Networking (ITNW, ITSC, ITSY)

ITNW 1308. IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING CLIENT OPERATING SYSTEMS
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course provides opportunity for skills development in the management and configuration of network clinets. This course leads to the Microsoft industry certification for Mobility and Device Fundamentals.

ITNW 1325. FUNDAMENTALS OF NETWORK TECHNOLOGY
(LECTURE 2, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course offers instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI and TCP/IP reference models, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software. The student will learn to identify and use network transmission media; explain the OSI and TCP/IP network reference models; identify and construct networks using the primary network topologies/protocols; identify network characteristics, and determine which would be most appropriate for a proposed network; identify and implement different network operating systems, including centralized, client/server, and peer-to-peer systems; distinguish between Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks and identify the components used to expand a LAN into a WAN. This course leads to a Cisco industry certification.

ITNW 1345. IMPLEMENTING NETWORK DIRECTORY SERVICES
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and administer Network Directory service. This course is one of three courses required to achieve the Microsoft MCSA certification. Prerequisite: ITNW 1354 with a grade of "C" or better.

ITNW 1353. SUPPORTING NETWORK SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course provides skills development in installing, configuring, managing, and supporting a network infrastructure. This is one of three courses required to achieve the Microsoft MCSA certification.

ITNW 1354. IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING SERVERS
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course provides opportunity for the development of skills necessary to implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment. This course leads to the Windows Microsoft industry certification for Windows Server Administration Fundamentals.

ITNW 1480. COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - COMPUTER SYSTEMS NETWORKING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
(LECTURE 1, COOP 26). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This is an intermediate or advanced course with lecture and work-based instruction that helps students gain practical experience in the discipline, enhance skills, and integrate knowledge. Indirect supervision is provided by the work supervisor while the lecture is provided by College faculty or by other individuals under the supervision of the educational institution. Cooperative education may be a paid or unpaid learning experience. Prerequisites: Completion of 12 credit hours or equivalent work experience.

ITNW 2305. NETWORK ADMINISTRATION
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course focuses on the components of a local area network and their relationships, the creation and administration of user accounts and groups, planning and setting up of network file systems, creation of effective file system security, and implementation and administration of network printing. This is one of three courses required to achieve the Microsoft MCSA certification.

ITNW 2312. ROUTERS
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Router configuration for local area networks and wide area networks. Includes Internet Protocol (IP) addressing techniques and intermediate routing protocols. This course leads to a Cisco industry certification. Prerequisite or co-requisite: ITNW 1325.

ITSC 1305. INTRODUCTION TO PC OPERATING SYSTEMS
(LECTURE 2, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Introduction to personal computer operating systems including installation, configuration, file management, memory and storage management, control of peripheral devices and use of utilities. CompTIA A+ Part 2 certification.

ITSC 1316. LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION
(LECTURE 2, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Students will receive an introduction to the open-source Linux operating system. This course includes Linux installation, basic administration, utilities and commands, upgrading, networking, security and application installation. Emphasizes hands-on setup, administration, and management of Linux. Instruction also covers maintaining and securing reliable Linux systems. The student will install, administer and manage a secure and reliable Linux system; demonstrate proficiency with Linux Utilities, commands and applications; demonstrate effective Linux operation system set up; identify and resolve security-based issues; and identify networking principles necessary to integrate a Linux system into and existing network. This course leads to first of two exams required to achieve the CompTIA Linux+ and Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 certifications.

ITSC 1325. PERSONAL COMPUTER HARDWARE
(LECTURE 2, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Current personal computer hardware including assembly, upgrading, setup, configuration and troubleshooting. This course leads to the CompTIA A+ Part 1 certification.

ITSC 1391. SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES, GENERAL LINUX
(LECTURE 2, LAB 4). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course covers shells, scripting and data management, user interfaces and desktops, administrative tasks, essential system services, networking fundamentals and security. This course leads to second of two exams required to achieve the CompTIA Linux+ and Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 certifications. Prerequisite: ITSC 1316 with a grade of "C" or better.

ITSY 1300. FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SECURITY
(LECTURE 2, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. WECM.

This course provides the basic information security goals of availability, integrity, accuracy, and confidentiality. Vocabulary and terminology specific to the field of information security are discussed. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities and appropriate countermeasures are addressed. The importance of appropriate planning and administrative controls is also discussed. This course leads to the CompTIA Security+ exam. Prerequisites: ITNW 1308 and ITNW 1354 with a grade of "C" or better.

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