Total Hours Needed to Graduate:
60 Hours

Major

33 Hours
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CREDIT HOURS
CIS 1110
Computer Operating Systems and Maintenance I and II
3

Provides an introduction to computer operating systems and maintenance concepts. Students will study the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems and will receive a brief introduction to Linux. This course will assist students in their preparation for the CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

CIS 2210
Database Management and Design
3

Introduces students to the underlying principles of information and database structure in electronic database management systems. Students will be introduced to types of information, table structure, features of a relational database, basic concepts of database design and normalization, and basic overviews of the roles of database administrators and professionals. Students will also be introduced to introductory SQL commands using a command line and existing databases. Expands on the concepts learned in the introductory course in database creation by introducing students to higher levels of database development and computer science concepts. Students learn SQL in order to study the manipulation of a relational database. This course also includes a survey of database platforms.

Prerequisite(s):
CIS 1110 OR CS 1010 OR CS 1110 OR NET 1010

ITS 2110
Introduction to Network Security
3

Provides students with a strong foundation in network security concepts, along with analysis and design of these systems. It is a preparatory course in network security methodologies and helps prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
NET 1010

Concurrent requisite(s):
ITS 2110L

ITS 2210
VPN Firewall
3

Prepares students to protect private networks from external security threats through the use of firewall systems. Discusses security holes in common Internet services and how to proactively defend against external attacks. Discusses the philosophies of firewall design, access lists, authentication, and general security policy. Covers a wide variety of firewall systems over multiple operating systems. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
ITS 2110

Concurrent requisite(s):
ITS 2210L

ITS 2310
Linux I
3

Provides an introduction to Linux/Unix, its history, characteristics, and system basics from a user's perspective. The following concepts are introduced: basic file structures; navigational tools; file manipulation tools; file permissions and access; 'vi' editor basics; remote terminal emulation; mail; shell fundamentals; quoting and special characters; filename generation; input/output redirection; pipelines; multitasking and input arguments. Students will demonstrate the ability to use Linux/Unix commands at the command-line level. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
ITS 2310L

ITS 2320
Linux II
3

Prepares students for the LPIC-1 Certification Exam utilizing the Cisco Networking Academy (CNA), NDG Linux 1 Course. This certification as an introductory certification for people who want to enter careers involving Linux. The exam is meant to certify that an individual has the skills necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux system and is familiar with Linux-specific concepts and basic hardware. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
ITS 2310

Concurrent requisite(s):
ITS 2320L

MNP 2110
Microsoft Client
3

Provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to install, deploy, and upgrade to Microsoft Windows 8, including ensuring hardware and software compatibility. Additionally, this course covers the skills necessary to configure pre-installation and post-installation system settings, Windows security features, network connectivity applications included with Windows 8, and mobile computing. This course also addresses the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration. This Microsoft Official Academic Course helps to prepare the student for the Microsoft Certification examination, 70-687 and 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
NET 1010

Concurrent requisite(s):
MNP 2110L

MNP 2150
Microsoft Server
3

Addresses the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Server configuration. This is a Microsoft Official Academic Course helps to prepare the student for a Microsoft Certification examination. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

NET 1010
Networking Essentials
3

Introduces students to the field of computing. Focuses on the basic issues related to data communications and networking technologies. Topics include the OSI model, network topologies, protocols, and the fundamentals of internetworking. TCP/IP addressing is also covered. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Corequisite(s):
CIS 1110

Concurrent requisite(s):
NET 1010L

NET 2310
Virtual Environment Install Configure and Manage
3

Explores the installation, configuration and management of VMware vSphere. The course is based on ESXi and vCenter Server and gives students practical lab experience in installing vSphere components; configuring and managing ESXi networking and storage using vCenter Server; deploying, managing and migrating virtual machines; monitoring ESXi resources; and using vCenter to manage high availability and data protection of virtual systems. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional 5 certification examination. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
NET 2310L

WRKIT2010
Work Experience
3

Provides a 150-hour minimum learning experience over a minimum of 10 week in an appropriate work environment structured to allow students to develop skills and gain training in their major field. A minimum grade of 73% is required on the supervisor evaluation and assignments to pass the course.

Choose One Networking Group: A, B or C

12 Hours
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Networking Group A

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COURSE TITLE
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CSC 2010
CISCO CCENT Networking I
3

Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The course also describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Students will also learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPng, single area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This course prepares students for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician Certification (CCENT) and is an official Cisco Networking Academy course. 30 of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
NET 1010

Concurrent requisite(s):
CSC 2010L

CSC 2020
CISCO CCENT Networking II
3

Continues the introduction of the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The course also describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Students will also learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPng, single area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This course prepares students for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician Certification (CCENT) and is an official Cisco Networking Academy course. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
CSC 2010

Concurrent requisite(s):
CSC 2020L

CSC 2110
CISCO CCNA Networking I
3

Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. This course also discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network and understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. This course prepares students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification (CCNA) and is an official Cisco Networking Academy course. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
CSC 2020

Concurrent requisite(s):
CSC 2110L

CSC 2120
CISCO CCNA Networking II
3

Continues the discussion and work from CSC2110 regarding the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. This course also discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network and understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. This course prepares students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification (CCNA) and is an official Cisco Networking Academy course. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
CSC 2110

Concurrent requisite(s):
CSC 2120L

Networking Group B

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COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
CSC 2010
CISCO CCENT Networking I
3

Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The course also describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Students will also learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPng, single area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This course prepares students for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician Certification (CCENT) and is an official Cisco Networking Academy course. 30 of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
NET 1010

Concurrent requisite(s):
CSC 2010L

CSC 2020
CISCO CCENT Networking II
3

Continues the introduction of the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The course also describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Students will also learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPng, single area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This course prepares students for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician Certification (CCENT) and is an official Cisco Networking Academy course. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
CSC 2010

Concurrent requisite(s):
CSC 2020L

MNP 2210
Server Administration I
3

Addresses the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration. This Microsoft Official Academic Course helps to prepare the student for the Microsoft Certification examination, 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

MNP 2220
Server Administration II
3

Introduces the student to the skills and knowledge necessary for the administration tasks to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as fault tolerance, certificate services, identity federation, advanced file and network services, dynamic access control and disaster recovery. This Microsoft Official Academic Course helps to prepare the student for the Microsoft Certification examination, 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services. A map to MCSA credential and is a prerequisite to Windows Operating System Certification program courses and exams. Prerequisite(s): MNP2210. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
MNP 2210

Concurrent requisite(s):
MNP 2220L

Networking Group C

COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
MNP 2210
Server Administration I
3

Addresses the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration. This Microsoft Official Academic Course helps to prepare the student for the Microsoft Certification examination, 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

MNP 2220
Server Administration II
3

Introduces the student to the skills and knowledge necessary for the administration tasks to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as fault tolerance, certificate services, identity federation, advanced file and network services, dynamic access control and disaster recovery. This Microsoft Official Academic Course helps to prepare the student for the Microsoft Certification examination, 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services. A map to MCSA credential and is a prerequisite to Windows Operating System Certification program courses and exams. Prerequisite(s): MNP2210. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
MNP 2210

Concurrent requisite(s):
MNP 2220L

NET 2210
Routers and Routing
3

Provides an introduction to the concepts of routers, the OSI reference model, IP addressing, subnetting, data link and network addresses, and concepts of data encapsulation. Includes hands-on exercises. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
NET 1010

Concurrent requisite(s):
NET 2210L

NET 2250
Advanced Routers and Routing
3

Examines router elements, RIP and IGRP routing protocols, router operating system software, configuration and installation, and LAN segmentation using bridges, routers, and switches. Covers the operation of the Spanning Tree protocol. Focus is on Cisco technology. Includes hands-on exercises. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
NET 2210

Concurrent requisite(s):
NET 2250L

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