Spring 2010 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, Jan 16-Mar 15
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          25477 
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, Mar 16-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          25475 
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 - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          28561 
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          24981 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISN 142    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: Advanced Routing and Switching    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 141 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides advanced routing and switching technologies. Topics include advanced router configurations, network management, advanced network design, LAN switching, and VLANS. This is the third 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).

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MW        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 125          27503 
Textbook
MW        09:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 125            


CISN 143    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: Wide-Area Network and Project-Based Learning    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 142 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the skills to design and configure advanced wide area network (WAN) projects using Cisco IOS command set. This is the fourth 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).

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 125          27507 
Textbook
MW        09:00PM-10:05PM 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, Jan 16-Mar 15
Win Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online          26397 
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.


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, Mar 16-May 13
Win Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online          26403 
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.


CISN 308    Internetworking with TCP/IP    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, managing, and supporting a network infrastructure using the Microsoft Windows Server products. It focuses on TCP/IP and related services, including Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Naming System (DNS), Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS), Internet Information Server (IIS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and certificate service, Internet protocol security (IPSec), Network Address Translation (NAT), and remote access. It also covers configuring Windows as a network router, Virtual Private Network (VPN) connectivity and managing a Windows deployment using Remote Installation Services (RIS). This course may be taken four times on different Windows operating system versions.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          28271 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 152D           
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010