CIS102A – Network Fundamentals, Part 1

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems – Networking Concentration

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About CIS102A – Network Fundamentals, Part 1

This course provides an overview of networking. This is the first of two CIAT courses that helps to prepare students to take the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam.Areas covered include design, implementation, configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless networks and network devices.Also included are emerging technologies such as mobile, cloud, unified communications and virtualization technologies. Topic areas include LANs, WANs, TCP/IP, cabling, network applications, and more.

Topics Covered In Course

CIS102A Topics

  • Network Models & Cabling and Topology
  • Ethernet and Physical Networking
  • TCP/IP & Routing
  • CP/IP Applications & Network Naming
  • Advanced Network Devices


Completion of Computer Hardware Fundamentals and Computer Operating Systems is strongly recommended. Students who have successfully completed the current CompTIA A+ Certification process within the last 12 months or, upon approval by CIAT admissions, those who have nine months or more experience or education in computer networking may proceed directly to Networking Fundamentals.

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Enrollment Deadline - July 24, 2023!

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