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CSCO 120 CCNA Internetworking Fundamentals (4-5 credits)
This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. It uses the OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced.

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CSCO 121 CCNA Routing and Switching Essentials (4-5 credits)
This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and switch for basic functionality. Students will configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, and single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CSCO 120 with a 'C' or better.

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CSCO 220 CCNA Scaling Networks (4-5 credits)
This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for advanced functionality. Students will configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CSCO 121 with a 'C' or better.

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CSCO 221 CCNA WAN Fundamentals (3-4 credits)
This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CSCO 220 with a 'C' or better.

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CSCO 230 Fundamentals of Network Security (4 credits)
This course is designed to prepare students for entry level certification in network security. The course is an introduction to network security and overall security processes. This course teaches students to design and implement security solutions to reduce the risk of revenue loss and network vulnerability.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CSCO 121. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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