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INFORMATION SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS
NTEC 125
3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Builds an understanding of network security topics including how hacker attacks are carried out and how to select the right security solutions for each type of risk. Students learn to create clear and enforceable security policies and to keep them up to date; to establish reliable processes for responding to security advisories; to use encryption effectively and recognize its limitations; to secure networks with firewalls, routers, and other devices; and to prevent attacks aimed at wireless networks.
WINDOWS SERVER ADMINISTRATION FUNDAMENTALS
NTEC 132
3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Help students prepare for the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Exam 98-365 by building an understanding of server installation, server roles, active directory, storage, server performance management, and server maintenance.
CLOUD COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS
NTEC 142
3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Helps students prepare for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification by building an understanding of the following Cloud Computing topics: technical understanding of the foundations of Cloud Computing as compared to traditional IT; integrating Cloud Computing into IT infrastructure; creating economic value by implementing Cloud innovations; and integrating Cloud Computing into an organization's existing compliance, risk and regulatory framework.
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] [PNP]
INTRO TO NETWORK SERVERS: WINDOWS AND LINUX
NTEC 220
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 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
NTEC 221
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Introduction to the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet, and other computer networks. Covers the principles and structure of IP addressing. The fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide foundation for the basics of network administration. Students will learn to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Part one of a two-course sequence that helps prepare students for the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) industry certification, and part one of a four-course sequence that helps prepare students for the CCNA Routing & Switching industry certification. Prerequisite: MATH 030 eligibility, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 2
NTEC 222
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Learn the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network, how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality; troubleshoot routers and switches; resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-Vlan routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Part two of a two-course sequence that helps prepare students for the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) industry certification, and part two of a four-course sequence that helps prepare students for the CCNA Routing & Switching industry certification. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 221, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 3
NTEC 223
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn the following: how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality; to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. This course is part-three of a four-course sequence that helps prepare students for the CCNA Routing & Switching industry certification. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 222, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
CISCO CCNA 4
NTEC 224
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students team the following: how to configure and troubleshoot network devices, resolve common issues with data link protocols; develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. This course is part-four of a four-course sequence that helps prepare students for the CCNA Routing & Switching industry certification. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 223 or DNET 223, or consent of Instructional Unit.
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]
CISCO CCNA VOICE
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]
CISCO CCNP ROUTER: IMPLEMENTING IP ROUTING
NTEC 227
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Helps students prepare for the Cisco CCNP Router certification exam. Students learn how to implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in an enterprise network; to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions; and to use a range of routing protocols in IPv4 and IPv6 environments. The course also covers the configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers and emphasizes hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 224, or consent of Instructional Unit.
CISCO CCNP SWITCH: IMPLEMENTING IP SWITCHING
NTEC 228
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Helps students prepare for the Cisco CCNP SWITCH certification exam by teaching how to implement, monitor and maintain switching in converged enterprise campus networks; to plan, configure and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions; and to secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice and video into campus networks. Emphasizes hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 227, or consent of Instructional Unit.
CISCO CCNP TSHOOT: MAINTAINING IP NETWORKS
NTEC 229
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Helps students prepare for the Cisco CCNP TSHOOT certification exam by teaching how to monitor and maintain complex, enterprise routed and switched IP networks; plan and execute regular network maintenance and support and troubleshoot using technology-based processes and best practices based on systematic and industry-recognized approaches. Extensive labs emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce troubleshooting techniques. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 228, or consent of Instructional Unit.
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]
MICROSOFT SERVER ADMIN 1
NTEC 234
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Covers installing and configuring Windows Server 2012. Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services, Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects, Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administrative, Implementing Networking Services, Implementing Local Storage, Implementing File and Print Services, Implementing Group Policy, Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V. This course is part-one of a three-course sequence that helps prepare students for the MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) industry certification. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 220 or DNET 220, or consent of Instructional Unit.
MICROSOFT SERVER ADMIN 2
NTEC 235
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Covers the following: administration of Windows Server 2012; Implementing a Group Policy infrastruction; managing User and Service Accounts; maintaining Active Directory Domain Services; configuring and troubleshooting DNS; configuring and troubleshooting Remote Access; installing, configuring and troubleshooting the Network Policy Server role; optimizing File Services; increasing File System Security; implementing Update Management. This course is part-two of a three-course sequence that helps prepare students for the MCSA ( Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) industry certification. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 234, or consent of Instructional Unit.
MICROSOFT SERVER ADMINISTRATOR 3
NTEC 236
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Covers configuration of advanced Windows Server 2012 services. Focus on implementing the following: Advanced Network Service, Advanced File Services, Dynamic Access Control, Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, Disaster Recovery, AD CS and AD FS. This course is part-three of a three-course sequence that helps prepare students for the MCSA ( Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) industry certification. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 235, or consent of Instructional Unit.
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 220 or DNET 220, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
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: Microsoft MTA Server Admin Fundamentals certification or Cisco CCENT certification required, or MCITP Server certification or CCNA certification, completion of all required core coursework related degree, and consent of Instructional Unit.