PTI501: Home Networking (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Home Networking
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
About the Program:
Home Networking prepares students for careers in the IT industry. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in Networking Systems as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: This course prepares students to become network engineers and prepares them for entrance into a technology career field or for further technology study. The program includes a complete range of basic and advanced networking concepts – from pulling cables through such complex concepts as subnet masking rules and strategies.
Major Instructional Activities: The program teaches students to design, build, and maintain small to medium-sized networks. Activities are conducted in a lab setting using computers, servers, and routers that students assemble into functional networks. During the course students will participate in threaded case study discussions.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will demonstrate their knowledge through tests, hands-on demonstrations, and projects.