Covers WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) topics including basic wireless principles, wireless technology concepts, wireless networking devices, 802.11 antenna technology, and WLAN Security. Introduces 802.11 WLAN communication technologies available today. Along with learning wireless technology terms, concepts and principles, students will get hands-on experience configuring a variety of WLAN networking devices and topologies. The CWNA certification is the foundation level enterprise Wi-Fi certification for the Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) program, and is required for the Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) and Certified Wire Networking Expert (CWNE) certifications.


Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in CIS 120, 121 and 125 or 201 or equivalent or possess a current CCNA certification or two years verifiable network administration experience
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in CIS 190, 202 or equivalent
3 UNITS : 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory