NSCOM 203 CISCO Networking III • 5 Cr.


Course uses Cisco internetworking hardware to gain hands-on experience in designing and configuring a local area network (LAN). Topics include OSI model, LAN switching, virtual LANs, LAN design, routing protocols, and network management. Prerequisite: NSCOM 202 and PROG 108 and ENGL&101, all with a grade of C or better or permission of Instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Explain network segmentation by the use of routers and switches.
  • Describe virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN) with layer 2 and layer 3 switching.
  • Configure a router using Routing Internet Protocol (RIP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP).
  • Implement link aggregation for high availability environments.
  • Describe the Internetwork Operating System (IOS) Image types, restoration options and the associated licensing.