CIS 271 Internetworking I (4 credits)

This course expands upon Network Fundamentals advances into Routing and Switching. Students will explore the architecture, components, and operation of Cisco routers, and learn the principles of routing and the routing protocols RIP, EIGRP, and OSPF. They will learn the technologies and protocols needed to design and implement a converged switched network, including virtual LANs, VTP, inter-VLAN routing, and Spanning Tree Protocol. Prerequisite: CIS 170. 3 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours.