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SOUTH PUGET SOUND

COMMUNITY COLLEGE


T
ITLE
:


Introduction to Networking: Cisco I

D
EPT
:

CNA

N
O
.

101

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REDITS

5



COURSE OUTLINE


COURSE DESCRIPTION:


The first of four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
designation. Introduces Cisco Networking Academy Program students to entry
-
level concepts in the networking
field.



Prerequisite:


None
.



I.

I
NSTRUCTIONAL
R
ESOURCES
:

A.

Text and/or learning resources will be selected appropriate to course content. Refer to individual
professor’s syllabus for details.

II.

S
TUDENT LEARNING OUTC
OMES
:


Upon completion of the course, the
student will be able to:

A.

B
uild a vocabulary in basic network terminology
.

B.

L
earn the operational attributes of network protocols
.

C.

I
dentify and explain the fundamental workings of Local
-
area networks (LANs)
.

D.

I
dentify and explain the fundamental workings of W
ide
-
area networks (WANs)
.

E.

E
xplain the application of the Open System Interconnection (OSI)

model
.

F.

A
pply basic cabling techniques
.

G.

U
se cabling tools
.

H.

K
no
w the basic function of routers.

I.

R
ead, interpret and apply Internet Protocol (IP) addressing
.

J.

A
pply the

principal attributes of Ethernet networks
.


III.

C
OLLEGE
-
WIDE ABILITIES
:

A.

Communicate effectively.

B.

Think logically and critically.



IV.

C
OURSE CONTENT
:

A.

Module

1. Introduction to Networking
:

a.

1.1 Your Connection to the Internet
.

b.

1.1.1 Requirements for
Internet connection
.

c.

1.1.2 PC basics
.

d.

1.1.3 Network interface card
.

e.

1.1.4 NIC and modem installation
.

f.

1.1.5 Overview of high
-
speed and dialup connectivity
.

g.

1.1.6 TCP/IP description and configuration
.

h.

1.1.7 Testing connectivity with ping
.

i.

1.1.8 Web browser
and plug
-

ins
.

j.

1.1.9 Troubleshooting Internet connection problems
.

k.

1.2 Networking Math
.

l.

1.2.1 Binary presentation of data
.

m.

1.2.2 Bits and bytes
.

n.

1.2.3 Base 10 number system
.

o.

1.2.4 Base 2 number system
.

p.

1.2.5 Converting decimal numbers to 8
-
bit binary
numbers
.

q.

1.2.6 Converting 8
-
bit binary numbers to decimal numbers
.




SOUTH PUGET SOUND

COMMUNITY COLLEGE


T
ITLE
:


Introduction to Networking: Cisco I

D
EPT
:

CNA

N
O
.

101

C
REDITS

5


r.

1.2.7 Four
-
octet dotted decimal representation of 32
-
bit binary numbers
.

s.

1.2.8 Hexadecimal
.

t.

1.2.9 Boolean or binary logic
.

u.

1.2.10 IP addresses and network masks
.

B.

Module 2. Networking
Fundamentals
:

a.

2.1 Networking Terminology
.

b.

2.1.1 Data networks
.

c.

2.1.2 Network history
.

d.

2.1.3 Networking devices
.

e.

2.1.4 Network topology
.

f.

2.1.5 Network protocols
.

g.

2.1.6 Local
-
area networks (LANs)
.

h.

2.1.7 Wide
-
area networks (WANs)
.

i.

2.1.8 Metropolitan
-
area netw
orks (MANs)
.

j.

2.1.9 Storage
-
area networks (SANs)
.

k.

2.1.10 Virtual private network (VPN)
.

l.

2.1.11 Benefits of VPNs
.

m.

2.1.12 Intranets and extranets
.

n.

2.2 Bandwidth
.

o.

2.2.1 Importance of bandwidth
.

p.

2.2.2 Analogies
.

q.

2.2.3 Measurement
.

r.

2.2.4 Limitations
.

s.

2.2.5 Throu
ghput
.

t.

2.2.6 Data transfer calculation
.

u.

2.2.7 Digital versus analog
.

v.

2.3 Networking Models
.

w.

2.3.1 Using layers to analyze problems in a flow of materials
.

x.

2.3.2 Using layers to describe data communication
.

y.

2.3.3 OSI model
.

z.

2.3.4 OSI layers
.

aa.

2.3.5
Peer
-
to
-
peer communications
.

bb.

2.3.6 TCP/IP model
.

cc.

2.3.7 Detailed encapsulation process
.

C.

Module 3. Networking Media
:

a.

3.1 Copper Media
.

b.

3.1.1 Atoms and electrons
.

c.

3.1.2 Voltage
.

d.

3.1.3 Resistance and impedance
.

e.

3.1.4 Current
.

f.

3.1.5 Circuits
.

g.

3.1.6 Cable specif
ication and termination
.

h.

3.1.7 Coaxial cable
.

i.

3.1.8 STP cable
.

j.

3.1.9 UTP cable
.

k.

3.2 Optical Media
.

l.

3.2.1 The electromagnetic spectrum
.

m.

3.2.2 Ray model of light
.

n.

3.2.3 Reflection
.

o.

3.2.4 Refraction
.




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p.

3.2.5 Total internal reflection
.

q.

3.2.6 Multimode fiber
.

r.

3.2.7 Single
-
mode fiber
.

s.

3.2.8 Other optical components
.

t.

3.2.9 Signals and noise in optical fibers
.

u.

3.2.10 Installation, care, and testing of optical fiber
.

v.

3.3 Wireless Media
.

w.

3.3.1 Wireless LAN organizations and standards
.

x.

3.3.2 Wireless devices and topo
logies
.

y.

3.3.3 How wireless LANs communicate
.

z.

3.3.4 Authentication and association
.

aa.

3.3.5 The radio wave and microwave spectrums
.

bb.

3.3.6 Signals and noise on a WLAN
.

cc.

3.3.7 Wireless security
.

D.

Module 4. Cable Testing
:

a.

4.1 Background for Studying
Frequency
-
Based Cable Testing
.

b.

4.1.1 Waves
.

c.

4.1.2 Sine waves and square waves
.

d.

4.1.3 Exponents and logarithms
.

e.

4.1.4 Decibels
.

f.

4.1.5 Time and frequency signals
.

g.

4.1.6 Analog and digital signals in time and frequency
.

h.

4.1.7 Noise in time and frequency
.

i.

4.1.
8 Bandwidth
.

j.

4.2 Signals and Noise
.

k.

4.2.1 Signaling over copper and fiber optic cabling
.

l.

4.2.2 Attenuation and insertion loss on copper media
.

m.

4.2.3 Sources of noise on copper media
.

n.

4.2.4 Types of crosstalk
.

o.

4.2.5 Cable testing standards
.

p.

4.2.6 Other test

parameters
.

q.

4.2.7 Time
-
based parameters
.

r.

4.2.8 Testing optical fiber
.

s.

4.2.9 A new standard
.

E.


Module 5. Cabling LANs and WANs
:

a.

5.1 Cabling the LAN
.

b.

5.1.1 LAN physical layer
.

c.

5.1.2 Ethernet in the campus
.

d.

5.1.3 Ethernet media and connector requirements
.

e.

5.1.4 Connection media
.

f.

5.1.5 UTP implementation
.

g.

5.1.6 Repeaters
.

h.

5.1.7 Hubs
.

i.

5.1.8 Wireless
.

j.

5.1.9 Bridges
.

k.

5.1.10 Switches
.

l.

5.1.11 Host connectivity
.

m.

5.1.12 Peer
-
to
-
peer
.

n.

5.1.13 Client
-
server
.

o.

5.2 Cabling the WANs
.




SOUTH PUGET SOUND

COMMUNITY COLLEGE


T
ITLE
:


Introduction to Networking: Cisco I

D
EPT
:

CNA

N
O
.

101

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REDITS

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p.

5.2.1 WAN physical layer
.

q.

5.2.2 WAN
serial connections
.

r.

5.2.3 Routers and serial connections
.

s.

5.2.4 Routers and ISDN BRI connections
.

t.

5.2.5 Routers and DSL connections
.

u.

5.2.6 Routers and cable connections
.

v.

5.2.7 Setting up console connections
.

F.

Module 6. Ethernet Fundamentals
:

a.

6.1 Ethernet Fu
ndamentals
.

b.

6.1.1 Introduction to Ethernet
.

c.

6.1.2 IEEE Ethernet naming rules
.

d.

6.1.3 Ethernet and the OSI model
.

e.

6.1.4 Naming
.

f.

6.1.5 Layer 2 framing
.

g.

6.1.6 Ethernet frame structure
.

h.

6.1.7 Ethernet frame fields
.

i.

6.2 Ethernet Operation
.

j.

6.2.1 MAC
.

k.

6.2.2 MAC
rules and collision detection/backoff
.

l.

6.2.3 Ethernet timing
.

m.

6.2.4 Interframe spacing and backoff
.

n.

6.2.5 Error handling
.

o.

6.2.6 Types of collisions
.

p.

6.2.7 Ethernet errors
.

q.

6.2.8 FCS and beyond
.

r.

6.2.9 Ethernet auto
-
negotiation
.

s.

6.2.10 Link establishment and

full/half duplex
.

G.

Module 7. Ethernet Technologies
:

a.

7.1 10 Mbps and 100 Mbps Ethernet
.

b.

7.1.1 10 Mbps Ethernet
.

c.

7.1.2 10BASE5
.

d.

7.1.3 10BASE2
.

e.

7.1.4 10BASE
-
T
.

f.

7.1.5 10BASE
-
T wiring and architecture
.

g.

7.1.6 100
-
Mbps Ethernet
.

h.

7.1.7 100BASE
-
TX
.

i.

7.1.8 100BASE
-
FX
.

j.

7.1.9 Fast Ethernet architecture
.

k.

7.2 Gigabit and 10
-
Gigabit Ethernet
.

l.

7.2.1 1000
-
Mbps Ethernet
.

m.

7.2.2 1000BASE
-
T
.

n.

7.2.3 1000BASE
-
SX and LX
.

o.

7.2.4 Gigabit Ethernet architecture
.

p.

7.2.5 10
-
Gigabit Ethernet
.

q.

7.2.6 10
-
Gigabit Ethernet architectures
.

r.

7.2.7 Fu
ture of Ethernet
.

H.

Module 8. Ethernet Switching
:

a.

8.1 Ethernet Switching
.

b.

8.1.1 Layer 2 bridging
.

c.

8.1.2 Layer 2 switching
.




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ITLE
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Introduction to Networking: Cisco I

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EPT
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d.

8.1.3 Switch operation
.

e.

8.1.4 Latency
.

f.

8.1.5 Switch modes
.

g.

8.1.6 Spanning
-
Tree protocol
.

h.

8.2 Collision Domains and Broadcast Domains
.

i.

8.2.1 Shared media environments
.

j.

8.2.2 Collision domains
.

k.

8.2.3 Segmentation
.

l.

8.2.4 Layer 2 broadcasts
.

m.

8.2.5 Broadcast domains
.

n.

8.2.6 Introduction to data flow
.

o.

8.2.7 What is a network segment?

I.

Module 9. TCP/IP Protocol Suite and IP Addressing
:

a.

9.1 Introd
uction to TCP/IP
.

b.

9.1.1 History and future of TCP/IP
.

c.

9.1.2 Application layer
.

d.

9.1.3 Transport layer
.

e.

9.1.4 Internet layer
.

f.

9.1.5 Network access layer
.

g.

9.1.6 The OSI model and the TCP/IP model
.

h.

9.1.7 Internet architecture
.

i.

9.2 Internet Addresses
.

j.

9.2.1 IP
addressing
.

k.

9.2.2 Decimal and binary conversion
.

l.

9.2.3 IPv4 addressing
.

m.

9.2.4 Class A, B, C, D, and E IP addresses
.

n.

9.2.5 Reserved IP addresses
.

o.

9.2.6 Public and private IP addresses
.

p.

9.2.7 Introduction to subnetting
.

q.

9.2.8 IPv4 versus IPv6
.

r.

9.3 Obtaining
an IP Address
.

s.

9.3.1 Obtaining an Internet address
.

t.

9.3.2 Static assignment of an IP address
.

u.

9.3.3 RARP IP address assignment
.

v.

9.3.4 BOOTP IP address assignment
.

w.

9.3.5 DHCP IP address management
.

x.

9.3.6 Problems in address resolution
.

y.

9.3.7 Address
Resolution Protocol (ARP)
.

J.

Module 10. Routing Fundamentals and Subnets
:

a.

10.1 Routed Protocol
.

b.

10.1.1 Routable and routed protocols
.

c.

10.1.2 IP as a routed protocol
.

d.

10.1.3 Packet propagation and switching with a router
.

e.

10.1.4 Connectionless and connection
-
oriented delivery
.

f.

10.1.5 Anatomy of an IP packet
.

g.

10.2 IP Routing Protocols
.

h.

10.2.1 Routing overview
.

i.

10.2.2 Routing versus switching
.

j.

10.2.3 Routed versus routing
.

k.

10.2.4 Path determination
.




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l.

10.2.5 Routing tables
.

m.

10.2.6 Routing algorithms and metrics
.

n.

1
0.2.7 IGP and EGP
.

o.

10.2.8 Link state and distance vector
.

p.

10.2.9 Routing protocols
.

q.

10.3 The Mechanics of Subnetting
.

r.

10.3.1 Classes of network IP addresses
.

s.

10.3.2 Introduction to and reason for subnetting
.

t.

10.3.3 Establishing the subnet mask address
.

u.

10.3.4 Applying the subnet mask
.

v.

10.3.5 Subnetting Class A and B networks
.

w.

10.3.6 Calculating the resident subnetwork through ANDing
.

K.

Module 11. TCP/IP Transport and Application Layer
:

a.

11.1 TCP/IP Transport Layer
.

b.

11.1.1 Introduction to transport layer
.

c.

11.1.2 Flow control
.

d.

11.1.3 Session establishment, maintenance, and termination
.

e.

11.1.4 Three
-
way handshake
.

f.

11.1.5 Windowing
.

g.

11.1.6 Acknowledgement
.

h.

11.1.7 TCP
.

i.

11.1.8 UDP
.

j.

11.1.9 TCP and UDP port numbers
.

k.

11.2 The Application Layer
.

l.

11.2.1 Introduction
to the TCP/IP application layer
.

m.

11.2.2 DNS
.

n.

11.2.3 FTP and TFTP
.

o.

11.2.4 HTTP
.



V.

E
VALUATION
:

A.

Evaluation will be based on
weekly chapter tests and applied skills labs followed by an end of quarter
final test.