Text: Cisco Networking Academy Program, CCNA 1 and 2 Companion Guide, REVISED Third Edition, 2005, ISBN: TBA plus Lab Companion ISBN: TBA The book store will carry the Lab pack which includes text and lab book under separate ISBN. Cisco Interactive Mentor CD ROM
Catalog Description: Provides the foundation for work in data communications and local area network management; OSI Model and/or TCP/IP protocol stack model covered in detail; data transmission principles, media, major protocols, topologies, routing methods, introduction to networking principles, and Network operating system management fundamentals. Major emphasis on Routing.
Outcomes: At the completion of this
course, students will be able to demonstrate the
* Be able to describe the Open System Interconnection Model and peer-to-peer communication.
* Describe a Wide Area Network and its characteristics.
* Demonstrate how to use the Router command line interface and other interface modes.
* Describe router components.
* Use troubleshooting commands in the router CLI.
* Describe the router boot sequence and setup mode.
* Demonstrate the ability to interpret the System Configuration Dialog.
* Configure a router from setup mode and from CLI.
* Describe various router configuration modes.
* Describe the Internetwork Operating System (IOS), its version, and naming convention.
* Proficient in using IOS commands
* Demonstrate an understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite.
* Describe the routing process and routing protocols.
* Efficiently design, manage, and install Access control lists.
* Install, Configure and Troubleshoot a multiple-router network.
This course contains many labs and exercises. These exercises are designed to increase the student's familiarity with the networking concepts discussed in the lectures and readings.
Learning is a mutual process. Students are encouraged to share related life experiences. Participation is encouraged. Please ask questions at any time when you need clarification on a topic.
A Study Guide will be provided for each Chapter. It is the students' responsibility to complete these. They are for YOUR benefit and will assist you when studying for the tests. Study guides are due the day AFTER the lecture for that particular chapter. They will become part of your assignments grade.
Class Labs will occur after the discussion of a topic. Additional lab time can be made available during the instructor's office hours or via lab passes.
Weather Hotline Number: 610-861-4595
Grading will be assigned approximately per the following:
Tests (11) 44% one per chapter
Final Exam 20%
Practical Portion ……………………………………..P/F (% averaged with final exam)
NOTE: The practical Exam is pass/fail. However, you MUST pass this to receive a grade. You may take this exam more then once, if needed, until you pass.
Tests may not normally be retaken. Tests can be made up only in the event of a medical emergency directly related to the student and verified by a written doctor's excuse.
The College attendance policy is strictly adhered to. You can not learn if you are not present and participating. Please arrive on time. Two lates will be considered an absence.
A one-time award of 5 points will be added to one of your exams if you stop by my office for an informal "how's the semester going?" meeting after the third test and before semester break.
*This is a sample/generic syllabus only