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Curriculum

Network Engineering Technology Program -- Course Descriptions -- Division of Engineering, Computer Programming, & Technology

CET 2178C A+ Concepts (Hardware)

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: None
  • Course Description: Hands-on laboratory-oriented course. An introductory course in microcomputer hardware and related applications. Students learn skills required to install, upgrade, optimize, troubleshoot, and support personal computer (PC) systems. Major topics in this course are motherboards, memory, Processors, storage devices, video, basic networking, and printers.
  • Certification: This course along with CET 2179C, will prepare the students for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.

CET 2179C A+ Concepts (Software)

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: None
  • Course Description: Hands-on laboratory-oriented course. An introductory course in microcomputer software and applications. This course is designed to assist the student with learning how to install, configure, support, and secure Windows 7 and Windows 8. The course will also highlight some of the differences between Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 for support purposes. This course will prepare the students for the software examination of the CompTia A+ certification. This course includes a learning activity designed to ensure competence in oral communication.
  • Certification: This course along with CET 2178C, will prepare the students for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.

CET 2486C Local Area Networks

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: None
  • Course Description: This is the first course in the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum teaching students the architecture, structure, functions and components of the Internet and other computer networks. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
  • Certification: This is the first of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications.

CET 1610C Cisco Router Technology

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: CET 2178C and CET 2486C
  • Course Description: This course is designed to prepare students to apply and understand the basics of networking hardware. Students will learn skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office network. Major topics are on the Operation of IP Data Networks; LAN Switching Technologies; IP Addressing (IPv4 & IPv6); IP Routing Technologies; IP Services (DHCP, NAT, ACLs); Network Device Security; Basic Troubleshooting.
  • Certification: This is the second of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications.

CET2615C Cisco Advanced Router Technology

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: CET 1610C
  • Course Description: This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. Students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. The course covers other major topics including: Wireless Networks, EtherChannel, and managing the Cisco IOS.
  • Certification: This is the third of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications.

CET2620C Cisco Projects in Routing Design and Administration

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: CET 2615C
  • Course Description: This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. The course covers other major topics including: HDLC, PPP, Frame Relay, DSL, NAT, Site-to-Site VPN, GRE, Syslog, SNMP, and NetFlow.
  • Certification: This is the fourth of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications.

CET 2675C Voice over IP (VoIP)/ IP Telephony

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: CET 1610C
  • Course Description: This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of the Cisco Unified Communications solutions including architecture, components, functionalities, and features. The VoIP course is designed to help students master the knowledge needed to perform tasks such as system monitoring, moves, additions and changes on Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express, Cisco Unity Connection, and Cisco Unified Presence. This course covers the Cisco CCNA Voice Exam objectives. The Cisco Certified Network Associate Voice (CCNA Voice) validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to administer a voice network and confirms the mastery of the required skill set for specialized job roles in voice technologies such as voice technologies administrator, voice engineer, and voice manager.
  • Certification: CCNA Voice

CET 2544C Computer Virtualization Technology

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: CET 2486C and CET 2178C
  • Course Description: This authorized VMware training course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 6, which includes VMware ESXi 6 and VMware vCenter Server 6. Approximately 60 percent of class time is dedicated to completing hands-on labs. This course will give you a solid understanding of how to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size.
  • Certification: Prior to obtaining a VCP6 level certification, candidates must first pass the vSphere 6 Foundations exam. This course will prepare you for the Foundations exam and put you on the path to obtaining the VCP6-DCV, VCP6-CMA, VCP6-NV, and VCP6-DTM certifications.

CET2830C Information Security

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: CET 2660C and CET 2792C
  • Course Description: This course provides an overview of information security. This is a hands-on course designed to prepare students for the challenges facing network security. Students will learn information security terminology, principles of security, and basic types of intrusions. Students are also introduced to various ways to secure systems that store, process, and transport information.
  • Certification: CompTIA Security+

CET 2660C Linux Networking and Security

  • Prerequisite: CET2179C and CET2486C
  • Catalog Course Description: This course provides an essential foundation for students requiring the Linux operating system to perform cyber security-related operations. The course engages the student with numerous network security and digital forensics-related labs designed to introduce concepts and develop techniques essential for success in cyber security field. Students will engage in numerous interactive activities and hands-on exercises. Emphasis is made in the use of both open-source software and security-related utilities.
  • Certification: Linux +

CET 2890C Network Infrastructure Security

  • Prerequisites and/or co-requisites: CET 2830C
  • Course Description: In this course, you will learn about the design, implementation, and monitoring of a comprehensive security policy using Cisco IOS security features and technologies as examples. You will also learn about security controls of Cisco IOS devices as well as a functional introduction to the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA). This course enables you to perform basic tasks to secure a network using Cisco IOS security features, which are available through web-based GUIs on the Cisco ASA, and the command-line interface (CLI) on Cisco routers and switches. Site-to-site virtual private network (VPN) configuration is covered on both the Cisco IOS and the Cisco ASA. Modern malware examples are included in this course as are cryptographic techniques using stronger hashing and encryption algorithms. Current versions of Cisco IOS, Cisco ASA, and Cisco AnyConnect are featured.
  • Certification: CCNA Security

CET 2892C-26174 Ethical Hacking

  • Prerequisite: CET2830C
  • Catalog Course Description: This course provides a next step for individuals who want to enhance their Cybersecurity skill set and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an in-depth knowledge of the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices and security appliances to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data, services, and devices. The Advanced Cybersecurity course helps prepare students for entry-level security career opportunities such as Information Security Specialist, Information Assurance Manager, INFOSEC Analyst, and Network Security Administrator. This course is hands-on with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized security skills, along with critical thinking and complex problem solving skills.
  • Certification: This course prepares the student for Certified Ethical Hacker C|EH certification

CET 2894C-25756 Projects in Cybersecurity

  • Prerequisite: CET 2892C
  • Catalog Course Description: In this course, students will be able to apply the skills, methodologies, tools, and practices they learned in previous Cyber Security related courses to inventory a live network, conduct assessments and needs analysis, harden information systems, and monitor the network.

CET 2880C Digital Forensics I

  • Prerequisite: CET2830C
  • Catalog Course Description: This course provides a next step for individuals who want to enhance their Cybersecurity skill set and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an in-depth knowledge of the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices and security appliances to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data, services, and devices. The Advanced Cybersecurity course helps prepare students for entry-level security career opportunities such as Information Security Specialist, Information Assurance Manager, INFOSEC Analyst, and Network Security Administrator. This course is hands-on with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized security skills, along with critical thinking and complex problem solving skills.
  • Certification: This course along with CET 2881C Digital Forensics IIprepares the student for the AccessData Certified Examiner certification exam.

CET 2792C Install & Configure Windows SRV

  • Prerequisite: CET 2179C and CET 2486C
  • Catalog Course Description: This course is part one of a series of three courses This course will provide the student with the knowledge and practical experience to perform task needed for day-to-day operations. Main topics include; managing account policies, administering Active Directory objects, managing and controlling resources, implementing group policies for security, and maximizing performance and responsiveness.
  • Certification: This course prepares the student for part one of the MCSA: Windows Server certification.

CET 2793 Install & Configure Windows SRV

  • Prerequisite: CET 2792C
  • Catalog Course Description: This course is part two of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. You will cover the necessary administrative responsibilities, such as implementing server images, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, remote access, network policies, data security, and monitoring and updating management.
  • Certification: This course prepares the student for part two of the MCSA: Windows Server certification.

CET 2794C Configure Advance Windows Server Services

  • Prerequisite: CET 2792C
  • Catalog Course Description: This course is part three of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. You will learn the advanced configuration and services tasks needed to implement, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. You will cover advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity, and disaster recovery.
  • Certification: This course prepares the student for part three of the MCSA: Windows Server certification.

CET 2810 Microsoft Exchange Server

  • Prerequisite: CET 2794C
  • Catalog Course Description: In this course, you will learn to plan, deploy, secure, and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. You will also gain the knowledge and skills needed to monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot Exchange 2013. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and it can assist you in preparation for Exam 70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.

CET 2810 SQL Server

  • Prerequisite: CET 2792C
  • Catalog Course Description: In this course, you will learn the skills required to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2014 database by focusing on data storage, backup and restoration, importing and exporting data, security, database maintenance and the SQL Server Agent. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product: Administering Microsoft SQL Server. It covers the skills and knowledge measured by Exam 70-462 and along with on-the-job experience, helps you prepare for the exam.
 

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Network Engineering Technology (VoIP, Cybersecurity, Microsoft, Cisco, Wireless) Lab

West Campus
Building 11, Room 261
Tuesdays: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesdays: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM