City College of San Francisco

The Computer Networking and Information Technology (CNIT) Department prepares students to seek employment in entry-level network administration, computer technical support, and web development positions. The Department also offers courses that prepare students for well-known industry certificates such as: CompTIA A+, Cisco CCNA, EMCISA, CEH, CISSP and others.

Available Courses

CNIT 201C. Introduction to Cisco Networks (3)

Lec-52.5   
ADVISE: CNIT 100
Architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. Use of OSI and TCP layered models to examine protocols and services. IP addressing and subnetting. Fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. First course of Cisco Networking Academy Exploration series preparing for CCNET and CCNA Certifications. CSU

CNIT 151. Introduction to Windows Virtualization (3)

Lec-3
 This course is an introduction to virtualization using Microso  Windows. Students will learn about server, cloud, client, storage net- working and application virtualization in the public and private cloud, and requirements for virtual environments, administration, and data security. Students will be exposed to di erent virtualization applica- tions and platforms such as: Azure and VMware. CSU

CNIT 120. Network Security (3)

Lec-52.5   P/NP Available
ADVISE: CNIT 106 or 201C
Knowledge and skills to recognize security vulnerabilities, implement security measures, analyze network environments for known security threats or risks, defend against attacks or viruses, ensure data privacy and integrity. Terminology and procedures for implementation and configuration of security: access control, authorization, encryption, packet filters, firewalls and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). CSU

CNIT 103. Computer Hardware (3)

Lec-52.5   P/NP Available
ADVISE: CNIT 100 or 101 or 102.
This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to install hardware , configure, repair and maintain computer systems in a typical office environment . Topics include hardware components and peripherals, assembly, upgrading and basic troubleshooting. CSU

Cybersecurity

CNIT 120. Network Security (3)
Lec-3 P/NP available
Advise: CNIT 106 or 201C
Knowledge and skills to recognize security vulnerabilities, implement security measures, analyze network environments for known security threats or risks, defend against attacks or viruses, ensure data privacy and integrity. Terminology and procedures for implementation and configuration of security: access control, authorization, encryption, packet filters,  firewalls and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). CSU

CNIT 106. Introduction to Networks (3)

 

Lec-52.5   P/NP Available

ADVISE: CNIT 100 or 101.

Analysis of technologies for connecting computers and devices into networks. Terminology and the major components of networks: architecture, topologies, hardware, connections, protocols, operations, administration, support, security and troubleshooting. Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), Wireless LANS and Virtual networks are also covered. Follows the objectives of the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. CSU

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