IT 2400: Intro To Networking

Spring 2021 Schedule

The readings will come from the course textbook, Managing and Troubleshooting Networks, 5th Edition Exam N10-007 by Mike Meyers, ISBN 978-1260128505. Some supplemental online resources may be used such as Professor Messer.

Cisco Packet Tracer is software used throughout the semester. Students will need to register with Cisco’s Networking Academy to be able to use Packet Tracer. Packet Tracer may be installed on personal computers and laptops, with Windows, Linux and Mac versions available.

This schedule is subject to change.

Week of Reading Tests, Holidays
Jan 10 Chapter 1 - Network Models, also pages 155-157 (Decimal to Binary Conversion)
Jan 17 Chapter 2 Cabling & Topology, Chapter 5 Installing a Physical Network Quiz (Ch 1, Binary conversion)
Jan 24 Chapter 3 Ethernet Basics, Chapter 4 Modern Ethernet Quiz (Ch 2, Ch 5)
Jan 31 Review Quiz (Ch 3, Ch 4), Exam 1 (Ch 1 thru 5), Exam 1 Practical
Feb 7 Chapter 6 TCP/IP Basics & Subnetting Quiz (Ch 6)
Feb 14 Chapter 6 TCP/IP Basics & Subnetting continued
Feb 21 Chapter 6 TCP/IP Basics & Subnetting continued
Feb 28 Chapter 7 Routing Applications Exam 2 (Subnetting), Exam 2 Practical
Mar 7 Spring Break - No class
Mar 14 Chapter 7 Routing Applications Quiz (Ch 7)
Mar 21 Chapter 12 IPv6
Mar 28 Chapter 8 TCP/IP Applications Quiz (Ch 12), Exam 3 (Ch 7,12), Exam 3 Practical
Apr 4 Chapter 9 Network Naming, Chapter 13 Remote Connectivity Quiz (Ch 8, 9,13)
Apr 11 Chapter 14 Wireless Quiz (Ch 14)
Apr 18 Chapter 21 Network Troubleshooting Quiz (Ch 21), Exam 4 (Ch 8,9,13,14,21)
Apr 25 Comprehensive Review
May 2 Finals

Final Exam Schedule * IT2400-01 Monday May 3rd 11:00am-12:50pm Smith Computer Ctr 107 * IT2400-02 Tuesday May 4th 9:00am-10:50am Smith Computer Ctr 107 * IT2400-50 Tuesday May 4th 5:00pm-6:50pm Smith Computer Ctr 113

Last Updated 02/22/2021