• Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Course: Network Essentials
  • Course #: CCIS1105
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course exposes students to networking concepts, technologies and typical network administration/analysis duties found in the workplace. Topics covered include communication models, network protocols, IP addressing and subnetting, physical and logical topologies, transmission media, and network hardware.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain the function of each layer of the OSI model
Align the OSI layers to the TCP/IP model
Design an addressing and subnetting scheme for a routed IP network
Describe the relationship between IP and MAC addresses
Create physical network and logical topology diagrams
Describe the role and function of routers and switches
Identify common connectivity issues
Compare WAN technologies
Compare LAN technologies
Identify standard cable types
List the characteristics of common logical network topologies
Identify commonly used TCP and UDP ports

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  CCIS1101 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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