Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISN 110    Networking Technologies - Preparation for N+ Certification    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course in networking software and hardware. Topics include modems, communication protocols, local and wide area networks, intra- and inter-networks, network architectures, topologies, and the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) model. This course, along with CISN 111, provides preparation for the Computer Technology Industry Association N+ certification test.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          12890 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISN 111    Intermediate Networking Technologies - Preparation for N+ Certification    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is an intermediate course in networking software and hardware. Topics include network operating systems setup, analyzing network performance, diagnosing and repairing of network problems, and network security techniques. This course, along with CISN 110, provides preparation for the Computer Technology Industry Association N+ certification test.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller              TBA TBA                 12888 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISN 118    Internet Protocol Subnetting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISN 110 and MATH 25
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) address assigning and subnetting. Topics include a review of binary, hexadecimal, and decimal numbering systems, classes of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, Classless Inter-domain Routing (CIDR), and Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM). The future of IP addressing, version 4 (IPV4) and version 6 (IPV6), is covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          14764 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISN 119    TCP/IP Protocols    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 350
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the TCP/IP protocol suite for the Internet. Information to support and manage TCP/IP is provided. Additional topics include routing; tunneling; IP addressing and subnetting; IP version 4 and IP version 6; virtual private networks; network address translation; ports and sockets; and many other individual protocols.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          12400 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISN 120    Beginning Network Administration with Linux    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISC 323 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: CISC 324.
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of installation and administration of the Linux Network Operating System. Topics include installation of the Linux server, connecting to a network, utilizing network utilities, administering and maintaining network printing, protecting network data, and installing network applications. This course also covers planning, accessing, and managing file systems, planning and implementing login and file system security, administering and maintaining user accounts, upgrading the kernel, and backing up servers.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 20-Sep 27
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Auyeung             TBA TBA                 28466 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-09:15PM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Rm 152D           
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Auyeung             TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
9.4 hours per week online


CISN 121    Network Administration with Linux: LAN Services    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 120 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: CISN 119.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers Linux network administration of local area network (LAN) services. Topics focus on server and LAN services including the network file system (NFS), share resources between Linux and Microsoft Windows using Server Message Block (SaMBa), network information service (NIS), virtual network computing (VNC), remote network access, the secure shell (SSH) vs. telnet, X-windows as a network service, and dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP). The course also covers the command scheduler (cron), monitoring and logging system activities and system events (syslog), as well as installing and configuring MySQL Structured Query Language (SQL) database management service.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 28-Nov 02
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Auyeung             TBA TBA                 28468 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-09:15PM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Rm 152D           
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Auyeung             TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
9.4 hours per week online


CISN 122    Network Administration with Linux: Internet Services    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 120 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: CISN 119.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers Linux network administration of Internet services. Topics focus on server and TCP/IP services including the internet services daemon (XINETD), file transfer protocol (FTP), email, domain name service (DNS), firewall, secure shell, and proxy services. Installing and configuring the Apache Web Server and Webmin (the Linux web based administration tool) are introduced.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 03-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Auyeung             TBA TBA                 28470 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-09:15PM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Rm 152D           
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Auyeung             TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
9.4 hours per week online


CISN 140    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: Networking Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 310, 320, or 350
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. It surveys data communication protocols, standards, hardware and software components and basic networking concepts. Topics include the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and TCP/IP models, IP addressing and subnetting, routing concepts, LAN media, Ethernet, and network configuration, troubleshooting and analysis. This is the first course in preparation for Cisco CCNA certification examination. ARC is a certified Cisco Networking Academy and all courses are taught by Cisco Certified Academy Instructors (CCAI). This course may be taken two times for credit for recertification due to updates to industry standards.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 125          12270 
Textbook
MW        09:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 125            


CISN 141    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: Routing Protocols and Concepts    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 140 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers, and explains the principles of routing and routing protocols. Topics include configuring, verifying, and troubleshooting Routing Information Protocol (RIP) version 1 and 2, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) routing protocols. Basic router configuration and troubleshooting, networking theory, and IP addressing are also covered. This is the second course in preparation for Cisco CCNA certification examination. ARC is a certified Cisco Networking Academy and all courses are taught by Cisco Certified Academy Instructors (CCAI). This course may be taken two times for credit for recertification due to updates to industry standards.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 125          12266 
Textbook
MW        09:20PM-10:15PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 125            


CISN 300    Network Systems Administration    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 320, 350, and 351.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the administration of a server in a client/server network. Topics include designing a basic network, installing and configuring a network operating system, and managing network security with user and group accounts. Additional topics are creating network shares, setting up and managing network printers, backing up servers, monitoring and setting access permissions on network resources, and establishing policies and procedures for network operations. This course may be taken four times on a different Windows version.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
Win Server 2008
W         06:00PM-07:15PM LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Rm 128          13792 
Textbook
Win Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online          13792 Textbook
W         07:25PM-09:05PM LAB R.Keller             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. This class meets one night per week only for lab.
6.2 hours per week online


CISN 302    Intermediate Network Systems Administration    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced system administration in a client/server network. Topics include configuring the server environment, implementing system policies, implementing and managing fault-tolerant disk volumes, and managing applications. Additional topics covered are managing connectivity for different network and client operating systems, as well as managing and implementing remote servers. This course covers material required for one of the Microsoft MCSE Networking certification examinations. This course may be taken four times on a different Windows software version.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
Win Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller              TBA TBA                 13798 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB R.Keller             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. This hybrid class meets one night per week only for lab.
5.6 hours per week online


CISN 307    Windows Active Directory Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 302 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers installing, configuring, and administering Microsoft Windows Active Directory services. It also focuses on implementing Group Policy and understanding the Group Policy tasks required to manage users and computers. Group Policies are used to configure and manage the user desktop environment, configure and manage software, and implement and manage security settings. Installation and configuration of Domain Naming System (DNS) and Windows Internet Naming System (WINS) is covered, as well as publishing, replication and the backup of the directory services data base. This course may be taken up to four times on different Windows operating system versions.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
Win Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais              TBA TBA                   
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 152D         13806 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 152D         29574 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
5.6 hours per week online
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011