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CTS 225 - Wireless LANs

3 credit hours - Three hours of lecture weekly; one term.
Formerly CSI 269 - Wireless LANs

Apply the principles of wireless data communications, protocols and standards as related to Wireless Local Area Networking (WLAN) through integrated lab demonstrations and exercises. Learn about the characteristics and uses of wireless network devices, RF transmission, propagation and WLAN frequency bands. Compare and contrast standard “wired” network device and WLAN implementations. Build, configure, secure and troubleshoot basic and extended WANS. Qualify to administer and support different brands of wireless LAN hardware. This course prepares students to sit for Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) certification. Lab fee $50.

Prerequisite(s): CTS 110  or CTS 130 .

Course Outcomes:
 

  • Apply the basic technical language pertaining to Wireless Local Area Networking (WLAN).
    • Identify the key features of Wireless Networking.
    • Understand Wireless Networking.
    • Understand and implement Wireless Networking.
  • Describe the purposes of Wireless Networking and the functions they perform as a Wireless Networking person.
    • Identify the key features and functions Wireless Networking engineer would perform
    • Understand how a Wireless Networking engineer would perform wireless networking tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact with Wireless Local Area Networking (WLAN) and peripherals.
    • Identify the key features and with Wireless Networking (WLAN) and peripherals.
    • Understand how a Wireless Networking (WLAN) and peripherals work.
  • Demonstrate the ability to secure a Wireless Networking (WLAN) and peripherals.
    • Understand how to harden Wireless Local Area Networking (WLAN) and peripherals.
    • Identify the key features and functions of hardening with Wireless Local Area Networking (WLAN) and peripherals.