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2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
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CS 179 - Introduction to Computer Networks

4 Credit(s)

Introduction to Computer Networks covers networking architecture, structure, and functions. The course introduces the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations to provide a foundation for the curriculum.

Prerequisite: Basic computer literacy.
Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Explain network technologies.
2. Explain how devices access local and remote network resources.
3. Describe router hardware.
4. Explain how switching operates in a small to medium-sized business network.
5. Design an IP addressing scheme to provide network connectivity for a small to medium-sized business network.
6. Configure initial settings on a network device.
7. Implement basic network connectivity between devices.
8. Configure monitoring tools available for small to medium-sized business networks.

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