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Network Terminology and Protocols XINC 1101

Cybersecurity Professionals Microcredentials Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​In this course, students will learn about communications in a connected world. Students will identify network devices and connections then install a simulation tool to allow further exploration of networks. After building a simple network, students will examine network protocols and will delve into the concepts behind network design.


  • Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the concept of a network
  • Describe network data
  • Describe the different types of network media
  • Use a network simulator to build a simple network
  • Verify connectivity in a simple network
  • Compare common network communication models
  • Explain the three-layer network design model​​​

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

Network Terminology and Protocols (XINC 1101) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Essentials of Data Networks
    Microcredential Part-time


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