Ohlone College

Ohlone's Computers, Networks, and Emerging Technology A.S. and A.A. Degrees and Certificates prepare students for employment in the field of computers, networking, and emerging fields in technology as a computer programmer, database administrator, systems administrator, support specialist, network technician, computer engineer, web developer, or related positions. Students may also prepare for a variety of certifications, such as Cisco Certified Network Associate, Cisco Network Professional, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. Ohlone College's CNET Department is a Cisco Networking Academy, VMware Authorized Academy, EMC2 Academic Alliance, Citrix Academy, and Microsoft IT Academy.

Available Courses

CNET-140

Linux System Administration I (LPI-1)
54.00 hrs lecture, 54.00 hrs lab
Units: 4.00
Advisory: CNET-146
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course is intended for students who want to learn about
the Linux operating system and prepare to pass the Linux+
certification exam from CompTIA (Powered by LPI). The
course provides comprehensive coverage of topics related to
Linux certification, including Linux distributions, installation,
administration, X-Windows, networking, and security. (GC)

CNET-146

Introduction to UNIX/Linux
36.00 hrs lecture, 54.00 hrs lab
Units: 3.00
Cross-referenced Course: CS-146
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This lecture/lab course introduces functions and features of
the UNIX/Linux operating system, including origin and
evolution; hardware and software; both command-line and
graphical user interface; files and file system structure; system
services; processes; background processing; scheduling; file
security; the vi editor; file sharing; and redirection and piping.
Students are also introduced to shell programming and a
variety of UNIX/Linux command-line and graphical tools. (GR)

CNET-151

Systems and Network Administration
36.00 hrs lecture, 54.00 hrs lab
Units: 3.00
Advisory: CNET-105 and CNET-154
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course will provide a student with the knowledge and
skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot, and support
server hardware and software technologies. The student will
be able to identify environmental issues; understand and
comply with disaster recovery and physical/software security
procedures; become familiar with industry terminology and
concepts; and understand server roles/specializations and
interaction within the overall computing environment. (GC)

CNET-152

Data Communications
36.00 hrs lecture
Units: 2.00
Cross-referenced Course: CS-152
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course provides students with an overview of the
concepts and fundamentals of data communication and
computer networks. Topics to be covered include: data
communication concepts and techniques in a layered network
architecture, communications switching and routing, types of
communication, network congestion, network topologies,
network configuration and management, network model
components, layered network models (OSI reference model,
TCP/IP networking architecture) and their protocols, various
types of networks (LAN, MAN, WAN, and Wireless networks)
and their protocols. (GC)

CNET-155A

Introduction to Networks (CCNA1)
36.00 hrs lecture, 72.00 hrs lab
Units: 3.00
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions,
components, and models of the Internet and other computer
networks. The course 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 to
provide a foundation for the curriculum. At the end of the
course, students build simple LAN topologies by applying
basic principles of cabling; performing basic configurations of
network devices, including routers and switches; and
implementing IP addressing schemes. This course is
preparation for the CCENT and CCNA certification exams. (GR)
C-ID ITIS 150

CCNA CNET-155B

Routing and Switching Essentials (CCNA2)
36.00 hrs lecture, 72.00 hrs lab
Units: 3.00
Advisory: CNET-155A
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course describes the architecture, components, and
operations of routers and switches in a small network.
Students 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, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area
OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4and
IPv6 networks. This course is preparation for the CCENT and
CCNA certification exams. (GC)

CNET156A

Scaling Networks (CCNA3)
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Advisory: CNET-155A and CNET-155B
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This is the third of the four courses that prepares students for
the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification.
This course describes the architecture, components,
operations of routers, and switches in a large and complex
network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches
for advanced functionality. By the end of this course students
will be able to 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. (GC)

CNET-156B

Connecting Networks (CCNA4)
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Advisory: CNET-155A, CNET-155B, and CNET-156A
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This is the last of four courses that prepares students for the
Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification. This
course discusses the WAN technologies and network services
required by converged applications in a complex network. The
course enables students to understand the selection criteria of
network devices and WAN technologies to meet network
requirements. Students learn how to configure and
troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with
data link protocols. Students also develop the knowledge and
skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network
(VPN) operations in a complex network. (GC)

CNET-160A

MS Client Operating Systems
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills
necessary to set up and support the current Windows Client
Operating System and prepare for the corresponding Microsoft
Windows 7 Solutions Associate (MCSA) exam. Students will
get practical experience installing, administering, and
troubleshooting this next-generation desktop environment.
(GR)

CNET-162

Windows Server Installation
and Configuration Administration
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Advisory: CNET-105 and CNET-160A
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course prepares students as system administrators who
will be responsible for installing, configuring, managing,
supporting a secure network infrastructure, and implementing
fault tolerant storage technologies that use the Microsoft
Windows Server products. This course helps students prepare
for the corresponding Microsoft Exam 70-410. (GC)

CNET 105-01 - A+ Certification Course

IT Essentials (CompTIA A+)
54.00 hrs lecture, 54.00 hrs lab
Units: 4.00
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course provides an introduction to the computer
hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing
demand for entry-level ICT professionals. The fundamentals of
computer hardware and software as well as advanced
concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities
of an ICT professional will be introduced. Preparation for
CompTIA’s A+ certification exam. (GC) C-ID ITIS 110

CNET-170

Network Security (Security+)
54.00 hrs lecture, 54.00 hrs lab
Units: 4.00
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course provides an in-depth study of Network Security
fundamentals and provides a comprehensive overview of
network security. Students will gain the knowledge and skills
required to identify risk and participate in risk mitigation
activities; provide infrastructure, application, operational, and
information security; apply security controls to maintain
confidentiality, integrity, and availability; identify appropriate
technologies and products; and operate with an awareness of
applicable policies, laws, and regulations. This course provides
the foundation for students preparing to take the CompTIA
Security+ certification exam. (GC)

CNET-120

VMware: Install, Configure, Manage 27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab Units: 2.00 Accepted For Credit: CSU This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere, which consists of VMware ESXi/ESX and VMware vCenter Server. Upon completion of this course students can take the examination to become a VMware Certified Professional. The course is based on ESXi 4.0, ESX 4.0, and vCenter Server 4.0. (GC)

CNET 172

CCNA Security
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Accepted For Credit: CSU
CCNA Security equips students with the knowledge and skills
needed to prepare for entry-level security specialist careers.
CCNA Security aims to develop an in-depth understanding of
network security principles as well as the tools and
configurations required to secure a network. Prepares students
for the Cisco CCNA-Security certification exam. (GC)

CNET 122A - EMC ISMv2

Information Storage and Management—EMC
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Accepted For Credit: CSU
Students will learn about the transition from a Classic Data
Center environment to Virtual Data Center and the Cloud
virtualization at each layer—compute, storage, network,
desktop, and application—along with business continuity in a
VDC environment. Students will also learn Cloud computing
basics, infrastructure components, service management
activities, security concerns, and considerations for Cloud
adoption. (GR)

CNET 173

Ethical Hacking
36.00 hrs lecture, 54.00 hrs lab
Units: 3.00
Advisory: CNET-155A and CNET-170
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course introduces the network security specialist to the
various methodologies for attacking a network. Students will
be introduced to the concepts, principles, and techniques,
supplemented by hands-on exercises, for attacking and
disabling a network. These methodologies are presented
within the context of properly securing the network. The
course will emphasize network attack methodologies with the
emphasis on student use of network attack techniques and
tools and appropriate defenses and countermeasures.
Students will receive course content information through a
variety of methods; lecture and demonstration of hacking tools
will be used in addition to a virtual environment. Students will
receive a hands-on practical approach in penetration testing
measures and ethical hacking. (GC)

CNET 122B - EMC CISv1

Cloud Infrastructure and Services
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Advisory: CNET-122A
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course covers Cloud deployment and service models,
Cloud infrastructure, and the key considerations in migrating
to Cloud computing. This course also provides the required
technology essentials across all domains—including server,
storage, networking, applications, and databases—to help
develop a strong understanding of virtualization and Cloud
computing technologies. (GR)

CNET 174

Computer Forensics
36.00 hrs lecture, 54.00 hrs lab
Units: 3.00
Advisory: CNET-170 and CNET-173
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This is an introductory course in Computer Forensics.
Forensics Computing, Digital Forensics, or Computer Forensics
is the name for a newly emerging field of study and practice
that incorporates many areas of expertise. Some of these areas
have been called network security, intrusion detection,
incident response, infrastructure protection, disaster recovery,
continuity planning, software engineering, cyber security, and
computer crime investigation. It is an area of practice in public
law enforcement at the federal, state, and local levels that
deals with cyber crime, cyber vandalism, cyber predators, and
cyber terrorism. In the private sector it deals with critical
infrastructure such as business, hospitals, utilities
transportation, finance, education, and other key institutions.
(GC)

CNET 135 - Oracle DBA 1

Oracle Database Administration
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Accepted For Credit: CSU
The Oracle Database 12c Administration course will teach
students about the Oracle Database architecture. Students will
discover how to effectively manage an Oracle Database
instance, configure the Oracle Network Environment, and
perform database maintenance. (GC)

CNET 136 - Oracle DBA 2

Oracle Database Backup and Recovery
27.00 hrs lecture, 27.00 hrs lab
Units: 2.00
Advisory: CNET-135
Accepted For Credit: CSU
This course addresses backup and recovery techniques and
examines various backup, failure, restore, and recovery
scenarios for the 12c version of Oracle databases. (GC)

STUDENT SUCCESS

Boris Bosnacovich

Boris Bosnacovich

Sr Network Engineer
KIS (Keep IT Simple)
Ohlone College

NETLAB+ allowed me to practice and familiarize myself with real equipment. It was a great starting tool to jumpstart an IT career.

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