CNT-120: CCNA: Networking II

School
Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Department
CISCO Academy
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Computer Networking - CISCO
Course Number
120
Course Title
CCNA: Networking II
Credit Hours
4.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
77.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
77.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
CNT-110
Catalog Course Description

The second in a series of four courses designed to help prepare students for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification. Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Emphasizes configuring and troubleshooting routers and switches and resolving common issues with various routing protocols, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in IP networks through laboratory exercises and detailed lectures. Note: course topics help students prepare for the CCENT/CCNA Routing and Switching certification exams, but the exams are not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Basic switching concepts and configuration
  2. Implementing VLANs
  3. Routing concepts
  4. Inter-VLAN routing
  5. Static routing
  6. Dynamic routing
  7. Single-area OSPF
  8. Access control lists
  9. DHCP
  10. Network Address Translation
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Describe basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches.
  2. Describe enhanced switching technologies.
  3. Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of a small switched network.*
  4. Describe the purpose, nature, and operations of a router, routing tables, and the route lookup process.
  5. Configure and verify static routing and default routing.
  6. Describe dynamic routing protocols, distance vector routing protocols, and link-state routing protocols.
  7. Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of routers in a small routed network.*
  8. Describe, configure, and troubleshoot VLANs and inter-VLAN routing.*
  9. Describe, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot various types of access control lists (ACLs).*
  10. Describe the operations and benefits of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS). 
  11. Describe, configure, and troubleshoot Network Address Translation (NAT) operations.*

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

Students will be assessed based on lab work, standardized multiple-choice online chapter assessments, a midterm, a final exam with a hands-on, skills-based assessment partly developed by CIsco Systems. 

  • 90% - 100% = A
  • 80% - 89%  = B
  • 70% - 79%  = C
  • 60% - 69%  = D
  • 0%  - 59%  = E

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Departmental Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Licensure/certifications
Departmental Exam Details

A student may be granted credit for this course through credit for prior college-level learning if s/he scores a proficient score on a written assessment, on a skills-based demonstration, and has current CCENT certifications. Departmental exam is given in department by department faculty. Faculty will grade exam based on evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and exam topics and objectives located in School's Office.

Skilled Demonstration Details

A student may be granted credit for this course through credit for prior college-level learning if s/he scores a proficient score on a written assessment, on a skills-based demonstration, and has current CCENT certifications. Skills-based demonstration, given in department by department faculty. Faculty will assess demonstration based on evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in School's Office.

Licensure/Certification
Current CCENT certification
Licensure/Certification Details

A student may be granted credit for this course through credit for prior college-level learning if s/he scores a proficient score on a written assessment, on a skills-based demonstration, and has current CCENT certifications. CCENT certifications must be current. Department faculty will verify certifications. Verified CCENT certifications, and the CCENT CPCLL Application, will be copied, signed, dated, and retained in the School's Office.

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Winter 2018
ILT Approval Date
08/14/2017
AALC Approval Date
09/20/2017
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
10/02/2017