CIT 1116: Network Essentials

Course covers principles of wired and wireless network devices, configuration, and data network systems operation. Technologies such as mobile, cloud, and virtualization are also covered in this course. It also prepares the student for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.










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Credit Hours

3 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)


Completion of Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1100 is recommended.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.