First of two lecture courses in the Cisco Networking Academy Program, covering the Semester 1 and 2 curriculums. Topics include networking basics, the specifics of each layer of the OSI model, cabling types and standards, router components and configurations, and TCP/IP protocols and IP addressing. The student should be familiar with basic digital electronics concepts and number systems. Admittance to this course is by satisfactory completion of prerequisites or permission of the instructor. It may be used an open elective. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): EET154 and EET155 or CIT171. Corequisite(s): EET221.