Information Technology 2 – 9812

Grade Level: 11, 12 Credits: 2 Type: Practical Art or this class can count toward your third math or science credit 

School: CACC

Prerequisite: C or better average in Information Technology 1 

Step IT up! You’re ready to move from the fundamentals to advanced courses of Scaling Networks and Connecting Networks. Using the top-down approach to networking, you’ll master the concepts and skills required to design networks. Students will have plenty of opportunities for practical applications installing, operating and maintaining networks. Focus on accessing the local area network gives the skills necessary to be qualified as network technicians and network administrators. Areas of study include LAN switching, VLANs, wireless, ACLs and NAT. Upon passing, students will receive the Cisco Student Certification. This course also prepares students for the professional Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. The CCNA validates your ability to install, configure, operate and troubleshoot small-sized routed and switched networks. Every student will have an opportunity to advance personal and professional skills through participation in SkillsUSA.

Related: PLTW Digital Electronics, C++ Programming

College dual credit: may be available

Articulated college credit: may be available