Students acquire basic hands-on skills to operate and support today's personal computer (PC) hardware. Students study the hardware architecture and major components of the PC including processors, motherboards, memory, storage devices, peripherals, and video. This class prepares students to take more advanced CompTia A+ PC Technician courses.
San Jose City College
The need for skilled computer information systems employees is expected to grow by 15% in the next 10 years. Our department offers degrees and certificates in five major areas:Network Administration, Web Developer, Computer Programming, MS.NET Application Development, JAVA Enterprise Programming The degree programs require a minimum of 60 units, of which at least 36 units must be in a selected CIS major, and at least 24 units must be General Education units. Several levels of certificates are available in each of the five areas. The certificate programs can be completed withoutthe General Education requirements.
Students acquire the hands-on skills needed to diagnose hardware problems, configure PC components, and replace defective computer parts. Students learn how to install boards, configure multiple hard drives, add peripheral devices, work with network adapters, solve basic printer problems, and modify CMOS setups. Other topics include diagnostic software, hardware procedures, virtualization and hard drive imaging. This class prepares students for the CompTia A+ certification exam.
Students acquire the hands-on skills to diagnose, load and set up a wide array of operating systems. Topics include the use of the command prompt, essential utilities, boot files, file systems, OS installation procedures, Windows configuration, hard disk partitioning, backup, disaster recovery, virtualization, and hard disk imaging solutions. This class prepares students for the CompTia A+ certification exam.
Learn to install, diagnose, and repair hardware and software.Prepare for jobs in the computer industry in sales & setup, software installation, help desk, computer support, networks, and programming.Learn to install, diagnose, and repair hardware and software.Prepare for jobs in the computer industry in sales & setup, software installation, help desk, computer support, networks, and programming.
Train students for technical challenges in a networked computer system and learn methods to protect vital data in private and public industries. Prepare secure communications and identify
risks for networks and devices.
Students are introduced to the fundamentals of networking concepts and technologies. Students acquire the skills necessary to plan and implement small networks across a range of applications. Topics include the OSI model and industry standards, network topologies, IP addressing, subnet masks, networking components, and basic network design.
Students acquire knowledge of how a router learns about remote networks and determines the best path to those networks. Students study topics including both static routing and dynamic routing protocols. Students acquire the skills necessary to plan and implement small networks using Cisco IP routers and basic switches.
Students acquire knowledge of how Cisco switches are interconnected and configured to provide network access to LAN users. Students also learn how to integrate wireless devices into a LAN. Students acquire the skills necessary to plan and implement small networks using IP routers, basic switches, and wireless access points.
Students acquire knowledge of WAN technology used to provide network access to resources across large geographical locations. Students study topics including network security and dynamic IP addressing services that are necessary to implement small networks for a range of applications. Students acquire the skills necessary for implementing WAN using Cisco networks.
Students will acquire skillls installing, planning, implementing, configuring and maintaining the Windows Server 2008 operating system. Students are introduced to Active Directory and account management, printing, managing data storage, network services, deploying Internet Information Server (IIS) services and Certificate Authority, remote access services, server and network monitoring. The course also includes information on virtualization, application services, data provisioning, backup and data recovery, and managing system reliability and availability.
Students learn various aspects of planning, implementing, configuring, and maintaining Microsoft Windows Active Directory infrastructure. Students will acquire skills of Active Directory design and security concepts, account management, and group policy configuration. Students will also learn new features of Windows Active Directory such as Active directory federation services, Active directory certificate services, read only domain controllers, and Hyper-V.
- Microsoft Windows Server Network Infrastructure
Students acquire in-depth knowledge of Windows Server, TCP/IP networking, Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Active Directory Domain services, file services, printers and print services, network policy and access service, security, and managing the Windows server network infrastructure.