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Computer Networking Technology (CNT) Courses

CNT - CNT Elective

(4.00 credits)

2-4 Credits

CNT 101 - Microcomputer Concepts/Introduction to Networking

(4.00 credits)

This course presents the underlying technology and methodology for installing, configuring, upgrading, and maintaining PC workstations, the Windows OS and small office/home office networks. This course includes hands-on components involving building, maintaining, and upgrading Intel and Intel compatible microcomputer systems. Students will utilize troubleshooting techniques and tools to effectively and efficiently resolve PC, OS, and network connectivity issues and implement security practices.

CNT 103 - Introduction to UNIX/Linux

(3.00 credits)

This course is a guide designed to help the student learn the skills needed to master the UNIX/Linux environment. Practical hands-on descriptions and exercises are employed to help the student see what commands are available, how they are used and what must be done to get results. Students will be guided from the initial steps, to exploring essential features, to mastery of basic and advanced user skills.

CNT 121 - Wireless LAN Administration

(3.00 credits)

The wireless LAN Administration course provides the networking professional a complete foundation of knowledge for entering into or advancing in the wireless networking industry. From basic RF theory to link budget math, including topics from troubleshooting to performing a site survey, this course delivers hands-on training that benefits the novice and the experienced network professional.

CNT 123 - Fundamentals/Network Security

(3.00 credits)

This course provides a broad introduction to computer and network security measures and provides a foundation for additional study of more specific security areas. It is ideal for those administering network devices and infrastructure, as well as those working in database development and administration. The course will emphasize the knowledge and skills necessary to identify risks and participate in the mitigation of risks, provide infrastructure, application, operational and information security, apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability, identify appropriate technologies and products, and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations.

CNT 150 - Desktop/Client Computer Operating System

(4.00 credits)

This course is for students desiring to become a Microsoft certified technology specialist for client computers. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to install and configure Windows client operating systems. It focuses on four main areas: installing, securing, networking, and browsing. By the end of the course, students will have installed and configured a Windows client computer that is secure, on the network, and ready for browsing.

CNT 202 - Advanced UNIX/Linux

(4.00 credits)

This course focuses on practical hands-on descriptions of system administration tasks and the utilities-both command-line and graphical when available-that the administrator would use to complete daily work managing a UNIX/Linux based server. The goal of the descriptions and exercises presented is to provide the student with sufficient knowledge and skills to pass a Linux certification exam, thereby demonstrating that important theoretical and practical knowledge of the UNIX/Linux based computers has been gained.

CNT 210 - Supervised Work Experience

(3.00 credits)

This course provides students with the opportunity to apply the skills acquired in a controlled working environment. Students will find employment for supervised work experience at an instructor-approved work site, with assistance from the instructor as necessary. Pre-requisites: Successful completion of CNT semesters 1, 2 & 3.

CNT 222 - CNT Wireless LAN Analysis

(3.00 credits)

Wireless LAN Analysis is recommended training for individuals seeking to troubleshoot, increase the performance of, and secure their wireless LAN. Students who complete the course will acquire the necessary skills for analyzing and troubleshooting any wireless LAN system through a thorough education in the 802.11 frame structure, frame exchange processes specified by the 802.11 standard, and extensive hands-on training installing, configuring, and utilizing five market-leading analysis products: AirMagnet, Network Chemistry, Network Instruments, TamoSoft & WildPackets.

CNT 222 - Wireless LAN Analysis

(3.00 credits)

Wireless LAN Analysis is recommended training for individuals seeking to troubleshoot, increase the performance of, and secure their wirelee LAN. Student who complete the course will acquire the necessary skills for analyzing and trouleshooting any wireless LAN system through a thorough education in 802.11 frame structure, frame exchange processes specified by the 802.11 standard, and extensive hands-on training installing, configuring, and utilizing five market-leading analysis products: AirMagnet, Network Chemistry, Network Instruments, TamoSoft & WildPackets. SP

CNT 241 - Application Infrastructure Configuration

(4.00 credits)

This course is one of three courses that cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. This course emphasizes configuration and services tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. This includes the knowledge and skills associated with identity management and identity federation, network load balancing, business continuity and disaster recovery, fault tolerance and rights management. It maps directly to Microsoft Certification Exam 70-412.

CNT 242 - Designing Security for Microsoft Networks

(2.00 credits)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to design a secure network infrastructure. Topics include assembling the design team, modeling threats, and analyzing security risks in order to meet business requirements for securing computers in a networked environment. The course encourages decision-making skills through an interactive tool that simulates real-life scenarios in which students are given the task of collecting the information and sorting through the details to resolve the given security requirements.

CNT 243 - Network Infrastructure Configuration

(4.00 credits)

This course is one of three courses that cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. This course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services such as Active Directory Domain Services, networking services, and Hyper-V configuration. It maps directly to Microsoft Certification Exam 70-410.

CNT 244 - BizTalk Server Business Integration Solutions

(4.00 credits)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to efficiently and effectively integrate systems, employees, and trading partners through orchestration in a highly flexible and highly automated manner.

CNT 245 - Network Solutions for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

(3.00 credits)

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to select, deploy, and manage a Microsoft networking solution for small and medium-sized businesses. It includes how a business may grow from peer-to peer to small business server and up to multiple Windows Server 2003 servers.

CNT 246 - Deploying Vista Desktop

(3.00 credits)

"This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to successfully deploy Windows Vista business desktops throughout their organization. Students are introduced to the deployment life cycle, which consists of planning for the deployment, building and customizing the deployment method, and then implementing the actual deployment. Students are introduced to the tools and guidance to be used throughout various stages of the deployment life cycle."

CNT 247 - Implementing Sharepoint Server

(3.00 credits)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to implement Microsoft SharePoint Server successfully in their organization. It provides the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure a successful implementation.

CNT 255 - Exchange Server Administration

(3.00 credits)

This course provides an introduction to the core technologies of Microsoft Exchange Server. It prepares students to implement and administer Microsoft Exchange in a single-site or multiple-site environment. Additionally, students will install and configure the Microsoft Outlook desktop information manager client, be given an introduction to the connectors and protocols in Microsoft Exchange and install Internet Mail Service, Microsoft Mail connector, and Lotus cc: Mail Connector.

CNT 256 - SQL Server Administration

(3.00 credits)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required for configuring, administering, and troubleshooting Microsoft SQL Server client/server database management system.

CNT 257 - Secure Web Access Using Microsoft Proxy Services

(2.00 credits)

"This course covers installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Microsoft proxy server in an enterprise environment. It will cover the basic architecture of the proxy server, the different methods of controlling access to the internet and intranet, configuring the cache, interoperability with other networks, methods of monitoring and improving performance as well as other features of proxy servers."

CNT 261 - Server Administration

(4.00 credits)

This course is one of two courses that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to design, implement and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise scaled, highly virtualized environment. The emphasis of this course is planning, configuration, and implementation of Windows Server 2012 services such as server deployment, server virtualization, and network access and infrastructure. It maps directly to Microsoft Certification Exam 780-413.

CNT 262 - Network Infrastructure Planning

(4.00 credits)

This course is one of two courses that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to design, implement and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise scaled, highly virtualized environment. The emphasis of this course is the planning, configuration, and management of Windows Server 2012 services such as identity and access, high availability and server infrastructure. It maps directly to Microsoft Certification Exam 780-414.

CNT 263 - Active Directory Configuration

(4.00 credits)

This course is one of three courses that cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. The key focus for students is the deployment of Windows Server 2012 services and infrastructure and providing the skills necessary to manage and maintain a domain based environment including user and group management, network access and data security. It maps directly to Microsoft Certification Exam 70-411.

CNT 265 - Implementing & Administering Security in a Microsoft Server Network Infrastructure

(3.00 credits)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to implement, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot security in a Microsoft network server network infrastructure and also plan and configure a Microsoft network server Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

CNT 275 - Cisco Internetworking Technologies

(4.00 credits)

This course is for students having basic computer skills and some familiarity with networking. It provides instruction in network standards, network terminology and protocols, networking, IP addressing, LANS, WANS, cabling tools, and cabling. Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, communication, and team building concepts to solving networking problems.

CNT 276 - Cisco Router Setup and Operation

(4.00 credits)

This course is for students having completed the previous coursework or having work experience in networking. This course covers routing protocols and routing, elements of routers, the router operating system, the utilities used to configure the router, and router configuration tasks.

CNT 277 - Cisco Network Segment & Protocol Encapsulation

(4.00 credits)

This course covers LAN segmentation using routers, advanced router configurations, LAN switching theory, virtual LANs, advanced LAN design, and advanced routine protocols and concepts. Included are threaded case studies that help students apply the concepts that are learned.

CNT 278 - Cisco WAN Technologies

(4.00 credits)

This course covers such topics as WAN theory and design, WAN technology, PPP, Frame Relay, ISDN and network troubleshooting. Included are treaded case studies that help the student apply the concepts that are learned.



 

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