Explore network terminology, fundamentals, the differences between network classifications, and the high-level design principles of network architecture with Monarch Network System Design. This CTE course teaches students in grades 9-12 how computer networks operate, how to manage and maintain them, and how to design, configure, and troubleshoot networks of all sizes through dynamic lessons and interactive multimedia elements. Purchase of this individual Monarch course grants access to one child for 18 months beginning on the date of activation.
Discover the basics of network design, including how to identify network requirements and determine the proper network architecture, in this CTE elective. Students in grades 9-12 learn the requirements of network models, local area networks, Internet Protocol, and the basics of routing data on a network.
This online course also introduces homeschoolers to wide area networks and network security issues, network management, including monitoring and troubleshooting, and network operating systems and their role in connecting computers and facilitating communications.
Scope and Sequence
In addition to a reliable High Speed Internet Connection and a recent version of Adobe Flash Player, you must have one of the following browsers:
- Google Chrome (current version)
- Microsoft Edge
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (versions 11 & 10)
- Mozilla Firefox (current version)
- Apple Safari (version 9)
Best Effort Browsers
Apple Safari (version 8)