NSCOM 204 CISCO Networking IV • 5 Cr.


Course uses Cisco hardware to gain hands-on experience in designing and configuring a wide area network (WAN). Topics include: WAN design, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Quality of Service (QOS), Network Security and Monitoring. Prerequisite: NSCOM 203 with a C or better and ENGL& 101 with a C or better.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Perform switch and router configurations. 
  • Modify network configurations to accommodate increased network traffic. 
  • Configure a site-to-site configuration with Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Internet Security Protocols (IPsec) and Tunnel solutions. 
  • Maintain network configurations and design documentation. 
  • Describe professional methods to properly implement network security and monitoring 
  • Design a Wide Area Network.