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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 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), 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 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 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.