Information, Network, and Web Technology (INWT)



100 Survey of Operating Systems - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

This project-based course is a survey of several operating systems (OS) and provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the installation and configuration of desktop operating systems. The students work with one legacy, two current Windows, and a current version of a Linux operating systems. This course is intended for students seeking a degree or career in Information Technology and provides students with concepts and practices which includes the installation and configuration of client systems used in the Help Desk, Systems Administration, and support technician fields. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

105 Project + 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units Grade Only

Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Computer Business Technology 154 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6.
This course provides students with the business, interpersonal and technical project management skills required to initiate, plan, manage, and close projects with a technical component. This course follows the official Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTia) curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Project + examination. This course is designed for students majoring in Business and/or Information, Network, and Web technologies as well as for business professionals seeking to update project management skills. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

110 Desktop Support Technician I 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Information, Network, And Web Technologies 100 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills required to take and pass the first Microsoft Desktop Support Technician exam (Exam 70-685). Students completing this course are prepared for an entry level position in the desktop support industry. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

120 Network + Training - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Level R5.
This is a project-oriented course that provides students with the knowledge and skills to support, maintain, and deploy networking systems and devices. This course follows the official Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTia) curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Network + exam and develop the job skills of a network support technician. This course may be taken three times for credit. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

140 Security+ Certification Training - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: Computer and Information Sciences 130 or Electronic Systems 229 or Microsoft 050 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, implement, and monitor network security policies, procedures, and technologies in any type of network environment. Students learn general security concepts, communications security, infrastructure security, basic principles of cryptography, and operations and organizational security factors affecting network environments. This course prepares students for the Security + exam. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

145 Linux + Prep 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units Grade Only

Advisory:English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. This is a project-oriented course that provides students with the knowledge and skills to work as a junior level Linux administrator. This course follows the official Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Linux+ exam. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.