Routing and Switching Essentials (Course ID: CNTI 1120)
Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
Skills and Competencies:
- Describe enhanced switching technologies such as VLANs, VLAN Trunking Protocol, Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol, and 802.1q
- Describe basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches
- Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of a small switched network
- Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of routers in a small routed network
- Configure and troubleshoot VLANs and inter-VLAN routing
- Describe the operations of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and Domain Name System for IPv4 and IPv6
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM every Wednesday and REAL WORLD HANDS-ON LAB every Saturday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (each class last 6 weeks).