Courses – School of Information Technology

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IT120 Hardware Technician – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course teaches essential competencies for a microcomputer hardware service technician with the equivalent of six months of on-the-job experience. Students will be provided with information on how to properly install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot, and repair microcomputer hardware.

IT121 Windows Network Client – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course provides students who are new to Microsoft’s network client products with the knowledge necessary to understand and identify the tasks involved in supporting Microsoft based client networks. This is an introductory course designed to provide an overview of networking concepts and how they are implemented in a Microsoft client environment.

IT140 Computer Software Management – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course will guide students on how to install, upgrade, repair, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. Install and configure operating systems. Maintain and troubleshoot installations of Microsoft Windows. Identify network technologies. Install and manage network connections. Support laptops and portable computing devices. Support printers and scanners. Identify personal computer security concepts. Support personal computer security.

IT150 Microsoft Server Administration – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course prepares the student to administer networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 operating system and to pass the 70-410 certification exam. Student will learn to manage Active directory services, Server management tools, installation and setup of server 2012 software and assign roles to the server.

CN200 Network Infrastructure – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course provides students with the information necessary to correctly implement, configure, and troubleshoot networking protocols and services that are provided by enterprise network operating systems. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration.

CN210 Directory services – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course provides students with the information necessary to design, implement, and administer a directory services infrastructure. Students will be instructed in the use of directory services to control access to resources and implement policies that enable the use of networked resources in the enterprise environment. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration.

CN211 Network Security – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course provides students who are new to network security practices with the knowledge necessary to understand and identify the tasks involved in implementing and managing network security. This is an introductory course designed to provide an overview of security concepts and how they are implemented in a network environment. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration.

CN220 Network Scripting – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course provides students who are new to scripting with the information necessary to understand and identify the tasks involved in managing a network through automation. This course is designed to provide an overview of scripting basics and how they are implemented in a network environment. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration.

CN240 Network Design Analysis – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course prepares students to analyze, design, build, troubleshoot, and maintain networks. In addition, students will be exposed to network security issues and the methods employed to implement security measures. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration.

CN250 Linux Applications – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course teaches advanced competencies in the Linux Operating System. This course will give the student the knowledge of Linux administration, utilities, and networking with Linux. The student will learn about backup and compression software, security, troubleshooting, and performance. The book and material in this course follows the objectives of the CompTIA Linux+ exam. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration.

CN260 Microsoft Exchange Server – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course provides students with the information necessary to design, implement, and administer a network messaging service using Microsoft Exchange Server. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration.

CN270 Microsoft Application Infrastructure – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course will prepare IT professionals for the role of Enterprise Administrator. Students will learn how to design application infrastructure solutions based on Windows Server to meet varying business and technical requirements with a focus on application. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration.

CN290 Computer Virtualization – 4.5 Credit Hours
This course covers the key functions and components of VMware vSphere including the overall architecture, installation, vCenter and virtual machine management, networking, and storage. Prerequisite(s): IT120 Hardware Technician; IT121 Windows Network Client; IT140 Computer Software Management; and IT150 Microsoft Server Administration. Prerequisite: Must have a 2.0 cGPA in all completed core courses.

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