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Course Descriptions - Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2020)
ITEC 0000 Cybersecurity Orientation0 Hours
The Cybersecurity program provides students with the skills required to find employment in the rapidly changing field of Information Technology, one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Students will learn hardware, operating systems, application software, local and wide area networking, programming and internet development. Once students have developed the foundational skills, they can specialize in one of the Information Technology Program’s specializations. The two major specializations for this program are Software Development and Networking and Hardware. Many of the elective courses prepare students for industry certifications from organizations such as Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, and Oracle.
ITEC 1003 Introduction to Information Technology90 Hours
Introduction to Information Technology provides a professional overview of using computers. You will be introduced to computers including their history, hardware, operating systems, program languages, software, databases, networking, data storage, and system security. During this course, you will perform essential IT tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level IT professionals. As part of this course, you will complete the current CompTIA IT Fundamentals® exam.
ITEC 1018 Linux Essentials60 Hours
Linux Essentials introduces students to the fundamentals of the Linux operating system. During the course, you will be exposed to Linux terminal command-line functions, and you will be expected to configure a Linux based computer throughout the course. Concepts such as packages, file system structure, troubleshooting commands, and permissions will be covered in light detail, and you will be given the opportunity to apply each concept as you work through the course.
ITEC 1023 Web Essentials30 Hours
Web Essentials introduces HTML5 and CSS3 coding from the perspective of a systems administrator, who are often called upon to modify or upgrading existing sites. You will use a realistic hands-on approach to learn basic HTML5 and Content Management Systems (CMS) such as WordPress and explore publishing, managing and securing web clients, webservers, and browser based (SAAS) applications.
ITEC 1025 Microsoft Network Fundamentals60 Hours
Microsoft Network Fundamentals gives students a fundamental introduction to computer networks. Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), wireless devices, routers, switches, and communication protocols will be introduced and evaluated. This course prepares you for the Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals® certification exam.
ITEC 1036 Scripting Fundamentals60 Hours
Scripting Fundamentals introduces basic programming concepts from the perspective of systems administrators. Coursework provides the opportunity to use Python and Microsoft PowerShell to manipulate data through basic programming concepts and techniques, such as variables and data structures (arrays and objects), loops, and conditionals. During this course, you will explore the practical use and management of scripting to perform system administration functions and explore security exploits and practices.
ITEC 1050 Cybersecurity Essentials60 Hours
Cybersecurity Essentials introduces students to the fundamental concepts of Cybersecurity. Topics such as Security Layers, Security Software, Network Isolation, Firewalls, and the basics of encryption. Authentication, access control, risk management, vulnerability control, and physical security concepts will be covered from a Microsoft perspective. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Technology Associate: Security Fundamentals® certification exam.
ITEC 1060 Microsoft Windows Server Administration Fundamentals60 Hours
The Microsoft Windows Server Administration Fundamentals course offers a hands-on introduction to Windows Server administration. You will explore basic systems administration of workstations and servers in a Windows domain with an emphasis on use of Active Directory for common everyday add, move, and change tasks. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Server Administration® certification exam.
ITEC 1357 CompTIA A+ Essentials 2019120 Hours
CompTIA A+ Essentials is designed to explore the physical and functional characteristics of computer devices and components as well as trends in computer architecture. Emphasis will be placed on configuring a microcomputer, troubleshooting, interrupts, device and memory management, virtual memory and paging, file management, mobile device troubleshooting, and performance analysis. As part of this course, you will be required to complete the current CompTIA A+ Essentials® (220-1001) certification exam.
ITEC 1457 CompTIA A+ Practical Application 2019120 Hours
CompTIA A+ Practical Application is designed to teach common components and features in PC operating systems, including hands-on projects and labs. It covers skills such as installation, configuration, upgrades, mobile operating system configuration, troubleshooting and networking. As part of this course, you will be required to complete the current CompTIA A+ Practical® (220-1002) certification exam.
ITEC 2209 CompTIA Network+ 2018150 Hours
CompTIA Network+ 2018 covers terminology and concepts of Ethernet and TCP/IP networks and OSI and 802 networking models. In this course, you will complete hands-on work with network components, signal transmission, and network interfaces. You will also study administration, support, security, fault tolerant systems, wide area network, and troubleshooting for various architectures. Successful completion of this course prepares you for the current CompTIA Network+® certification exam.
ITEC 2213 CompTIA Security+ 2017150 Hours
This course introduces students to various areas of physical and virtual security. Common network security devices such as NIDS, HIDS, HIPS, NIPS, routers, and firewalls will be introduced, and common configuration standards will be explored. Protocol analyzers, packet sniffers, and other security software tools will be introduced and utilized in various course exercises. This course will prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) industry certification exam.
ITEC 1305 CompTIA Project+90 Hours
This course is a study of the planning and processes involved in an information technology project. Topics include planning, scheduling, and controlling aspects of a project during its life cycle. The course introduces students to project management and explains project management as it applies to managing information technology. It also helps students develop the skills required to initiate, plan, execute, control, and close projects. This course prepares students for exams such as the CompTIA Project+ certification exam.
ITEC 2276 CompTIA Cloud Essentials60 Hours
This course provides a fundamental understanding of the concept of Cloud Computing and how utilizing cloud resources can have an impact on business Information Technology (IT) infrastructure. Students will learn common terms and definitions and different cloud technologies such as virtualization, Software as a Service (SaaS), and cloud infrastructure devices, PC components, functionality, compatibility and related technology topics. This course prepares students for exams such as the CompTIA Cloud Computing Essentials certification exam.
ITEC 2750 Cisco Certified Network Associate I150 Hours
This course is the first in a two-course series designed to prepare students to pass the examinations for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). This course presents network concepts, including hardware, software, topologies, network management and problem diagnosis. Additional topics include stratified load forecasting and the critical evaluation of the effectiveness of alternative network topologies. Students learn about router and network configuration; building and troubleshooting LANs; the seven layers of the OSI model; router components and configuration; TCP/IP; routing theory and components; router setup, startup, and configuration; IP addressing; and routing protocols. This course, along with ITEC 2755 Cisco Certified Network Associate II, prepares students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate industry certification exam.
ITEC 2755 Cisco Certified Network Associate II150 Hours
This course builds on the concepts and skills acquired from ITEC 2750 – Cisco Certified Network Associate I. Students will receive hands-on training and will be introduced to such networking skillsets as: advanced router configuration; Local Area Network (LAN) switching theory, LAN design, and VLANs; TCP/IP- and OSI-layered communications; Wide Area Network (WAN) theory, design, and technologies such as PPP and Frame Relay. Other topics include Access Control Lists, DHCP, NAT, Wireless, IPv6, and basic router firewall configuration. Upon Completion of this course, students will be prepared to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) industry exam.
ITEC 2763 Cisco Certified Network Associate: Security150 Hours
Cisco Certified Network Associate: Security introduces students to core security technologies, infrastructure, vulnerabilities, mitigation, installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices in the Cisco environment. This course focuses on preparing you for the Cisco CCNA® Security certification.
ITEC 2901 Special Project I30 Hours
This course provides students a thirty (30) hour opportunity to continue their learning in a specific area, explore an area which is not currently available as part of their current training plan, or otherwise not covered by the ongoing Cybersecurity Program course offerings. Coursework will consist of instructional activity and/or a significant professional project that is logically consistent with the content of the student’s program of study or a special project guided and evaluated by a member of the Cybersecurity faculty.
ITEC 2902 Special Project II60 Hours
This course provides students a sixty (60) hour opportunity to continue their learning in a specific area, explore an area which is not currently available as part of their current training plan, or otherwise not covered by the ongoing Cybersecurity Program course offerings. Coursework will consist of instructional activity and/or a significant professional project that is logically consistent with the content of the student’s program of study or a special project guided and evaluated by a member of the Cybersecurity faculty.
ITEC 2903 Special Project III90 Hours
This course provides students a ninety (90) hour opportunity to continue their learning in a specific area, explore an area which is not currently available as part of their current training plan, or otherwise not covered by the ongoing Cybersecurity Program course offerings. Coursework will consist of instructional activity and/or a significant professional project that is logically consistent with the content of the student’s program of study or a special project guided and evaluated by a member of the Cybersecurity faculty.
WKSK 1400 Workplace Success60 Hours
Workplace Success is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Job Seeking Skills explores how to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. During this course, you will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
BTEC 1510 Business English90 Hours
Business English emphasizes essentials of business English. Throughout this course, you will study writing, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and proofreading.
FUND 0030 Program Directed Study30 Hours
Students in this course will receive general assistance with program and course study, test preparation and the development of individual study resources.
FUND 0091 Study Skills30 Hours
Students will learn to use effective study habits and strategies for remembering information found in their textbooks and heard in class lectures. Students will also learn to use a strategy for reading and taking notes from textbooks, in class, and learn effective strategies for taking the five types of tests most frequently given by teachers.
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