This subject is designed to provide students with experience in current and emerging networking technology. The subject provides students with the skills and practice needed to design, build and maintain small to medium-sized networks. It covers networking basics, routers and routing basics. This subject is the first in a series of two subjects that closely follow the Cisco Networking Academy Program curriculum.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Computing and Mathematics
Not available to students who have completed ITC233 or ITC354 or ITC591
Only available to students enrolled in
the Master of Networking and System Administration
Master of Systems Development
Master of Information Systems Security
ITC233, ITC354, ITC591
Describe the basics of computers and connection to the Internet;
Identify layers in the general model of communication;
Evaluate network devices;
Describe how standards ensure greater compatibility and interoperability;
Understand networking at the physical layer of the OSI model;
Describe the operation of Ethernet, Ethernet framing and error handling;
Describe the different types of collisions that occur on Ethernet networks;
Understand the process of making and testing cables;
Understand LAN standards;
Understand network to network communications;
Identify the functions of the TCP and UDP protocols;
Describe and compare IPv4 and IPv6;
Understand the basics of the session, presentation and application layers;
Perform tasks related to using the router interface and interface modes;
Perform basic networking tests using commands;
Describe the function of WAN devices, technologies and standards;
Identify the router boot sequence and setup mode;
Configure a router;
Understand basics of the Cisco IOS operating system;
Create and assign new subnet numbers to a network topology;
Understand the context of different routing protocols;
Troubleshoot problems in small-to-medium sized networks;
Create firewalls by using access control lists.
Cable testing and Cabling LANs and WANs
Ethernet technologies and Ethernet switching
TCP/IP protocol suite and IP addressing
Routing fundamentals and subnets
TCP/IP Transport and Application layers
WANs and routers
Learning about neighbouring and remote devices
Managing Cisco IOS software
Routing and routing protocols
Distance vector routing protocols
TCP/IP error and control messages
Basic router trouble shooting
Access control lists
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.