Curriculum

Electives

Network Systems Introduction

Offered to Grades 11-12
0.5 Credit (Semester or Summer Term)

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Detailed Course Description

Teach students the fundamental concepts of computer networking systems with this six-unit, introductory course for students in grades 11-12. Along the way, learners become acquainted with systems including Open System Interconnection (OSI), Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Local Area Networks (LAN), and Wide Area Networks (WAN).

Throughout this CTE elective, students study various network devices, physical media, network operating systems, and network security. In addition, students examine industry standards and the development of networking technologies, as well as software and hardware components used in typical networking and internetworking environments.