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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Network Essentials

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMP 1230

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 4

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course will provide individuals with the necessary skills to design and implement functional networks. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to build, configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices and infrastructure. Utilize devices such as endpoints, switches, routers, and firewalls to segment network traffic and create resilient networks. Troubleshoot and identify the benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations while maintaining cabling, network security, standards, and protocols. Career Preparation: The studies in this course will help students prepare for careers in Networking such as Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Systems Analyst, LAN Administrator, WAN Administrator, and Systems Engineer.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMP 1230 - Network Essentials


All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
COMP 1109Introduction to Operating Systems

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Prerequisite skills require efficiency with a current Microsoft operating system such as Windows 7, 8, or 10.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMP 1230 - Network Essentials

There are no corequisites for this course.