CompTIA Network+ Course Outline
Orientation and Introduction to CompTIA Network+
Chapter 1- Network Basics and Components: OSI and TCP/IP Models, OSI Model and Network Comments
Chapter 2 – Common Networking Protocols, Domain Name System, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, Common TCP and UDP Ports, IP Addressing
Chapter 3 – Routing and Switching: Routing, Installing Routers and Switches
Chapter 4 – Networking Technologies: Network Topologies, LAN Technologies, WAN Technologies, Virtual Networks
Chapter 5 – Media and Connectors: Standard Media Types, Standard Connector Types, Wiring Distribution Components
Chapter 6 – SOHO networking: Implementing a SOHO Network
Chapter 7 – Wireless Networking: Network Hardware Tools, Network Software Tools, Monitoring and Analyzing Network Traffic, Optimizing Network Performance, Network Appliances
Chapter 8 – Monitoring and optimization: Network Hardware Tools, Network Software Tools, Monitoring and Analyzing Network Traffic, Optimizing Network Performance, Network Appliances
Chapter 9 – Network Access: Network Access Security Methods, User Authentication
Chapter 10 – Network Security: Network Security, Threat Mitigation, Network Security Appliances and Methods, Installing and Configuring A Firewall
Chapter 11 – Troubleshooting Methodology: Management Documentation, Troubleshooting Physical Connectivity Problems, Troubleshooting Routers and Switches, Troubleshooting Wireless Network Problems
Networking Final Prep
✵ Lecture and Lab time is scheduled on a weekly basis.
✵ Weekly assessments must be passed with an 80% or better or must be retaken immediately following results.