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CITX 1160 - Cisco CCNA Level 1

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Instruction will cover the fundamentals of LANs, WANs, routers, router programming, networking, network standards, and terminology. Topics also include the OSI model, cabling, cabling tools, TCP/IP protocol suite including IP addressing and subnetting. A close look at Ethernet and the functionality of the Data-Link and Physical layers allow students to visualize and describe communication between computers and systems. Students will also learn valuable network problem solving techniques and concepts. It is recommended that students have experience setting up home networks prior to attending this course. Students must have access to a Windows based multi-media computer.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,181.24 - $1,192.67 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 36100

Sat Sep 11 - Sat Dec 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 04 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 205

Instructor

David Chen

Course Outline

Cost

$1,192.67

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, October 9th (Thanksgiving Weekend). This course is both part of the Network Administrator Technician Associate Certificate program and the Cisco CCNA training series of courses. No textbooks are required. Students will be given access to the Cisco Networking Academy online study material. Please direct inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a Part-time Studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 38670

Mon Sep 13 - Wed Dec 08 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 08 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 205

Instructor

Len Worley

Course Outline

Cost

$1,192.67

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, October 11th (Thanksgiving Day). This course is part of both the Network Administrator Technician Associate Certificate program and the Cisco CCNA training series of courses. No textbooks are required. Students will be given access to the Cisco Networking Academy online study material. Please direct inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a Part-time Studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 32410

Tue Sep 14 - Thu Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 09 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,181.24

Notes

  1. No class on Thursday, September 30th (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) or on Thursday, November 11th (Remembrance Day). This course is both part of the Network Administrator Technician Associate Certificate program and the Cisco CCNA training series of courses. No textbooks are required. Students will be given access to the Cisco Networking Academy online study material. Please direct inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a Part-time Studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 44409

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 02 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 115

Instructor

David Hogg

Course Outline

Cost

$1,192.67

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, February 19th (Family Day Weekend). CITX 1160 is part of the Cisco Certified Network Associate training series of courses as well as the Network Administrator Technician - Associate Certificate program. No textbooks are required. Students will be given access to the Cisco Networking Academy online study material. Students are expected to have an internet connection at home and have experience with PCs and home networks. For any inquiries regarding this course, please e-mail khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 80047

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 115

Instructor

Len Worley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,192.67

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, February 21st (Family Day). This course is part of the Cisco Certified Network Associate training series of courses as well as the Network Administrator Technician - Associate Certificate program. Students are expected to have an internet connection at home and experience with PCs and home networks. No textbooks are required. Students will be given access to the Cisco Networking Academy online study material. For any inquiries regarding this course, please e-mail khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain how communication works in data networks and the Internet.
  • Identify the devices and services that are used to support data communications.
  • Use network protocol models to explain the layers of communications in data networks.
  • Explain the role of protocols in data networks.
  • Describe the importance of addressing and naming schemes at various layers of data networks.
  • Describe the protocols and services provided by the application layer in the OSI model.
  • Explain the operations of transport layer protocols and services including the three-way handshake, acknowledgements and sliding windows.
  • Describe the operations of the network layer protocols.
  • Explain the fundamental concepts of routing.
  • Design, calculate, and apply subnet masks and IP addresses.
  • Describe the operation of protocols at the data link layer.
  • Describe physical layer protocols.
  • Explain fundamental Ethernet concepts such as media, services, and operations.
  • Employ basic cabling and network designs to connect devices.
  • Describe the differences between straight-through, crossover and roll-over patch cords.
  • Build a simple Ethernet network using routers, switches and computers.
  • Use router CLI commands to perform basic configuration and verification.
  • Describe wide area network (WAN) technology concepts.

Effective as of Winter 2011

Related Programs

CITX 1160 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Cisco Certified Network Associate
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  2. Network Administrator Technician
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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