(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.
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This course begins with the basics of Local Area Networks (LAN) concepts, technologies, components and protocols inherent in today's local area networking environments. Students will see how computers are connected together to form peer-to-peer and server-based networks and discover the functionality and uses of a router, bridge, switch, hub and repeater. The two most commonly used network operating systems today, Microsoft’s NT and Novell's NetWare, are also introduced in this course. VLANs and the various forms of Ethernet technology such as Fast Ethernet are also explained.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: