain the process of planning for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
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