CIT 205 - West Virginia University at Parkersburg

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Name of Course: Intermediate Routing & Switching (Cisco)
Course Number: CIT 205 Hours: 4
Department: Computer and Information Technology Division: Technology
Prerequisites: CIT 106

I. Course Description

The third in the series of four courses required to prepare the student for the Cisco CCNA
certification. Topics covered in this semester include LAN Technology, LAN Switching, VLAN,
LAN Design, IGRP and LAN troubleshooting.

II Course Objectives

By the end of the course the student will be able to:

• List the required IPX™ address and encapsulation type.
• Configure IPX access lists and SAP filters to control basic Novell traffic.
• Enable the Novell IPX protocol and configure interfaces.
• Monitor Novell IPX operation on the router.
• Describe the advantages of LAN segmentation.
• Describe LAN segmentation using bridges.
• Describe LAN segmentation using routers.
• Describe LAN segmentation using switches.
• Name and describe two switching methods.
• Describe full- and half-duplex Ethernet operation.
• Describe network congestion problem in Ethernet networks.
• Describe the benefits of network segmentation with bridges.
• Describe the benefits of network segmentation with routers.
• Describe the benefits of network segmentation with switches.
• Describe the features and benefits of Fast Ethernet.
• Describe the guidelines and distance limitations of Fast Ethernet.
• Distinguish between cut-through and store-and-forward LAN switching.
• Describe the operation of the Spanning Tree Protocol and its benefits.
• Describe the benefits of virtual LANs.

III. Topics to Be Studied

• LAN Technology
• LAN Switching
• LAN Design
• Access Lists

IV. Special Projects to Be Included in Course

Project 1 - Individual students must configure a switch to create a VLAN.

Project 2 – Individual students must develop an IP addressing scheme for a school-district WAN
and LANs.

V. Methods of Student Evaluation

• Tests
• Lab Activities
• Application Projects

VI. Assessment of Outcomes

The course itself serves as an assessment of the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification
requirements. Successful course completion as well achieving the CCNA certification
demonstrates that students have mastered the criteria.

VII. Other Information

This course is designed to prepare the student for a career in the computer industry. Along with
the above stated course objectives this course will prepare the student to take their actual Cisco
certification exam.

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