Career & Technical Education > Cisco Technologies

General Information

  • Name: Fundamentals of Wireless Lans
  • Division: Career & Technical Education
  • Discipline: Cisco Technologies
  • Units (Credits): 4.00
  • Course Attributes:
    • May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
    • Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees

I. Catalog Course Description

Introduces wireless LAN concepts and focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of wireless networks. Covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands-on skills.


II: Course Objectives

Fundamentals of Wireless LANs is an introductory course that will focus on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of wireless networks. It covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands-on skills.

Students who successfully complete this course will have a better understanding of:

  • Wireless LAN setup & troubleshooting
  • 802.11a & 802.11b technologies, products and solutions
  • Site Surveys
  • Resilient WLAN design, installation and configuration
  • WLAN Security – 802.1x, EAP, LEAP, WEP, SSID
  • Vendor interoperability strategies

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Demonstrate the competencies required to successfully pass information technology certification exams.

Scheduled CSCO-130 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no CSCO-130 classes scheduled for this term.