PTI601: Business Networking (2012-2013)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Business Networking
CALENDAR YEAR: 2012-2013
GRADE LEVEL: 11-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
SUGGESTED PREPARATION: Home Networking
About the Program:
Business Networking prepares students for careers in the IT industry. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in Networking Systems as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: This second course prepares students to become network engineers and prepares them for entrance into a technology career field or for further technology study. This course includes field experience in network problem solving. Successful completion of this course (and Home Networking) should qualify the student to pass the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) exam.
Major Instructional Activities: The program teaches students to design, build, and maintain small to medium-sized networks. Activities are conducted in a lab setting using computers, servers, and routers that students assemble into functional networks. During the course students will participate in threaded case study discussions.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will demonstrate their knowledge through tests, hands-on demonstrations, and projects. At the conclusion of the second year, students should be able to take the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) exam.