Feb 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 188 - Wireless Networking

4 Credit(s)

This course introduces the student to wireless computer networking. It provides practical experience in installing, managing, and troubleshooting wireless local area networks (WLANs).Wireless security threats and methods for avoiding breaches of security are covered. When the student finishes the course, he/she will have a solid understanding of wireless networking concepts and will have the basic skills needed for installing such a network and making it secure. The course has a hands-on focus.

Prerequisite: CS 179  or instructor consent.
Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of wireless networking.
2. Know the hardware components used in wireless networks.
3. Install and configure the basic hardware components used in wireless networks.
4. Know the fundamentals of radio wave data communication.
5. Know the industry standards associated with wireless networking.
6. Know wireless security principles and be able to identify network vulnerabilities.
7. Implement wireless security protections.
8. Monitor and troubleshoot wireless connections.

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