• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Basic concepts of network communication using the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, as well as media, access protocols, routing, reliability, and network services. Prerequisite: graduate student status or 86 hours undergraduate credits completed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Analyze the basic functions and technology of computer networks
  2. Apply the principles and concepts underlying computer networking
  3. Distinguish and differentiate network design elements and compounds
  4. Apply these concepts in a work environment
  5. Assists in preparation for the Network+ examination

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Systems Administration
  • Training, Education, and Awareness