Apr 23, 2021
CIT 119B - Business Data Networks
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
- Identify and explain the advantages and disadvantages of different types of networks.
- Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models and their importance to networking.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of networking media.
- Construct some of the more common Ethernet cables.
- Identify the different types of network topologies and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
- Describe the types of services used in a Wide Area Networking.
- Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the major types of LAN architectures.
- Explain how to connect networks using switches, routers and gateways.
- Describe the functions of the major networking protocols (i.e., HTTP, FTP, SMTP and SNMP).
- When given various network components, be able to construct either a peer-to-peer or client-server network.
- Explain the concepts of the total costs of purchasing network equipment and the timing of costs and benefits.
- Perform a minimum of basic arithmetic operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and apply them to solving problems. (Math Component)
- Develop positive attitudes towards work and service to others. (Human Relations Component)
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