Designing Network Services Infrastructure

This course prepares the student for designing a networking infrastructure based on an organization’s needs. Topics include DHCP, IP address configuration, DNS, WINS, as well as current technologies. (Prerequisite: CIS261L)

Advanced Windows Server Configuration

This course covers advanced network services, file services, dynamic access control, network load balancing, failover clustering and disaster recovery. (Prerequisites: CIS261L)

Administering Windows Servers

This course covers implementing Group Policy; managing user and service accounts, maintaining directory services, configuring DNS and remote access; and optimizing file services and security.

Independent Study

Students in an independent study option will engage in learning about a topic of special interest and/or need. A written report on the topic of the independent study is required. (Prerequisites: A matriculated student, Permission of Department Chair and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0)

Intro to Linux

This course provides the introduction to UNIX operating system. Concepts such as file system, editors, program development, shell environment/programming, communication, data management, security and remote computing will be covered. In addition to laboratory exercises to enforce the concepts, students will also engage in a course project. Computer labs will be open for student use. (Prerequisite: […]

Installing and Configuring Windows Servers

This course covers installing and configuring Microsoft Servers; managing directory services; implementing networking, file and print services; and server virtualization. (Prerequisite: CIS136L)

Designing and Supporting Networks

This course is the last in a series of four courses designed to prepare students to earn the Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA) certification. It is based on Cisco CCNA four Course-Designing and Supporting Computer Networks. This course focuses on network design methodologies, network characterization and prototyping tools, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and WAN technologies […]

Mac OS and Networking

This course is based on Apple-Certified courseware and is designed to train students to work with the Mac operating system as part of the business environment. Students will learn how to install, configure, and troubleshoot software and hardware problems that can occur. Additional topics such as systems resources, peripheral devices, hidden files and firewall configuration […]

Managing & Troubleshooting Personal Computers

This course prepares students to pass Comp TIA’s A+ Essentials and Practical Applications exams. The student will gain an understanding of the terminology, technology, installation and upgrading of Windows PCs as well as basic Windows operating system support. The student will also learn advanced configuration and troubleshooting skills, to include the use of the command […]

Small Business Networking

This course is the second in a series of four courses designed to prepare students to earn the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. It is based on the Cisco CCNA 2 course, Working at a Small-toMedium Business or ISP. This course focused on initial router configuration, Cisco IOS software management, routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, […]

Networking Fundamentals (CCNA 1 Cert Test)

This course is an introduction to networking. It is based on the Cisco CCNA 1 course – Networking for Home and Small Businesses. The focus is on network terminology and protocols, local-area networks (LANs), wide-area networks (WANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling, cabling tools, routers, router programming, Ethernet, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and network […]

Network Security

This course covers basic security principles, cryptography, security baselines and current attack and defense techniques and technologies. It also covers the development of security policies and procedures and the management of security efforts. The course prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. (Prerequisite: CIS136L or equivalent)