- Lan Design, Implementation and Management
This course studies the theory and application of the design and construction of Local Area Networks (LANs) network topology, standards, protocols and media, network operating systems, LAN servers and workstations, LAN application software, and network printing and management. Students learn how to plan, install, troubleshoot and evaluate a LAN. A course project involves building a LAN, installing hardware and software and managing the LAN for best performance. Students also evaluate and compare different network operating systems.