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Networking Systems

Networking Systems

51383-51384 Networking Systems Grades 11 12 1 credit
Prerequisite: IT Essentials: PC Hardware. Networking Systems is a technical level course in the Network Systems pathway. It is designed to provide students with the opportunity to understand and work with hubs, switches, and routers. Students develop an understanding of LAN (local area network), WAN (wide area network), wireless connectivity, and Internet-based communications with a strong emphasis on
network function, design, and installation practices. Students acquire skills in the design, installation, maintenance and management of network systems that may help them obtain network certification. Students who complete Networking Systems will earn 3 hours of college credit through Hutchinson Community College. Tuition is free to NHS students. Students can then go on to pursue Cisco Certified
Network Administrator certification at a post-secondary institution.