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CITX 3063 - Cisco Enterprise Core Networking (ENCOR)

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

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.


CITX 2061 or valid Cisco CCNA Certification





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 89599

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



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class on Monday, February 21st (Family Day). Students MUST have either successfully completed the MANDATORY prerequisite CITX 2061 - Cisco CCNA Level 3 or have valid Cisco CCNA Certification. To request approval to register, please contact Katie Howard at and include your full name, BCIT Student ID number and the name of this course. 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.


Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

CITX 3063 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Cisco Certified Network Professional
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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