ITM2200 Fundamentals of Networking

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Prof. Benita Hubbard

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to networking fundamentals including the design, configuration, troubleshooting and management of wired and wireless networks. Students will learn networking concepts including the basics types of networks, topologies, the OSI model, Ethernet, wireless, IP addressing, DNS and other common protocols. This course prepares students for the CompTIA N+ vendor neutral industry certification.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Every organization needs a network administrator. Considering cybersecurity threats, networking security skills are essential and career opportunities are growing and relevant. There are many opportunities for ministry and even missional work to unserved areas to provide network access.

Why This Course Is Important:

It is necessary for students to learn the many opportunities for ministry and careers in network security, design and administration.