Jun 18, 2019  
Fall 2018 Course Catalog 
    
Fall 2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMSC 118 - Introduction to Networks (CCNA1)

4 credits

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

Prerequisites: Students must demonstrate readiness for Analytical Reading and college-level mathematics by attaining appropriate scores on the Placement Exam, or by attaining passing grades in the appropriate developmental courses, or by completion of previous college-level mathematics or English courses. Some previous computer use (for email, Internet or word processing) is necessary.