This advanced course prepares students to configure, troubleshoot and manage routers and switches in enterprise wired and wireless environments. These devices facilitate the connection of devices, applications, and data through the internet and across other computer networks. Students will perform advanced configurations for routers and switches to build and manage enterprise-level local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and Enterprise Data Centers (DC) that integrate IP addressing schemes, routing and switching protocols, network assurance, and network security. Topics include Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing (EIGRP), External Border Gateway (EBGP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocols, software-defined programmable networks, and security principles.
Below is one offering of CITX 3063 for the Fall 2023 term.
Mon Sep 11 - Mon Dec 11 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 48322
Class meeting times
|Sep 11 - Dec 11||Mon, Wed||18:30 - 21:30||Burnaby|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Departmental approval needed
Departmental approval is required. To request approval to register, please contact Katie Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your full name, BCIT Student ID number and the name of this course. No class on Monday, Oct 2nd (Day in lieu of National Day for Truth & Reconciliation), Monday, Oct 9th (Thanksgiving Day), or Monday, Nov 13th (Day in lieu of Remembrance Day). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Configure Layer 2 redundancy in an enterprise network.
- Configure EIGRP to optimize performance in an enterprise network.
- Implement advanced OSPF features to improve performance in both IPv4 and IPv6 enterprise networks.
- Configure EBGP in a single-homed remote access network.
- Explain the concepts of multicast operation and Quality of Service (QoS) in an enterprise network.
- Configure IP services and VPNs to support secure, managed site-to-site and remote-access networks.
- Explain how wireless topologies and antennas allow Access Points (APs) to pair with Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs) in an enterprise network.
- Describe the deployment of secure wireless networks to manage and support wireless roaming.
- Implement advanced technologies to support a secure and scalable enterprise network architecture.
- Configure network technologies to provide secure infrastructure access.
- Explain the purposes and characteristics of virtualization and network automation.
Effective as of Fall 2021
Cisco Enterprise Core Networking (ENCOR) (CITX 3063) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Energy
- Cisco Certified Network Professional
Statement of Completion Part-time
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