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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2018-2019 Catalog 
    Dec 07, 2023  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IST 255 - Networking III

Prerequisite: IST 156 .
(4 Credits)
IST-255 provides a comprehensive, theoretical, and practical approach to learning the technologies and protocols needed to design and implement a converged switched network. Students learn about the hierarchical network design model and how to select devices for each layer. The course explains how to configure a switch for basic functionality and how to implement Virtual LANs, VTP, Inter-VLAN routing, and Spanning Tree Protocol in a converged network. In conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy, students also develop the knowledge and skills necessary to implement a WLAN in a small to medium network. This course along with IST-256 - Networking IV prepares students to take CISCO ICND2 Exam Certification Exam. Students must have a personal computer and Internet access to complete online assignments and exams. Class also meets at least one Saturday per session per the instructor’s discretion. Course fee required. Total of 60 hours of lecture.

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