CIS 153 Scaling Networks

The third course in a four-part sequence directed toward the Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification (CCNA). Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a large and complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network.




Prerequisite: CIS 152 Network Router Configurations with a grade of C or better.


Offered Spring only


Career Technical Education (CTE) Course


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Design multi-layer Local Area Networks to implement specified functions of dynamic routing, switching, VLANs, and switchport trunking. Configure routers and switches to implement multi-layer networks employing dynamic routing, switching, VLANs and switchport trunking. Troubleshoot routers, switches, and multi-layer routed and switched networks, and resolve common issues with them.