Fall 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CISN 301    Network Client Systems Administration    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CISC 323 and 356
Advisory: CISC 302, 308, or 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the administration of a client in a client/server network. Topics include designing a basic network, installing and configuring a client network operating system, managing network security with user and group accounts, creating directory structures and network shares, setting up and managing network printers, backing up servers, monitoring and troubleshooting network resources, and establishing policies and procedures for network operations. Students may receive three-units of credit for each new version of an operating system offered or for a different operating system offered. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
Microsoft Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14364 
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Th        06:00PM-09:10PM LAB A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

There is no on-campus Lab meeting on Thursday, August 30, 2012. The first on-campus Lab meeting will be on Thursday, September 6, 6:00 p.m.-9:10 p.m. in BS-153.

Online Orienation: Complete the mandatory online orientation by Thursday, August 30th to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list. Go to Professor Ahmadi's Web site at http://dcbsp.drivehq.com/OnlineOrientation.htm

This course teaches you, through online lectures, discussions, scenarios, demonstrations, chapter review questions, textbook exercises, and classroom labs, the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, and manage Microsoft Windows 7. This course was developed for students entering the information technology (IT) profession, and it teaches the fundamentals of configuring, supporting, and administering Windows 7 systems. It is also designed to help individuals preparing to take Exam 70-680: Microsoft Windows 7 Configuring exam.




CISN 306    Advanced 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: Students will learn to install, configure, and administer Microsoft Windows Active Directory services. The course also focuses on implementing Group Policy and understanding the Group Policy tasks required to centrally manage users and computers. Students will use Group Policies to configure and manage the user desktop environment, to configure and manage software, and implement and manage security settings. Students will install and manage Windows Domains and Domain Controllers through Active Directory.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          14935 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

Online class. Students may attend optional classroom Lab meetings.Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Monday, August 27, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., BS-153
Final: Saturday, October 20, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., BS-153
For more information please go to Professor Parks' Web site at http://www.professorparks.org/fall2012.html
The Labs may be done "online" if a student has a computer with a good Internet connection and meets the minimal requirements to operate TestOut's browser-based LabSim 4.0 Interface (students may view the FAQ's for the hardware and software requirements: http//www.testout.com/home/support/product-faqs Nevertheless, Professor Parks will hold some on-campus "drop-in Labs" for students who are more interested in doing them at the college or do not meet all the above requirements (details to follow).



CISN 308    Internetworking with TCP/IP    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 will enable students to install, configure, manage and support a network infrastructure that uses the Microsoft Windows Server products. The course focuses heavily on TCP/IP and related services, including DHCP Server service, DNS Server service, WINS, network security protocols, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Internet Protocol Security (IPSec), remote access. The course also enables the student to configure Windows as a network router, configure Internet access for a network, configure a Web server, and manage a Windows deployment using Remote Installation Services (RIS). The student will also learn to enable network connectivity between NetWare, Macintosh, and UNIX networks.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infra.
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          14937 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuring

Online class. Students may attend optional classroom Lab meetings.Online Orientation. For the orientation and more information please go to Professor Parks' Web site at http://www.professorparks.org/fall2012.html
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 15, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., BS-153
The Labs may be done "online" if a student has a computer with a good Internet connection and meets the minimal requirements to operate TestOut's browser-based LabSim 4.0 Interface (students may view the FAQ's for the hardware and software requirements: http//www.testout.com/home/support/product-faqs Nevertheless, Professor Parks will hold some on-campus "drop-in Labs" for students who are more interested in doing them at the college or do not meet all the above requirements (details to follow).



CISN 330    Data Communication and Networking Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISC 356 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to data communication and networking fundamentals. It surveys data communication hardware and software components and basic networking concepts. Topics covered include data communication, the OSI Model, IP addressing, routing concepts, LAN media, and network management and analysis. This course helps prepare students for CompTIA's Network+ certification exam.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
CompTIA Network+
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14807 
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Th        06:00PM-09:10PM LAB A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
For the orientation and more information please attend the first Lab meeting on Thursday, October 25, 6:00 p.m.-9:10 p.m. in room BS-153. In addition to attending the campus in-person orientation, you must also visit Professor Ahmadi's orientation Web site at http://dcbsp.drivehq.com/Online Orientation.htm,/a>

This course is designed to prepare students for CompTIA's Network+ certification exam. This course presents current coverage or networking hardware and software along with the skills necessary to succeed in the dynamic field of networking. This course includes networking fundamentals such as protocols, network design and implementation, and troubleshooting and support.
For additional online course information go to
http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de



CISN 490    Networking Helpdesk Practicum    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISC 308 and 356 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to computer and networking support for a Local Area Network. It includes lecture and hands-on application of helpdesk concepts and responsibilities, hardware and software troubleshooting in a networked environment, system documentation, and technical communication skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          19383 
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M         05:30PM-07:50PM LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
For the orientation and more information please go to Professor Parks' Web site at http://www.professorparks.org/fall2012.html
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.

Orientation: Monday, August 27, 5:30 p.m.-7:50 p.m., BS-153
Final: Monday, December 10, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-153

This course focuses on key information for user support professionals, including decision making, communicating successfully with a client, determining the client's specific needs, and writing for the end user. This course has been updated to reflect the latest in support industry trends, especially the use of Web and e-mail based support. For those considering entering the networking field taking this course is a must. This course is only offered once every two years.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de



Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013