Course Catalog : Subject Area




Information Technology Networking Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
ITN 106 Microcomputer Operating Systems
(3 credits) Teaches use of operating system utilities and multiple-level directory structures, creation of batch files, and configuration of microcomputer environments. May include a study of graphical user interfaces. Maps to A+ Software. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ITN 109 Internet and Network Foundation
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITE 120 or departmental approval. Provides a basic comprehension of Internet and network technologies including IT job roles, connection methods, TCP/IP functionality and DNS. Explores web server technologies with security and project management concepts. Introduces network creation, physical and logical topologies including media properties, server types, IP addressing and network security. Lecture 3 hours. per week.
ITN 111 Windows 2000 Server
(3 credits) Covers basic instruction in various network protocols, name resolution services, remote access, security, and print installation, configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Windows 2000 Server in an Active Directory domain environment. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ITN 120 Wireless Network Administration (WNA)
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITN 100 or department approval. Provides instruction in fundamentals of wireless information systems. Course content includes terms, standards, components, and operating requirements in the design and implementation of wireless networks. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ITN 154 Networking Fundamentals-Cisco
(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITE 120 or departmental approval. Provides introduction to networking using the OSI reference model. Includes data encapsulation, TCP/IP suite, routing, IP addressing, and structured cabling design and implementation. Lecture 3 hours + lab 2 hours = total 5 hour per week.
ITN 155 Introductory Routing-Cisco
(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITN 154. Features an introduction to basic router configuration using Cisco IOS software. Includes system components, interface configuration, IP network design, troubleshooting techniques, configuration and verification of IP addresses, and router protocols. Lecture 3 hours + lab 2 hours = total 5 hours per week.
ITN 156 Basic Switching & Routing-Cisco
(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITN 155. Centers instruction in LAN segmentation using bridges, routers, and switches. Includes fast Ethernet, access lists, routing protocols, spanning tree protocol, virtual LANs, and network management. Lecture 3 hours + lab 2 hours = total 5 hours per week.
ITN 157 WAN Technologies-Cisco
(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITN 156. Concentrates on an introduction to Wide Area Networking (WANs). Includes WAN design, LAPB, Frame Relay, ISDN, HDLC, and PPP. Lecture 3 hours + lab 2 hours = total 5 hours per week.
ITN 171 Unix I
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITE 100 or ITE 120 or departmental approval. Provides an introduction to UNIX operating systems. Teaches login procedures, file creation, UNIX file structure, input/output control, and the UNIX shell. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ITN 260 Network Security Basics
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITN 109 or equivalent or permission of the department. Provides instruction in the basics of network security in depth. Includes security objectives, security architecture, security models and security layers; risk management, network security policy, and security training. Includes the give security keys, confidentiality integrity, availability, accountability and auditability. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ITN 262 Network Communication, Security and Authentication
(4 credits) Covers an in-depth exploration of various communication protocols with a concentration on TCP/IP. Explores communication protocols from the point of view of the hacker in order to highlight protocol weaknesses. Includes Internet architecture, routing, addressing, topology, fragmentation and protocol analysis, and the use of various utilities to explore TCP/IP. Lecture 4 hours per week.
ITN 267 Legal Topics in Network Security
(3 credits) Co-requisite(s): ITN 260 or permission of the department. Conveys an in-depth exploration of the civil and common law issues that apply to network security. Explores statutes, jurisdictional, and constitutional issues related to computer crimes and privacy. Includes rules of evidence, seizure and evidence handling, court presentation and computer privacy in the digital age. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ITN 55 Certification Preparation
(1 credit) Serves as a review of objectives for a specific certification. Uses certification test preparation software, when available, in conjunction with a faculty resource person. May be repeated for credit. Lecture 1 hour per week.
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