This award recognizes proficiency in wireless networking including IEEE 802.11 protocols, wireless security, RF signal characteristics, antenna types, and design.
|Required Core Courses|
|CNIT R127||Wireless Networking Fundamentals||3|
|CNIT R120||Cisco CCNA Computer Networking I||4|
|or CNIT R144||CompTIA Network+ Fundamentals and Certification Preparation|
For more information, see Earn a Proficiency Award.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in configuring a wireless LAN network configuration utility to create a profile and connect to a specific SSID and specific encryption type.
- Demonstrate the ability to create a layered wireless security defense including strong encryption, MAC filter, complex admin password, and a non-broadcast SSID.
- Identify common antenna types used in WLANs and specify their approximate gain and coverage pattern.
- Demonstrate competency in soft skills to include the ability to communicate effectively and problem solve.