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Computer Networking Essentials XCMP 1310

Computing Microcredential Part-time Studies Course

Course details

The Internet has become an essential component of our work and social lives. We browse the web, use social media, check e-mails, make VoIP phone calls, and have video conferences via computers. All of these applications are made possible by networking computers together, and this complex network of computers is usually referred to as the Internet. This course is designed to give you an understanding of how networks, from in-home local area networks, or LANs, to the massive and global Internet, are built and how they allow us to use computers to share information and communicate with one another. By the end of this 12-hour course, you will be able to select appropriate wide and local area network services and perform configuration and troubleshooting of your network.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Differentiate and select between Internet connection offerings.
  • Configure network settings for proper local and wide area connectivity.
  • Describe the operation of local and wide area network.
  • Troubleshoot common network issues.

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

Computer Networking Essentials (XCMP 1310) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Digital Transformation
    Microcredential Part-time

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