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Course Description

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Computer Networking Technology - CNT 293

Network Design

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to build upon knowledge of network functionality and provide skills used to design routed and switched network infrastructures for small business or basic enterprise networks. Students will work through network design fundamentals including use of appropriate technologies and the importance of modularity, hierarchy, scalability, resiliency and other design considerations.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)


Course Competencies

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

  • Explain network design methodologies.
  • Summarize the importance and application of best-practice design objectives.
  • Design an effective addressing scheme.
  • Develop a plan to address scalability in factors important to network designs.
  • Design a basic campus network.
  • Design a basic enterprise network.
  • Summarize considerations for expanding existing networks.
  • Explore the importance of emerging technologies in network designs.
  • Summarize considerations essential for security in network design.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2021; COMPUTER NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 293112850Network DesignRMT3Baron TS22/24/0Open$52.00R  06:00 PM-08:52 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday