CompTIA Network+

Course Number: SIT-004
Course Hours: 100
Assigned Course Preparation Hours: 25

Course Description

This course prepares students for the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Certification Exam which includes the following topics: network architecture, network operations, network security, troubleshooting, industrial standards & practices, and network theory.

Learning Objectives

See CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Certification Exam objectives.

Educational Resources

This course utilizes NTI and TestOut materials.

Policies

Refer to the Student Catalog and Handbook for the full list of policies.

Assessment Weights

Course Grade

Participation 10%
Practicums: 20%
Mid-term: 30%
Final: 40%

Preparation Grade

Students are expected to complete end-of-chapter exercises, and to maintain a journal of their work for which they receive a pass/fail grade.

Course Outline

ModuleTopicDuration (hours)Practicum
1Networking Basics6
2Cables and Connectors6P1
3Networking Devices6
4Ethernet6
5IP Configuration6P2
6Switch Management6
7Routing6
8Firewalls6
Midterm Exam3
9Network Customization6
10Wireless Networking6P3
11Wide Area Networks (WANs)6
12Network Policies and Procedures6
13Network Security6
14Network Hardening5
15Network Management5
16Network Optimization6P4
Final Exam3
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