Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials (Cisco Semester 2) (CIS 171)

This course provides students with the necessary skills to design, implement, and configure network switches and routers in a converged network environment. Students will learn about the appropriate protocols and technologies to build a secure and efficient small-to-medium sized network. The implementation of wireless technology, Virtual LANs, VTP, and Inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks will be discussed. The course will also examine network vulnerabilities and security best practices to defend against them.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
CIS 170 - Introduction to Networks (Cisco Semester 1) (Or Cisco CCNA 1 taken at any other Cisco Academy) within the past 3 years
Term Location Sections Available
2024 Fall Semester - 15 Week Sections
Blue Bell
2024 Fall Semester - 15 Week Sections