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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 the most widely used desktop operating systems (including Windows, Apple OS X, and Linux) 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. The course includes information on mobile operating systems, as well as chapters on subjects peripheral to operating systems, such as computer security, desktop virtualization, and connecting computers and mobile devices to networks. Students who have completed or are enrolled in Computer Information Systems 65 may not receive credit. Strongly Recommended: CIS 50 with a minimum grade of C
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 MCSA-I Windows Server 3.00 Units
This course prepares students for the Microsoft's Examination: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server, which is the first of three exams a student must pass to obtain a MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) Certification. By passing this exam, one become a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and gains access to MCP network or computer systems administrator or as a computer network specialist. The topics include installation, storage, and compute features and functionality available in the current Windows Server, Nano Server, images for deployment, storage solutions, data deduplication, high availability, disaster recovery, storage spaces direct, and failover clustering solutions. Also covered: Hyper-V and containers. Strongly Recommended: CNT 52 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
CNT 56 MSCA II Networking Windows Ser 3.00 Units
This course prepares students for the Microsoft's Examination: Networking with Windows Server, which is the second of three exams a student must pass to obtain a MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) Certification. By passing this exam, one become a hands-on labs, students will install and configure DNS, DHCP, IPAM, VPN and RADIUS. Also covered: managing DFS and branch cache solutions, and implementing Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions such as Hyper- V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller, Implement Network Connectivity and Remote Access Solutions, Implement Core and Distributed Network Solutions. Strongly Recommended: CNT 55 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
CNT 57 MSCA III Identity Windows Serv 3.00 Units
This course prepares the students for the Microsoft's Examination: Identity with Windows Server, which is the second of three exams a student must pass to obtain a MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) Certification. By passing this exam, one become a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and gains access to MCP benefits. In this course, students manage identities, install, configure, manage, and maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) as well as implement Group Policy Objects (GPOs). Students also install and manage Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Active Directory Federations Services (AD FS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), and Web Application proxy. Strongly Recommended: CNT 56 with a minimum grade of C
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 7285 Cloud Infrastructure: CompTIA 3.00 Units
IT professionals need to understand the concepts and and principles required to build cloud infrastructure. This course covers the objectives of the CompTIA Cloud+ and Dell/EMC Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS) certification exams. Topics include: Cloud Computing Concepts; Models; Disk Storage Systems; Storage Networking; Network Infrastructure; Virtualization Components; Virtualization and the Cloud; Network Management; Performance Tuning; Systems Management; Security in the Cloud and Best Practices; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; Testing; Automation; and Changes. The EMC cloud computing reference model includes five fundamental layers (physical, virtual, control, orchestration, and service) and three cross-layer functions (business continuity, security, and service management). Technologies, components, processes, and mechanisms for each layer and cross-layer function will be covered. The course follows the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology as a guide for all definitions of cloud computing. Upon completing this course, participants will have the knowledge to make informed decisions on technologies, processes, and mechanisms required to build cloud infrastructure. CompTIA certification is normally valid for three years. Strongly Recommended: CNT 8001 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 IT Virtualization,Data,VMware 3.00 Units
With VMware, students learn about virtualization, SDNs (Software Defined Networks), data center management, and remote operation of IT infrastructures in the Cloud. Increasingly, businesses are moving their IT services to data centers, and skilled VMware professionals are and will be in high demand for the foreseeable future. vSphere - the major VMware platform - includes features for configuration, backup, cloning, resizing, securing, and moving virtual machines. Upon completion of this course, students will have covered the topics required for taking the examination for the VMware Certified Professional (VCP). This hands-on training course will have students install, configure, and manage different VMware virtualization products. VMware certification is normally valid for two years. Strongly Recommended: CNT 8001, CNT 51 and CNT 52 with a minimum grade of C
College: Chabot 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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