TECU 8001: Introduction to Networks
Understand the architecture, structure, functions, components and models of the Internet and other computer networks.
The Introduction to Networks course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing, and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. This course can be followed by the Routing & Switching Essentials course, which covers topics in more depth and teaches learners how to perform basic troubleshooting steps in enterprise branch office networks.
Approximately 30 hours
$1850EdAssist discounted rate: $1,665
Ways to Learn
2 PDUsUndergraduate Professional Development Units
Live Online Format
This course is also taught with UMass Global’s LIVE ONLINE training format using a video communications software. Students receive the same high-quality training as found in a traditional classroom setting. Join us from anywhere with an internet connection.
LIVE ONLINE training includes:
- Delivered in real time by an instructor
- Full access to course presentations and documents
- Live interaction with classmates and instructor using a collaborative learning platform
- Play back recording of any class for later review
Upon successful mastery of this course, you will be able to:
- Explore a Basic Network
- Configure a Network Operating System
- Identify Network Protocols and Communications
- Identify the Network Layer
- Understand Basic IP Addressing
- Subnet IP Networks
- Identify the Transport Layer
- Identify the Application Layer
- Build a Small Network
Tuition covers only the cost of the course. Nothing else is provided to the student.