Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

CENT 315 - Network Management (3)

  • Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CENT 275

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of managing a computer network. This course will cover the role of the network manager in developing and maintaining a computer networking environment. Concepts such as network planning, network administration, traffi c monitoring, and network performance will be covered. Students will learn how to use network management tools.

2 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of CENT 315, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the network manager in the development and continued operation of a computing network.
  • Describe the role of network management protocols and network management tools within the framework of the network manager's role.
  • Understand the use of standard IT management frameworks and their relation to the Network managers role.
  • Configure management tools to use standard network management protocols.
  • Describe ethical issues related to network management.

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