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Course Description

This course features integration of the topics covered in the IT Networking Associate Degree Program. The course emphasizes teamwork in the design, construction, configuration and troubleshooting of a simple network infrastructure, to include network servers, workstations, routers and switches.

Learning Objectives

Students completing this course should be able to:

  • Experience participation in a team activity as evidenced through the completion of organized project task assignments and group project benchmark demonstrations.
  • Manage the individual and team project tasks associated with the design, configuration, testing, troubleshooting and documentation of the components associated with the network infrastructure as evidenced by weekly status reports.
  • Design, configure, document, test and troubleshoot a Windows Server Active Directory domain environment for a single domain, to include, file and print services, group policies, network browsing, DHCP, DNS and File and Folder permissions as evidenced through a VISIO diagram and team project benchmark demonstrations.
  • Design, configure, test and troubleshoot a <strong>company web site</strong> as evidenced through team project benchmark demonstrations.
  • Design, configure, document, test and troubleshoot a routed and switched physical LAN network infrastructure to include, static and dynamic routing configurations, IP Addressing with FLSM, NAT and PAT, Access-Control Lists, VLAN configurations, switch port security, and Inter-VLAN routing configurations as evidenced through a VISIO diagram, and team project benchmark demonstrations.
  • Configure, test and troubleshoot the physical prototype design of the routed and switched network infrastructure using the software simulation program<strong> Packet Tracer</strong>; as evidenced through operational demonstration.
  • Convey technical information effectively as evidenced by an team oral presentation as <br />specified in the course documents.
  • Convey technical information effectively as evidenced by the submission of a team technical paper as specified in the course documents.

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
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Architecture