Spring 2016 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, Jan 16-May 18
Exam 70-410: Install & Config Windows Server 2012
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          15131 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to http://d2l.losrios.edu. and check D2L the first week of class for further instructions.

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 14, 1:30 p.m.-3:30p.m., BS 153.


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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
Exam 70-687: Configuring Windows 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          14668 
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TBA       TBA             LAB M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid Class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Enrolled students are required to attend nine on-campus labs class meetings from 6:00p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room BS- 153 on Tuesday, January 19; February 2; February 16; March 1; March 15; April 5; April 19; May 3; May 17 and participate in class assignments and weekly class discussions online through eLearning http://www.eLearning.losrios.edu/de

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?IS+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 - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online          15310 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Spisak             CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Online Orientation. For the orientation and more information please go to Adjunct Professor Spisaks Web site at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/spisakj
Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Thursday, May 12, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu .
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 knowledge. 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.


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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online          19455 
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Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Enrolled students are required to attend eight on-campus labs class meetings from 6:00p.m. to 9:10 p.m. in room BS- 153 on Tuesday, January 26; February 9; February 23; March 8; March 29; April 12; April 26 and May 10 and participate in class assignments and weekly class discussions online through eLearning http://www.eLearning.losrios.edu/de.
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Geissler           CRC MAIN Online            


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 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Parks              CRC MAIN Online          20320 
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M         06:00PM-08:05PM LAB L.Parks              CRC MAIN BS 145B           
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 5, 2016