• Course Outline - CIS153 Intermediate Routing and Switching

  • Course Number Course Title Course Credits
    CIS153 Intermediate Routing and Switching 3

    Course Description:

    This course provides students with a deeper understanding of the advanced functionality of routers and switches. Students are able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. They also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network.


    1. Configure and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS operations for IPv4 and IPv6 networks
    2. Describe the operations and benefits of the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    3. Configure and troubleshoot STP operations
    4. Describe the operations and benefits of link aggregation and VLAN Truck Protocol (VTP)
    5. Configure and troubleshoot VTP
    6. Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of routers and switches in a complex network for IPv4 and IPv6
    7. Configure and troubleshoot advanced operations of routers and implement RIP, OSPF, and EIGRP routing protocols for IPv4 and IPv6
    8. Manage Cisco IOS(R) Software licensing and configuration files