Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)

  • CIT 1100 
    PC Maintenance & Upgrading

    2  credit hours

    Introduction to maintaining and upgrading personal computers (PCs). System component identification, configuration, assembly and disassembly, upgrading procedures, basic troubleshooting techniques, and preventative maintenance are included. Prepares students for the CompTIA Strata certification. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1111 
    Computer and Hardware Maintenance

    3  credit hours

    Covers aspects of hardware support relating to personal computers (PCs) including system troubleshooting, system board, drive subsystems, memory, input/output devices, and multimedia. Prepares the student for the CompTIA A+ exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1112 
    Advanced System Maintenance

    3  credit hours

    Maintaining and servicing modern personal computer systems, with emphasis on advanced hardware, operating systems, troubleshooting, networks, printers, and other peripheral devices. Prepares the student for the CompTIA A+ exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1100 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1113 
    Advanced Computer Maintenance Tools

    2  credit hours

    Covers advanced system maintenance with emphasis on maintaining and repairing laptop computers, data recovery, system restoral, virus detection and removal. Students will use the latest freeware tools with emphasis on using Knoppix as a troubleshooting tool. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1111 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or CompTIA A+ Certification or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1114 
    Apple MacOS Maintenance/Troubleshooting

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to configuring and maintaining the Apple Macintosh Operating System (MAC O/S). Troubleshooting, configuration and upgrading of Apple MAC operating systems will be covered. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1100, Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1111 and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112, all with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1116 
    Network Essentials

    3  credit hours

    Course covers principles of wired and wireless network devices, configuration, and data network systems operation. Technologies such as mobile, cloud, and virtualization are also covered in this course. It also prepares the student for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. Completion of Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1100 is recommended. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1120 
    Binary Numbers & Subnetting

    2  credit hours

    Introduction to numbering systems used in computers and networking systems. Binary, Hexadecimal numbering systems as well as subnetting, Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM), Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR), Supernetting, Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4), and an overview of IPv6. (2 lecture hours)

  • CIT 1121 
    Introduction to Networks

    3  credit hours

    Current and emerging internetworking technologies. Including Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) reference model, binary numbers, hexadecimal numbers, address classes, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and subnetting, protocols, standards, and cabling techniques. Completion of Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1120 or equivalent is recommended prior to enrollment. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1122 
    Routing and Switching Essentials

    3  credit hours

    Describe the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for basic functionality. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1121 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1123 
    Scaling Networks

    3  credit hours

    Practical skills required to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. The content of the course aligns with CISCO certification. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1124 
    Connecting Networks

    3  credit hours

    Practical skills required to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. The content of the course aligns with Cisco certification. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1123 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1125 
    Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)

    3  credit hours

    Design of routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), and broadband access for businesses and organizations. After completion of this course students should be prepared to participate in the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) examination. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • CIT 1151 
    Wireless Network Administration

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to the design, implementation and maintenance of wireless networks. Topics include 802.11 standards, wireless radio technology, wireless topologies, access points, bridges, wireless security, site surveys, troubleshooting and antenna systems. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1121 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1612 
    Windows PC Desktop Operating Systems

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to Microsoft Windows 8 operating system support. Topics include install, upgrade, and migrate Microsoft windows operating system, and configuration of hardware and software applications. Prepares students for Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA) certifications. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1613 
    Enterprise Desktp PC Support Technician

    3  credit hours

    Supporting Microsoft Windows operating system. Topics include managing and maintaining issues related to Microsoft PC windows operating system. Prepares students for Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA)certification. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1612 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1640 
    Security Plus

    3  credit hours

    Information security principles providing participants tools for implementing and managing security in enterprise. Covers a broad review of information security, including terminology and overview of information security management. After completion of this course students should be prepared to participate in CompTIA Security+ examination. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1635 with grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1645 
    Internet Telephony

    3  credit hours

    Covers aspects of converging voice, data, messaging, and video as well as emerging Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) Technologies. Circuit switched and packet switched networks will be covered as well as related protocols. Prepares the student for the CompTIA Convergence+ certification exam. Recommended: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1640 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1121 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1650 
    IT Project Plus

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to IT project management tools and methodology as needed for the CompTIA Project+ certification. Topics include project initiation, project planning, estimating and scheduling, team building, controlling cost, budgeting and resource allocation, project quality, and closure. (3 lecture hours)

  • CIT 1710 
    Introduction to Servers

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to server hardware and software technologies and various types of server operating systems. Topics include server hardware, software, storage, disaster recovery, and troubleshooting. Prepare students for CompTIA server+ certification exam. The following courses are recommended prior to enrollment: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112 or Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1612. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 1825 
    Selected Topics

    2  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college class schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (2 lecture hours)

  • CIT 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline, and methods of evaluation in coordination with, and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • CIT 2170 
    Virtual PC-VMware Workstation

    2  credit hours

    Practical skills required to install and configure VMware virtual workstation. Topics include VMware workstation installation, guest operating system installation, snapshot creation, virtual machine cloning, team management and virtual machine networking. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2173 
    Virtualization: Install/Configure/Manage

    3  credit hours

    Develop practical skills required to install and configure VMware virtual vSphere. Topics covered include installation and configuration of ESX or ESXi, vCenter server, storage networking, vMotion, high availabilities and data protection. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2175 
    Information Storage and Management

    3  credit hours

    Students in this course will develop practical knowledge and skills in information storage technologies. Students will learn about the architectures, features, and benefits of Intelligent Storage Systems; networked storage technologies such as Fiber-Channel Storage Area Network, IP Storage Area Networks, IP-SAN, Network Attached Storage. Students will engage with backup, replication and archiving, and information security. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2241 
    Cisco Certified Network Professional-ROUTE

    3  credit hours

    Basic routing principles including route summarization, route redistribution, route optimization, Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and IPv6. Routing protocols covered include Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Layer 3 path control. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2242 
    Cisco Certified Network Professional 2

    3  credit hours

    Media, devices, and protocols to build, configure, and troubleshoot a remote access network to interconnect central sites to branch offices and home offices. Includes configuring Digital Subscribe Line (DSL), MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS), Virtual Private Network (VPN), Site-to-site VPN, Cisco device hardening, and Cisco Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) systems. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2243 
    Cisco Certified Network Professional-SWITCH

    3  credit hours

    Basic and multi-layer switching configuration. Includes Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), secure integration of VLANs, inter-VLAN routing, Hot-Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP), Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), wireless LANs, voice over internet protocol (VOIP), and security. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2244 
    Cisco Certfd Netwk Professional-TSHOOT

    3  credit hours

    Methods and tools used to troubleshoot the following: Internet Protocol (IP) communication problems, IPv6 problems, Local Area Network (LAN) switch environments, Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) in router and switch environments, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) problems. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 2241 and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 2243, both with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2251 
    CCNA Security

    3  credit hours

    Provides the knowledge and hands-on skills required to install, troubleshoot, and monitor Cisco security network devices. Students who complete this course will be prepared to sit for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Security Certification exam which is a stepping stone for job roles such as network security specialist and network security administrator. CCNA Security certification is a prerequisite for becoming a Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP). Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or CCNA Certification or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2410 
    CCNA Voice

    3  credit hours

    Basic operation and components involved in Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP). Configuration of IP phone, Cisco CallManager Express (CME) and Cisco Unity Express (CUE) solutions are covered. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2510 
    Advanced Server 2012 Administration

    3  credit hours

    Administration of network server technologies and various types of server services with in-depth hands-on practice. Topics include server image, software, storage, disaster recovery, and troubleshoot. Prepare students for Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA) certification exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technology 1710 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Computer Information Systems 1620 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2511 
    Adv Windows Server 2012 Configuration

    3  credit hours

    Advanced administration network server technologies and various types of server services with in-depth hands-on practice. Topics include iSCSI, file server resource manager, load balance, and failover. Prepare students for Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA) certification exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technology 1710 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Computer Information Systems 1620 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2640 
    Ethical Hacking

    3  credit hours

    Introduces network security specialists to various methodologies used to attack a network and the countermeasures employed to prevent attacks. Exposes students to the various phases involved in hacking, attacks, countermeasures, and exploit categories. Concepts, principles and techniques are supplemented by hands-on exercises for attacking and disabling a network. The topics are presented in the context of properly securing the network. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1640 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • CIT 2651 
    Computer Forensics I

    3  credit hours

    Focuses on the preservation, identification, extraction, documentation and interpretation of computer data. Topics covered include evidence handling, chain of custody, collection, preservation, identification, and recovery of computer data using forensic recovery software and methods. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1111 and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112, both with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2652 
    Computer Forensics II

    3  credit hours

    A continuation of Computer Forensics I. Extends the use of analysis software and forensics tools. Focuses on network and open source forensics tools. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 2651 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2710 
    Capstone: Computer Network Integration

    3  credit hours

    Capstone course assesses student competency and hands-on skills learned in Computer and Internetworking Technologies (CIT). Students focus on the integration of computer networks and produce a network portfolio. It is recommended that students take the capstone course in their last semester. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technology 1640 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 2251 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • CIT 2840 
    Experimental/Pilot Class

    1 to 6  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline. This course is used to pilot a proposal for a permanent discipline course. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (6 lecture hours, 12 lab hours)

  • CIT 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • CIT 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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