Class Descriptions

CTI-110: Web, Programming, and Database Foundation

This course covers the introduction of the tools and resources available to students in programming, mark-up language and services on the Internet. Topics include standard mark-up language Internet services, creating web pages, using search engines, file transfer programs; and database design and creation with DBMS products. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of programming tools, deploy a web-site with mark-up tools, and create a simple database table.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-120: Network and Security Foundation

This course introduces students to the Network concepts, including networking terminology and protocols, local and wide area networks, and network standards. Emphasis is placed on securing information systems and the various implementation policies. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, media and protocols.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-130: Operating Systems and Device Foundation

This course covers the basic hardware and software of a personal computer, including installation, operations and interaction with popular microcomputer operating systems. Topics include components identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/repair non-functioning personal computers.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:6
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-140: Virtualization Concepts

This course introduces operating system virtualization. Emphasis is placed on virtualization terminology, virtual machine storage, virtual networking and access control. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to installation, configuration and management of virtual machines.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-141: Cloud and Storage Concepts

This course introduces cloud computing and storage concepts. Emphasis is placed on cloud terminology, virtualization, storage networking and access control. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to installation, configuration and management of cloud storage systems.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-240: Virtualization Administration I

This course covers datacenter virtualization concepts. Topics include data storage, virtual network configuration, virtual machine and virtual application deployment. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to virtual machine and hypervisor installation and configuration.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-241: Virtualization Administration II

This course covers administration of datacenter virtualization infrastructure. Topics include access control, fault tolerance, scalability, resource management, virtual machine migration and troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to virtualization security, data protection and resource monitoring.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-260: Data Center Troubleshooting

This course covers troubleshooting in a highly available, high performance, storage and computing system. Topics include provisioning, monitoring, diagnosing, and taking corrective actions in storage environments relating to Storage Area Network (SAN), Network Attached Storage (NAS), data protection and recovery. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of SAN and NAS technologies, topologies, configuration, data protection, and fault triage and remediation.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-270: Data Center Design and Problem Resolution

This course provides students an opportunity to complete a significant data center hardware and software design and configuration project, including disaster recovery planning. Emphasis is placed on adhering to optimal practices that can provide a highly available, stable, manageable, secure and scalable environment and maintaining it using a variety of utilities and system tools. Upon completion, students should be able to design, deploy and administer the hardware and software components of a highly available data center.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CTI-289: Computer Technology Integration Capstone Project

This course provides students an opportunity to complete a significant integrated technology project from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on technology policy, process planning, procedure definition, systems architecture, and security issues to create projects for the many areas in which computer technology is integrated. Upon completion, students should be able to create, implement, and support a comprehensive technology integration project from the planning and design phase through implementation.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

NET-110: Networking Concepts

This course introduces students to the networking field. Topics include network terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model, cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP Protocols.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

NET-115: Telecommunication for Information Technology Professionals

This course introduces telecommunications technologies and topics for Information Technology students. Topics include introduction to telecommunications, wide area networking technologies, voice telephony, wireless telephony and telecommunications network management. Upon completion, students should be able to design, implement and test key telecommunications technologies.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

NET-125: Introduction to Networks

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. Topics include introduction to the principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. This course introduces the networking field. Emphasis is placed on network terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model, cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP Protocols. The emphasis of this course will be on Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum-Introduction to Networks.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

NET-126: Switching and Routing

This course covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in small networks and introduces wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. Emphasis is placed on configuring and troubleshooting routers and switches for advanced functionality using security best practices and resolving common network issues utilizing both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols. Upon completion, students should be able to configure VLANs and Inter-VLAN routing applying security best practices, troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing on Layer 3 devices, configure redundancy on a switched network using STP and EtherChannel, configure WLANs using a WLC and L2 security best practices and configure IPv4 and IPv6 static routing on routers.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

NET-135: Data Center Networking

This course introduces the field of data center network administration. Emphasis is placed on foundational data center concepts such as designing, implementing and troubleshooting data center technologies. Upon completion, students will be able to enter the field of data center network administration.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

NET-175: Wireless Technology

This course introduces the student to wireless technology and interoperability with different communication protocols. Topics include Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), Wireless Mark-up language (WML), link manager, service discovery protocol, transport layer and frequency band. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss in written and oral form protocols and procedures required for different wireless applications.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

NET-225: Enterprise Networking

This course is designed to cover the architecture, components, operations, and security to scale for large, complex networks, including wide area network (WAN) technologies. Emphasis is placed on configuring, troubleshooting, and securing enterprise network devices and understanding how application programming interfaces (API) and configuration management tools enable network automation. Upon completion, students should be able to configure link state routing protocols, implement ACLs to filter traffic and secure administrative access, configure NAT services on the router to provide address scalability, explain techniques to provide address scalability and secure remote access for WAN, and explain how automation affects evolving networks.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

NET-226: Network Programmability

This course covers the methodologies and tools of modern software development, applied to IT and Network operations. Emphasis is placed on network programming in current network scripting languages, using GIT and common data formats, deploying applications as containers, using Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines and automating infrastructure using code. Upon completion, students should be able to use basic Python programming and Linux skills, implement a development environment, use software development and design best practices, create a secure API, use current technologies to deploy and secure applications and compare software testing and deployment methods in automation and simulation environments.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

NET-240: Network Design

This course covers the principles of the design of LANs and WANs. Topics include network architecture, transmission systems, traffic management, bandwidth requirements, Internet working devices, redundancy, and broad-band versus base-band systems. Upon completion, students should be able to design a network to meet specified business and technical requirements.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

NET-270: Building Scalable Networks

This course covers principles and techniques of scalable networks. Topics include building multi-layer networks, controlling overhead traffic in growing routed networks, and router capabilities used to control traffic over LANs and WANs. Upon completion, students should be able to design; implement; and improve traffic flow, reliability, redundancy, and performance in enterprise networks. This course covers principles and techniques of scalable networks. Topics include building multi-layer networks, controlling overhead traffic in growing routed networks, and router capabilities used to control traffic over LANs and WANs. Upon completion, students should be able to design; implement; and improve traffic flow, reliability, redundancy, and performance in enterprise networks. The emphasis of this course will be on Cisco Networking Academy CCNP Routing and Switching curriculum (ROUTE).

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

NET-272: Multi-Layer Networks

This course covers building campus networks using multi-layer switching technologies over a high-speed Ethernet. Topics include improving IP routing performance with multi-layer switching, implementing fault tolerance routing, and managing high bandwidth broadcast while controlling IP multi-cast access to networks. Upon completion, students should be able to install and configure multi-layer enterprise networks and determine the required router configurations to support new services and applications.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

NET-273: Internetworking Support

This course covers how to baseline and troubleshoot and internetworking environment using routers and switches for multi-protocol client, host and servers. Topics include troubleshooting processes, routing and routed protocols, campus switching; and WAN troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to troubleshoot Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Token Ring LANs; and Serial, Frame Relay, and ISDN connections.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

NET-289: Networking Project

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant networking project from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on project definition, documentation, installation, testing, presentation, and training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.

Course Prerequisites:

Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0