Network Technology (NTEC)

IP SUBNETTING
NTEC 103 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CAP 042 or eligible for MATH 089 or MATH 092.

Covers the Internet Protocol (IP) numbering systems IPv4 and IPv6. Includes the following concepts: calculation and converting numbers between DECimal, BINary, and HEXadecimal number systems; understanding the meaning of IP numbers, the purpose/role of the various parts of the number, types/classes of numbers; understanding how to subnet these number ranges using both traditional and VLSM approaches; create supernets, summary routes, and hierarchical addressing schemes. No prior computer or network knowledge or experience is required. [GE]

INFORMATION SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS
NTEC 125 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 103, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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 MTA SERVER ADMINISTRATION FUNDAMENTALS
NTEC 132 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in NTEC 103 or consent of Instructional Unit.

Help students prepare for the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Exam by building an understanding of server installation, server roles, active directory, storage, server performance management, and server maintenance. [GE]

CLOUD COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS
NTEC 142 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 103, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [GE]

LINUX ESSENTIALS
NTEC 151 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Eligibility for MATH 030 or MATH 092, or consent of Instructional Unit.

Explores the basics of Linux, the world's most popular operating system. Includes system administration skills (using the command line, how to configure a computer running Linux, and basic networking), basic open source concepts. This course may help students prepare for attaining the LPI (Linux Professional Institute) Linux Essentials industry certification. [GE]

COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
NTEC 199 6 Credits/Units

198 hours of clinical

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in HDEV 195 and 198 or 200 and consent of Instructional Unit.

Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employee evaluation. [GE] [PNP]

DEPLOYING LINUX SERVER SERVICES
NTEC 220 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 151, or consent of Instructional Unit.

Knowledge and skills for using 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. [GE]

CISCO CCNA 1:INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS
NTEC 221 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Completion of NTEC 103 with a grade of "C" or better, or concurrent enrollment in NTEC 103, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [GE]

CISCO CCNA 2: ROUTING & SWITCHING ESSENTIALS
NTEC 222 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 221, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [GE]

CISCO CCNA 3: SCALING NETWORKS
NTEC 223 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 222, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [GE]

CISCO CCNA 4: CONNECTING NETWORKS
NTEC 224 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 222, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [GE]

CISCO CCNA SECURITY
NTEC 225 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 222, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [GE]

CISCO CCNA VOICE
NTEC 226 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 222, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [GE]

MICROSOFT SERVER ADMINISTRATOR 1
NTEC 234 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 132 and NTEC 103, or consent of Instructional Unit.

Covers installing and configuring Windows Server. 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. [GE]

MICROSOFT SERVER ADMINISTRATOR 2
NTEC 235 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in both NTEC 132 and NTEC 103, or consent of Instructional Unit.

Covers the following: administration of Windows Server; Implementing a Group Policy infrastructure; 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. [GE]

MICROSOFT SERVER ADMINISTRATOR 3
NTEC 236 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 132 and NTEC 103, or consent of Instructional Unit.

Covers configuration of advanced Windows Server 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. [GE]

MICROSOFT SQL SERVER ADMINISTRATION
NTEC 238 4 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in NTEC 103 and NTEC 132, or consent of Instructional Unit.

Covers the skills necessary for installing and configuring Microsoft's SQL Server along with setting up a database and associated objects. Course focuses upon the role of Database Administrator in managing procedures to ensure that data is consistently, reliably available, and recoverable. Students will manage SQL Server instances and databases. Also includes optimizing and troubleshooting SQL Server, implementing basic security and data integrity measures, and granting data access privileges to individual users. [GE]

MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 ADMINISTRATION
NTEC 239 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in NTEC 103 and NTEC 132, or consent of Instructional Unit.

Microsoft Office 365 is powered by the cloud and designed to help meet reliability, security, and user productivity needs. Students will plan, deploy, and operate Microsoft Office 365 including its identities, dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. Students will configure administrative roles, manage user and group accounts, implement security and monitor Office 365 availability. [GE]

DATACENTER VIRTUALIZATION TECHNOLOGY
NTEC 242 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 142, or consent of Instructional Unit.

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. [GE]

LINUX ADMINISTRATION 1
NTEC 252 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 151 or consent of Instructional Unit.

Builds on the skills learned in NTEC 151 - Linux Essentials course. Covers the following: system architecture, Linux installation and package management, GNU and UNIX commands, devices, Linux file systems, and file system hierarchy standards. This course may help students prepare for taking the COMPTIA LINUX+/LPI (Linux Professional Institute) LPIC-1 industry certification (Exam 101). [GE]

LINUX ADMINISTRATION 2
NTEC 253 6 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NTEC 252 or consent of Instructional Unit.

Course description revision: Builds on the skills learned in the NTEC 151 and NTEC 252. Covers the following: shells, scripting and data management, interfaces and desktops, administrative tasks, essential system services, networking fundamentals, and security. This course may help students prepare for taking the COMPTIA LINUX+/LPI (Linux Professional Institute) LPIC-1 industry certification (Exam 102). [GE]

SELECTED TOPICS
NTEC 280 6 Credits/Units

66 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Topics vary. May be repeated for credit. [GE]

SPECIAL PROJECTS
NTEC 290 6 Credits/Units

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Opportunity to plan, organize, and complete special projects approved by the department. [GE]

CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE: NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES
NTEC 297 3 Credits/Units

11 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Cisco CCENT certification, or Microsoft MCP Server 2012/2016 certification required, completion of all required core coursework related to degree, and consent of Instructional Unit.

This course will normally be taken during the final term of the program. Students will apply their skills on many topics covered in the other degree program courses. Students will complete a project in a team/small group setting as they create a network design proposal document, design an enterprise network to meet established user requirements, create detailed documentation plans for implementation, create a functional demo/mock-up, and make a final presentation to the class. This course will provide students a hands-on experience designing an enterprise network based on user requirements. Topics include all aspects of network planning, design, and troubleshooting.

CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGIES
NTEC 298 3 Credits/Units

11 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Microsoft MCP Server 2012 or 2016 certification required, completion of all core coursework related to degree, and consent of Instructional Unit.

This course will normally be taken during the final term of the program. Students will apply their skills on many topics covered in the other degree program courses. Students will complete a project in a team/small group setting as they create a network design proposal document, design an enterprise network to meet established user requirements, create detailed documentation plans for implementation, create a functional demo/mock-up, and make a final presentation to the class. This course will provide students a hands-on experience designing an enterprise network based on user requirements. Topics include all aspects of network planning, design, and troubleshooting.

CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE: CISCO TECHNOLOGIES
NTEC 299 3 Credits/Units

11 hours of lecture / 44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Cisco CCENT certification required, completion of all required core coursework related to degree and consent of Instructional Unit.

This course will normally be taken during the final term of the program. Students will apply their skills on many topics covered in the other degree program courses. Students will complete a project in a team/small group setting as they create a network design proposal document, design an enterprise network to meet established user requirements, create detailed documentation plans for implementation, create a functional demo/mock-up, and make a final presentation to the class. This course will provide students a hands-on experience designing an enterprise network based on user requirements. Topics include all aspects of network planning, design, and troubleshooting. [GE]