ITNW 2313
Networking Hardware

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. An introduction to the basic concepts of network administration. 
    2. Any required prerequisites: None.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Describe a network; explain the role of directory services; set up and manage users; distributed print services; file system and directory services security.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Final Exam.
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Book: IT Essentials PC Hardware and Software Course Booklet, Version 5, Cisco Networking Academy, ISBN-10: 1587133091 • ISBN-13: 9781587133091, ©2013 • Cisco Press • Paper, 408 pp
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the WTC Course Catalog.
  6. Course Organization and Schedule
    1. Weekly Course Schedule

Week Number

Section/Online Work

Week 1

 Intro to course and materials

Week 2

Chapter 1 – Introduction to the personal computer

Week 3

Chapter 2 –Lab procedures and tools to use

Week 4

Chapter 3 - Computer Assembly

Week 5

Chapter 4 – Overview of preventive maintenance

Week 6

Chapter 5 – Operating Systems

Week 7

Chapter 5 – Operating Systems

Week 8

Chapter 6 – Networks

Week 9

Chapter 7 – Laptops

Week 10

Chapter 8 – Mobile Devices

Week 11

 Chapter 9 – Printers

Week 12

Chapter 10 – Security

Week 13

Chapter 11 – The IT Professional

Week 14

Chapter 12 – Advanced Troubleshooting

Week 15

Semester review

Week 16

FINAL EXAM

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

Class/Lab Assignments

60%

Open Book Exams

20%

Final Exam

20%

 

 

Last Modified: August 18, 2015