SRJC Course Outlines

2/17/2020 2:29:15 AMCS 82.21D Course Outline as of Fall 2009

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 82.21DTitle:  ACCESSING THE WAN  
Full Title:  Accessing the WAN (Cisco Networking 4)
Last Reviewed:5/11/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 55.11D

Catalog Description:
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This course, for the Information Technology (IT) professional, explains the principles of traffic control and access control lists (ACLs) and provides an overview of the services and protocols at the data link layer for wide-area access. Students learn about user access technologies and devices and discover how to implement and configure Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), DSL, and Frame Relay. Wide Area Networks (WAN) security concepts, tunneling, and VPN basics are introduced. The course concludes with an introduction to quality of service (QoS).

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion of CS 82.21C (formerly CIS 55.11C)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course, for the Information Technology (IT) professional, explains the principles of traffic control and access control lists (ACLs) and provides an overview of the services and protocols at the data link layer for wide-area access. Students learn about user access technologies and devices and discover how to implement and configure Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), DSL, and Frame Relay. Wide Area Networks (WAN) security concepts, tunneling, and VPN basics are introduced. The course concludes with an introduction to quality of service (QoS).
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Completion of CS 82.21C (formerly CIS 55.11C)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2009Inactive:Fall 2015
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able
to:
1. Manage network traffic with Access Control Lists (ACL)
2. Devise efficient network addressing schemes
3. Evaluate and implement basic network security in small to medium sized
businesses
4. Differentiate between wide area network (WAN) and local area network (LAN) equipment and protocols
5. Plan and configure network connections from the LAN to the WAN
6. Construct Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) connections to the WAN
7. Construct Frame Relay connections to the WAN
8. Differentiate between the Quality of Service (QoS) requirements for
various types of network traffic
9. Formulate a network plan and set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Topics and Scope
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Topics will include but not be limited to:
I. Managing network traffic with Access Control Lists (ACL)
  A. Typical usage of ACLs
  B. A single ACL with multiple lines
  C. Configuration basics
     1. Enabling and disabling one IP ACL per interface per direction
     2. Design recommendations
     3. Configuring numbered standard, numbered extended and named ACLs
II. Addressing Hosts: Network Address Translation (NAT), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and IPv6 Basics
  A. Scaling networks with NAT
     1. Private and public addresses
     2. Understanding and configuring static, dynamic and overloaded NAT
  B. DHCP, the process and configuration
  C. Making more IP address space with version 6
     1. Growing from 32 bits to 128 bits
     2. Additional features incorporated in IPv6
III. Security
  A. Vulnerabilities, threats and attacks
     1. The need for network security and identifying potential risks
     2. Trends driving network security
  B. Basic router security
     1. Controlling physical access
     2. Remote configuration, passwords and privileged accounts
  C. Security planning and policy
IV. Introduction to Wide Area Network (WAN) Technologies
  A. WAN versus LAN and the WAN protocols
  B. Leased lines, circuit and packet switching
  C. WAN design
V. WAN devices and connections
  A. Channel Service Unit (CSU)
  B. Cable modem
  C. DSL modem
VI. Connecting to the WAN
  A. Leased Lines
  B. Cable and DSL
  C. Wireless
VII. Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and Point-to-Point Protocol over
Ethernet
  A. Serial point-to point links
  B. PPP authentication
  C. Configuring PPP
VIII. Frame Relay
  A. Terminology and concepts
     1. Virtual circuits
     2. Data movement and flow control
  B. Configuring Frame Relay
IX. Quality of Service (QoS) considerations
  A. Requirements for voice, data, video and other traffic
  B. QoS tools and models
X. Tunneling concepts and Virtual Private Network (VPN) basics
  A. Site-to site and remote VPNs
  B. Tunneling protocols
  C. Encryption basics

Assignments:
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Reading assignments may include:
1. Online research of network devices and deployment practices
2. Approximately 50 pages weekly from the textbook
Homework problems may include:
1. Hands-on exercises to demonstrate proficiency with each topic
2. Online quizzes
3. Creation of network design diagrams
Other assignments may include:
1. Objective examinations and quizzes
2. Skill demonstration examinations
3. Classroom scenario based exercises

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 30%
Homework problems, Creation of network design diagrams and layouts
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances, Performance exams, Network device configuration
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Simulated equipment configuration
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance and participation in scenario based exercises


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Accessing the WAN, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide. Vachon, Bob and Graziani, Rick. Cisco Press: 2008

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