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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITNC 1010 - Cisco Networking (CCNA) 1

Credit Hours: 4.00

Prerequisites: None

(formerly ITNC 1000)

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are also presented. This is the first of four courses to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching exam.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use IP addressing and subnetting skills to develop an addressing scheme for a small computer network.


  1. Develop an IPv4 and IPv6 addressing plan
  2. Describe the association between physical and logical addressing.
  3. Explain and demonstrate the mechanics associated with IP subnetting.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain the importance of Internet protocols.


  1. Describe the major TCP/IP application protocols.
  2. Describe routing and their associated routing protocols
  3. Describe switching and their associated switching protocols

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to Use the Cisco Command Line Interface (CLI).


  1. Perform basic router and switch initialization.
  2. Perform basic router configuration.
  3. Perform basic switch configuration.

• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES

  1. Configuring a Network Operating System
  2. Network Protocols and Communications
  3. IP Addressing
  4. Subnetting IP Networks
  5. Ethernet Networks

Primary Faculty
Koss, John
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Evans-Mach, Patrick
Balsamo, Michael

Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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