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Course Description

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Computer Networking Technology - CNT 179

Physical Networking

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the student to physical aspects of networking technologies and telecommunication support that converge in modern integrated business data environment. The student will practice cabling fundamentals, industry best practices and maintaining a network/telecommunications system.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.


Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Measure voltages to determine continuity of a communication networking using a digital multimeter.
  • Summarize terminology used to describe basic physical network infrastructure components.
  • Diagram a local area network and functions.
  • Examine telecommunications technology.
  • Specify information distribution requirements in a communications network.
  • Compare various network topologies and their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Explain wired and wireless network types.
  • Construct network communications cabling layouts.
  • Explain various protocols used in communications networks.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; COMPUTER NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 179112829Physical NetworkingMC3Petteys R15/22/0Open$52.00W  01:00 PM-03:52 PM HS850

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday