Time: Thursdays 6:10 – 10:00pm.
Location: Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology Bldg. Room A309 (lecture) & C245 (lab)
Instructor: Edmund Gean
Office Phone: (323) 343-4395
Office Hours: Thursdays 5:00-6 pm Library North B18
Prerequisites: Understanding of operating systems
Required textbook: CCNA Study Guide Deluxe Edition Authored by Todd Lammle, published by Sybex, ISBN 9780470901083, or
CCNA Routing and Switching Review Guide: Exams 100-101, 200-101, and 200-120
Authored by Todd Lammle, published by Sybex, ISBN 9781118749616
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 200-120
A (90-100) B (80-89) C(65-79) D (50-64) F (0-49)
Final Exam: Thursday Dec 12, 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.