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.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
A student may be granted credit for this course through credit for prior college-level learning if he/she meets all of the following criteria:
- A candidate has a current CCENT certification (must submit verification).
- A candidate scores proficient on a written assessment administered by the CNT faculty.
- A candidate scores proficient on a skills-based assessment administered by the CNT faculty.
Credit for this course obtained through this process may be applied to any degree program for which this course is either a core requirement of an elective.