Basic concepts of network communication using the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, as well as media, access protocols, routing, reliability, and network services. Prerequisite: graduate student status or 86 hours undergraduate credits completed.
- Analyze the basic functions and technology of computer networks
- Apply the principles and concepts underlying computer networking
- Distinguish and differentiate network design elements and compounds
- Apply these concepts in a work environment
- Assists in preparation for the Network+ examination
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
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