ITN 252 IT Networking III

Campus Location:
Georgetown, Dover, Stanton, Wilmington
Effective Date:
ITN 251


Course Credits and Hours:
3.00 credits
2.00 lecture hours/week
2.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This course provides the essential knowledge and skills to perform advanced network design and implementation. Topics include advanced routing and switching technologies, IP services, troubleshooting, and WAN services. Additionally, this course prepares students for related industry certifications.

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Additional Materials:

Access to high-speed Internet

Schedule Type:
Classroom Course
Video Conferencing
Web Conferencing
Hybrid Course
Online Course


Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
  1. Evaluate and configure LAN switching technologies.  (CCC 2, 6; PGC 1, 4)
  2. Configure and manage IP routing technologies. (CCC 2, 6; PGC 1, 4)
  3. Apply best practices to troubleshooting networks. (CCC 2, 6; PGC 1, 4)
  4. Configure WAN technologies. (CCC 2, 6; PGC 1, 3, 4)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Evaluate and configure LAN switching technologies.
    1. Compare and contrast enhanced switching technologies.
    2. Configure and verify PVSTP operation.
  2. Configure and manage IP routing technologies.
    1. Compare and contrast high availability protocols.
    2. Describe the boot process of Cisco IOS routers.
    3. Configure and verify operation status of device interfaces.
    4. Manage Cisco IOS Files.
    5. Manage Cisco licenses.
    6. Compare and contrast advanced models of routing and routing protocols.
    7. Configure and verify OSPF (single area).
    8. Configure and verify EIGRP (single AS).
    9. Configure and verify RIPv2.
  3. Apply best practices to troubleshooting networks.
    1. Identify and correct common network problems.
    2. Use NetFlow data.
    3. Troubleshoot routing protocol issues.
    4. Troubleshoot interVLAN routing problems.
    5. Troubleshoot Layer 2 issues.
    6. Configure and verify Syslog.
  4. Configure WAN technologies.
    1. Identify different WAN technologies.
    2. Configure and verify a WAN serial connection.
    3. Configure and verify a point-to-point protocol (PPP) connection between Cisco routers.
    4. Implement and troubleshoot PPPoE.
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:

90 100 = A
80 89 = B
70 79 = C
0 69 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
  1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
  2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
  3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
  5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
  6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):
  1. Solve technology-related problems using critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  2. Articulate the role of the technology professional in organizations to support the ethical use of information technology.
  3. Apply fundamental security concepts and strategies for maintaining and securing information technology.
  4. Read and interpret technical information and effectively communicate to a wide range of audiences using oral, print, and multimedia strategies.
  5. Demonstrate the importance of lifelong learning that empowers personal and professional growth.
Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.