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CET

CET 1114C   DIGITAL FUNDAMENTALS WITH LAB

credits: 4  

This course will cover number systems, codes, logic gates, Boolean algebra, logic simplification and combinational logic. The areas of coverage will also include the study of the theory, concepts, and circuits of digital electronics including decoders, encoders, multiplexers, flip flops, counters, and registers used in the applications of combinational and sequential logic. The laboratory exercises cover the measurement and analysis of digital circuits and devices. 62 contact hours.

CET 1171C   COMPUTER REPAIR ESSENTIALS

credits: 3  

This course is designed to teach the student basic technical skills needed to understand the function and operation of major elements of personal computer systems, and how to localize and correct common hardware problems. Students will acquire hands-on experience with Personal Computer (PC) systems. The course will focus on broad concepts and diagnostic tools which allow the student to determine the condition of a PC system and how to best correct a fault. Special emphasis will be placed on how systems are configured, modified, and expanded to meet new requirements. Various software tools will be used to diagnose PC problems. This course prepares students for the A+ Essentials portion of Computer Support Technician certification offered by CompTIA (A+ Certification). 47 contact hours.

CET 1172C   COMPUTER SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

credits: 3  

This course is designed to teach the student basic technical and troubleshooting skills needed to understand the function and operation of major elements of personal computer systems, and how to localize and correct common software problems. The student will install operating systems, configure computer security, address common security threats, and harden the system against exploits. The student will formulate disaster recovery procedures and implement them as instructed. The student will also install and troubleshoot computer peripherals. This course, will prepare the student for the A+ Certified IT Technician portion of Computer Support Technician Certification offered by CompTIA (A+ Certification). 47 contact hours.

CET 1600   NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS

credits: 3  

This is the first of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience to achieve professional certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Instruction includes, but is not limited to networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the open system interconnection (OSI) reference model, cabling, routers, router configuration , LAN/WAN topologies, Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addressing and network standards. Students will install, configure and operate a simple-routed/switched LAN, and routed WAN. 47 contact hours.

CET 1610   ROUTING PROTOCOLS AND CONCEPTS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Completion of  CET 1600 or CCNA certification. This is the second of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience to achieve professional certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Instruction includes networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local area networks (LANs),Ethernet, Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addressing, static and dynamic routing. Students will successfully implement basic router configuration, demonstrate an understanding of routed and routing protocols. 47 contact hours.

CET 2615   LAN SWITCHING AND WIRELESS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: CET 1610. This is the third of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience to achieve professional certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Instruction includes networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local area networks (LANs), LAN segmentation, segmentation techniques, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Spanning Tree Protocol virtual LAN, and wireless LANs. Students progress to completing advanced router configurations in the lab; they will demonstrate an understanding of LAN switching and virtual local area networks (VLANs), advanced LAN and wireless LAN design. 47 contact hours.

CET 2620   ACCESSING THE WAN

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: CET 1610 and CET 2615. This is the last of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience to achieve professional certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Instruction includes networking, protocols, network standards, advanced network design projects, advanced network management projects, wide area network (WAN) theory and design, WAN technology, Frame Relay, integrated system digital network (ISDN), and network troubleshooting. 47 contact hours.

CET 2670   SCALABLE ROUTING PROTOCOLS AND IPv6

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: CCNA certified or completion of CET 2620. This course is designed to provide students with an integrated classroom and laboratory experience in advanced topics of implementation and integration of Cisco networking equipment using routing protocols. Instruction includes, but is not limited to Interior Gateway Protocols (IGPs), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4), Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), and current topics related to routing protocols. Students will design and configure LAN and WAN networks using case studies and laboratory equipment. 47 contact hours.

CET 2682   FUNDAMENTALS OF VOICE OVER IP (VoIP)

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: CCNA certification or completion of CET 2620. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) theory, Voice Gateway configuration in a IP Telephony (IPT) solution, IP Phone configuration, design of VoIP networks and troubleshooting IPT networks. Students will design and configure various VoIP networks using case studies and laboratory equipment. 47 contact hours.

CET 2685   IMPLEMENTING SECURE CONVERGED WANS

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: Completion of CET 2620 or CCNA certification. This course examines an overall approach to network security topics including, but not limited to, integration of hardware firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Internet Protocol Security (IPSec), and Virtual Private Networking (VPN) in network security design. Students will implement designs using equipment in a laboratory setting. This course also prepares students for the CCNA Security certification. 47 contact hours.

CET 2691   LAWS AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF IT SECURITY

credits: 3  

This course provides students with an overview of legal issues common to computer security, and interweaves business paradigms into the reading to offer a macro-context against which to view such issues. These issues topically fall within the parameters of privacy, intellectual property, computer crime investigation for network breaches, civil liability, and ethics of the Information Technology (IT) professional focused on network security. The course will seek to expand on all matters of law that may be included on any network security certification exam, but also covers broadly the economic impact that security breaches have on industry sectors and the business response required. Coursework will include reviewing fact patterns applied to legal and ethical authorities. 47 contact hours.

CET 2856   IMPLEMENTING CISCO IP SWITCHED NETWORKS (SWITCH)

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Completion of CET 2620 or CCNA certification. This course is designed to provide students with advanced classroom experience in Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) switching. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, Virtual Local Area Network configuration (VLAN), VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), VLAN Pruning, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), routing between VLANs, multi-layer switch operations, Hot Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP), restricting network access with switching security techniques, installing Access Control Lists (ACLs) on switches, wireless technology applications with switches, configuring Quality of Service (QoS) on switches, and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) integration. Students will install, configure, and operate complex-routed LAN and WAN switching networks. 47 contact hours.

CET 2940   NETWORK ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP

credits: 3.00  

Prerequisite: Student must have completed a minimum of 15 credits of major coursework. The purpose of this course is to allow students a “real world” experience with major-related, supervised, evaluated practical work experiences which may be paid or voluntary. Students are graded on the basis of documented learning acquired through hands-on experiences in an actual work setting. The student must fulfill the requirement of 180 on-the-job hours in addition to written assignments. 

CET 2949   CO-OP WORK EXPERIENCE

credits: 1-3  
Prerequisite: Faculty Advisor/Co-op Coordinator or Program Director approval. This course is designed to provide students with major-related, supervised, evaluated practical training work experiences which may be paid or voluntary. Students are graded on the basis of documented learning acquired through hands-on experiences in an actual work setting. Variable credits are available, one to three per course. The student must fulfill the requirement of 60 on-the-job hours for each credit earned in addition to written assignments. Co-op courses may be repeated but total credits shall not exceed twelve.

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