Spring 2012 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
CompTIA Server+
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          15072 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Required attendance for on-campus Final.
Final: Monday, March 12, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-153
Students may attend optional classroom Lab meetings. For more information please go to Professor Parks' Web site at http://www.professorparks.org/spring2012.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 VMware Player http://www.vmware.com/products/player/faqs.html
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 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.


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 14-Mar 12
MS Windows 7 Enterprise
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN Online          15205 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB A.Ahmadi             CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
Required attendance for on-campus Orientation and Final.
Orientation and first Lab meeting: Tuesday, January 17, 6:00 p.m.-9:10 p.m., BS-153
Final: Tuesday, March 13, 6:00 p.m.-9:10 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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 administrative tasks of a server in a client/server network. Topics include configuring the server environment, implementing system policies, implementing and managing fault-tolerant disk volumes, managing applications, installing and managing connectivity for different network and client operating systems, managing remote servers, implementing directory replication and file synchronization, and troubleshooting advanced network problems. 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 - Second, Mar 13-May 10
70-643: Microsoft Windows Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          19544 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Required attendance for on-campus Orientation and Final.
Orienation: Monday, March 19, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-153
Final: Monday, May 14, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-153
Students may attend optional classroom Lab meetings. For more information please go to Professor Parks' Web site at http://www.professorparks.org/spring2012.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 VMware Player http://www.vmware.com/products/player/faqs.html
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 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 - Second, Mar 13-May 10
CompTIA Linux+
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Green              CRC MAIN Online          19546 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-09:50PM LAB M.Green              CRC MAIN BS 153            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
Required attendance for on-campus Orientation and Final.
Orientation and first Lab meeting: Thursday, March 15, 7:00 p.m.-9:50 p.m. in BS-153.
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


CISN 324    Designing Windows Networking Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 308 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 create a networking services infrastructure design that supports the required network applications. Each module provides a solution based on the needs of the organization. The course includes designing and planning for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name Service (DNS) Internet Protocol (IP) address configuration, routing solutions using Open Shortest Path First (OSFP) and Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP), Internet connectivity design using Network Address Translation, Internet connectivity using Microsoft Proxy Server 3.0, remote access connectivity; and a management strategy for networking services.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
70-647: Microsoft Windows Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          19548 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Required attendance for on-campus Final.
Final: Monday, May 7, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., BS-153
Students may attend optional classroom Lab meetings. For more information please go to Professor Parks' Web site at http://www.professorparks.org/spring2012.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 VMware Player http://www.vmware.com/products/player/faqs.html
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).

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012