In this class, the student will learn to install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot a computer network. There will be discussions regarding local area networks, wide area networks, communications protocols, network topologies, transmission media, security, and assessment of career opportunities in networking. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be given a voucher to sit for the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) industry certification exam.
In this class the student will learn how to install, use, and manage popular wireless technologies. These technologies include infrared, Bluetooth, and wireless local area networks. The student will actually install and configure a wireless local area network. The student will learn how to construct personal wireless network and secure network from unauthorized access. Students should have completed the COSN 10 course or equivalent as preparation for this course.