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Computer Networking Technology
CNT 43 Professional Communications 3.00 Units
This course applies the principles of ethical and effective communication to the creation of letters, memos, emails, and written and oral reports for a variety of business situations. The course emphasizes critical thinking, planning, organizing, composing, and revising business documents using word processing software for written documents and presentation-graphics software to create and deliver professional-level oral presentations. Additional focus will be placed on developing interpersonal skills, team participation skills, and technical report writing skills. Students who have completed or are enrolled in Business 43, Computer Information Systems 43, or Computer Science 43 may not receive credit. Prerequisite: ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 50 Intro to Desktop Operating Sys 2.00 Units
By performing numerous hands-on labs, students in this class will gain an understanding of desktop operating systems using command line and GUI interfaces. Students will use virtualization software to install and configure operating systems and user applications on a class room computer. Students will also experiment with remote computing and storage. Current operating systems for portable devices will be demonstrated. The role of hardware, application software and the operating system and how they interact with each other will be explored. Students who have completed or are enrolled in Computer Information Systems 65 may not receive credit. Strongly Recommended: CIS 50
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 51 CompTIA'S A+ Cert. Comp. Tech 4.00 Units
This course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the industry demand for entry-level PC Technicians. This course covers PC hardware, software, security, networking, laptops, printers, operational procedures, operating systems, security, troubleshooting, and mobile devices. The students will study the topics needed to become certified PC technicians. Preparation for the CompTIA A+ certification, which verifies knowledge equivalent to that of an entry-level ICT (Information and Communications Technology) technician with about 12 months of hands-on experience. The responsibilities of an ICT professional will be introduced. Strongly recommended: Computer Networking Technology 50.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 51A CompTIAs A+ Essentials Cert. 2.00 Units
This is an extensive course designed to take students from the just-a-user level to the I-can-fix-it level for most common PC hardware issues. This class covers the objectives for the CompTIA A+ Essentials exam number 200-701: Hardware; Troubleshooting, Repair & Maintenance; Operating Systems & Software; Networking; Security; Operational Procedure. In addition, students learn communication skills and professionalism required of all entry-level IT professionals. Students will have the knowledge and skills required to identify hardware, peripheral networking, system problems and employ basic troubleshooting methodology, and practice proper safety procedures. Strongly recommended: Computer Technology 50.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 51B CompTIAs A+ Practical Appl. 2.00 Units
This class covers the objectives for the CompTIA A+ Practical Application certification exam. This is the second of the two exams for the CompTIA A+ certification. It is an extension of the knowledge and skills identified in CompTIA A+ Essentials Certification, with more of a hands-on orientation focused on scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be applied to resolve problems. Students learn to install, configure, upgrade, and maintain PC workstations, the Windows OS and SOHO networks. Students utilize troubleshooting techniques and tools to effectively and efficiently resolve PC, OS, and network connectivity issues and implement security practices. Strongly recommended: CNT 51A.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 52 Networking Fundamentals 3.00 Units
This course provides an introduction to computer networking fundamentals skills needed to meet the industry demand for entry-level Network Technicians. Topics include: Ethernet network fundamentals, Local Area Networks (LANs), and Wide Area Networks (WAN) technologies, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, wiring implementations, network adapters and connectivity devices, IPv4/IPv6 addressing, Voice over IP (VoIP), and wireless standards. Tools to help prevent cyber attacks with IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems), authentication, and encryption are demonstrated. Student labs include: configuration of a SOHO (Small Office/Home Office), a firewall, a virtual private network (VPN), a switch, and a router and documenting a networking using professional drawing software. The responsibilities of an ICT (Information and Communications Technology) professional will be introduced. This course prepares students for the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam. This professional certification verifies the student has the knowledge equivalent to that of an ICT technician with about 12 months of hands-on experience. Strongly Recommended: CIS 50
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 54 Administering Windows Client 4.00 Units
In this class, students learn to install, configure and manage current Windows client workstation for a professional business network using virtualization and/or online using virtual labs. Course content follows the Microsoft Official Academic course curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Microsoft client component of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification exam. Topics include configuring device drivers, access control, networking, storage, apps, remote management, updates, data recovery, authentication, and advanced management tools. Strongly Recommended: CNT 51, CNT 52
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 55 Windows Server MCSA I 3.00 Units
This course prepares the students for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification, and is the first of a series of three exams which validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement. This course focuses on skills for real jobs and prepares students to master core services such as Active Directory and networking services. This course also covers such skills as: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects, Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration, Implementing Local Storage, Implementing File and Print Services, Implementing Group Policy, and Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V. Strongly Recommended: CNT 52
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 56 Admin. Windows Server MCSA II 3.00 Units
This Administering Windows Server course covers the second of three exams required for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification. The three MCSA exams collectively validate the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, maintaining, and provisioning services in a Windows Server environment. This course prepares students to prove mastery of services such as user and group management, network access, and data security. In addition, this course also covers: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure, Managing User and Service Accounts, Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services, Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS, Remote Access, Network Policy Server Role, Optimizing File Services, Increasing File System Security, and Implementing Update Management. Strongly recommended: Computer Networking Technology 52.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 57 MS Server Adv.Serv. MCSA III 3.00 Units
This course prepares the students for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification, and is the third of a series of three exams which validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server Infrastructure into an existing enterprise environment. The three MCSA exams collectively validate the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server environment. This course focuses on skills for real jobs and prepares students to master Advanced Windows Server Services such as tasks necessary to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server infrastructure. This course also includes these topics: Implementing Advanced File Services, Implementing Dynamic Access Control, Implementing Network Load Balancing, Implementing Advanced File Services, Implementing Dynamic Control, Implementing Network Load Balancing, Implementing Failover Clustering, Implementing Disaster Recovery, Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), and Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). Strongly Recommended: CNT 52 and CNT 56
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 62A Cisco Networking Academy 1/2 4.00 Units
This course covers the first half of the CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification curriculum, and the objectives of the Cisco CCENT certification exam. CNT62B covers the second half. CNT62A will cover the fundamentals of networking, including the OSI model and industry standards, concepts, network topologies, cabling, network hardware, basic network design, LANs, and network configuration and troubleshooting. It includes router and routing concepts and terminology OSPF, RIP, EIGRP routing protocols, distance vector and link state routing, routing loop issues, routing theory, TCP/IP basics, IP v4 and v6 addressing, VLSM, CIDR, subnetting, router IOS and configuration, switching concepts, CDP and CSMA-CD. Students will get hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers and switches. Students should have strong basic computer skills and knowledge of Internet use. Strongly Recommended: CIS 50
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 65 Cisco CCNP Sem 7/Multilayer Sw 4.00 Units
This is one of the four courses in the Certified Cisco Network Professional (CCNP) curriculum. This course is designed to provide students a combination of both lectures and laboratory experience in current and emergent networking technology. This will prepare them for the Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) exam: Building Cisco Multilayer Switching Networks. Instruction includes both routing and switching concepts, covering both Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies. This course includes topics in LAN design, media types, VLANS, VLAN Trunking Protocol, ISL, 802.1Q, Spanning Tree, Inter-VLAN routing, Multilayer Switching, Flow Masks, HSRP, Multicasting, IGMP, and CGMP. Recommend students take classes in order and only one CCNP course at a time. Prerequisite: Computer Network Technology 62 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or have a CCNA certificate.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
CNT 67 WIFI/WIRELESS/HOTSPOT NETWORKS 3.00 Units
Subjects covered include: wireless networks, access, modems, routers, firewalls, war-driving, security, compatibility, site survey and network planning, basic network administration, basic network troubleshooting, and objectives for the Cisco and CWNA wireless certifications. This course will prepare students to plan, purchase, and install a small to medium- sized wireless or WIFI and secure it, and meets the needs of small businesses, SOHO (Small Office, Home Office) workers, telecommuters, and home wireless networks. Strongly recommended: Computer Information Systems 50, Computer Networking Technology 55, or similar hands-on experience.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 68 Digital Forensics Fundamentals 3.00 Units
A practical course in Digital Forensics; the detection, and investigation of incidents involving computers, networks, the Internet, and digital information. Case oriented, following the objectives for the CFE Computer Forensics Examiner certification exam and the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS), the class includes understanding and practice in basic computer forensics, methods of investigation, analysis of storage media, logs, and tracking persons and data, using court-approved evidence collection tools. Also, covered, computer forensics as a profession; the computer investigation process, and technical writing. Strongly Recommended: CIS 66 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 69 Network Security; CompTIA 3.00 Units
The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability. This course provides an introduction to the concepts and practices of secure network design and management using desktop and network operating systems, router and switch operating systems, hardware and software Firewall and VPN technology for wired and wireless systems. The program includes authentication methods and devices, protocol analysis and IP network troubleshooting, strategies for identifying and countering vulnerabilities, network media and topologies in a secure network, intrusion detection and forensic incident response. CompTIA Security+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense. Security+ is also compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Strongly Recommended: CNT 51 and CNT 52 with a minimum grade of C
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 72 Cisco Bootcamp Cert. Prep 2.00 Units
This course covers preparation for the Cisco certification exams CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry-level Network Technician) and CCNA (Cisco Certified Networking Associate) exams. All Cisco certification exam objectives are covered conceptually, practically and specifically as they relate to the exam. Effective troubleshooting and Cisco recommended methods and nomenclature are reviewed and practiced. Topics include: basic characteristics of Ethernet networks, LANs and WANs, Cisco router and switch configuration and IOS, RIP, OSPF, IGRP and EIGRP routing protocols, PPP, ISDN and Frame Relay concepts and configuration, IP network addressing, Switching, VLANS, VLSM, CIDR and network troubleshooting using Cisco methods and router and switch commands, and certification test methods, practice and preparation. Strongly Recommended: CNT 8001, CNT 8002 with a minimum grade of C or the equivalent industry experience.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 7210 CCNP Bootcamp Cert Prep 4.00 Units
This accelerated bootcamp course covers preparation for the CCNP—Cisco Certified Networking Professional exams. All Cisco certification exam objectives are covered conceptually, practically, and specifically as they relate to the exams. Effective troubleshooting and Cisco-recommended methods and nomenclature are reviewed and practiced. Topics include: EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP Optimizing routing. IP multicast, IPv6, VLANs, Spanning Tree, InterVLAN routing, Layer 3 redundancy, Wireless LANs, VoIP in-campus networks, Campus network security, Frame-mode MPLS, IPsec, Cisco device hardening, Cisco IOS® threat defenses, Cisco VoIP, QoS and AutoQoS, Wireless scalability. This course can be used to prepare for one or more of the following CCNP exams: 642-892 Composite BSCI BCMSN, 642-901 BSCI, 642-812 BCMSN, 642-825 ISCW, 642-845 ONT. Strongly recommended: Computer Networking Technology 62B, current CCNA certification or the equivalent industry experience.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 7284 Information Storage&Management 4.00 Units
Comprehensive study of storage technology in complex IT environments, with emphasis on the exam topics for the EMC Information Storage Associate Certification (EMCISA). Theory and hands-on activities of storage systems, storage networking technologies, archives, cloud computing, storage security, and managing storage infrastructure. Strongly Recommended: CNT 62A with a minimum grade of C.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
CNT 7285 Cloud Infrastructure& Services 3.00 Units
This course covers the objectives of the CompTIA Cloud+ and EMC E20-002 Cloud Infrastructure and Services certification exams. Topic included are cloud deployment and service models, cloud infrastructure, and the key considerations in migrating to cloud computing, including compute, storage, networking, desktop and application virtualization. Additional areas of focus are backup/ recovery, business continuity, security, and management. Strongly Recommended: CNT 52 with a minimum grade of C
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 7301 VoIP: CISCO AND ASTERISK 4.00 Units
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) offers a cost-effective alternative to plain old telephone service. This class covers VoIP planning and configuration basics and objectives for the Cisco and Astarisk certification tests. Extensive use is made of open source VoIP systems as a mechanism for practice implementation of VoIP in a network environment. This class is for all business, SOHO and computer users interested in using this technology, and will serve as a practical hands- on guide to the purchase and setup of hardware and software for Internet phones and the broadband Internet services required to support them, as well as covering objectives for certification exams. Strongly recommended: CIS 50
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 7401 Intro.to Linux/LPI Linux Cert. 3.00 Units
This course provides hands-on training covering basic installation, management, configuration, documentation and hardware topics for the Linux/UNIX operating system on workstations in a network environment. The course includes comprehensive coverage of topics related to Linux distributions, installation, administration, X-Windows, and networking. Students who have completed or are enrolled in Computer Science 41 may not receive credit. Strongly Recommended: CNT 50 with a minimum grade of C
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 7501 Ethical Hacking 3.00 Units
This course introduces the network security specialist to the various methodologies for attacking a network. Students will be introduced to the concepts, principles, and techniques, supplemented by hands- on exercises, for attacking and disabling a network. These methodologies are presented within the context of properly securing the network. The course will emphasize network attack methodologies with the emphasis on student use of network attack techniques and tools and appropriate defenses and countermeasures. Students will receive course content information through a variety of methods: lecture and demonstration of hacking tools will be used in addition to an virtual environment. Students will receive a hands-on practical approach in penetration testing measures and ethical hacking. Strongly Recommended: CNT 52 with a minimum grade of C
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 7502 WIRESHARK, TCP/IP ANALYSIS AND 4.00 Units
Course is geared to teach solid network management skills using the WiresharkTM network analyzer. The class provides a logical troubleshooting approach to capturing and analyzing data frames. Armed with this knowledge, students can effectively troubleshoot, maintain, optimize and monitor network traffic and keep your network operating at its peak performance. Strongly recommended: Computer Information Systems 50.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 7601 SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY DHTI+ 4.00 Units
This course provides hand-on training in digital home networking and systems integration and will cover the objectives of CompTIA's DHTI+ certification exam. Specific topics covered include: Introduction to HTI; Home Network Design and Configuration; Home Network Central Components and Low-Voltage Wiring; High-Voltage Wiring; Video and Audio Fundamentals; Audio/Video Installation and Setup; Telecommunications and Networking Fundamentals and Installation; Home Lighting Control; Heating, Ventilation and air-Conditioning (HVAC) Management; Water System Management; Miscellaneous Automated Control Systems, TCP/IP, Router/Computer network configuration, Wiring standards, testing and certification, Troubleshooting. Strongly recommended Computer Information Systems 50.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 7701 Virtualization: VMware, Hyper- 2.00 Units
Upon completion of this course, the students will have covered the topics required for taking the examination to become a VMware Certified Professional. This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware virtualization products. This class also covers Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix virtualization technologies. Strongly Recommended: CIS 50, CNT 55, CNT 8001 with a minimum grade of C
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 82A Networking for Home & Sm Bus 3.00 Units
First of four courses in the Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Discovery program, providing career-oriented, IT-skills instruction. CCNA Discovery prepares the student for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT™) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) exams. Students will plan, install, verify and troubleshoot a personal computer and home/small business network, configure Internet applications and services, and services, and recognize and mitigate security threats. (May not receive credit if Computer Applications Systems 92A or Electronic Systems Technology 72A has been completed).
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
CNT 82B Networking Sm to Med Bus/ ISP 3.00 Units
Second of four courses in the Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Discovery program, providing career-oriented, IT-skills instruction. CCNA Discovery prepares the student for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT™) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) exams. Students will install, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco IOS® devices, plan a wired network infrastructure, implement basic WAN connectivity, demonstrate proper disaster recovery procedures, perform server backups, monitor network performance, isolate failures, and troubleshoot problems using logical application of the OSI model and the process of encapsulation. (May not receive credit if Computer Applications Systems 92B or Electronic Electronic Systems Technology 72B has been completed) Prerequisite: 92A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , CNT 82A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or, ESYS 72A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
CNT 82C Routing & Switching in the Ent 3.00 Units
Third of four courses in the Cisco® Networking Academy® ® CCNA® Discovery program, providing career-oriented, IT-skills instruction. CCNA Discovery prepares the student for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT™) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) exams. Students will implement, configure, and troubleshoot an enterprise LAN network utilizing VLANs, access control list, WAN links and advanced routing protocols. Prerequisite: CAS 92B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , ESYS 72B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , CNT 82B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
CNT 82D Design & Support Comp Net 3.00 Units
Fourth of four courses in the Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Discovery program, provide career-oriented, IT-skills instruction. CCNA Discovery prepares the student for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT™) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) exams. Students will implement, configure, and troubleshoot an enterprise LAN network utilizing VLANs, access control lists, WAN links and advanced routing protocols. Prerequisite: CAS 92C (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , ESYS 72C (completed with a grade of of "C" or higher) or , CNT 82C (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
CNT 83A IT Essentials: PC Hard/ Soft I 2.00 Units
First of two courses of the Cisco Networking Academy IT Essentials program. Students will describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Students will also connect to the Internet and share resources in a network environment. Additional topics covered include laptops and portable devices, wireless connectivity and basic implementation skills, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), security, safety and environmental issues, applied network configuration and troubleshooting skills, and communication skills. (May not receive credit if Electronic Systems Technology 63A has been completed).
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
CNT 83B IT Essentials: PC Hard/Soft II 2.00 Units
Second of two courses of the Cisco Networking Academy IT Essentials program. Students will describe the process for upgrading computer hardware, assemble a computer system, upgrade, configure, and optimize an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Students will also connect to the Internet and share resources in a network environment. Additional advanced topics covered include laptops and portable devices, wireless connectivity, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), security, applied network configuration and troubleshooting skills. (May not receive credit if Electronic Systems Technology 63B has been completed) Prerequisite: ESYS 63A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher), or CNT 83A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
CNT 84 Info Storage and Management 4.00 Units
Comprehensive study of storage technology in complex IT environments, with emphasis on the exam topics for the EMC Information Storage Associate Certification (EMCISA). Theory and hands-on activities of storage systems, storage networking technologies, archives, cloud computing, storage security, and managing storage infrastructure. Strongly Recommended: CNT 62A , CNT 83B , ESYS 62, or equivalent industry experience with computer hardware, software, and networking.
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
CNT 85 Cloud Infrastructure & Serv 3.00 Units
This course covers the objectives of the CompTIA Cloud+ and EMC E20-002 Cloud Infrastructure and Services certification exams. Topic included are cloud deployment and service models, cloud infrastructure, and the key considerations in migrating to cloud computing, including compute, storage, networking, desktop and application virtualization. Additional areas of focus are backup/recovery, business continuity, security, and management. Strongly Recommended: CNT 62A or , CNT 83B or , ESYS 62 or equivalent industry experience with computer hardware, software, and networking.
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
CNT 95 Work Exprience Practicum 1.00 to 3.00 Units
Earn college credit for learning while working. Occupational Work Experience is college-supervised employment of students that extends classroom learning to the work place and relates to the students' educational or occupational goals. Students must have a job (paid, volunteer or internship) in a licensed business that directly relates to their goals. Through a set of individualized learning objectives established by the student, supervisor and instructor, each student will work with and learn from professionals in their field of study. These experiences will enable students to improve job skills, analyze career opportunities and requirements, and apply knowledge and skills gained in the traditional classroom in a work-site situation. Corequisite: Computer Networking Technology 96. 5-15 hours or more of paid employment per week or 4-12 hours of volunteer work per week.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
Co-Requisites: CNT 96
 
CNT 96 Work Experience Seminar 1.00 Unit
Earn college credit for learning while working. Focal point for the coordination of the student's program of study with college supervised part-time or full-time employment in the student's major field. Case studies, job related problems, student cases and presentations, and material related to employment, organizations and management are discussed; emphasis on building strong working relationships with supervisors, subordinates, and co-workers. Course content will serve as a guideline as you go through the employment cycle of setting goals, researching careers, applying for and getting a job and dealing with workplace issues. Corequisite: Computer Networking Technology 95.
College: Las Positas College
Division: DIV V - LPC
Co-Requisites: CNT 95
 
CNT 9901 Wireless Network/Security/SOHO 2.00 Units
This survey course is designed to provide students a combination of reading and practical exercises in current and emerging wireless and security technology. This will prepare them to plan, purchase, and install a small to medium sized wireless network and secure it. This is designed to meet the needs of small businesses, SOHO (Small Office, Home Office) workers, telecommuters, or those wanting to have a wireless home network. Subjects covered include: wireless network access, modems, routers, firewalls, war-driving, security, compatability, basic network planning, basic network administration, basic network troubleshooting. Strongly recommended: Computer Information Systems 50 or Computer Information Systems 55.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
CNT 9904 Computer Networking/Non-majors 2.00 Units
The focus of the class will be to assist non-technical students and professionals to master the networking technologies used in their fields. This course covers topics including: real-world networking and desktop security, e-mail, spam, digital privacy and protection, network printing, how networks work and how to keep them working. Labs will use realistic business and work situations and scenarios to develop important skills employers want.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
CNT 9905 CCDA & Converged Networks 4.00 Units
This course covers the objectives of the Cisco Certified Design Associate exam. It also covers best practices in designing modern converged networks for Voice over IP (VoIP) and Video. Topics covered will include: differences between traditional voice and data networks, designing a unified network infrastructure, understanding deployment of switching, routing, virtual LANs, wireless, and security in a converged environment, and issues affecting end-to-end quality of service to ensure call quality, data integrity and network availability.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
CNT 9908 WhiteHat Hacker Security Train 4.00 Units
WhiteHat Hacker Training covers the concepts, use and appropriate application of Penetration Testing software and utilities in Ethernet networks. Students will explore the ethical use of security tools and countermeasures. Students are required to sign the "White Hat Oath" agreement of Ethical and Professional Conduct. The course will include: Hacking methods, tools, their use and detection; penetration and countermeasures; exploits, vulnerabilities and countermeasures in computer and servers, hands-on practice in a sandbox environment. Tools used include Ethereal, Brutus, AIDA32, Ettercap, NetScan Tools, HTTP Sniffer, Specter HoneyPot. Strongly recommended: One or more of CNT 99.02, CNT 99.03, CNT 62, CNT 57, or CNT 55 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or the equivalent industry experience.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
CNT 9910 Linux Desktop Secur/Linux+ 4.00 Units
Linux is the fastest growing operating system. This course covers Linux Desktop Security and Networking. In addition to basic installation and configuration, issues in best security practices in a mixed OS LAN environment are covered. The course covers the objectives of the ComptTIA Linux+ certification test. Topics include networking fundamentals, OS installation fundamentals, configuring basic networking and client services, using network services, configuring file sharing services, configuring major network services, security, ethics, privacy, file security, user security, cryptography, network security fundamentals, security tools, and Linux certification objectives.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
CNT 9911 Internet Radio/Podcast/Stream 2.00 Units
Podcasting and Internet Radio streaming are here now. This course covers the basics of understanding and manipulating the technology behind them. Subjects include TCP-IP basics, Multicasting, Audio/Video formats, Codecs, Digital sampling and bit resolution, digital storage media, audio and video capture basics, transcoding, compression, preprocessing, recording applications and equipment, streaming applications, web pages and HTML for streaming, XML and RSS basics, assembling a streaming system, managing media files.
College: Las Positas College
Division: BHAWK
 
CNT 9912 Special Topics in CNT 1.00 to 3.00 Units
VMWare virtual machines. VMWare is virtualization software. Using virtual machines with VM Server and Player gives huge savings in time, money and resources. Every power user and sysadmin needs to understand the buzz around virtualization and why you should be using this. This class covers VMWare basics, concepts, and use as well as other virtualization technologies.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Art/Humanities - LPC
 
CNT 8001 Intro. to Networks (CCNA1) 3.00 Units
This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The course uses the OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. At the end of the course, students build simple LAN topologies by applying basic principles of cabling; performing basic configurations of network devices, including routers and switches; and implementing IP addressing schemes. This course is preparation for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. It also covers the first half of the CCENT Cisco Certified Entry-Level Network Technician Associate Cisco CCENT certification exam. CNT8002 covers the second half. Students will get hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers and switches. Students should have strong basic computer skills and knowledge of Internet use. Strongly Recommended: CIS 50
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 8002 Routing and Switching (CCNA2) 3.00 Units
This is the second course in the Cisco® Networking Academy. 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. By the end of this course students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Prerequisite: CNT 8001 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 8003 Cisco CCNA3 Scaling Networks 3.00 Units
Architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in large and complex networks. Configuring routers and switches for advanced functionality. Configuring and troubleshooting routers and switches and resolving common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Developing the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network. Preparation for Cisco certification examination. Prerequisite: CNT 8002 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 8004 Cisco CCNA4 R&S Connecting Net 3.00 Units
CCNA4 is the final course that may be used to prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). CCNA4 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. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches, and resolve common issues with BGP, ACLs, WAN technologies, SPAN & RSPAN, Netflow, SNMPv1-3, Syslog, and IPSec & virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. In addition, the course will assist the student in developing the will assist the student in developing the skills necessary to plan and implement switching and routing polices. CCNA4 introduces students to intermediate level networking concepts and technologies using a hands-on approach. All work can be done on real current equipment and on virtual simulated equipment. LPC courses emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and the practical application of skills. Prerequisite: CCNA3 Scaling Networks, or permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: CNT 8003 with a minimum grade of C May be taken concurrently
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 

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