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Blinn College • Bryan • Business and Technology • Comp Network Admin - ITNW


Fundamentals of Networking Technologies ITNW-1325

  • Fall 2018
  • Section 320 CRN-10912
  • 3 Credits
  • 08/27/2018 to 12/13/2018
  • Modified 08/24/2018

Meeting Times


Discussion

  • Monday, Wednesday, 12:00 PM to 1:50 PM, F-241

A minimum of one (1) hour per week is set aside for lab work.

Contact Information


Instructor: Mrs. Kelli Adam M.S.

Office Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, 11:15 AM to 11:45 AM

Description


Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software.

Requisites

None

Core Curriculum Statement


This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes


1. Identify and use network transmission media

2. Explain the OSI model

3. Identify the characteristics of network topologies and protocols

4. Identify the functions of a network operating system and distinguish between centralized, client/server, and peer-to-peer systems

5. Distinguish between Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs) and identify the components used to expand a LAN into a WAN

Materials


CompTIA Network+

  • Author: Anthony Sequeira
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Edition: N10-007
  • ISBN: 9780789759818
  • Availability: Campus Bookstore and Online

Flash Drive

USB Flash thumb drive.

Course Requirements


CompTIA Network+ certification exam.

Transfers to BAAS degree at SHSU.

Transfers to BAS-IT degree at UHCL.

Evaluation


Criteria

Types of evaluations and related weights
Type Weight Topic Notes
Exams 40%

Three major exams and a comprehensive final exam including hands-on troubleshooting

Labs 30%

Hardware and software assignments

Course Project 20%

Small teams design a local area network

Class Participation 10%

Daily contributions to discussion and labs

Blinn College Policies


All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Course Policies


Schedule


Week

Date

Class Details

1

Mon Aug 27

Course Syllabus, Assignment 0

 

Wed Aug 29

Lesson 1: Computer Network Fundamentals

2

Mon Sep 03

HOLIDAY

 

Wed Sep 05

Lesson 2: The OSI Reference Model

3

Mon Sep 10

Lesson 2 cont.

 

Wed Sep 12

Lesson 3: Network Components

4

Mon Sep 17

Lesson 3 cont.

 

Wed Sep 19

Lesson 3 cont.

5

Mon Sep 24

Lesson 4: Ethernet Technology

 

Wed Sep 26

Lesson 4 cont.; EXAM 1

6

Mon Oct 01

Lesson 5: IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses

 

Wed Oct 03

Lesson 5 cont.

7

Mon Oct 08

Lesson 5 cont.

 

Wed Oct 10

Lesson 6: Routing IP Traffic

8

Mon Oct 15

Lesson 6 cont.; Project Intro

 

Wed Oct 17

Lesson 7: Wide-Area Networks

9

Mon Oct 22

Lesson 7 cont.; EXAM 2

 

Wed Oct 24

Lesson 8: Wireless LANs

10

Mon Oct 29

Lesson 8 cont.

 

Wed Oct 31

Lesson 9: Network Optimization; Course Project Brief 1

11

Mon Nov 05

Lesson 9 cont.

 

Wed Nov 07

Lesson 10: Command-line Tools

12

Mon Nov 12

Lesson 11: Network Management, Policies and Procedures

 

Wed Nov 14

Lesson 11 cont.

13

Mon Nov 19

Lesson 12: Network Security

 

Wed Nov 21

HOLIDAY

14

Mon Nov 26

Lesson 12 cont.; EXAM 4

 

Wed Nov 28

Lesson 13: Network Troubleshooting

15

Mon Dec 03

Course Project Presentations

 

Wed Dec 05

FINAL EXAM Part 1

16

Mon Dec 10

FINAL EXAM Part 2 12:45-3:00pm