Course DescriptionThis is a hands-on course on Cisco Networking. It is the second course in Cisco Networking series which will help students prepare for the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching certification exams. Topics covered in this course include IP routing technologies; static and dynamic routing; Open Shortest Path First (OSPF); interVLAN routing, access control lists (ACLs); Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP); network address translation (NAT); Network Time Protocol (NTP); IPv6 addressing; and network troubleshooting. This course includes several labs that will provide students with experience in configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting Cisco switches and routers through the command line interface (CLI). Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the globally recognized Cisco CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching professional certification exams. Students working or seeking employment in IT fields, such as network operation/administration, data switching/routing, VoIP, Wi-Fi, servers/storage, network security, system design/administration, and other network-based systems, will benefit from this program by learning about data switching, routing, and security concepts.