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Course Description

This third A+ course in the series will include networking, wireless, IoT, printers, and network security concepts. The focus will be on core networking concepts and best security practices in a threat-saturated landscape. Students will leave the course able to manage, secure, support and troubleshoot endpoint and intermediary devices to create a secure network.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Compare and contrast the characteristics of network topologies.
    • Understand commonly used TCP/IP suite protocols, their characteristics, and port numbers.
    • Discuss numbering systems, MAC and IP addressing and configure the TCP/IP properties on a NIC (Network Interface Card).
    • Understand and configure services provided by network devices including server computers and IoT smart devices.
    • Understand wireless standards and configure wireless devices.
    • Summarize and configure SOHO network devices.
    • Compare and contrast Internet connections, common networking hardware, and networking components.
    • Use command line tools and troubleshoot common network-related problems, including wireless network problems.
    • Understand how to support, configure, manage, and troubleshoot mobile devices including laptop computers.
    • Understand how Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), and Multiple Factor Authentication (MFA) can mitigate specific concerns related to mobile devices.
    • Demonstrate how to configure, manage, support, and troubleshoot a printer and printing-related issues.
    • Implement common security practices, procedures, and policies to secure data and devices both physically and logically to mitigate security threats.

Notes

Please note that this is a prep course for A+ certification.

Recommendations

We strongly recommend taking CMPH 001 and CMPH 002 prior to this course

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
A+ InDepth - Networking and IoT
Type
Internet Paced - Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Mar 07, 2023 to May 04, 2023
Type
Internet Paced - Online Synchronous
Days
Sa
Time
12:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 11, 2023 to Apr 01, 2023
Type
Internet Paced - Online Synchronous
Days
Sa
Time
12:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 15, 2023 to Apr 22, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
80.0
Delivery Options
Virtual  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $805.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 05, 2022 to Mar 06, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 05, 2022 to Mar 06, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 07, 2023 to Apr 30, 2023
Required Software
This course has required course materials (TestOut PC Pro) which is included in tuition and issued to you in class.
Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
Strongly recommended taking CMPH 001 and CMPH 002 courses.

Schedule: 
This course will be delivered virtually using MS Teams & Brightspace/D2L. MS Teams sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm between March 02 and May 23. Please note, there is no class on April 8th (Easter weekend).

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience. 

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