Information, Network, and Web Technology (INWT)



90A Convergent Network Technology: Basic Data Communications - 2 hours lecture, 2 units (Pass/No Pass Only)

Corequisite: Information, Network, and Web Technologies 90B, 90C, 90D, 90E, and 90F.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Computer & Information Sciences 265C, Convergent Network Technology Basic Data Communications. This course provides students with basic data communications knowledge and skills. The student is introduced to the technology of networking architecture, packet - switching, fiber optics, data modalities for blended solutions. This course follows Computer-Prep Curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Computer-Prep Certified in Convergent Network Technologies (CCNT) Basic Data Communications exam. (FT) Associate Degree Credit only and not Transferable.

90B Convergent Network Technology: Basic Telecommunications - 1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 units (Pass/No Pass Only)

Corequisite: Information, Network, and Web Technologies 90A, 90C, 90D, 90E, and 90F.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Computer & Information Sciences 265D, Convergent Network Technology Basic Telecommunications.
This course provides students with basic telecommunications knowledge and skills. The student is introduced to the technology of networks, business communications systems, signaling, Internet telephony and switching. This course follows Computer-Prep Official Curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Computer-Prep Certified in Convergent Network Technologies (CCNT) Basic Telecommunications exam. (FT) AA/AS.

90C Convergent Network Technology: Broadband Technologies - 2 hours lecture, 2 units (Pass/No Pass Only)

Corequisite: Information, Network, and Web Technologies 90A, 90B, 90D, 90E, and 90F.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Computer & Information Sciences 265E, Convergent Network Technology: Broadband Technologies.
This course provides students with basic broadband technologies knowledge and skills. The student develops an understanding for Convergent Technologies and the need for transmitting more than one type of signal simultaneously by way of divided channel. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of the technology of voice and data integration, frame relay, Synchronous Optical Network (SONET), Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)/cell relay, Switched Multi-megabit Digital Service (SMDS), Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network (BISDN), Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), and Virtual Private Network (VPN). This course follows Computer-Prep Official Curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Computer-Prep Certified in Convergent Network Technologies (CCNT) Broadband Technologies exam. (FT) AA/AS.

90D Convergent Network Technology: Computer Telephony Integration - 1 hour lecture, 1 unit (Pass/No Pass Only)

Corequisite: Information, Network, and Web Technologies 90A, 90B, 90C, 90E, and 90F.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Computer & Information Sciences 265F, Convergent Network Technologies: Computer Telephony Integration.
This course is designed to provide students with instruction in Computer-Telephony Integration (CTI) Essentials that build on Convergent Technologies competencies. The student is introduced to the technology of merging voice, video and data on a single network, and the intersection of telephone, television, cable and Internet networks. This course follows Computer-Prep Official Curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Computer-Prep Certified in Convergent Network Technologies (CCNT) Computer-Telephony Integration (CTI) Essentials exam. (FT) AA/AS.

90E Convergent Network Technology: Local Area Networks (LANs) - 2 hours lecture, 2 units (Pass/No Pass Only)

Corequisite: Information, Network, and Web Technologies 90A, 90B, 90C, 90D, and 90F.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Computer & Information Sciences 265H, Convergent Network Technology: Local Area Networks (LANS).
This course provides students with basic training in local area networks (LANs). The student develops a critical understanding of the concepts and technology of LAN topologies, information transfer, transmission techniques, media standards, and network management. This course follows Computer-Prep Official Curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take Computer-Prep Certified in Convergent Network Technologies (CCNT) Local Area Networks (LANs) exam. (FT) AA/AS.

90F Convergent Network Technology: Voice Over IP (VoIP) Essentials - 1 hour lecture, 1 unit (Pass/No Pass Only)

Corequisite: Information, Network, and Web Technologies 90A, 90B, 90C, 90D, and 90E.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Computer & Information Sciences 265G, Convergent Network Technology: Voice Over IP (VOIP) Essentials.
This course is designed to assist students in learning Voice Over IP. This course builds knowledge of Convergent Technologies and focuses on understanding the principles of transmitting voice calls and fax over the Internet. Students analyze VoIP networks, bandwidth compression, the Gateway, packet prioritization, Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP), H.320 and H.323, and Wide Area Network (WAN) engineering issues. This course follows Computer-Prep Official Curriculum and is intended to prepare students to take the Computer-Prep Certified in Convergent Network Technologies (CCNT) Voice Over IP (VoIP) Essentials exam. (FT) AA/AS.

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.

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.