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SOUTH PUGET SOUND

COMMUNITY COLLEGE


T
ITLE
:


Routing and Swtiching
: Cisco II

D
EPT
:

CNA

N
O
.

250

C
REDITS

5



COURSE OUTLINE


COURSE DESCRIPTION:


The second of four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate
certification.

Participants will receive

an
introduction to Routing and Switching to design, build, and maintain
small to medium
-
size networks.




Prerequisite:


CN
A

101

or

instructor’s permission.



I.


INSTRUCTIONAL RESOUR
CES
:

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.

Establish a Small to Medium Business Solutions Framework.

B.

Determine customer requirements by examining business needs, characterizing existing networks, and
examining business, security, manageability
, application, performance and network traffic constraints.

C.

Design network topologies including issues such as hierarchy, redundancy and security.

D.

Design Network Layer Addressing and Naming models.

E.

Understand the correct application of switches and rout
ers.

F.

Understand how to provision hardware and media for the LAN.

G.

Differentiate between the following WAN services: LAPB, Frame Relay, ISDN/LAPD, HDLC, PPP,
and DDR.


III.

C
OLLEGE
-
WIDE ABILITIES
:

A.

Communicate effectively.

B.

Think logically and critically.

C.

Evaluate and process quantitative and symbolic data.

D.

Understand ethical responsibilities and consequences.



IV.

C
OURSE CONTENT
:

A.

Networking Basics:

a.

Identify

and describe the functions of each of the seven layers of the OSI reference model.

b.

Describe

data link and network addresses and identify key differences between them.

c.

Define

and describe the function of a MAC address.

d.

List

the key internetworking functions of the OSI Network layer.

e.

Identify

at least three reasons why the industry uses a layer
ed model.

f.

Describe

the two parts of network addressing, then identify the parts in specific protocol
address examples.

g.

Identify

the functions of each layer of the ISO/OSI reference model.

h.

Define

and explain the five conversion steps of data encapsulatio
n.

i.

Describe

the different classes of IP addresses [and subnetting].

j.

Identify

the functions of the TCP/IP network
-
layer protocols.

B.

Routers and Routing Basics
:

a.

Describe

the basics of WANs, including devices, standards and technologies.

b.

Describe

the hardw
are structure of a typical router and explain how router operates from
initialization.

c.

Describe

connection
-
oriented network service and connectionless network service, and identify



SOUTH PUGET SOUND

COMMUNITY COLLEGE


T
ITLE
:


Routing and Swtiching
: Cisco II

D
EPT
:

CNA

N
O
.

250

C
REDITS

5


their key differences.

d.

Describe the TCP/IP Protocol suite and list the
functions of the TCP/IP Application Layer,
Transport Layer and explain the operation of the Internet Layer including TCP, UDP ICMP
and ARP
.


e.

Define flow control and describe the three basic methods used in networking.

f.

Explain the operation of routed and r
outing protocols.

g.

Define when to use static and dynamic routes.

h.

Explain how distances on paths are determined by various metrics.

i.

Explain the basics of Distance
-
Vector Routing and how information is exchanged.

j.

Explain the basics of Link
-
State routing a
nd how information is exchanged.

k.

Compare Distance
-
Vector and Link
-
State routing.

l.

Distinguish

Interior and Exterior Routing Protocols and the concept of Autonomous Systems.

C.

Practical
:

a.

Configure 5 routers in many specified topologies.

b.

Calculate subnet IP

addresses for given topologies.

c.

Manage router configuration files.

d.

Control router passwords, identification, and banner.

e.

Identify the main Cisco IOS software commands for router startup.

f.

Use the command history and editing features.

g.

List the commands

to load Cisco IOS software from: flash memory, a TFTP server, or ROM.

h.

Prepare to backup, upgrade, and load a backup Cisco IOS software image.

i.

List problems that each routing type encounters when dealing with topology changes, and
describe techniques to
reduce the number of these problems.

j.

Use both RIP and IGRP routing protocols.

k.

Observe and explain routing loops.

l.

Demonstrate troubleshooting capability using standard tools.

D.

Switching,
Design Practices and LAN Design:

a.

LAN

Switching. Describe the network

demands imposed by Ethernet and repeaters. Show how
Full Duplex and LAN Segmentation improve LAN Performance.

b.

Switching

and Bridging. Describe Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching. Explain switch latency and
the two switching methods.


Explain how a LAN switche
s learns addresses. Describe memory
buffering and symmetric and asymmetric switching.

c.

Describe

Spanning Tree Protocol and show how it operates to avoid network loops.

d.

VLANs
. Explain how VLANs operate across physical boundaries and across network
backbones. Explain the different types of VLANs and the benefits of implementing VLANs.

e.

LAN

Design. Explain the design methodology with reference to gathering and analyzing
requirem
ents and designing the network topology. Describe intranets, collision detection,
segmentation and bandwidth versus broadcast domains. Explain the placement of servers.

f.

Describe

the IGRP routing protocol. Explain path determination, the optimal route, rob
ustness,
convergence and routing approaches. Explain the metrics involved and approaches to enhance
stability.

g.

Configure
, monitor and verify both standard and extended access list operations to filter IP
traffic on the router.

E.

Practical
:

a.

Create and manage

VLANs.

b.

Configure and use IGRP.

c.

Write and test ACLs.








SOUTH PUGET SOUND

COMMUNITY COLLEGE


T
ITLE
:


Routing and Swtiching
: Cisco II

D
EPT
:

CNA

N
O
.

250

C
REDITS

5


V.

E
VALUATION
:

A.

The student will be given a grade based on standard grading procedures utilizing written examinations,
practical lab performance and other methods deemed
suitable by the professor.