Routing protocols and routing knowledge is crucial for today's networking professional. This course gives you an opportunity to compare and contrast the performance, overhead, routability, security, and integrity issues surrounding today's major LAN/WAN protocols. The student will understand how to install, configure, and manage Cisco routers. Students will configure static and dynamic routes, subnet IPv4 and IPv6 networks, addressing schemes and access lists in the classroom network. Students will learn how to configure routers for dynamic routing protocols, Access Control Lists for both IPv4 and IPv6. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills as they evaluate various technology topics and concepts while searching for underlying connections between the technology and how to apply those concepts in a lab setting, which is a skill that should be beneficial in any/all types of technology careers. This course will also help students gain hands-on technology literacy which will be of vital significance when making important work-related decisions.