Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CISN 300    Network 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 server in a client/server network. Topics include designing a basic network, installing and configuring a 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. Consult the class schedule for specific operating system offered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Exam 70-410: Install & Config Windows Server 2012
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Kreiter            CRC MAIN Online          18828 
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TBA       TBA             LAB H.Kreiter            CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
For the orientation and more information please go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, August 24, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., BS-153
Final: Saturday, December 14, 11:00 am-1:00 p.m., BS-153
Students need a computer with a good Internet connection that 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 from TestOut's website here: http//www.testout.com/home/support/product-faqs Finally students should contact the instructor if they have any questions. Students, who do not meet the minimum computer requirements, will have to use the e-book at the college's computer lab.
This exam is part one, of a series of three exams, which validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure into an existing enterprise environment. This exam will validate the initial implementation and configuration of the Windows Server 2012 core services, such as Active Directory and the networking services. This exam along with the remaining two exams will collectively validate the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Reference: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?ID=70-410



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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Exam 70-687: Configuring Windows 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14248 
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T         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB M.Geissler           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, August 29, 6:00 p.m.-9:10 p.m. in room BS-153.
Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who configure or support Windows 8 computers, devices, users and associated network and security resources. The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as a domain-based or peer-to-peer environment with access to the Internet and cloud services. The IT professional could be a consultant, full-time desktop support technician, or an IT generalist who administers Windows 8-based computers and devices as a portion of their broader technical responsibilities. Reference: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?ID=70-687



CISN 303    Network Administration - Linux Server    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISC 324 and 356 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides introductory coverage of Linux Network Administration. The course maps to the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam, and to SAIR/GNU's Linux Networking course. Specific course topic coverage includes: introducing Linux; exploring the desktop; using the Shell; understanding users and file systems; understanding text processing; managing processes; using network clients; installing Linux; understanding system initialization; managing software packages and file systems; managing users; configuring networks; system and kernel management; writing Shell scripts; and advanced topics and troubleshooting. The course requires many hands-on projects, which allow students to practice what they learn.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
CompTIA Linux+
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          18832 
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W         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB J.Spisak             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 Adj. Professor Spisak's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/spisakj
Linux+ introduces students to the knowledge and skills needed to manage all Linus distributions. Specifically, this course covers the objectives outlined by CompTIA for its Linux+ exam and certification, an international industry credential that offers proof of knowlege. Not only does this course prepare students for the CompTIA Linux+ exam, it offers an excellent way to begin preparing for the Novell Certification Linux Professional (Novell CLP) practicum exam. In fact, after completing this course, student will have acquired one-third the knowledge needed to become a full Novell CLP, the ideal certification for people interested in becoming Linux administrators.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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 24-Oct 18
70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14732 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.Mandatory On-ground Orientation. For the orientation and more information please go to Professor Ahmadi's web site at: http://dcbsp.drivehq.com/OnlineOrientation.htm
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final.

Orientation: Monday, August 26, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., BS-153
Final: Saturday, October 19, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., BS-153
Students need 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 Students may contact the instructor if they have any questions. Students, who do not meet the minimum computer requirements, will have to use the e-book at the college's computer lab.


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 19-Dec 13
70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infra.
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Perkins-Moore      CRC MAIN Online          18992 
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TBA       TBA             LAB D.Perkins-Moore      CRC MAIN Online            
Online class. Online Orientation. Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list. Online Orientation. Please go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 14, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-153 Students need a computer with a good Internet connection that 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 from TestOut's website here: http//www.testout.com/home/support/product-faqs Finally students should contact the instructor if they have any questions. Students, who do not meet the minimum computer requirements, will have to use the e-book at the college's computer lab.


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 19-Dec 13
CompTIA Network+
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          14633 
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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 24, 6:00 p.m.-9:10 p.m. in room BS-153.
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

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013