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Week 1 Personal computer components
Week 2 Operating system fundamentals
Week 3 PC technician professional best practices
Week4 Installing and configuring components
Week 5 Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows

Week 6 Identify the basic components for Internet
Week 7 Functions of various network devices
Week 8 OSI and TCP/IP models
Week 9 Protocols and data flows in a network

Week 10 Internet connectivity and wireless connectivity

Week 11 Protocols in the OSI and TCP models

Week 12 Components of Internet communications
Week 13 Network problems at layers 1, 2, 3 and 7
Week 14 LAN/WAN operation and features
Week 15 Prepare for the CCENT certification exam

Week16 Remote access management

Week 17 Switch operation using basic utilities       
Week 18 Resolve common switched network media issues
Week 19Switch hardware failures                         
Week 20 VLANs create logically separate networks

Week 21 Worksheet: Job Choices, Values, Attitude, Needs, Skills and Abilities.
Week 21 Resume Preparation                                 
Week 21 Organizing, Search, and Planning
Week 22 Interviewing Made Almost Easy

Week 22 Basic routing concepts
Week23 Operation of Cisco routers                        
Week 24 Other network devices and hosts
Week 25 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot RIPv2                                  
Week 26 Connect, configure, and verify operation status of a device interface

Cisco Networking Associate

COURSE CURRICULUM                                                      

CN100- A+ Computer Service Technician

This course is fully maps to CompTIA new 2015 A+ Exam objectives. Students will be instructed in a step-by-step approach for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software.
(Lecture 45 Clock Hrs. / Lab 45 Clock Hrs / Total 90 Clock Hrs. / 6.5 Quarter Cr Hrs.) [Prerequisite: None]

CN 101- Networking for Home and Small Business

This course teaches students the skills to obtain entry- level home network installer jobs. It also helps students develop some of the skills needed to become network technicians, computer technician, cable installers, and help desk technicians. It provides a hands-on introduction to networking and the Internet using tools and hardware commonly found in home and small business environments. Labs include PC installation, Internet connectivity, wireless connectivity, and file and print sharing, and the installation of game consoles, scanners, and cameras.
(Lecture 45 Clock Hrs. / Lab 45 Clock Hrs / Total 90 Clock Hrs. / 6.5 Quarter Cr Hrs.) [Prerequisite: None]

CN 102- Working at a Small to Medium Business or ISP
This course prepares for jobs as network technicians and helps them develop additional skills required for computer technicians and help desk technicians. It provides a basic overview of routing and remote access, addressing, and security. It also familiarizes students with servers that provide email services, web space, and authenticated access. Students learn about the soft skills required for help desk and customer service positions, and the final chapter helps them to prepare for the CCENT certification exam. Network monitoring and basic troubleshooting skills are taught in context.
(Lecture 45 Clock Hrs. / Lab 45 Clock Hrs / Total 90 Clock Hrs. / 6.5 Quarter Cr Hrs.) [Prerequisite: CC100, and 101]

CN 103- Introducing Routing and Switching In the Enterprise
This course familiarizes students with the equipment applications and protocols installed in enterprise networks, with a focus on switched networks, IP Telephony requirements, and security. It also introduces advanced routing protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol. Hands- on exercises, including configuration, installation, and troubleshooting, reinforce student learning.
(Lecture 45 Clock Hrs. / Lab 45 Clock Hrs / Total 90 Clock Hrs. / 6.5 Quarter Cr Hrs.) [Prerequisite: CC100, 101, and 102]

WFS111- Career Planning
Students in this course will how to write a resume and cover letter, search for job leads, prepare for an interview, follow-up after an interview, and plan for career advancement.
(Lecture 18 Clock Hrs. / Lab 00 Clock Hrs / Total 18 Clock Hrs. / 2 Quarter Cr Hrs.) [Prerequisite: None]

CN 104- Designing and Supporting Computer Networks
This course introduces students to network design processes using two examples: a large stadium enterprise network and a medium-sized film company network. Students follow a standard design process to expand and upgrade each network, which includes requirements gathering, proof-of-concept, and project management. Lifecycle services, including upgrades, competitive analyses, and system integration, are presented in the context of pre-sale support. In addition to the Packet Tracer and lab exercises found in the previous courses, there are many pen and paper and role-playing exercises that students complete while developing their network upgrade proposals.
(Lecture 45 Clock Hrs. / Lab 45 Clock Hrs / Total 90Clock Hrs. / 6.5 Quarter Cr Hrs.) [Prerequisite: CC100, 101, and 102ne]


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Type your paragraph herCompTIA IT Fundamentals

Basics of Computer Fundamentals course begins with basic concepts and builds quickly to intermediate skills and techniques. Practical, hands-on tutorials enable students to develop their skills, one step at a time. Each lesson in the course has an objective which is achieved through tutorials.

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