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 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 261 Network Attacks, Computer Crime and Hacking
(4 credits) Pre-or-Co-Requisite(s): ITN 260. Encompasses in-depth exploration of various methods for attacking and defending a network. Explores network security concepts from the viewpoint hackers and their attack methodologies. Includes topics about hackers, attacks, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) malicious code, computer crime and industrial espionage. Lecture 4 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 263 Internet/Intranet Firewalls and e-Commerce Security
(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITN 260. Gives an in-depth exploration of firewall, Web security, and e-commerce security. Explores firewall concepts, types, topology and the firewall's relationship to the TCP/IP protocol. Includes client/server architecture, the Web server, HTML and HTTP in relation to Web Security, and digital certification, D.509, and public key infrastructure (PKI). Lecture 4 hours per week.
ITN 266 Network Security Layers
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITN 260. Provides an in-depth exploration of various security layers needed to protect the network. Explores Network Security from the viewpoint of the environment in which the network operates and the necessity to secure that environment to lower the security risk to the network. Includes physical security, personnel security, operating system security, software security and database security. Lecture 3 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 hours per week.
ITN 293 Studies in Information Technology Networking
(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): ITN 157. Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering. Refer to Topic Title for class title. Lecture 4 hours per week.