• Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Course: Network Configuration
  • Course #: CCIS2222
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will provide a practical knowledge of network concepts & hardware configuration. The course will give students the opportunity to set up and troubleshoot a variety of networking solutions. Topics covered will include the following: selecting and installing network cabling, configuring workstations, routing, implementing wireless networks, network diagramming, and utilizing networking tools to analyze and maintain a group of computers.

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:
Construct network cables using bulk cable supplies conforming to accepted safety and quality standards
Compare various types of network media available for use on modern networks
Analyze current accepted standards being used on networks
Develop network diagram of various sized networks
Explain what Open System Interconnection (OSI) layers are involved in movement of data through hubs, bridges, switches, and routers
Describe the utilization of Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN)s in segmenting networks
Install wireless networks using access points and client adapters
Demonstrate the use of help desk software for assigning tasks, tracking trouble-tickets and documenting solutions
Describe qualities required to retain customer satisfaction when providing consulting services
Employ software used to secure computers against viruses and other vulnerabilities

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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