NET556 - Cisco Internetworking I

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Subject Title
Cisco Internetworking I

Subject Description
NET556 is based on the CCNA Routing and Switching Essentials curriculum of the Cisco Networking Academy. The course focuses on internetworking fundamentals, switch and router configuration for hierarchical switched networks, including VLANs and legacy and multilayer switch VLAN routing, static routing, dynamic routing protocol concepts and types and dynamic routing protocols configuration and troubleshooting, using both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols. Switch and router security measures are employed throughout the course. Students will also learn fixed and variable length subnet mask subnetting and route summarization for both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols. Finally, students will learn DHCP and NAT protocols for both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols. Students will develop skills on how to perform basic switch and router configuration, configure static routes and different types of dynamic routing protocols and troubleshoot switching and routing configuration problems.

Credit Status
One subject credit in the Computer Engineering Technology program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

The student will reliably demonstrate the ability to:
1. Understand and describe hierarchical switched networks
2. Apply security measures to routers and switches including ACLs
3. Configure and Troubleshoot static and dynamic routing
4. Configure and troubleshoot VLANs and VLAN routing using Layer 3 switches and ‘router-on-the-stick’
5. Configure single area OSPF for both an IPv4 and an IPv6 network.
6. Configure DHCP and NAT/PAT
7. Configure, implement and troubleshoot fixed and VLSM subnetting, classful and classless routing and perform and configure route summary.

Essential Employability Skills
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Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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