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Routing and Switching, Certificate


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LOCATIONS:

Anderson - Bloomington - Fort Wayne - Franklin - Indianapolis - Lafayette - Sellersburg - South Bend/Elkhart - Valparaiso - Warsaw

Leads to certifications in the Network Infrastructure field including Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician or Cisco Certified Network Associate.

Routing and Switching, Certificate Completion Guide  

Network Infrastructure Selective I Choose 3 credits from the following:


Network Infrastructure Selective II Choose 3 credits from the following:


Network Infrastructure Selective III Choose 3 credits from the following:


Network Infrastructure Selective IV Choose 6 credits from the following:


TOTAL CREDITS: 16


DEGREE OUTCOMES


  • Analyze products and services related to the passive part of a fiber or copper-based cable network infrastructure that provide connectivity between all active components involved in a network.
  • Evaluate telecommunications distribution designs, and cable termination that might form the network infrastructure.
  • Understand Federal and/or European regulations related to network infrastructure.
  • Examine dedicated networks that provide access to consolidated storage.
  • Define networking terms such as Open System Interconnection model, network devices, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, and addressing.
  • Identify and configure network infrastructure components.
  • Explain and differentiate advanced network services including access control lists; routing and switching concepts and configurations; and network security.
  • Explore the characteristics, features, and functions of wireless network systems.
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to install, configure, and troubleshoot network systems peripherals and protocols.
  • Evaluate emerging network technologies applicable to connectivity within and between organizational information systems.
  • Determine an organization’s essential network infrastructure requirements and develop a plan of implementation and maintenance.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking.
  • Prepare for and attempt one or more industry certification exams.

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