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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
 

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