Oct 06, 2022  
2017-2018 
    
2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CST 274 - Network+ Certification Prep

Credits: 2
Reinforces the real-world skills required of a Network Administrator. Prepares for the CompTIA's Network+ certification.

Prerequisite(s): CST 270 . May be taken concurrently with instructor permission.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Demonstrate knowledge in Network Administration.
    1. Classify how applications, devices, and protocols relate to the OSI model layers.
    2. Explain the purpose and properties of IPv4 and IPv6 addressing.
    3. Explain the purpose and properties of routing and switching.
    4. Explain the function of common networking protocols.
    5. Explain the purpose and features of various network appliances.
    6. Apply appropriate configuration management documentation.
    7. Classify methods of network access security, common threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigation techniques.
  2. Perform job-related tasks for networks.
    1. Categorize standard media types, connectors and associated properties.
    2. Compare and contrast different wireless standards.
    3. Plan and implement a basic SOHO network.
    4. Install and configure routers and switches.
    5. Use appropriate network monitoring resources to analyze traffic.
    6. Explain different methods and rationales for network performance optimization.
    7. Implement appropriate network security measures.



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