CF – Computer Forensics

CF 117B – Computer Forensics

3 credits.

This course introduces the student to the preservation, identification, extraction, documentation and interpretation of crimes related computer data. the course will include both lecture and demonstration of investigative techniques. Students should have basic computer knowledge.

CF 118B – Internet Forensics

3 credits.

This course introduces the student to network intrusion analysis. It will cover DNS, ICMP, and fragmentation intrusion techniques and the use of TCP dump and SNORT in intrusion detection and prevention. Prerequisite: CIT 112B.

CF 119B – Introduction to Electronic Crime for Law Enforcement

3 credits.

This course is an introduction to investigation of high-tech crime. It will present the tools and methods used by criminals in identity theft, financial crimes, drug trafficking, crimes against children. hacking, terrorism and other electronic crimes. it will also include high-tech intelligence gathering methods and legal considerations, including ECPA, pen/trap orders, CALEA, and Title III wire taps.

CF 124B – Digital Crime Investigation

3 credits.

Digital evidence plays a role in a wide range of crimes. The Purpose of this course is to educate students about digital evidence and computer crime. It explains how computers are used in crimes, how they can be used as a source of evidence, relevant legal issues, deductive criminal profiling, criminal motivations, and investigative techniques.

CF 217B – Advanced Computer Forensics

3 credits.

This course builds upon the skills learned in Computer Forensics. It includes lectures on advanced computer forensics topics and demonstration and practice in using computer forensics tools to analyze and reconstruct evidentiary data. Prerequisite: CF 117B.

CF 250B – Mobile Device Forensics

4 credits.

This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to investigate data that can be found on basic cell phones, smartphones, and GPS devices. It includes lecture on mobile device forensics topics as well as demonstration and practice in using mobile device forensic tools to extract and analyze evidentiary data. Prerequisite: CF 117B.

CIT – Computing and Information Technology

CIT 95 – Personal Computer Basics

3 credits.

This course provides a hands-on, activity based learning experience that covers computer terminology, working with files, and protecting against computer viruses. It explores the Internet, teaches how to email and share pictures via email, and how to do searches. Students will create a document with word processing software and a basic budget with spreadsheet software. An overview of other computer applications such as data bases and presentations will be included. Graded Pass/Fail.

CIT 110 – A+ Hardware

3 credits.

This course will prepare students to maintain PC’s, identify and correct errors in hardware configuration, upgrade and install new hardware as well as preparation for the A+ Core test.

CIT 111 – A+ Software

3 credits.

Lectures and tests prepare students to take and pass the A+ Operating Systems module test. Students must also take and pass the A+ Core test to be A+ certified.

CIT 112B – Networking +

3 credits.

This course covers basic networking terminology, network components, transmission media and protocols. Focuses on the OSI model of network computing. Course serves as preparation for the CompTIA Network+ exam.

CIT 114B – IT Essentials

4 credits.

Provides a comprehensive overview of the primary operating systems and the support of hardware devices. Demonstrates the integration between hardware and software. Emphasis is on installing, configuring, troubleshooting and upgrading a PC and working with computer users as an IT technician. Assists student preparation for CompTIA A+ certification.

CIT 118B – Network Security Management

3 credits.

Students will learn about network and information security management topics, including Information Security Common Body of Knowledge (ISCBK), threat techniques, and protective techniques through a technical approach. Risk analysis, contingency planning. categories of security devices, password techniques, encryption, network protocol, and intercept devices are emphasized as part of this appropriate ISCBK domain

CIT 119B – Business Data Networks

3 credits.

This is an introductory course that looks at various types of data networks used in many organizations. The students will learn about LANs, WANs, OSI and TCP/IP models, IP addressing, dial-up devices, security, network applications, and network management

CIT 130 – Beginning Java

3 credits.

An introduction to the Java programming language. Covers the language’s control structures, Object Oriented Concepts, simple graphical displays, file input/output and error handling. Prerequisite: IS 115 or Instructor approval.

CIT 131 – Beginning C Programming

3 credits.

An introduction to the C programming language. Topics will include C data types, input, output, operators, decision and looping statements, functions, and the C library. Prerequisite: IS 115 or Instructor approval.

CIT 132 – Beginning Visual Basic

3 credits.

An introduction to the Visual Basic.NET programming language. Topics will include problem solving, Visual Basic.NET Objects, control structures, input, output, events, methods, and display of data . Prerequisite: IS 115 or Instructor approval.

CIT 133 – Beginning C++

3 credits.

An introduction to the C++ programming language. Topics will include C++ data types, input, output, operators, decision and looping statements, functions and classes. Prerequisite: IS 115 or Instructor approval.

CIT 134B – Beginning C# Programming

3 credits.

An introduction to the C# programming language. Use of the C# programming language for solving problems. Covers C#’s control structures, Object Oriented Concepts, simple graphical displays, file input/output and error handling. Prerequisite: IS 115 or Instructor approval.

CIT 151 – Beginning Web Development

3 credits.

An introduction to the creation and styling of websites using HTML and CSS. Websites will include text, graphics, and multimedia. Prerequisite: IS 100B or IS 101.

CIT 152 – Web Script Language Programming

3 credits.

An introduction to client- side scripting to control the appearance and capabilities of webpages. JavaScript will be used to improve navigation of web sites, to validate data submitted through forms, to add functionality to web pages , and to improve the user experience. A discussion of libraries, such as JQuery, will be included. Prerequisites: IS 115 and CIT 151, or Instructor approval.

CIT 154B – Dynamic Web Applications

3 credits.

Hands-on exploration of Web applications such as wikis, blogs, syndication methods, podcasting, social networking, virtual worlds, online video and image sharing, and web based office applications. In-depth examination of these increasingly pervasive Web 2.0 applications and of their implications and potential for many career fields. Students projects showcased in electronic portfolios (optional). Prerequisite: IS 100B or IS 101.

CIT 160 – Introduction to Computer Security

3 credits.

Principles and practices of protecting valuable data from loss, corruption and compromise. Emphasis on the needs of home computer users and small businesses. Topics include data backup, risk assessment, network and internet security and e-commerce. Prerequisite: IS 100B or IS 101.

CIT 173 – Introduction to Linux

3 credits.

An introduction to the Linux Operating System. Topics include Linux origins, file system, user commands and utilities, graphical user interfaces, editors, manual pages and shells. Students are expected to have basic computer literacy prior to enrolling in this course.

CIT 174 – Linux System Administration

3 credits.

This course covers a variety of topics: installing and configuring a Linux Server, managing users and groups, securing the system and much more. Students should complete CIT 173 or have a knowledge of Linux fundamentals before attending this course.

CIT 176 – Linux Shell Programming

3 credits.

An introduction to the Linux shell, shell scripts, shell programming, and utilities. Topics will include the Linux Bash, Korn and C shells; regular expressions; and grep, sed, and awk utilities. Students will learn to automate system administration tasks with shell scripts, programs, and Linux utilities.

CIT 180 – Database Concepts and SQL

3 credits.

Basic principles of data modeling and relational database design. Hands-on learning of Structured Query Language (SQL). Prerequisite: IS 115 or Instructor approval.

CIT 181 – Introduction to Oracle

3 credits.

The fundamentals of the Oracle software system. It will include hands-on experience with Oracle’s implementation of SQL, its procedural extension of SQL (PL/SQL), and its development tools, such as SQL*PLus and Oracle Application Express. Prerequisite: CIT 180 or Instructor approval.

CIT 183 – Database Administration

3 credits.

An introduction to the primary responsibilities of a database administrator. Learn to install a DBMS, such as SQL Server or Oracle; to manage database objects to monitor performance; to manage data storage; to oversee database security and user access; to ensure database connectivity; and to plan for backup and recovery. Prerequisite: CIT 180 or Instructor approval.

CIT 184 – Oracle PL/SQL Programming I

3 credits.

The basics of writing Oracle PL/SQL program units PL/SQL primitive data types, control structures, cursors, procedures, functions, packages, and triggers will be covered. Prerequisite: CIT 180 or Instructor approval.

CIT 201B – Word Certification Preparation

3 credits.

Comprehensive coverage of basic and advanced features of Microsoft Word processing including, but not limited to, the set of skills on Microsoft’s certification exams for Word. Prerequisite: IS 100B or IS 101.

CIT 202B – Excel Certification Preparation

3 credits.

Comprehensive coverage of basic and advanced features of Microsoft spreadsheet software including, but not limited to, the set of skills on Microsoft’s certification exams for Excel.Prerequisite: IS 100B or IS 101.

CIT 203B – Access Certification Preparation

3 credits.

Comprehensive coverage of basic and advanced features of database management software including, but not limited to, the set of skills on Microsoft’s certification exams for Access. Prerequisite: IS 115 or Instructor approval.

CIT 206B – MS Outlook Certification Preparation

2 credits.

Recognizes and applies basic and advanced features of Outlook including, but not limited to, the skills on the Microsoft Outlook Certification exams. Each component of the Outlook package will be identified and explored as an integrated system. Students should have basic computer skills.

CIT 211 – MCITP/MCTS Windows Workstation OS

3 credits.

The Core A Operating systems course prepares student to prove their expertise with desktop, server and networking components. Core A consists of the required areas of study mandated by Microsoft for their MCITP/MCTS certification in a client operating system. Students should have basic computer skills.

CIT 212 – MCITP/MCTS Windows Server OS

3 credits.

The Core B Advanced Operating systems course prepares students to prove their expertise with server operating systems and networking components. Core B consists of the required areas of study mandated by Microsoft to complete their MCITP/MCTS requirements. Students should have basic computer skills.

CIT 213 – MCITP/MCTS Network Infrastructure

3 credits.

The Core C operating systems course prepares student to prove their expertise with desktop, server and networking components. Core C consists of the required areas of study mandated by Microsoft in order to complete their MCITP or MCTS certification requirements. Prerequisite: CIT 112B.

CIT 214 – MCITP Application Infrastructure

3 credits.

The Core D course prepares students to prove their expertise with desktop, server and networks. This course consists of the required areas of study mandated by Microsoft in order to complete their MCITP Enterprise Administrator core requirements. Prerequisite: CIT 112B.

CIT 215 – MCITP Active Directory

3 credits.

This course prepares students to prove their expertise with desktop, server and networks. This course consists of the required areas of study mandated by Microsoft in order to complete their MCITP core requirements. Prerequisite: CIT 112B.

CIT 216 – Server+

3 credits.

An intense class to prepare mid- to upper-level technicians, responsible for server hardware functionality, to take the CompTIA Server+ certification exam. The Server+ certification credential validates advanced-level technical competency of server issues and technology, including installation, configuration, upgrading, maintenance, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. Students will learn how to install, configure, diagnose, and troubleshoot server hardware and network operating systems. Prerequisite: CIT 112B or associated certification.

CIT 217 – Security+

3 credits.

The purpose of this class is to prepare professionals with at least two years of networking experience and who possess a thorough knowledge of TCP/IP to take and pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Topics will include general security concepts, communications security, infrastructure security basics of cryptography, and operational/organizational security. Prerequisite: CIT 112B or associated certifications.

CIT 218 – Microsoft Special Topics

3 credits.

Special topics on computers and networking equipment, OS, and administration will be covered. This course is designed specifically for students pursuing MCITP or MCTS certifications or for those desiring additional learning after achieving a Microsoft Advanced Certification. This course can be repeated to a maximum of 9 credits with different topics. Prerequisite: CIT 112B or instructor permission.

CIT 222B – Information Storage Management

3 credits.

Course teaches the architectures, features, and benefits of intelligent storage systems; storage networking technologies such as FC SAN, IP SAN, NAS, and object-based and unified storage; business continuity solutions such as backup and replications; information security and management; and Cloud computing. Prepares students for EMC certification. Prerequisite: CIT 112B.

CIT 230 – Advanced Java

3 credits.

An advanced course in the Java programming language. Provides specific examples of applications for which Java is designed. Prerequisite: CIT 130 or Instructor approval.

CIT 231 – Advanced C Programming

3 credits.

An advanced course in the C programming language. Topics will target problem solving using advanced methods in C including structures, arrays, pointers, sequential and direct access files in the C language. Prerequisite: CIT 131 or Instructor approval.

CIT 232 – Advanced Visual Basic

3 credits.

A continuation of CIT 132. Advanced program structures in Visual Basic.NET. Topics will include accessing external data and development of classes and other applications for which Visual Basic.NET is designed. Prerequisite: CIT 132 or Instructor approval.

CIT 233 – Advanced C++

3 credits.

Advanced data structures and program structures in C++ language. Larger programs and special examples illustrating applications C++ was designed for. Prerequisite: CIT 133 or CS 135 or Instructor approval.

CIT 238B – Introduction to Smartphone Application Development

3 credits.

This course introduces the student to smartphone application development. Students will develop applications that will function on smartphones using a software development kit and the object oriented language appropriate to the target smartphone. Students will use simulation programs to test their applications. This course may be repeated once with different topics. Prerequisites: CIT 130 or other object oriented programming language, and basic knowledge of the Mac and or Windows operating systems.

CIT 251 – Advanced Web Development

3 credits.

A continuation of CIT 151. It extends student knowledge and skills with HTML and CSS . and introduces additional web-related techniques used to make webpages more engaging and more versatile. Extensible Markup Language (XML) will be introduced as a way to share data among different systems and applications. Prerequisite: CIT 151 or Instructor approval.

CIT 252 – Web Database Development

3 credits.

Design and implementation of interactive, data-driven websites that integrate HTML/CSS, a scripting language (Active Server Pages or PHP), and a database. Prerequisites: IS 115 and CIT 151 or Instructor approval.

CIT 257 – Web Languages

3 credits.

This course explores a variety of emerging technologies that are used in sophisticated Web sites. Students will explore advanced internet topics that may include dynamic Web site content, database integration, e-commerce, security, server-side configurations, scripting, common gateway interfaces and Web application development. Prerequisites: CIT 152 and CIT 252, or instructor permission.

CIT 260 – Systems Analysis and Design

3 credits.

An examination of systems and their elements and processes. Includes techniques used by systems analysts to determine user requirements and the translation of user requirements into design specifications. Students should have programming experience.

CIT 263B – Project Management

3 credits.

This course introduces students to the concepts of project management and project management software. Students will practice proper project management principles defined by the Project Management Institute in the PMBOK. Prerequisites: IS 100B or IS 101; and either ENG 100 or above with a grade of C or higher or COM 101 or above with a grade of C or higher; or Instructor approval.

CIT 274B – Ethical Hacking

3 credits.

Course introduces students to concepts of penetration testing to validate security measures and identify vulnerability. Topics include IT security awareness, data confidentiality, data integrity, legislated privacy policies, and individual and institutional liability. Course also explores methods used by intruders to gain the access to computer resources and methods to prevent/reduce vulnerability. Prerequisites: CIT 112B with a grade of C or better AND CIT 211 with a grade of C or better.

CIT 285B – Advanced Database Topics

3 credits.

This course provides an opportunity to explore areas of current interest in database management by exploring special topics. These topics may include the use of databases in corporate environment, data mining, use of data warehouses, etc. This course may be repeated once with different topics. Prerequisite: CIT 180.

CIT 290 – Internship in CIT I

3 credits.

Supervised work experience within a selected firm within computing or engineering technology disciplines. Designed by company official and faculty advisor to apply knowledge to on-the-job situation. Available to students entering their last three semesters of instruction for a degree. Contact department for application, screening and required skills evaluation. This course may be repeated once not to exceed a total of 3 credits

CIT 291 – Internship in CIT II

3 credits.

Supervised work experience within a selected computer and information technology firm or an information department in major corporation. Designed by company official and faculty advisor to apply knowledge to on-the-job situation. Available to students entering their last two semesters of instruction for degree. Contact department for application, screening, and required skills evaluation. This course may be repeated once not to exceed a total of three credits. Prerequisite: CIT 290.

CIT 319 – Managing Business Data Networks

3 credits.

The student examines business information processing systems, including a study of the computer’s relationship to the overall business information system and its subsystems. The course stresses the development of an overall framework for analyzing the use of information by organizations. Examples are developed to demonstrate the integrative nature of the information systems through the use of case studies and projects.

CIT 330 – Designing Virtualized Systems

4 credits.

Teaches students to install, configure, and manage vSphere, and to install a complete virtual network on VMware Workstation consisting of ESXi hosts, a domain controller, a vCenter server, and an iScsi SAN. This course will help prepare for VCA-DCV and VCP-DCV certifications. Prerequisites: CIT 112B and CIT 211.

CIT 363 – Advanced Project and Earned Value Management

3 credits.

This course is a study of advanced Project Management techniques and methodology. Topics include: Earned Value Management, Financial Instruments, Standard Industry Codes, Concepts of Accounting Theory, Budget/Proforma, use of MS Project, Excel, Visio, Power Point, and Access to develop, track, and present Project Management data for management review. Prerequisite: CIT 263B.

CIT 430 – Optimizing Virtualized Systems

4 credits.

Teaches students to design and administer advanced vSphere solutions including storage, networks, data protection and replication. Students will also learn to design and maintain DRS clusters, manage vSphere performance, and design and manage business continuity. Prerequisite: CIT 330 with a grade of C or better.

CIT 431 – Open Source Virtualized Systems

4 credits.

Teaches students to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot XenServer, an open-source virtual server. Students will learn how to configure a Provisioning Services host, create and manage vDisks, configure the Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS), and Workload Balancing (WLB). Students will also create and manage Windows virtual machines and the resource pools in which they will be placed. Prerequisite: CIT 330 with a grade of C or better.

CIT 454 – E-Commerce

4 credits.

This course provides advanced level instruction in design and implementation of E-Commerce web sites as used in today’s businesses. Topics covered will include how HTML, web scripting, and online databases are used together to create a dynamic and personalized experience for customers of web based businesses. Prerequisite: CIT 180 with a grade of C or better.

CIT 470 – Information Systems Auditing

4 credits.

This course covers the body of knowledge required for Information Systems Auditors. The processes, procedures, and requirements to protect, control, and assure accountability are discussed. Understanding of acquisition and development processes that meet current industry standards are presented. This course will prepare the student to take the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification exam. Prerequisite: CIT 263B with a grade of C or better.

CS – Computer Science

CS 135 – Computer Science I

3 credits.

This course is intended for students in computer science or engineering majors. It covers: a) Program development in a complex operating environment; b) Problem-solving methods and algorithm development in a high-level programming language; c) Program design, coding, debugging, and documentation using techniques of a good programming style. Prerequisite: MATH 127 or MATH 128.

CS 202 – Computer Science II

3 credits.

This course is the continuation of CS 135. It covers: a) Data structures and algorithms for manipulating linked lists; b) String and file processing; c) Recursion. Software engineering, structured programming and testing, especially larger programs are also covered in this course. Prerequisite: CS 135.

CSCO – Cisco

CSCO 105B – Fundamentals of Voice and Data Cabling

3 credits.

This course will provide the student academic knowledge and experience relating to the physical aspects of voice and data networks. Training will be given on how to identify cable types; design, install, and troubleshoot cabling plants. Training is in a hands-on, group oriented lab environment that will stress documentation, design, installation issues, and on the job safety. Successful students will be prepared to complete the BICSI Installer Level 2c certification exam.

CSCO 120 – CCNA Internetworking Fundamentals

4 credits.

This is a networking fundamentals course that introduces students to the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. It uses the OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced. Prerequisite: CIT 112B.

CSCO 121 – CCNA Routing and Switching Essentials

4 credits.

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. Students will configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANSs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Prerequisite: CSCO 120.

CSCO 130B – Fundamentals of Wireless Lans

3 credits.

An intensive introduction to wireless LANs which focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of wireless LANs. This hands-on lab-oriented course stresses documentation, design, and installation issues, as well as lab safety, on-the-job safety, and working effectively in a group environment. This course will help prepare students for the Cisco wireless LAN Support Specialist Designation. Prerequisite: CSCO 121.

CSCO 205B – Fiber Optic Cabling

4 credits.

Intermediate Cabling course on Fiber Optics system concepts, design, installation, and troubleshooting. Covered items include cable splicing, terminating and installing optical fiber cable, field terminology and using test equipment This course can be repeated for up to a total of 4 credits

CSCO 220 – CCNA Scaling Networks

4 credits.

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. Students will configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. Prerequisite: CSCO 121.

CSCO 221 – CCNA Wan Fundamentals

4 credits.

This is one of four courses that applies toward the preparation for a CCNA certification. It explains the principles of traffic control and access control lists (ACLs) and provides an overview of the services and protocols at the data link layer for wide-area access. Students learn how to implement and configure WAN protocols. WAN security concepts, tunneling, and VPN basics are also introduced. Prerequisite: CSCO 220.

CSCO 230B – Fundamentals of Network Security

4 credits.

The Fundamentals of Network Security course is designed to prepare students for certification in this field (Cisco and CompTIA security exams). The course teaches students to design and implement security solutions to reduce the risk of revenue loss and vulnerability. This course combines hands-on experience, instructor-led lectures, and a Web based curriculum for students. The course is an introduction to network security and overall security processes. This course prepares the student for successful completion of the Cisco CCNA Security certification exam. Students taking this course are assumed to have already obtained, through coursework or industry experience, the knowledge required to pass the Cisco CCNA exam. Prerequisite: CSCO 121.

CSCO 280 – CCNP Route

4 credits.

The CCNP ROUTE course prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to use advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalability for Cisco ISR routers connected to LANs and WANs. This course is recommended preparation for the CISCO CCNP Certification Exam ROUTE. Prerequisite: CSCO 221 or CCNA Certification.

CSCO 281 – CCNP Implementing Secure Converged Wide Area Networks

4 credits.

This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to secure and expand the reach of an enterprise network to teleworkers and remote sites with focus on securing remote access and VPN client configuration. The course covers topics on the Cisco hierarchical network model as it pertains to the WAN, teleworker configuration and access, frame mode MPLS, site-to-site IPSEC VPN, Cisco EZVPN, strategies used to mitigate network attacks, Cisco device hardening and IOS firewall features. This course is recommended preparation for the Implementing Secure Converged Wide Area Networks exam required to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP). Prerequisite: CSCO 221 or CCNA Certification.

CSCO 282 – CCNP Multilayer Switching

4 credits.

This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement scalable multilayer switched networks. This course includes topics on Campus Networks, describing and implementing advanced Spanning Tree concepts, VLANs and Inter-VLAN routing, High Availability, Wireless Client Access, Access Layer Voice concepts, and minimizing service Loss and Data Theft in a Campus Network. This course is recommended preparation for the Multi-layer Switching exam required to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP). Prerequisite: CSCO 221 or CCNA Certification.

CSCO 283 – CCNP Optimizing Converged Internetworks

4 credits.

This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary in optimizing and providing effective QoS techniques for converged networks. The course topics include implementing a VOIP network, implementing QoS on converged networks, specific IP QoS mechanisms for implementing the DiffServ QoS model, AutoQoS, wireless security and basic wireless management. This course is recommended preparation for the Optimizing Converged Cisco Networks exam required to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP). Prerequisite: CSCO 221 or CCNA Certification.

CSCO 284B – CCNP TSHOOT

4 credits.

This course prepares the student for the Cisco TSHOOT certification exam. It teaches students how to monitor and maintain complex, enterprise routed and switched IP networks. Skills learned include the planning and execution of regular network maintenance, as well as support and troubleshooting using technology-based processes and best practices, based on systematic and industry recognized approaches. Extensive labs emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce troubleshooting techniques.

CSCO 480 – CCNP ROUTE

4 credits.

This course prepares the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to use advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalability for routers connected to LANs and WANs. This course is recommended preparation for the CISCO CCNP Certification Exam, ROUTE. Prerequisite: CSCO 221 or CCNA Certification.

CSCO 482 – CCNP SWITCH

4 credits.

This course prepares the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement scalable multilayer switched networks. This course includes topics on Campus Networks, describing and implementing advanced Spanning Tree concepts, VLANS and Inter-VLAN routing, High Availability, Wireless Client Access, Access Layer Voice concepts, and minimizing service Loss and Data Theft in a Campus Network. This course is recommended preparation for the CISCO CCNP Certification Exam, SWITCH. Prerequisite: CSCO 480 or Instructor Approval.

CSCO 484 – CCNP TSHOOT

4 credits.

This course teaches the student how to monitor and maintain complex, enterprise routed and switched IP networks. Skills learned include the planning and execution of regular network maintenance, as well as support and troubleshooting using technology-based processes and best practices, based on systematic and industry recognized approaches. Extensive labs emphasizes hands-on learning and practice to reinforce troubleshooting techniques. This course is recommended preparation for the CISCO CCNP Certification Exam, TSHOOT. Prerequisites: CSCO 480 and CSCO 482.

GIS – Geographic Information Systems

GIS 109 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3 credits.

This class serves as an introduction into Geographic Infor­mation Systems (GIS). This course covers the basic concepts of a GIS. Principles of cartography and spatial analysis will also be covered. The intent of this class is to prepare the student for advanced training using specific GIS software packages. Prerequisite: IS 100B or IS 101.

IS – Information Systems

IS 100B – Core Computing Competency

0 credits.

This course verifies a student’s core computing competencies. Knowledge and skills will be tested in the areas of computing fundamentals, key applications, and the Internet at current collegiate/professional levels. Students must pass all required exams to earn an internationally recognized digital literacy certification to pass the course. Students should have strong knowledge and skills in the specified computing areas. Graded: Pass/Fail.

IS 101 – Introduction to Information Systems

3 credits.

Concepts and applications of Information Systems. Introduction to hardware, software, data, and file concepts. Microcomputer applications software including word processing, spreadsheet, database, Internet, and presentation software.

IS 115 – Introduction to Programming

3 credits.

This course introduces the student to problem-solving and algorithm development using a modern programming language. Students should have basic computer skills. Prerequisite: MATH 95 or above with a grade of C or higher; or ET 111B with a grade of C or higher; or a satisfactory ACT/SAT/Placement Test score that places the student in MATH 96 or above.

IS 389 – Advanced Business Systems Development

4 credits.

Advanced methodology of program design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes coverage of user requirements definition and translation into design specifications, use of database management systems, system maintenance, and various system development and life cycle methodologies and tools. Students should have programming experience. Prerequisite: IS 115 or any high level programming language.

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