Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Information Technology: Network Server program focuses on the skills needed to install, implement, manage, and troubleshoot networks and systems in both a Linux and Microsoft server environment. Most complex networking environments today include multiple operating system platforms which include Linux and Microsoft servers. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.
++ indicates any suffixed courses. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program. Students should select from the following courses in consultation with a Department Advisor.
|CIS105||Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR permission of Program Director||3|
|CIS126DL||Linux Operating System||3|
|CIS238DL||Linux System Administration||3|
|CNT140AA||Introduction to Networks||4|
|CNT150AA||Cisco - Routing and Switching Essentials||4|
|CNT170AA||Cisco - Connecting Networks||4|
|MST150++||Microsoft Windows (Any MST 150-level suffixed course)||3|
|MST157DA||Active Directory Windows Server Configuration||4|
|BPC170||A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support||3|
|BPC270||A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support||3|
|CIS15+ Programming (Any CIS 150-level course) (3) OR|
|CIS15+++ Programming (Any CIS 150-level suffixed course) (3)|
|CIS190||Introduction to Local Area Networks (3) OR|
|MST140||Microsoft Networking Essentials (3)||3|
|MST15+ Microsoft Windows (Any MST 150-level course)|
|MST2++ Microsoft (Any MST 200-level course)|
|ITS110||Information Security Fundamentals||3|
|CIS239DL||Linux Shell Scripting||3|
1. Demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills to use the Linux operating system including file and directory systems, file and directory permissions, text editors, file processing, and basic shell programming. (CIS126DL)
2. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to administer the Linux operating system including manipulation of file structures, backup systems, printing processes, user and group accounts, hard disk maintenance and configuration, monitoring system performance, kernel customization, and security. (CIS238DL)
3. Describe the layers of the OSI Model. (CNT140AA)
4. Calculate IP subnets and subnet masks. (CNT140AA)
5. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to install, configure, customize, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco routers utilizing Advanced Internet Protocol (IP) addressing techniques, Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM), distance vectored and Link State dynamic routing protocols, Routing Internet Protocol version 1 (RIPv1) and version 2 (RIPv2), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Single-area Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and understanding the structure and behavior of routing tables. (CNT150AA)
6. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to design and implement a converged switched network including switch configuration for basic functionality, implementing Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN), VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), and Inter-VLAN routing in a converged network and implementing a Wireless LAN (WLAN). (CNT160AA)
7. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to install configure and troubleshoot day-to-day administrative tasks in a Microsoft Windows-based environment. (MST150++)
8. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to install configure and troubleshoot a Windows Server including user and group policy, file systems, data storage, domains/workgroups, security, disaster recovery and monitoring performance. (MST157DA)
9. Demonstrate knowledge of Wide-Area Network (WAN) technologies and network services required by converged applications in Enterprise Networks and the skills to implement and configure common data link protocols and apply WAN security concepts, principles of traffic management, access control and addressing services. (CNT170AA)
10. Demonstrate the knowledge and skill to setup hardware, software and complete basic troubleshooting of PC hardware and software. (BPC170)
All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.
Complete information for CCL - Information Technology: Network Server can be found HERE
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