ENGT 345: Network Communications II (4) (S)
This course will cover TCP/IP Local Area Network (LAN) and basic Wide Area Network (WAN) connections using CISCO Discovery and Exploration as a guide and using Cisco routers and switches in laboratory. Topics include, basic host and router configuration, static routing, TCP/IP configuration, cabling, basic LAN switching, wireless LAN, Distance Vector Protocol, RIPv1, RIPv2, CISCO IOS, WAN connections, and IP troubleshooting. Labs will be covered using Windows XP laptops/tablet-PCs as hosts and CISCO Catalyst 2950 switches and 2600 routers. (3hrs lecture, 2hrs lab)
Prerequisite: ENGT 340.