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CMCIS 147: FUNDAMENTALS OF VOICE AND DATA CABLING I

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMGEN 110 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval

This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experiences in order to learn the physical aspects of voice and data network cabling and installation for employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. In addition, it will help prepare the student for the Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) Registered Installer, Level l certification. Instruction includes, but is not limited to safety issues; basic networking; termination of copper, coaxial, and fiber cable; Quality of Service (QOS); rough-in, trim-out, and finish phases; and wireless networking.

CMCIS 151: NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite:

This is the first of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes but is not limited to: safety, network topologies, network equipment and operating systems, networking protocols and terminology, network standards and models, LANs, WANs, cabling, cabling tools, and IP addressing. Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, and communications concepts to solve networking problems. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment.

CMCIS 152: ROUTING AND SWITCHING ESSENTIALS

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 151 with a grade of "C" or better

This is the second of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes but is not limited to basic switch and router operations, configuration of static routing and dynamic routing protocols, virtual local area network implementations, and various operations that enable communications across a local area network. Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, and communication concepts to solve networking problems. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment.

CMCIS 153: SCALING NETWORKS

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 152 with a grade of "C" or better

This is the third of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, a detailed understanding of how switches operate, are implemented, and configured in a LAN environment for small and large networks; fundamental Ethernet operations, virtual local area network implementations, and basic wireless networks. Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, and communication concepts to solve networking problems. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment.

CMCIS 154: WAN COMMUNICATION

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 153 with a grade of "C" or better

This is the fourth of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, the principles of traffic control and access control lists as well as services and protocols at the data link and network layers that allow for wide-area access. Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, and communication concepts to solve networking problems. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment. (formerly DATPR 259 WAN Communication)

CMCIS 155: CCNA CERTIFICATION REVIEW

1 hr. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 154 with a grade of "C" or better or CCNA or department approval

This course will review topics required to successfully pass the Cisco Certified Network Associate professional certification.

CMCIS 156: CCNA VOICE

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 153 with a grade of "C" or better, CCNA certification or department approval

This CCNA specialization course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in voice configurations. The current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to a continuation of all router and switch configurations with a specific focus on the Voice technologies. The emphasis of the CCNA Voice certification will focus on VoIP fundamentals including Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Implementation, architecture, traditional telephony operations, IP Telephony, handset, call control and voicemail solutions with the use of Cisco Unity Call Manager Express and Smart Business Communications System Implementation.

CMCIS 157: CCNA WIRELESS

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 153 with a grade of "C" or better, CCNA certification or department approval

This CCNA specialization course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in wireless configurations. The current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, a continuation of all router and switch configurations with a specific focus on the Wireless technologies/fundamentals, basic Cisco WLAN installation, wireless clients, and security and administration. The emphasis of the CCNA Wireless course will focus on configuration, implementation and support of wireless LANs using Cisco equipment. This will include monitoring and troubleshooting for WLANs in a small and medium-sized business and enterprise installations.

CMCIS 158: CCNA SECURITY

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 153 with a grade of "C" or better, CCNA certification or department approval

This CCNA specialization course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in security configurations. The current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, a continuation of all router and switch configurations with a specific focus on the security technologies/fundamentals, basic core security technologies and development of security policies and mitigating risks. This course will also address abilities to recognize vulnerabilities in networks and detection of potential security threats.

CMCIS 271: CCNP ROUTE

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 154 with a grade of "C" or better or CCNA certification or department approval

This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to scalable internetworks, advanced IP addressing management, routing protocols, OSPF in a single and multiple areas, configuring EIGRP, route optimization, basic BGP, and integrating BGP into ISP networks.

CMCIS 273: CCNP SWITCH

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 271 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval

This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to campus networks, switching, legacy media types, VLANs, trunking, STP, redundant links, multilayer switching, HSRP, multicasting, and security.

CMCIS 274: CCNP TROUBLESHOOTING

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: CMCIS 273 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval

This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to a comprehensive review of all router and switch configurations, support resources for troubleshooting, work group discovery labs and use of CCO accounts, and problems relating to TCP/IP, routers and switches, and frame relay.