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BYUH Catalog Entry: IT 480. Computer Network Design (3) (F) Networking of computers and configuration of managed networking equipment including switches and routers, with special emphasis on Cisco equipment and protocols. (Prerequisite: IT 280.)

Course Syllabus and Major Resources

n101: Networking 101: An Introduction To Networking, by Don Colton
Skills: Quizzes testing skill with Numbers, Subnets, VLSM
NetSim: CCNA 640-802 Network Simulator
LMS: DCQuiz Learning Management System (Gradebook / Exams)
NetLab: Weekly Labs

SemesterSyllabusStudy GuideEmailsText Books
2013 Fall(Sep-Dec) Syllabus Study Guide Emails n101, NetSim
2012 Fall(Sep-Dec) Syllabus Emails n101, NetSim
2011 Fall(Sep-Dec) Syllabus Emails n101, NetSim, Lammle
2010 Fall(Sep-Dec) Syllabus Emails Lammle

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SN (q25) Skill with Number Conversion Tutorial
SS (q50) Skill with IPv4 Subnets Tutorial
SV (q52) Skill with VLSM Subnets Tutorial

Text Book (n101): Networking 101

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Title: Networking 101: An Introduction To Networking
Author: Don Colton
PDF: 275+ pages
Publisher: Don Colton (2012-2013)
ISBN: none
Suggested Retail Price: Free

Net Sim CD-ROM

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We will order this for you after the add-drop deadline.

Title: CCNA 640-802 Network Simulator
Author: Wendell Odom, Jeffrey S. Beasley
Publisher: Pearson; 2nd edition (2012)
ISBN-10: 1-58720-444-4, ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-444-9.
List Price: $149.99, but we will use our department discount.
Each student will need their own copy.

Network Simulator Labs List (250 labs)

Text Book (Paperback) Not Currently Used

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You can order it online or buy from another student, etc.

Title: CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide: Exam 640-802
Author: Todd Lammle
Paperback: 1008 pages
Publisher: Sybex; 6th edition (August 29, 2007)
ISBN-10: 0470110082, ISBN-13: 978-0470110089
List Price: $49.99, Amazon Price: $27.06

Don Colton CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate

My CCNA Certification bigger

I am CCNA certified (Sep 8, 2010 through Sep 8, 2013).

Formerly this class was IS 389 (Computer Network Design), and before that IS 289R

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