IT 207: Advanced Networking and Network Security

Credits 5
Quarter Offered

Covers advanced networking and network security concepts & skills including routing, switching, virtual LANs, network design, routing protocols, network management and software defined networking. Secure network design, implementation and monitoring/maintenance are taught using hands-on projects for students. This class may include students from multiple sections.


  1. Describe how routing and switching work by building a working, multi-zone network
  2. Demonstrate how to configure routers and switches for specific scenarios
  3. Describe and demonstrate the best practices in secure network design
  4. Describe and demonstrate best practices when maintaining a secure network
  5. Demonstrate how to automate network management tasks
  6. Demonstrate how to manage and configure network security devices such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems