Network Technology
INTRODUCTION TO VOICE AND DATA COMMUNICATIONS
DNET 102
2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Introduction to voice and data communications for beginning students. Topics include key facets of voice and data communications: operation of a telephone set, sending voice over data networks, processing of calls in public and private telephone systems. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 1: NETWORK + AND CCNA NETWORK BASICS
DNET 121
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
First of four courses to prepare for Cisco CCNA certification: an introduction to concepts needed for Network+ certification. Topics include network terminology and protocols, local-area networks (LANs), wide-area networks (WANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling, cabling tools, routers, switches, Ethernet, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing, and network standards. Focus on the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment and all local, state, and federal safety, building, and environmental codes and regulations. [GE]
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
DNET 199
1 - 6 Credits
198 hours of clinical
Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employee evaluation. Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in HDEV 195 and 198 or 200 and consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
TELECOM 1: BASIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS
DNET 211
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
First of two courses for CCNT certification: fundamentals of telecommunications and comprehensive introduction to analog and digital concepts. Topics include history of telecommunications, structure of business systems (including station sets, PBX, key and hybrid systems, ISDN and broadband), Consumer Premises Equipment (CPE), and services (dedicated and switched); analog signals - their history and associated variables; digital systems - their advantages over analog, also Pulse Code Modulation, Time Division Multiplexing, optical standards and loop carriers; transmission networks, switching, and signaling. Network+ Certification may substitute as a prerequisite for DNET 211. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 121 or CTEC 151, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
TELECOM 2: VOICE OVER IP (VOIP) ESSENTIALS
DNET 212
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Second of two courses of CCNT certification: Introduction to Computer-Telephony Integration Essentials (CTI) and Voice over IP (VoIP), CTI topics include CTI architecture, hardware, market applications and system development; VoIP topics include its technology, benefits, QoS issues and their solutions, and standards; Packet voicing basics, Internet technology, and the benefits and applications of VoIP; Gateways and their various functions, major issues involved in bandwidth consumption, and consideration of uses of PCs as phones; transmission standards and protocols in VoIP networks (e.g. H.323,SIP,G.7xx); Quality of Service (QoA) issues associated with VoIP technology, and the most significant solutions to these QoS issues. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 211, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
INTRO TO NETWORK SERVERS: WINDOWS AND LINUX
DNET 220
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Knowledge and skills for using Windows Server OS and LINUX Server OS to setup LAN/WAN connections and authentication; and to explore features of the network operating systems, such as FTP, email, web server, file server, print server, remote desktop, DNS, DHCP, and users and groups. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 121 or CTEC 151, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 1: NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS
DNET 221
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Introduction to architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet, using 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. Students will 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. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 090, ENGL 098, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 2: ROUTING PROTOCOLS AND CONCEPTS
DNET 222
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Architecture, components, and operation of routers, and the principles of routing and routing protocols. Topics include analyzing, configuring, verifying, and troubleshooting the primary routing protocols RIPv1, RIPv2, EIGRP, and OSPF. Skills include recognizing and correcting common routing issues and problems, through basic procedural labs, basic configuration, implementation, and troubleshooting labs. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 221, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 3: LAN SWITCHING AND WIRELESS
DNET 223
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Comprehensive, theoretical, and practical approach to learning the technologies and protocols needed to design and implement a converged switched network; the hierarchical network design model and selecting devices for each layer. Focus on how to configure a switch for basic functionality and how to implement Virtual LANs, VTP, and Inter-VLAN routing in a converged network; and the different implementations of Spanning Tree Protocol in a converged network. Knowledge and skills necessary to implement a WWLAN in a small to medium network. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 222, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 4: ACCESSING THE WAN
DNET 224
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in Enterprise Networks using the Cisco Enterprise Composite model (ECM) to introduce integrated network services. Topics include how to select the appropriate devices and technologies to meet ECM requirements, how to implement and configure common data link protocols, how to apply WAN security concepts, principles of traffic, access control and addressing services, and how to detect, troubleshoot, and correct common enterprise network implementation issues. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 223, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA SECURITY
DNET 225
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Preparation to obtain CCNA Security Certification. Course meets the needs of IT professionals responsible for network security. Developing skills for job roles such as Network Security Specialists, Security Administrators, and Network Security Support Engineers. Skills include installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices. Competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure. Introduction to core security technologies as well as how to develop security policies and mitigate risks. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 224, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
VOICE OVER IP
DNET 226
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Preparation to obtain Cisco CCNA Voice certification. Required skill set for specialized job roles in voice technologies such as voice technologies administrator, voice engineer, and voice manager; in-demand skills in VoIP technologies such as IP PBX, IP telephony, handset, call control, and voicemail solutions; and exposure to the Cisco Unified Communications architecture and design covering mobility, presence, and TelePresence applications. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 224, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 2: ROUTERS AND ROUTING BASICS
DNET 231
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Second of four courses for Cisco CCNA certification: an introduction to initial router configuration. Topics include Cisco IOS Software management, routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, and access control lists (ACLs). Focus on skills to configure a router, managing Cisco IOS Software, configuring protocol on routers, and set the access lists to control the access to routers. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 121 or CTEC 151, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
COMPTIA A+ COMPUTER SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
DNET 232
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Preparation to successfully pass the CompTIA A+ certification, the industry standard for computer support technicians. Focus on the installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting of PC desktop systems, with emphasis on hands-on role playing experiences to develop excellent customer service and communication skills to work with clients. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CTEC 110, or department approval. [GE]
SERVER HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: SERVER+
DNET 233
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Focus on CompTIA Server+ certification and Industry Standard Server Architecture (ISSA) issues, such as RAID, SCSI, multiple CPUs, SANs - and more. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or bette in CTEC 210, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
MICROSOFT ACTIVE DIRECTORY
DNET 234
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Windows Server 2009 Active Directory Domain Services includes features allowing organizations to simplify and secure deployment, and to administer AD DS more efficiently. Developing comprehensive hands-on skills required to effectively manage and secure a high-availability AD enterprise and ensure a successful migration to Windows Server 2008 Active Directory. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 221, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
MICROSOFT NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE
DNET 235
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Skills to design a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure that meets business and technical requirements for network services. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 234, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
MICROSOFT SERVER ADMINISTRATOR
DNET 236
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Windows Server 2008 provides administrators with powerful and flexible tools to overcome a multitude of administrative challenges to infrastructure, and management of complex server environments. Developing practical skills and experience to administer, troubleshoot and secure a Windows Server 2008 environment. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 235, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
DESKTOP SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
DNET 237
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Hands-on lab/lecture preparation for the Microsoft MCITP Exam 70-680: Windows 7 Desktop Support and Administration. Focus on doing a clean install, performing an upgrade, migrate user profiles, system imaging, pre-deployment, preparing a VHD, configure devices, application compatibility, networking (IPv4 and IPv6), firewall settings, remote management, backup and recovery. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 232, or department approval. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 3: SWITCHING BASICS AND ADV ROUTING
DNET 241
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Third of four courses for Cisco CCNA certification: Advanced IP addressing techniques (Variable Length Subnet Masking [VLSM]), intermediate routing protocols (RIP v2, single-area OSPF, EIGRP), command-line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, Virtual LANs (VLANs), Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP). Particular emphasis on students' applying learning from CCNA 1 and 2 to a network and explaining how and why a particular strategy is employed. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 231, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
DATACENTER VIRTUALIZATION TECHNOLOGY
DNET 242
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Fundamentals of server and desktop virtualization. Topics include practical and conceptual skills for understanding basic virtualization concepts, comparison of physical servers and virtualized servers, skills for planning and implementing datacenter virtualization, the virtualized approach to datacenters with functions and services of their components, plus the various components, concepts and skill-sets associated with virtualization. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 223 or CTEC 210, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 4: WAN TECHNOLOGIES
DNET 251
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Fourth of four courses for Cisco CCNA certification: Advanced IP addressing techniques (Network Address Translation [NAT], Port Address Translation [PAT], and DHCP), WAN technology and terminology, PPP, ISDN, DDR, Frame Relay, network management, and introduction to optical networking. Particular emphasis on students' applying knowledge of CCNA 1, CCNA 2, and CCNA 3 to a network and explaining how and why a particular strategy is employed. Prepares students to take the CCNA Exam. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 241, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
PC TECHNICIAN A+ EXAM PREP
DNET 252
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Preparing for CompTIA's A+ exams. Not intended for those with little to no experience with the installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, and troubleshooting of PC desktop systems. Activities include lecture, study aids, testing and role playing experiences to develop the knowledge and skills needed to pass the current A+ exams for technician certification. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 232 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA EXAM I PREP
DNET 255
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
A fast-paced and comprehensive review of topics essential for successfully passing the Cisco CCNA INTRO exam. Successfully passing both the Cisco CCNA INTRO 7 ICND exams results in full Cisco CCNA industry certification. Topics include design and support, implementation, operation and technology. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 121 and DNET 231, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA EXAM II PREP
DNET 256
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
A fast-paced and comprehensive review of topics essential for successfully passing the Cisco CCNA ICND exam. Successfully passing both the Cisco CCNA INTRO & ICND exams results in full Cisco CCNA industry certification. Topics include planning and designing, implementation and operations, troubleshooting and technology. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 241 and DNET 251, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO NETWORK SECURITY I
DNET 261
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Introduction to the use of Cisco PIX, Secure Router, and switch technologies for overall security processes emphasizing hands-on skills in the areas of secure perimeter, secure connectivity, security management, identify services, and intrusion detection. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 231 and CTEC 230, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO NETWORK SECURITY II
DNET 271
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Advanced application of Cisco PIX, Secure Router, and switch technologies for overall security processes emphasizing hands-on skills in the areas of secure perimeter, secure connectivity, security management, identify services, and intrusion detection. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in DNET 261, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
DNET 280
1 - 5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Topics vary. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
DNET 290
1 - 5 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize, and complete special projects approved by the department. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE
DNET 299
3 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
CAPSTONE course in the DNET AAS and AAT degree programs at Clark College, normally taken during the final quarter of the program. Application of many topics covered in the other program courses in a simulated employee team or small group setting. Introduction to the experience of designing an enterprise network using required documentation of design and implementation. Topics include all aspects of network planning, design, and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: MCITP Server certification or CCNA certification, completion of all required core coursework related degree, and consent of Instructional Unit.