This course is the second course of the four semester Cisco Systems CCNA preparation program. This track is a robust implementation that follows the proven, world recognized Cisco Networking Academy curriculum and incorporates significant online components, including testing. It is designed for students seeking a technical degree in the field of Computer Networking, and for the student seeking CCNA/CCNP certification. This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers and switches, and explains the principles of routing and routing protocols following Cisco Academy recommendations. It covers basic switched network implementation, and introduces routed networks and their attendant protocols. Prerequisite: NET 101.