Spring 2015 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 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          11772 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          14169 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          11771 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISN 118    Internet Protocol Subnetting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISN 110; and MATH 25 OR Math 41
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 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Online          12431 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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: Other Term, Mar 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Online          11645 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday, January 16    6:00PM-6:50PM    Room 125
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISN 142    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: LAN Switching and Wireless    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 140 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on Layer 2 switching protocols, concepts and technologies. Topic include hierarchy LAN design, basic switch concepts and configuration, Virtual LANs (VLANs), Virtual Trunking Protocol (VTP), Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Inter-VLAN routing, basic wireless concepts and configuration. Implementing, verifying, securing and troubleshooting converged switching technologies in a small-to-medium network, including integrating wireless devices into a LAN, are also covered. 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 17-Mar 16
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12220 
Textbook
MW        09:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      


CISN 143    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: Accessing the Wide Area Network    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 141 and 142 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course covers wide area networks (WAN) technologies to connect small- to medium-sized business networks. It focuses on Point to Point Protocol (PPP), Frame Relay, and broadband links. Topics include network security, traffic control and access control lists (ACLs), Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and network troubleshooting. IP addressing services Network Address Translation (NAT) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) are covered, and IPv6 is introduced. 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 17-May 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12222 
Textbook
MW        09:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
Win Server 2012
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          11996 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
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


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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
Win Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          11999 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
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


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 how to install, configure, manage, and support 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).

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
Win Server 2012
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          12393 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
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

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015