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Network Infrastructure

20-150-5 Certificate (C) 17 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Build your portfolio of professional skills by learning how to design, implement and support a variety of computer networks. Your training will give you a solid base of knowledge in network cabling and hardware technologies, along with hands-on experience with voice, video and data applications. You’ll also learn about wireless networking configurations, standards and security.

COURSE LIST

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Network Infrastructure 1
10-150-116
3
Covers networking topics including the OSI model, local area and wide area networking. Also focuses on assigning network addresses and configuring network devices including Cisco routers and switches. Includes considerable hands-on learning activities and helps prepare learner for the Cisco CCNA exam.
Prerequisite: Network Essentials (10150162) OR instructor approval
Network Infrastructure 2
10-150-122
3
Covers advanced networking topics including how routing tables are created, configuring static routes, implementing a classless IP addressing scheme, and configuring RIPv1, RIPv2, single area OSPF, and EIGRP operations in a small routed network. Includes considerable hands-on learning activities and helps prepare learner for the Cisco CCNA exam.
Prerequisite: Network Infrastructure 1 (10150116) OR instructor approval
IP (Internet Protocol) Telephony
10-150-145
2
Presents the orientation and foundation for installing, configuring and maintaining IP (Internet Protocol) telephony solutions. Hands-on labs using Avaya and Cisco equipment help the learner work through real world voice, video and data applications to enhance personal and professional confidence with IP telephony networks.
Prerequisite: Network Infrastructure 2 (10150122) OR instructor approval
Wireless Networking
10-150-146
2
Covers how wireless devices connect to networks, wireless device configurations, standards and security. Wireless networking is one of the fastest growing areas of technology available today. Considerable hands-on learning is included.
Corequisite: Network Infrastructure 1 (10150116) OR instructor approval
Network Security
10-150-160
3
Introduces students to intrusion detection tools, network security design, various types of network firewalls, and the basics of VPN configuration. A solid understanding of LAN/WAN fundamentals is required for this course.
Prerequisite: Network Infrastructure 1 (10150116) OR instructor approval
Network Essentials
10-150-162
2
Provides an introduction to networking theory and technologies, including the basics of communication, common protocols, the OSI model, network topologies, local network media, wide area networks, network devices, and networking tools. It focuses on understanding how and why networks work and includes considerable hands-on troubleshooting exercises.
Network Specialist Capstone
10-150-163
2
Provides students in this final-semester course the ability to integrate and apply the skills learned throughout their study in the Network Specialist Degree program to build and manage a network environment based on real-world scenarios. Emphasis will be placed on hands-on problem identification and solution implementation.
Prerequisite: IT Project Management (10150127) AND Network Infrastructure 2 (10150122)

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