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Available Courses

This course list provides an overview of courses per college course catalogs. Not all of the courses listed use NETLAB+. For complete information, please see the individual college website.

CISN 320 - Designing Windows Directory Services - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 307 with a grade of “C” or better

This course provides students with further knowledge and skills necessary to design a Microsoft Windows directory services infrastructure in an enterprise network. At the end of the course, students will be able to describe guidelines for gathering business and administrative information from an organization and explain how to use the information to design an Active Directory structure for an enterprise; design an Active Directory naming strategy; develop a plan to secure and delegate administrative authority over Active Directory objects based on the administrative model of an organization; identify business needs and scenarios that may require modifications of the Active Directory schema; create an Active Directory design based on administrative Group Policy requirements defined by business needs; design a site topology for a multi-domain organization; and design an Active Directory replication plan based on the site topology design.

CISN 327 - Cloud Infrastructure and Services - 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 or 340 with a grade of “C” or better

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.

CISN 336 - Wireless Technologies - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 341 with a grade of “C” or better

This course on wireless networking focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation, and troubleshooting of wireless networks. It covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in set up and troubleshooting; 802.11a and 802.11b technologies, products, and solutions; site surveys; resilient WLAN design, installation, and configuration; WLAN security and vendor interoperability strategies.

CISN 340 - CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA) Data Communication and Networking- 3.5 Units

Advisory: CISC 300 or CISC 310, and CISC 320 with grades of “C” or
better.

This course is designed to introduce students to data communication and networking fundamentals. The course covers networking addressing, which includes calculations and conversions between binary, decimal, and hexadecimal numbering systems. It also surveys data communication hardware and software components and basic networking concepts. Topics covered include data communication, the OSI Model, IP addressing, routing concepts, LAN media, and network management and analyses. This is the first course in preparation for CISCO CCNA certification examination. SCC is a certified CISCO Networking Academy, and all courses are taught by CISCO Certified Academy Instructors.

CISN 341 - CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA) Networking Theory and Routing Technologies - 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 340 with a grade of “C” or better

This course covers networking theory and routing technologies, including OSI Model, beginning router configurations, and routed and routing protocols. This is the second course in preparation for CISCO CCNA certification examination. It continues and expands the study of binary, decimal, and hexadecimal numbering systems to change variable length sub-net mass. SCC is a certified CISCO Networking Academy, and all courses are taught by CISCO Certified Academy Instructors (CCAI).

CISN 342 - CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA) Advanced Routing and Switching - 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 341 with a grade of “C” or better

This course provides advanced routing and switching technologies. Topics include advanced router configurations, network management, advanced network design, LAN switching, and VLANS. This is the third course in preparation for CISCO CCNA certification examination. SCC is a certified CISCO Networking Academy, and all courses are taught by CISCO Certified Academy Instructors (CCAI).

CISN 343 - CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA) Wide Area Network and Project-Based - 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 341 with a grade of “C” or better

Corequisite: CISN 342
This course develops knowledge and skills to design and configure advanced wide area network (WAN) projects using CISCO IOS command set. This is the fourth course in preparation for CISCO CCNA certification examination. SCC is a certified CISCO Networking Academy, and all courses are taught by CISCO Certified Academy Instructors (CCAI).

CISN 300 - Network Systems Administration - 3 Units

Advisory: CISC 320 (Windows or Linux) with a grade of “C” or better.

This course covers the administration of a server in a client/server network. Topics include designing a basic network, installing, and configuring a network share, setting up and managing network printers, backing up servers, monitoring and troubleshooting network resources, and establishing policies and procedures for network operations. This course covers materials required for the Microsoft Networking examinations. Recertification is required when the operating system has been updated.

CISN 346 - Network Design and Projects - 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 341 with a grade of “C” or better

This course covers various state-of-the-art topics to design CISCO network infrastructures to support network services and solutions. Individual topics may include: introduction to voice design concepts; design principles; network structure and IP addressing design concepts; basic campus switching design and WAN design considerations; routing protocol design considerations; introduction to security design concepts; and network management design concepts.

CISN 302 - Intermediate Network Systems Administration - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 with a grade of “C” or better

This course continues the further study of systems administration in a client/server network. Topics include configuring the server environment, implementing system policies, implementing and managing fault-tolerant disk volumes, managing applications, managing connectivity for different network and client operating systems, managing remote servers, implementing directory replication and file synchronization, and advanced troubleshooting techniques. Recertification is required when the operating system has been updated.

CISN 350 - CISCO Networking Academy (CCNP) Advanced Router Configuration- 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 343 with a grade of “C” or better or valid CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification
This course develops knowledge and skills in advanced outer configuration using CISCO IOS command set. Topics include advanced IOS command set, network design, scalable routing protocols (OSPF), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), and Border Gateway protocol (BGP).

CISN 303 - Network Administration Linux Server - 3 Units

Advisory: CISC 323 with a grade of “C” or better

This course provides coverage of Linux Network Administration. Topics covered include connecting to a network; utilizing network utilities; planning, accessing, and managing file systems; planning and implementing login and file system security; administering and maintaining the user and printer environment; protecting network data; and installing network applications. This course covers material required for software manufacturer’s certification.

CISN 351 - CISCO Networking Academy (CCNP) Remote Access - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 343 with a grade of “C” or better or valid CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification

This course develops knowledge and skills in building remote access networks. Topics include design, configuration, enabling on-demand connections, enabling permanent connections, scaling remote access networks and remote access network setup, and management. This is the second course in a series of four advanced courses in preparation for the CISCO certification examination.

CISN 304 - Networking Technologies - 3 Units

Advisory: CISC 320 with a grade of “C” or better; CISC 355 with a
grade of “C” or better

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP (Internet Protocol) addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for further study of computer networks. It uses the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. This course prepares students for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.

CISN 352 - CISCO Networking Academy (CCNP)tm: Multi-Layer Switching - 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 343 with a grade of “C” or better or valid CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification

This course develops knowledge and skills in multi-layer switched networks. Topics include how routing and switching technologies work together, building campus networks using multi-layer switching technologies, using VLAN, improving IP performance, and securing the campus network model. This is the third course in a series of four advanced courses in preparation for the CISCO certification examination.

CISN 306 - Advanced Network Systems Administration - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 with a grade of “C” or better

This course covers the administration of a server in an enterprise network. Topics include designing an enterprise network, optimizing network servers for enterprise-related roles, managing enterprise users, groups and resources, planning and implementing connectivity to other networks within the enterprise, server and network optimization, and troubleshooting techniques at the enterprise level. This course covers material required for the Microsoft Networking examinations. Recertification is required when the operating system has been Updated.

CISN 353 - CISCO Networking Academy (CCNP)tm: Internetwork Troubleshooting - 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 343 with a grade of “C” or better or valid CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCCNA) certification

This course develops knowledge and skills in fundamental hardware maintenance and troubleshooting routers and switches. Topics include managing and maintaining networks, troubleshooting, tools and methodology, routing and routed protocol troubleshooting, campus switch and VLAN troubleshooting and WAN troubleshooting. This is the fourth course in a series of four advanced courses in preparation for the CISCO certification examination.

CISN 307 - Windows Active Directory Services - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISC 320 with a grade of “C” or better

This course covers installing, configuring, and administering Microsoft Windows Active Directory services. It also focuses on implementing Group Policy and understanding the Group Policy tasks required to manage users and computers. Group Policies are used to configure and manage the user desktop environment, configure and manage software, and implement and manage security settings. Installation and configuration of Domain Naming System (DNS) and Windows Internet Naming System (WINS) is covered, as well as publishing, replication, and the backup of the directory services data base. This course covers material required for the Microsoft Networking examinations. Recertification is required when the operating system has been updated.

CISN 374 - Messaging Server Administration - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 with a grade of “C” or better.

This course covers the installation and administration of messaging servers. Topics include the installation, configuration, management, and tuning of mail and messaging services on both servers and clients, mail access protocols, security issues, and Internet connectivity.

CISN 308 - Internetworking with TCP/IP - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 with a grade of “C” or better

This course covers the further implementation of the TCP/IP protocol suite in an enterprise network. Topics include installing, configuring, and testing TCP/IP, planning and implementing sub-networks, managing IP address assignments and IP routing, installing, and configuring DNS, TCP/IP network printing, troubleshooting the network with TCP/ IP utilities, and planning for IPv6. This course covers material required for the Microsoft Networking examinations.

CISN 378 - Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server - 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 with a grade of “C” or better

This course provides students with the knowledge and technical skills required to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the client/ server database management system of Microsoft SQL Server. The students will also learn to manage files and databases; choose and configure a login security method; plan and implement database permissions; secure SQL Server in an enterprise network; perform and automate administrative tasks; create custom administrative tools; monitor and optimize SQL Server performance; and replicate data from one SQL Server to another.

CISN 315 - Advanced Network Administration Linux Server- 3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 303 with a grade of “C” or better

This course covers topics necessary for an experienced network administrator to monitor, maintain, and improve the performance of an existing Local Area Network (LAN). This course covers part of the material required for software manufacturer’s certification.

CISN 316 - Virtualization Concepts and Technologies - 3.5 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 or 340 with a grade of “C” or better

This course covers the knowledge and skills necessary to understand
and implement Virtualization environments. The core concepts of
creating and managing virtual machines, network servers, and network
design are presented. The benefits associated with virtualization such
as fault tolerance and high availability will also be covered.

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