Introduction to Networks, TCP/IP and Network Protocols - DIT 21071

DIT 21071 36 hours

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This course introduces students to important topics and concepts about computer networks, beginning with their basic purpose and discussing why they are useful. This course provides a solid foundation in the core concepts of electronic networks. It also explores different types of networks and network services, their requirements, and the myriad of networking hardware available.

Focusing on the TCP/IP suite of protocols (as used on the Internet, and related networks), students will learn all about networking and internetworking, as well. Topics will include packet structure, subnetting, architecture, and routing form.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the basic components of network theory and major network communication methodologies
  • Identify network data delivery methods.
  • List and describe network media and hardware components.
  • Explore the major types of network implementations and the components of LAN amd WAN implementation.
  • Identify the components of TCP/IP and subnet TCP/IP networks.
  • Identify differences between IPv4 and IPv6 networks
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