2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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CIT 119B - Business Data Networks


Credits: 3
Description
This is an introductory course that looks at various types of data networks used in many organizations. The students will learn about LANs, WANs, OSI and TCP/IP models, IP addressing, dial-up devices, security, network applications, and network management.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify and explain the advantages and disadvantages of different types of networks.
  2. Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models and their importance to networking.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of networking media.
  4. Construct some of the more common Ethernet cables.
  5. Identify the different types of network topologies and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
  6. Describe the types of services used in a Wide Area Networking.
  7. Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the major types of LAN architectures.
  8. Explain how to connect networks using switches, routers and gateways.
  9. Describe the functions of the major networking protocols (i.e., HTTP, FTP, SMTP and SNMP).
  10. When given various network components, be able to construct either a peer-to-peer or client-server network.
  11. Explain the concepts of the total costs of purchasing network equipment and the timing of costs and benefits.
  12. Perform a minimum of basic arithmetic operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and apply them to solving problems. (Math Component)
  13. Develop positive attitudes towards work and service to others. (Human Relations Component)

Prerequisite: None



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