Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
NET123Computer Hardware Basics4This course follows the recommendations of CompTIA on the subject and materials to assist the student in learning about computer hardware and functions needed to pass the A Plus exam. A detailed study and hands-on lab component give the student the opportunity to install and troubleshoot computer hardware. It is recommended that the student have a basic understanding of computers, their use and operation.Loading...
NET126Networking Tech - Mainframe2To provide a technical level of understanding in the areas of mainframe networking connectivity, data communication concepts and protocol communication concepts.Loading...
NET139Microsoft Desktop Operate Sys4This course covers the current Microsoft curriculum for the Microsoft Windows desktop operating system. For detailed information, contact the Advanced Technology Center or www.dmacc.edu (ITNA program).Loading...
NET144Digital and Computer Electronics3In the context of today's computer technology, this class studies digital electronic circuits concentrating on gates, counters, registers and memory. Also included is the study of data communications by bus structure, parallel and serial ports and microprocessors.Loading...
NET145Digital and Computer Elect. Lab3In the context of today's computer technology, this class continues the study of digital electronic circuits concentrating on gates, counters, registers and memory through hands-on lab experiments. Also included are lab tasks involving data communications by bus structure, parallel and serial ports and microprocessors.Loading...
NET146Mechanisms Lab2The principles of drives and linkages discussed in ELT 143 are evaluated using precision components. Major principles evaluated are speed ratios, torque, power, and efficiency. Lab projects are applications of principles of process control and robotics interfacing mechanical motion and energy requirements with programmable control concepts. Corequisite: ELT 143.Loading...
NET147Networking Technologies2To provide a technical level of understanding in the areas of networking connectivity, data communication concepts and protocol communication concepts.Loading...
NET163Install Configure WindowsServ3This course collectively covers implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server environment. Although there is some crossover of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, PowerShell scripting, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V. This course covers objectives for the Microsoft Certification Exam.Loading...
NET166Applied Computer Security3Basic concepts of practical computer and internet security: passwords, firewalls, antivirus software, malware, social networking, surfing the internet, phishing and wireless networks. This class is intended for students with little or no background in information technology or security. Basic knowledge of word processing required.Loading...
NET168Administering Windows Server3This course focuses on implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server environment. This course will include the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, PowerShell scripting, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server environments. It covers the current objectives for the Microsoft Certification Exam.Loading...
NET173Configure Adv Windows Server4Covers implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server environment. This course focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), PowerShell scripting, Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with AD FS and Workplace Join. This course covers the current objectives for the Microsoft Certification Exam.Loading...
NET201Web Concepts for Net Admins3This course is designed to teach students how to install, configure and maintain a Web Server with an emphasis on web page creation and website authoring. Students will learn to use state-of-the-art technology and software in this course. Students are introduced to relational databases and how to use SQL to access them. Students will learn to install a Web Server, a Relational Database, and create dynamic web content containing text, graphics, hyperlinks, tables, forms and frames.Loading...
NET202Programming for Net Admins3Basic programming techniques using the Python programming language to automate system administration tasks. Students will design, code, and test Python applications.Loading...
NET213Cisco Networking4This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations or routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.Loading...
NET225Routing and Switching Essential4This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANS, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Prerequisite: NET 213.Loading...
NET226Scaling Networks4This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OPSF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. Prerequisite: NET 225.Loading...
NET227Connecting Networks4This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network operations in a complex network. Prerequisite: NET 226.Loading...
NET315Cloud Systems Admin3This course provides exposure to cloud terminologies/methodologies, and hands-on experience implementing cloud technologies and infrastructures. Additionally, aspects of IT security and industry best practices related to cloud implementations and the application of virtualization are explored. This course is intended to aid student preparation for CompTIA's Cloud+ certification.Loading...
NET324Windows Network Management4This course is designed to meet the requirements of MCSE test #70-218. It covers the basic, entry-level Windows networking materials and skills. Prerequisite: NET 123Loading...
NET333Imp Windows Network Infras3This course concentrates on the specifics of network infrastructure administration, including setting up, maintaining and administering the network. The content is geared toward preparation for the associated Microsoft certification test.Loading...
NET343Windows Directory Service3This course concentrates on the specifics of active directory administration. Course includes setting up, maintaining and administering the active directory services of current Windows server products.Loading...
NET350Cisco Security4The Cisco Networking Security course provides a next step for individuals who want to enhance their CCENT-level skill set and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. Prerequisites: NET 225.Loading...
NET365Design MS Active Dir and Network3This course covers the current curriculum for designing MS active directory services and network infrastructure. Prerequisite: NET 333, NET 343, NET 664Loading...
NET376Designing Security for MS Net3Provides knowledge and skills to design a secure network infrastructure, to design security policies and the operations framework. Topics include assembling the design team, modeling threats, analyzing security risks in order to meet business requirements for securing computers in a networked environment, designing an acceptable use policy, designing policies for managing networks, and designing an operations framework for managing security. Prerequisite: NET 333, 343, 664Loading...
NET377Ethical Hacking Prac Cybersec4This course will introduce the student to hacking performed by a company or individual to help identify potential threats on a computer or network. An ethical hacker attempts to bypass system security and search for any weak points that could be exploited by malicious hackers. This information is then used by the organization to improve the system security, in an effort to minimize or eliminate any potential attacks.Loading...
NET402Linux Network Administration3This is the first in a series of ITNA Linux courses. This course covers the basic installation and administration of Linux operating system. For more information, contact the program chairperson of the ITNA Department.Loading...
NET412Linux System Administration3This is the second in a series of ITNA Linux courses. This course covers administration of the Linux operating system. For further information, contact the program chairperson of the ITNA Department. Prerequisite: NET 402 or instructor permissionLoading...
NET422Linux System Programming3This is the third in a series of ITNA Linux courses. This course covers system programming for the Linux operating system. The final project for the course will be creating your own Packet Sniffer/Intrusion Detection System/Firewall. For more information, contact the program chairperson of the ITNA Department. Prerequisite: NET 412 or instructor permissionLoading...
NET432Linux System Security3This is the first in a series of ITNA Security courses. This course details how to protect your network from malicious users and how to choose and configure a Firewall for Microsoft Windows, Novell, Linux and Cisco. For further information, contact the program chairperson of the ITNA Department.Loading...
NET434Linux Systems and Certification3This course provides the student with a thorough study into various Linux/Unix systems available, the advantages and disadvantages, installation techniques and management functions. A significant amount of time will be spent loading, operating and contrasting the various operating systems. Prerequisite: NET 402, 412, 432Loading...
NET435Linux Programming for Admin3This course includes the study of creating and installing bash and Perl scripts as well as a detailed study of their uses and power controlling a Linux or UNIX environment. The student will also create, compile and link C code and explore the UNIX/Linux kernel. Prerequisite: NET 402 or instructor approval.Loading...
NET436Linux Network Programming3The purpose of this class is to familiarize the student with the functions and program skills to successfully support Linux in a network environment. The course will include a major project of programming and installing a successful Linux network service. Prerequisite: NET 435Loading...
NET484Netplus Certification4This course is a comprehensive study for learning, mastering and practicing the concepts required to pass the CompTIA Net+ Certification Exam. The student will have a significant amount of reading and studying as well as skill-building lab time. This course is intended for the student seeking certification.Loading...
NET488Netware 4.x Administration2Course covers the knowledge and skills needed to perform Netware 4.x network administration or system management tasks effectively.Loading...
NET512Linux Enterprise Admin I3Provides knowledge and skills to perform competently in the role of Network Administrator or System Manager for NetWare 5. Prerequisite: NET 213Loading...
NET515Linux Enterprise3This course teaches system administrators how to implement a cloud-computing environment using the OpenStack Platform, including installation, configuration, and maintenance.Loading...
NET532Linux Enterprise Admin. II3Provides advanced administration skills to design, configure and administer a complex NetWare 5 network. Corequisite: NET 213.Loading...
NET612Fund of Network Security3The course prepares students to recognize the threats and vulnerabilities present in existing information systems and to learn to design and develop the secure systems needed in the near future. It also prepares students for the role of decision-maker in the area of information security. Topics include legal and ethical issues, security technologies risk management, network and system security, cryptography and information security maintenance.Loading...
NET653Microsoft Exchange Server4This course covers the current Microsoft Curriculum in the Microsoft Exchange Server Series.Loading...
NET664MS Windows Prof/Server5This course includes the curriculum for the current Microsoft versions of professional and server products. The content is geared toward preparation for the associated Microsoft certification tests. Prerequisite: NET 213.Loading...
NET711SQL Database3This course covers the current curriculum for implementing a database in Microsoft SQL Server. For more information, contact the program chairperson of the ITNA program. Prerequisite: NET 333, 664, 343Loading...
NET715Database Security and Auditing3This course is intended for students preparing for careers as developers, systems analysts, business analysts, database administrators or system development managers working with database applications. Students learn to implement database security and auditing in order to protect data. Prerequisite: CIS 303Loading...
NET730Computer Forensics and Inv.3An introductory course intended for system administrators providing training in detecting and analyzing data stored or often hidden on computer systems. The course prepares students to use computer forensics tools to uncover violations of company policy, embezzlement, e-mail harassment, leaks of proprietary information, and criminal activity. Prerequisite: NET 612Loading...
NET932Internship3A semi-structured experience in the student's chosen field of information technology working as an intern with a sponsoring organization. The student has the opportunity to network with professionals and employers in his or her field. The student will write a resume suitable for employment applications.Loading...