Spring 2011 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. 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: Other Term, Feb 01-Apr 26
Server+
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          20690 
Textbook
T         10:30AM-12:35PM LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
For more information please go to Professor Parks' Web site at http://www.professorparks.org/spring2011.html
Required attendance for on campus Orientation and Final.
Orienation: Tuesday, February 1, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., BS-153
Final: Tuesday, April 26, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., BS-153
CISN 300 is designed to prepare students for CompTIA's Server+ certification exam. Many corporations recognize the importance of IT staff, who can competently perform basic server support. Some of the topics covered in this course include RAID, SCSI and multiple CPUs, as well as capabilities with server issues, including disaster recovery. Some of the operating systems covered in this course include Windows Server 2003, Linux and Novell.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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, Jan 15-Mar 14
Linux
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Green              CRC MAIN Online          21000 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB M.Green              CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
You must attend the orientation during the first Lab meeting on Tuesday, January 18, 6:00 p.m.-9:10 p.m. in BS-153.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISN 320    Designing Windows Directory Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a Microsoft Windows directory services infrastructure in an enterprise network. At the end of the course, students will be able to describe guidelines for gathering business and administrative information from an organization, and explain how an architect uses that information to design an Active Directory structure for an enterprise; design an Active Directory naming strategy; develop a plan to secure and delegate administrative authority over Active Directory objects based on the administrative model of an organization; identify business needs and scenarios that may require modifications of the Active Directory schema, create an Active Directory design based on administrative Group Policy requirements defined by business needs; design a site topology for a multi-domain organization; and design an Active Directory replication plan based on the site topology design.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
70-646: Windows Server 2008 Administrator
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          30453 
Textbook
M         05:30PM-08:45PM LAB M.Geissler           CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
Online Orientation. For more information please go to Professor Geissler's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/geisslm/
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Monday, May 9, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISN 374    Messaging Server Administration    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 provides students with the knowledge and skills required to deploy and administer/support Microsoft Exchange Server. This course covers use of Exchange Server to create and manage recipient objects; maintain an existing Exchange Server organization, as well as design and implement a new organization; create and manage public folders; perform basic backup procedures; monitor server performance and configure link monitors between connected sites; and manage electronic forms in an organization. The student will also create and configure the various messaging connectors; configure directory and public folders replication; and configure Exchange Server for connectivity to the Internet. The course also examines how Exchange Server provides for connectivity to foreign messaging systems such as Lotus cc: Mail, Lotus Notes, and Microsoft Mail and Schedule+.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          30455 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-09:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
For the orientation and more information please attend the first Lab meeting on Thursday, January 20, from 7:00 p.m.-9:50 p.m. in BS-153.


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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          30460 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
For more information please go to Professor Parks' Web site at http://www.professorparks.org/spring2011.html
Required attendance for on campus Orientation and Final.
Orientation: Monday, January 24, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-153
Final: Monday, May 9, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., BS-153
Students may work on the Lab assignments at home if they have the correct software. Professor Parks will have an open Lab on Monday evenings for students who are interested in doing Lab assignments on campus. 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.

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011