DCN706 - Wireless and Mobile

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Subject Title
Wireless and Mobile

Subject Description

This course on Wireless LANs focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of Wireless LANs. It covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands on skills in the following areas: Wireless LAN setup & troubleshooting, 802.11a & 802.11b technologies, products & solutions, Site Surveys, Resilient WLAN design, installation & configuration, WLAN Security - 802.1x, EAP, LEAP, WEP, SSID, Vendor interoperability strategies.

Credit Status
1 credit in the CNS/CTY * Programs

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

· Explain wireless standards, organizations, and RF fundamentals

· Discuss RF components, measurements, units, and mathematics

· Define wireless antenna concepts and characteristics

· Identify emerging technologies in the wireless local area networks

· Verify wireless local area network topologies

· Configure Cisco wireless access points and controllers

· Troubleshoot Cisco wireless access points and controllers

· Discuss 802.11 MAC and WLAN architecture

· Design wireless local area network

· Illustrate 802.11 network security architecture

· Summarize RF site survey fundamentals, tools, and devices

· Complete site survey analysis and issuing related reports and documentation

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.