Computer Information Technology Courses

Computer Information Technology Courses (H2)

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CIT - Computer Information Technology

CIT-011: Introduction to Computer Hardware and Software ( A+) (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Advisory: MAT 903. This course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and advanced concepts such as security, networking, mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, client side virtualization, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. It helps students prepare for entry-level career opportunities in ICT and for the CompTIA A+ certification. It also provides a learning pathway to Cisco CCNA.

CIT-012: Introduction to Networking (Network+) (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

This course introduces the fundamental building blocks that form the modern network, such as protocols, media, topologies and hardware. It then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, virtual networks, security and troubleshooting. This course helps students prepare for entry-level career opportunities in ICT and the CompTIA Network+ certification. It also provides a learning pathway to Cisco CCNA.

CIT-016: CyberSecurity and Ethical Hacking (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

This course is an introduction to IT security and ethical hacking using the latest operating systems, security techniques, and wireless standards. It also covers the fundamentals of system security, network infrastructure, access control, assessments and audits, cryptography, and organizational security. Students gain hands-on experience with various ethical hacking methods and techniques.

CIT-021: Cisco Network Fundamentals (CISCO-1) (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

This course is the first of four courses leading to the CCNA designation. This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks.

CIT-022: Routing and Switching Essentia (CISCO-2) (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite CIT 021 This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality.

CIT-023: Scaling Networks (CISCO-3) (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite CIT 022 This course is the third of four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA Routing and Switching) designation. It describes the architecture,components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality.

CIT-024: Connecting Networks (CISCO-4) (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite CIT 023 This course is the fourth of four courses leading to the CCNA designation. This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required in Enterprise networks.

CIT-025: Cisco 5-IMPLEMENTING Cisco Ip Routing (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite: CIT 024. Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 053. This course teaches students how to implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in an enterprise network. Students will learn how to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions, using 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. Comprehensive labs emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills. Pass/No Pass Option.

CIT-026: Cisco 6-IMPLEMENTING Cisco Ip Switched N (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite: CIT 024. Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 053. This course teaches students how to implement, monitor, and maintain switching in converged enterprise campus networks. Students learn how to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions. The course also covers the secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice, and video into campus networks. Comprehensive labs emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills. Pass/No Pass Option.

CIT-027: Cisco 7 Troubleshooting Cisco Ip Switche (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite: CIT 024, Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 053. This course teaches students how to monitor and maintain complex, enterprise routed and switched IP networks. Skills learned include the planning and execution of regular network maintenance, as well as support and troubleshooting using technology-based processes and best practices, in a systematic and ITIL-compliant approach. Extensive labs emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce troubleshooting techniques. Pass/No Pass Option.

CIT-046: Designing a Secure Windows 2000 Network (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: CIT 044. Advisory: CIS 054B. Students will learn how to provide secure access to local network users, remote users and remote offices, between private and public networks and to partners. Pass/No Pass Option.

CIT-060: NetWare Administration (Min Credits: 3.0)

Corequisite: CIT 160. Advisory: CIS 054B, This is the day to day administration of a NetWare 5 server, clients, printer, etc. Pass/No Pass Option.

CIT-078: Microsoft Server Essentials 1 (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Advisory: CIT 011 This course focuses primarily on the installation, storage, “compute features and functionality” and the “networking features and functionality” available in Windows Server 2016. It covers general installation tasks and considerations and the installation and configuration of Nano Server, in addition to the creation and management of images for deployment. It also covers DFS and BranchCache solutions, high performance network features and functionality, and implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.

CIT-079: Microsoft Server Essentials 2 (Min Credits: 4.0)

Advisory: CIT 078 and ENGL 001A. This course is the second of three courses leading to the Microsoft Server Certificate program. This course provides the basic knowledge necessary to understand and identify the tasks involved in designing, building, administering, managing and supporting Network Operating Systems based networks.Pass/No Pass Option