Time: Tuesdays 6:10 – 10:00pm.
Location: Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology Bldg. Room A210 (lecture) & C245 (lab)
Instructor: Edmund Gean
Office Phone: (323) 343-4395
Office Hours: Tuesdays 5:00-6 pm Library North B18
Prerequisites: Understanding of operating systems
Required textbook: CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide, Deluxe 6th Edition (Exam 640-802)
Authored by Todd Lammle, published by Sybex, ISBN 978-0-470-90108-3
(contains simulation lab exercises on virtual lab CD )
Course Description: This course will expose students to computer network concepts and provide practical hands-on
experience through the use of a computer network lab and network simulation software. By the end of the course,
successful students will be able to demonstrate understanding in the following areas.
· Network devices such as router, switch, bridge, hub, transceiver, NIC, cabling
· Network protocols such as TCP/IP, ARP, ICMP, STP, SNMP, and DHCP
Projects: Students will gain practical experience through the following lab projects.
· Configure Cisco routers
· Configure Cisco Ethernet switches
· Capturing and decoding Ethernet packets.
· Special project
Lab Rules: There is to be no food or drink in the lab. Please turn off your computer monitors when you leave.
Lab Assignments and project: 35%
Midterm: 25 %
Final: 40 %
Extra credit: 15 % if pass CCNA certification exam 640-802
A (90-100) B (80-89) C(65-79) D (50-64) F (0-49)
Final Exam: Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:30 pm
Academic Integrity: Cheating will not be tolerated. Cheating on any assignment or exam will be taken seriously. All parties involved will receive a grade of F for the course and be reported to the Academic Senate.