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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

CISS 120 Networking I- Intro to Data Communication

This course will introduce the student to the organization and design of data networks, and provide the foundation for the ICND1/CCENT Cisco network certification. Topics include networking applications, network media, Ethernet technology, the TCP/IP protocol suite, network addressing, operation of routed and switched networks and configuring both switched and routed network using simulation tools and live equipment. This hands-on course utilizes both the college’s networking laboratories and the Cisco Network Academy resources. Successful completion of CISS 120 and CISS 121 provides the student with all requisite knowledge for the topics covered in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam.
NOTE: The Cisco certification exam is not offered through the college since it is an industry-controlled certification.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 1