CET 1600  Introduction to Networks credits: 3

This is the first of three courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience to achieve professional certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). This course introduces the architecture, structure, media, components, principles of Internet Protocol (IP) addressing, and fundamentals of Ethernet. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple local area networks (LANs), perform basic router and switch configuration, and implement basic IP addressing.