Network Technology
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
NTEC 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]
INTRO TO NETWORK SERVERS: WINDOWS AND LINUX
NTEC 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 NTEC 221, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 1: NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS
NTEC 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: MATH 030 eligibility, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 2: ROUTING PROTOCOLS AND CONCEPTS
NTEC 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 NTEC 221, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 3: LAN SWITCHING AND WIRELESS
NTEC 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 NTEC 222, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 4: ACCESSING THE WAN
NTEC 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 NTEC 223, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA SECURITY
NTEC 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 NTEC 224, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
VOICE OVER IP
NTEC 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 NTEC 224, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
COMPTIA A+ COMPUTER SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
NTEC 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+
NTEC 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 better in CTEC 210, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
MICROSOFT ACTIVE DIRECTORY
NTEC 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 NTEC 221, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
MICROSOFT NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE
NTEC 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 NTEC 234, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
MICROSOFT SERVER ADMINISTRATOR
NTEC 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 NTEC 235, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
DESKTOP SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
NTEC 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 NTEC 232, or department approval. [GE]
DATACENTER VIRTUALIZATION TECHNOLOGY
NTEC 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 NTEC 221, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
NTEC 280
1 - 5 Credits
Topics vary. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
NTEC 290
1 - 5 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize, and complete special projects approved by the department. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE
NTEC 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.