Computer Networking Systems (CNTS)

CNTS1111 | Computer Systems | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Apply electronic theory, Boolean logic, utilization of hex editors and assembly language to understand the underpinning technologies that make computers systems work. Maintenance and repair of computer operating systems, hardware, peripherals, and component selection/installation for machines commonly found in a business.

CNTS1121 | Network Fundamentals | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Concept and terminology introductions, data communications in a business environment. Client-server networking; communication hardware, software, and basic security is introduced. Services and models supporting data communications interoperability introduced. Configure and troubleshoot basic network connections and the hardware/software associated.

CNTS1130 | Desktop Business Applications | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Operation of desktop business applications and how they apply to the business environment. Construct documents for real world applications in a variety of different business scenarios.

CNTS1210 | Server Systems I | Lec/Lab (5 Credits)

Install, configure, maintain, and manage the primary services in the Microsoft Windows Server operating system. Introduction to the sharing of system resources, remote administration techniques to facilitate efficient and effective management of business computer systems.

Prerequisite(s): CNTS1110, Or CNTS1111, And CNTS1120, Or CNTS1121

CNTS1220 | Routing & Switching I | Lec/Lab (5 Credits)

Concepts and application of bridging, switching, and routing in an industry-standard networking environment. Install, configure, and manage networks, routers, and switches to facilitate basic network communication architectures. Portions of this course help to prepare for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam.

Prerequisite(s): CNTS1120 Or CNTS1121

CNTS1230 | Network Systems | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Expansion of concepts and terminology of business data communications and how they apply to the business environment. Intermediate to advanced client-server networking concepts, including its associated networking hardware, addressing and services. Logical addressing, IP routing, and network protocols. Installation and configuration of client-server networking systems.

Prerequisite(s): CNTS1121

CNTS2111 | Server Systems II | Lec/Lab (5 Credits)

Install, configure, maintain, and manage directory services for the network infrastructure including server deployment, terminal services, web services, network application services, planning, designing, and business continuity.

Prerequisite(s): CNTS1210

CNTS2120 | Routing & Switching II | Lec/Lab (5 Credits)

Advanced concepts and application of bridging, switching, and routing in an industry-standard networking environment. Practice advanced business network communication architectures. This course helps to prepare for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam.

Prerequisite(s): CNTS1220

CNTS2130 | Virtualization | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Install, configure, maintain, and manage a variety of virtualization software; examine the underlying principles of virtualization; create a virtual IT infrastructure; advantages and disadvantages of moving to a virtualized environment; comparison of major virtualization software systems.

Prerequisite(s): CNTS1210

CNTS2211 | Enterprise Application Administration | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Install, configure, maintain, and manage Microsoft Exchange Server (email) and the considerations needed to optimize Exchange Server deployment. Managing and maintaining databases and multidimensional databases on Microsoft SQL Server. Development and deployment of SharePoint sites, security, database connectivity; administer and monitor SharePoint sites for use in a business setting.

Prerequisite(s): CNTS2111

CNTS2223 | Open Source Software | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Install, configure, maintain, and manage a wide variety of Open Source Software (OSS) with an emphasis on common web, file and database servers found in industry; the history of the open source movement. Configure OSS operating systems to support common client-servers, Web hosting, and other services commonly found at the enterprise and ISP levels of industry. In-depth coverage of technologies related to hosting websites including programming language support, database support/connectivity, and remote access.

CNTS2240 | Administrative Scripting | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Programming techniques that apply to managing computer systems and networks. Programming and its best practices, methods of code writing, and development of real world scripts used to manage enterprise networks.

CNTS2250 | Career Preparation | Lecture (1 Credit)

Design a business resume, cover letter and thank you letter; implement a job search strategy, and submit resume, cover letter and thank you letter in search of an entry level job. Assemble artifacts for a student portfolio, create the portfolio, and present it to industry professionals.