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Network Services & Computing Systems

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NSCOM 199 Independent Studies-Network Services/Computing • V1-5 Cr.

Covers direct readings, special projects, and independent study by a student. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

NSCOM 201 CISCO Networking I • 5 Cr.

Course provides foundation knowledge in networking. Topics include: network topologies, OSI model, design and documentation, LANs, network media, protocols and routing. Prerequisite: TECH 217 and placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C orbetter.

NSCOM 202 CISCO Networking II • 5 Cr.

Course uses CISCO internetworking hardware to gain hands-on experience in designing and configuring a network. Topics include router components, startup and setup, configuring routers, IOS, TCP/IP addressing, routing protocols, and network troubleshooting. Prerequisite: NSCOM 201 with a C or better. Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better.

NSCOM 203 CISCO Networking III • 5 Cr.

Course uses Cisco internetworking hardware to gain hands-on experience in designing and configuring a local area network (LAN). Topics include OSI model, LAN switching, virtual LANs, LAN design, routing protocols, access control lists, Novell Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) and network management. Prerequisite: NSCOM 202 with a C or better and ENGL& 101 with a C or better.

Description starting Summer 2018

Course uses Cisco internetworking hardware to gain hands-on experience in designing and configuring a local area network (LAN). Topics include OSI model, LAN switching, virtual LANs, LAN design, routing protocols, access control lists and network management. Prerequisite: NSCOM 202 with a C or better and ENGL& 101 with a C or better.

NSCOM 204 CISCO Networking IV • 5 Cr.

Course uses Cisco hardware to gain hands-on experience in designing and configuring a wide area network (WAN). Topics include: WAN design, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Frame Relay, network management and CCNA exam preparation. Prerequisite: NSCOM 203 with a C or better and ENGL& 101 with a C or better.

Description starting Summer 2018

Course uses Cisco hardware to gain hands-on experience in designing and configuring a wide area network (WAN). Topics include: WAN design, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Quality of Service (QOS), Network Security and Monitoring. Prerequisite: NSCOM 203 with a C or better and ENGL& 101 with a C or better.

NSCOM 220 Implementing Client Operating Systems • 5 Cr.

Course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure a Microsoft Windows Client Operating System on stand-alone computers and on client computers that are part of a workgroup or a domain. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Recommended: BTS 161.

NSCOM 221 Implementing Server Operating Systems • 5 Cr.

Course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure a Microsoft Windows server operating system for file and print sharing, remote access services, and application server functions such as Terminal Services. This course also examines security features of the Microsoft Windows server operating system. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Recommended: IT 103, NSCOM 201.

Description starting Summer 2018

Course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure a Microsoft Windows server operating system for storage, virtualization, and high availability. This course also examines security features of the Microsoft Windows server operating system. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Recommended: IT 103, NSCOM 201.

NSCOM 223 Managing a Network Environment • 5 Cr.

Course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement, manage and troubleshoot existing network and server environments based on the Microsoft Windows platform. Prerequisite: NSCOM 221 at BC with a C- or better.

NSCOM 227 Implementing Directory Services • 5 Cr.

Course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Microsoft Windows 2000 Active Directory services. Focuses on implementing Group Policy and understanding the Group Policy tasks required to centrally manage users and computers. Topics include: DNS configuration, account administration, domain management, and disaster recovery. Prerequisite: NSCOM 223 at BC with a C- or better.

Description starting Summer 2018

Course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer directory services. Focuses on Active Directory, High Availability, federation and access solutions. Topics include: Active Directory, Group Policy and disaster recovery. Prerequisite: NSCOM 223 at BC with a C or better.

NSCOM 231 Introduction to Cloud Architecture and Services • 5 Cr.

This course addresses the principles and concepts of virtualizat ion and cloud Infrastructure technologies. The course is ideal for gaining a broad understanding of the transition from classic data center, to virtualized data center, to the cloud. Prerequisite: TECH 217 with a C or better, and placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better.

NSCOM 235 Cloud Infrastructure • 5 Cr.

This course addresses the principles and concepts of Storage as a Service (SAAS) and Infrastructure/Networking as a Service (IAAS/NAAS). Prerequisite: NSCOM 231 with a C or better.

NSCOM 240 Cloud Services • 5 Cr.

This course addresses the principles and concepts of Platform as a Service and Software as a Service. Prerequisite: NSCOM 231 with a C or better.

NSCOM 294 Special Topics-Network Services/Computing System • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of a subject related to computing technologies and/or information security practices. Topics are announced in the quarterly schedule. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits of different topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

NSCOM 295 Special Topics-Network Services/Computing System • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of a subject related to computing technologies and/or information security practices. Topics are announced in the quarterly schedule. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits of different topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

NSCOM 296 Special Topics-Network Services/Computing System • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of a subject related to computing technologies and/or information security practices. Topics are announced in the quarterly schedule. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits of different topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

NSCOM 297 Special Topics-Network Services/Computing System • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of a subject related to computing technologies and/or information security practices. Topics are announced in the quarterly schedule. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits of different topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

NSCOM 299 Independent Studies-Network Services/Computing • V1-10 Cr.

Covers direct readings, special projects, and independent study by a student. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.