ET-705: Networking Fundamentals II

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: ET-705 Networking Fundamentals II

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3 class hours, 2 laboratory hours

Credits: 4

Pre-requisites (if any): ET-704

Course Description in college catalog:

This course continues to build the skills needed to design, build and maintain small to medium networks. Students will learn how to startup and configure network routers and utilize the OSI model in troubleshooting router configurations. Topics include: WANs and routers, basic network testing, router startup and setup, router configuration, IOS images, TCP/IP, IP addressing and subnetting, routing protocols. Students will learn about security issues and vulnerabilities in network communications. Lab activities will complement lecture topics.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A.S. Telecommunications Technology

A.A.S. Electronic Engineering Technology

A.A.S. Internet and Information Technology

A.A.S. Computer Engineering Technology

Certificate Program - New Media Technology

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

Course objectives/expected student learning outcomes
Course Objectives Learning Outcomes
To analyze the operation of an IP Data Networks

Students should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models.
  • Recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as Routers, Switches, Bridges and Hubs.
Demonstrate knowledge IPv4 and IPv6 addressing. To implement subnetting effectively.
  • Student will be able to implement VLSM and Summarization on a network.
  • To Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 addressing problems.
  • Describe the operation and necessity of using private and public IP addresses for IPv4 addressing
  • Students will be able to identify IPv6 addressing scheme and to differential IPv6 address types.
To introduce students to Cisco Internetworking Operating System (IOS). Students will be able to use the CLI interface to master skills in router and switching configurations.
  • Students Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management.
  • Cisco IOS commands to perform basic switch setup
  • Verify router configuration and network connectivity
  • Cisco IOS commands to review basic router information and network connectivity
Students will be able to describe basic routing concepts and IP routing Technologies.
  • Describe basic routing concepts, protocol such as RIP, EIGRP,BGP OSPF
  • Configure and verify routing configuration for a static or default route given specific routing
  • Differentiate methods of routing and routing protocols, Internetworking Technologies, Frame Relay, ATM and MPLS.
  • Student will be familiar with Cloud computing technologies.
Students will be familiar with Layer 2 Switching concepts as well as VLANs routing protocols.
  • Configure and verify initial switch configuration including remote access management.
  • Verify network status and switch operation using basic utilities such as ping,telnet and ssh.
  • Network Device Security
  • Configure and verify VLANs
  • Configure and verify trunking on Cisco switches
  • Configure and verify interVLAN routing (Router on a stick)
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve VLAN problems
Students will explorer Security concepts and implementation in networking.
  • Students will have the necessary skills to configure ACLs and verifying ACLs to filter network traffic.
  • Configure and verify ACLs to limit telnet and ssh access to the router
  • Troubleshooting and Resolve ACL issues
  • Configure and verify network device security features Troubleshooting

Program-specific outcomes

  • an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge;
  • an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities;

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  • Quizzes
  • Exams
  • Semester Project
  • Participation

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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