Course Information

for Networking Department


Computer Core Technology I (CET101)

Credits:3

This is the first of two courses that maps fully to CompTIA’s latest A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Exam objectives. In this course students will gain a complete, step-by-step approach for learning the fundamentals of supporting, troubleshooting computer hardware. Prerequisite(s): ENGL099 English Fundamentals II, MATH098 Pre College Arithmetic

Computer Core Technology II (CET103)

Credits:3

This is the second of two courses that maps fully to CompTIA’s latest A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Exam objectives. This course completes the remaining requirements for the latest CompTIA exam objectives. Students will gain a complete, step-by-step approach for learning the fundamentals of supporting, troubleshooting maintaining, optimizing Windows, connecting and setting a network, network security strategies, client-side virtualization, and supporting mobile devices and printers.

Data Communications and Networking (CISC150)

Credits:3

Mobile Application Development (CISC160)

Credits:3

Introduction to Web Content Man. Systems (CISC216)

Credits:3

Computer Ethics (CISC231)

Credits:3

Human Computer Interaction (CISC235)

Credits:3

Special Topics in CS/IT (CISC250)

Credits:3

Windows Enterprise Desktop Admin (NET107)

Credits:3

This course helps candidates prepare for the Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (EDST) professional credential. By the course’s end, students will have been exposed to the process of establishing and using a troubleshooting methodology, and the EDST job role and responsibilities. Additionally, students will be exposed to various troubleshooting tools and techniques that enable them to address the following Windows issues in an enterprise network environment: Startup, Group Policy, Hardware and device driver Performance Network connectivity Remote connectivity User profile and logon Security Applications

Introduction to Networking (NET111)

Credits:3

This course prepares students to take the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. The course first introduces the fundamental building blocks that form a modern network, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. It then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security. The course will prepare you to select the best network design, hardware, and software for your environment

Helpdesk and Client Support (NET112)

Credits:3

This course focuses on key information and skills for user support professionals, including troubleshooting and problem solving, successful communication with users, determining a client's specific needs, and training end users. For those considering entering the field, alternate career paths for user-support workers are covered. With balanced coverage of both people skills and technical skills, this course is an excellent resource for those in or preparing for the technical-support field.

Windows Server Administration (NET117)

Credits:3

This course will teach students how to install, deploy, delegate, update, and secure a Windows Server environment. This course also covers server administration, read only domain controllers, server core, and virtualization.

Cisco Networking I (NET120)

Credits:3

This course is the first of two courses that prepare students for the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) exam which is required for Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT™) certification. Topics covered in this course are identifying data network operations, OSI/TCP models, designing a small switched network, initial switch configuration tasks and enabling remote access, IP addressing, LAN/WAN connectivity, NAT, DNS and DHCP

Admin Windows Network Infastructure (NET202)

Credits:3

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and troubleshoot Windows Server Network Infrastructures. It will cover networking technologies most commonly used with Windows Servers such as DNS, DHCP, IPv4 and IPv6 network addressing, Network Policy server and Network Access Protection and configuring secure network access. It also covers fault tolerant storage technologies, Network Storage and routing and remote access, monitoring and compliance updates as well as other relevant technologies.

Cisco Networking II (NET205)

Credits:3

This course is the second of two courses that prepare students for the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) exam which is required for Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT™) certification. Topics covered in this course are routing concepts; routing protocols; IOS configuration; secure wireless networking; network security; cisco security devices; implementing and verifying WAN links.

Cisco Networking III (NET206)

Credits:3

This course is the first of two courses that prepare students for the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) exam which is required for the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Topics covered in this course, Spanning Tree Protocol Concepts; LSM and IPv6 addressing; extending switched networks with VLANs; configuring, verifying and troubleshooting VLANs; the VTP, RSTP, OSPF and EIGRP protocols.

Cisco Networking IV (NET207)

Credits:3

Introduction to UNIX/LINUX (NET210)

Credits:3

This course prepares students to pass the Linux+ certification exam from CompTIA (Powered by LPI). The course provides comprehensive coverage of topics related to Linux certification, including Linux distributions, installation, administration, X-Windows, networking, and security. Topics covered are: Introduction to Linux, Linux Installation and Usage, Linux Filesystem Management and Administration,

Introduction to Networking II (NET211)

Credits:3

Wireless Networking (NET215)

Credits:3

This course prepares students for the CWNA certification exam which is the foundation-level enterprise Wi-Fi certification for the CWNP Program. Topics covered are radio frequency properties, behaviors, and regulations, and how they affect networking; wireless standards, including 802.11 extensions a, b, g, and n; performing a successful site survey, WPA2 security standards, including 802.1X/EAP and AES, Wireless intrusion detection.

Implementing Windows Active Dir. In (NET222)

Credits:3

This course provides in-depth training on implementing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server environments. It covers core AD DS concepts and functionality as well as implementing Group Policies, performing backup and restore and monitoring and troubleshooting Active Directory related issues. After completing this course students will be able to configure AD DS in their Windows Server environments.

Implementing Security for Win 2003 (NET231)

Credits:3

Computer Ethics (NET231)

Credits:3

This replaces NET260 (Linux Administration)

Major Elective (NET240)

Credits:3

This course will cover a topic in networking that is relevant to the program. The topic taught will vary by trimester. Prerequisite(s): Completion of 30 credits in major. (CET,NET,SEC only)

CNE Special Topics (NET241)

Credits:3

Linux Administration (NET260)

Credits:3

This course focuses on the administration of LINUX in a secured networked environment. Students will be introduced to the installation and configuration of LINUX, along with the use of command-line LINUX commands and scripting languages. Special emphasis will be placed on the installation and configuration of popular LINUX services such as SSH, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, Samba, MySQL, IPTABLES firewall, etc. Hardening of the LINUX kernel will also be discussed to make students aware how a LINUX system could be made more secure.

Network Engineering Capstone (NET295)

Credits:3

The purpose of this course is to ensure that students can synthesize and integrate the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the networking engineering curriculum. Students will be required to design a networking solution which includes a significant design experience, where teamwork and written and oral communication are a key part of that design experience. Prerequisite(s): Completion of 45 credits in major. (CET,NET,SEC only)

Intro to Information Security (SEC100)

Credits:3

This course provides a broad view of information assurance and security. Topics include evaluation of security models, risk assessment, threat analysis, organizational technology evaluation, security implementation, disaster recovery planning and security policy formulation and implementation.

Firewall and Intrusion Detection (SEC105)

Credits:3

Firewall and Intrusion Detection (SEC105)

Credits:3

This course introduces network firewall security. It will cover basic installation techniques, discuss how to make an intelligent choice of firewall technology, and present basic firewall troubleshooting. Students will complete hands-on exercises and case projects for testing and evaluating various firewall techniques.