IT 0105. Computer Network Fundamentals

Units: 3
Formerly known as CIS 65
Advisory: Completion of IT 100 with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 72 (54 lecture, 18 laboratory)
Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP (Internet Protocol) addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for further study of computer networks. Uses OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. Preparation for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. Also includes exploration and practice of 21st century career skills: Digital Fluency and Resilience. (C-ID ITIS 150) (CSU)