This hands-on course provides students with a working knowledge of the spreadsheet package Microsoft Excel. Students learn the basics of creating a spreadsheet and move into the advanced spreadsheet features such as formatting, charting, reporting, functions, file operations, data management, and what-if analysis.
This course provides an overview of data communications and information as it explores the terminology, equipment and procedures that are used as LAN building blocks. It also covers methods of connecting PCs and the specialized applications that are designed to utilize the special advantages of a networked environment.
This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and ability to identify various types of computer hardware. The student will become familiar with internal and external hardware and their configurations.
This course provides the student with an introduction to the effective use of the Linux operating system. Operating system concepts will be reviewed as well as how the Linux system implements these concepts. We will explore the main areas of the Linux system, including the Linux file system and Linux process execution in a multitasking, multi-user environment. Special attention will be paid to the Linux shell, with an emphasis on shell programming and using Linux tools as building blocks for more powerful data processing work.
This course prepares the student to administer networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 operating system and to pass the MCITP 70-410 certification exam. Focusing on updates to the software and in-depth coverage of the administration aspects of Windows Server 2012, this course includes topics such as installing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting Windows Server 2012.
This course will provide the student with the knowledge needed to deploy and configure an organization's application infrastructures with Microsoft Windows Server 2012. Students will learn to deploy services such as Certificate Services, IIS, Remote Services, Sharepoint, SANs, and how to set up a network environment. Upon completion of the course, the student will be well on the way to passing the Microsoft 70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Certification exam.
This course is designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of TCP/IP for purposes of internetworking. In this course the student will explore the functionality of the TCP/IP protocol suite, TCP/IP internetworking, and managing TCP/IP. Students will learn IPv4 addressing and subnetting, as well as the new IPv6 addressing and configuration. Troubleshooting techniques appropriate to the server, node and network environment as well as learning how to systematically locate the problem and how to correct it will also be explored.
This course is designed as a capstone project for the Network Administration option. This course will provide the student with the opportunity to perform a major, hands-on project pertaining to this field.
The internship is a credit-worthy work opportunity for students to gain experience in their major areas of study by strengthening and expanding their classroom knowledge through practical application. You must earn a total of 3 internship credits. To earn one credit, an intern must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 45 hours on the job; therefore, the intern must complete a total of 135 hours.
Students may intern after earning at least two-thirds of their program credits and a 2.0 grade point average. All students must apply to intern during the semester prior to the semester in which they plan to earn the internship credits.
Network Security is a hands-on, career-oriented learning solution with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized security skills to advance their careers. The curriculum provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. It will also help prepare students for entry-level security career opportunities.
Student must have completed CNT 100 Networking Basics if in the Network Admin IT program or CIT 132 Local Area Networks if in the Network Administration program.
Wireshark, a network analyzer, is the de facto industry standard open source product for network troubleshooting, analysis, and security. The curriculum provides in-depth training in using this powerful tool to find network performance issues and identify security breaches. It will also help prepare students for entry-level security career opportunities and prepare them for the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Exam. This certification exam is certified by the Department of Defense which will also provide opportunities for employment in various government organizations in information technology. Students should have basic computer technology and networking knowledge to be successful in this course.
CIT 132 Local Area Networks or CIT 194 Network Basics or at least 2 years' prior experience in computer networking / technology.
CIT 132 Local Area Networks or CIT 194 Networking Basics or at least 2 years' prior experience in computer networking / technology.