Okefenokee Technical College 2012-2013 Catalog
CIST 1141 Network + Preparation (2-4-4)
To fundamentally prepare the student for the CompTIA Network+ certification examination. Provides the student with the fundamentals of configuring, installing, diagnosing, repairing, upgrading, and maintaining local and wide area networks. Topics include: an introduction to networking, networking standards and the OSI model, network protocols, transmission basics and networking media, physical and logical topologies, networking hardware, WANs and remote connectivity, network operating systems and Windows 2000 - based networking, NetWare - based networking, networking with UNIX, networking with TCP/IP and the Internet, troubleshooting network problems, maintaining and upgrading a network, ensuring integrity and availability, network security and managing network design and implementation.