National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course is the fourth of four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) designation. The course focuses on advanced Internet Protocol (IP) addressing techniques, such as, Network Address Translation (NAT), Port Address Translation (PAT), and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Wide Area Network (WAN) technology and terminology, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Dial-on-Demand routing (DDR), Frame Relay, network management, and introduction to optical networking.

Course includes 45 lecture hours and 30 lab hours per semester.

Learning Objectives

  • Select the Appropriate WAN Technology to Provide Integrated Services Over a Network. (Academic outcomes supported by this learning objective: Communication, Science and Technology, Critical Thinking),
  • Implement PPP Serial Communication to Provide WAN Services Over a Network (Academic outcomes supported by this learning objective: Communication, Science and Technology, Critical Thinking),
  • Implement Frame Relay Technology to Provide WAN Services Over a Network. (Academic outcomes supported by this learning objective: Communication, Science and Technology, Critical Thinking),
  • Describe the Common Security Threats to Networks and the General Methods to Mitigate Those Threats. (Academic outcomes supported by this learning objective: Communication, Science and Technology, Critical Thinking),
  • Implement, Verify, and Troubleshoot ACLs in a Medium-Sized Branch Office Network. (Academic outcomes supported by this learning objective: Communication, Science and Technology),
  • Describe How to Use VPN Technology to Provide Secure Teleworker Services to a Network. (Academic outcomes supported by this learning objective: Communication, Science and Technology),
  • Implement IP Addressing Services for a Network and troubleshoot Common Network Implementation Issues. (Academic outcomes supported by this learning objective: Communication, Science and Technology, Critical Thinking)

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