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  • ISTC1000 Introduction to Information Systems Management 3
    Description
    ISTC 1000 This course provides an overview of computer hardware, relational databases, local area networks and programming. Information Systems terminology and industry acronyms associated with data, voice and video are also covered. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1000

  • ISTC1010 Microcomputer Maintenance 3
    Description
    ISTC 1010 This course is designed for the PC novice to learn how to maintain, upgrade, and repair personal computers. Participants will remove and replace motherboards, and various input/output devices. Hard drives maintenance procedures (formatting) and loading operating systems will be covered. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1010

  • ISTC1015 Supporting Business Applications 3
    Description
    ISTC 1015 This course prepares IT students to support end users on the Microsoft Office Suite. This course covers basic computer concepts on computer hardware and desktop application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing, database, and spreadsheet and presentation applications. Students will also be introduced to use of the Internet, online collaboration tools, and outlook. The capstone of the course will cover a comprehensive integration with Office applications.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1015

  • ISTC1020 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
    Description
    ISTC 1020 This online-enhanced course covers the basics of using Personal Computers (PC's) and the Microsoft Office Professional suite of programs, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint to create documents, spreadsheets, databases and presentations. Students will also be introduced to the Internet, e-mail and the history of computers.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 10/20/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1020

  • ISTC1025 Computer Basics 1
    Description
    ISTC 1025 This course covers basic information on operating system software, word processing software and presentation software, students will be introduced to the Internet, including ethics and security, information literacy and navigating an online platform.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 11/05/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1025

  • ISTC1030 Operating Systems I 3
    Description
    ISTC 1030 This course covers operating system administration with the use of command line for microcomputers. Topics include booting and configuring the system, the use of internal commands and external commands, file management, networking, and writing of batch files. rerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1030

  • ISTC1033 Operating Systems II 3
    Description
    ISTC 1033 This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot desktop clients in a network. Lectures, hands-on projects and exercises reinforce skills as they are learned. Specific topic coverage includes: Installing; Using the System Utilities; Managing File Systems and Storage; Users, Groups, Profiles, and Policies; Security and Access Controls; Network Protocols; Printing and Faxing; Performance Tuning; Working with the Registry; Booting Process; Fault Tolerance; Troubleshooting. Prerequisites: Operating Systems I ISTC1030

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1033

  • ISTC1045 Network Systems I: Introduction to Networking 3
    Description
    ISTC 1045 This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. This is the first course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1045

  • ISTC1050 Database Systems 3
    Description
    ISTC 1050 This course focuses on the fundamentals of relational databases; their use, design and implementation. The course will include entity-relationship modeling, logical and physical design and normalization, as well as the definition of tables and indexes. The use of Structured Query Language (SQL) for data manipulation will be emphasized. The course will also cover concepts of client/server, distributed and object-oriented databases, security and data warehousing. Prerequisites: COML1400 Introduction to Computers or equivalent work with databases.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1050

  • ISTC1060 Security I 3
    Description
    ISTC 1060 This course is designed to investigate the analysis and implementation of network security policies, procedures and guidelines for establishing, monitoring and controlling methodologies for local and wide area networks. The course covers authentication methods, communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security and firewalls. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1060

  • ISTC1100 Business Communication 3
    Description
    ISTC 1100 This course focuses on the foundations of business communication in the Information Systems Industry. The topics will include developing your business writing skills, correspondence, written and oral business reports, employment communication, as well as topics on the social and ethical implications of Information Systems. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1100

  • ISTC1138 Computer Applications For Electricians 2
    Description
    ISTC 1138 This course covers the basics of using Personal Computers (PC's) and the Microsoft Office Professional suite of programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Students will also be introduced to the Internet, electrical industry applications and e-mail.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1138

  • ISTC1205 Web Client Programming 3
    Description
    ISTC 1205 This course covers technologies used to create Internet client applications. Students will create numerous web applications using scripting tools/languages. The course includes the topics of cascading style sheets, tables, frames, forms and multimedia integration. Emphasis will be placed on the design, development, deployment and maintenance of the interactive web sites. Prerequisite: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1205

  • ISTC1210 Web Server Programming 3
    Description
    ISTC 1210 This course covers server-side components used to create dynamic web sites. Several technologies such as middleware, scripts and servlets will be explored. Methods and tools for integrating data will be emphasized including those provided as open source. Prerequisite: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1210

  • ISTC1230 Systems Analysis and Design 3
    Description
    ISTC 1230 This course provides coverage of systems analysis and design theories and techniques. Both the traditional, structured approach and the object-oriented approach to systems development will be explored. Students will learn the theory of analysis, design and implementation following the guidelines of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Students will demonstrate system modeling with UML. Prerequisite: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300 or equivalent programming experience.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1230

  • ISTC1300 Introduction to Programming 3
    Description
    ISTC 1300 This course provides the beginner programmer with a guide to developing programs using structured programming logic. Analysis, design, coding, testing and debugging will be covered. Students will be exposed to various design techniques, such as flowcharts, as prequels to writing code. Programming key points include structured programming, modularized programming, decision-making, looping, arrays, data file utilization, arrays and object-oriented classes. Students will be exposed to procedural and object-oriented programming. Students will be required to generate simple programs for this course. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1300

  • ISTC1400 Wireless Systems 3
    Description
    ISTC 1400 This course provides hands-on experience to wireless networking. The student will explore the latest wireless technologies following networking industry 802.11x standards. This course includes the planning, designing, installing and configuring wireless LANs from the principal Wireless LAN vendors, and explores the interrelationship of their hardware, software and applications. Prerequisites: Network System I ISTC1040 or equivalent networking experience

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC1400

  • ISTC2006 Network Systems II: Routing and Switching Essentials 3
    Description
    ISTC 2006 This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This is the second course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination. Prerequisite: ISTC1045

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2006

  • ISTC2011 Network Systems III: Scaling Networks 3
    Description
    ISTC 2011 This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. This is the third course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination. Prerequisites: ISTC2006

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2011

  • ISTC2016 Network Systems IV: Connecting Networks 3
    Description
    ISTC 2016 This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. This is the fourth (and final) course preparing the student to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching examination. Prerequisites: ISTC2011

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2016

  • ISTC2020 Advanced Networking 3
    Description
    ISTC 2020 This course focuses on the concepts and procedures of creating TCP/IP network services. The student will build network servers and services using commercial and open source products. Topics include installing and configuring DNS, DHCP, Web, proxy, TFTP, SMTP and FTP servers, and firewalls. Other topics cover LAN switching, routing, IP addressing, OSI model, and TCP/IP protocols.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 12/08/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2020

  • ISTC2035 Operating Systems III 3
    Description
    ISTC 2035 In this course the student is expected to learn the procedures underlying server operating systems. The course will cover network design, installing Servers, configuring and optimizing Servers, managing users and groups, disk quotas, basic and dynamic disks, security, and print management. Prerequisites: Networking Systems I ISTC1040 and Operating Systems II ISTC1033

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2035

  • ISTC2040 Database Management 3
    Description
    ISTC 2040 This course focuses on working with an enterprise-level database management system as well as basic administrative tasks such as installations. The use of Structured Query Language (SQL) will be emphasized as it relates to data definition and data manipulation. Topics also include triggers and stored procedures. Prerequisites: Database Systems ISTC1050.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2040

  • ISTC2050 Data Structures 3
    Description
    ISTC 2050 This course introduces the student to the theory, design and implementation of common data structures and related algorithms. Topics include linked lists, recursion, stacks, queues, search algorithms, sorting algorithms, graphs and binary trees. Students will write numerous programs to demonstrate comprehension of the course topics. PREREQUISITE: ISTC2310

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2050

  • ISTC2065 Security II: Firewalls 3
    Description
    ISTC 2065 This course is designed for the network administrator who needs to learn the basics of VPN security and network firewalls. Basic installation techniques are covered along with how to make an intelligent choice of firewall technology. Basic firewall troubleshooting is also presented. This course aligns with the CheckPoint CCSA Certification outline. Prerequisites: Security I ISTC1060

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2065

  • ISTC2070 Security III: Forensics 3
    Description
    ISTC 2070 This course provides the student with methods for conducting a computer forensics investigation including procedures, tools, ethics, and analysis. This course maps to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification. Prerequisites: Security II ISTC2065

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2070

  • ISTC2100 Project Management 3
    Description
    ISTC 2100 This course will provide fundamentals of planning and managing projects for information system (IS) organization. This includes creating a capstone project which will involve schedules, using critical path, assigning resources, and tracking progress. Focus is on topics that are unique to management of projects in an IS department. Prerequisites: Students should take this course in their last semester of studies

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2100

  • ISTC2120 Financial Accounting for Information Systems 3
    Description
    ISTC 2120 This course focuses on the fundamentals of the accounting system, as well as examines financial reporting from the perspective of decision makers outside the company. The topics will integrate these inside/outside perspectives by studying the accounting activities that take place inside the company and evaluating their impact on users outside the company. Topic coverage is paced appropriately for non-accounting majors. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2120

  • ISTC2150 Virtualization, Storage, and Cloud Technologies 3
    Description
    ISTC 2150 This course covers the fundamentals of virtualization and network storage technologies. Topics covered in this course include Network Attached Storage, Storage Area Networks, Hypervisors, virtual machines, cloud-based technologies, and additional related technologies. Prerequisites: ISTC1060 and ISTC2006

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2150

  • ISTC2310 Java I 3
    Description
    ISTC 2310 This course covers the JAVA language and how to use it to create a variety of applications. The course will cover object-oriented topics such as classes, methods, constructors, inheritance and polymorphism as well as primitive data types and control structures. The course will include creating applications that utilize the JAVA Swing Classes. Object-oriented design using the Unified Modeling Language will also be introduced. Although this is an introductory Java course, students are expected to have a preexisting knowledge of programming concepts. Prerequisites: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2310

  • ISTC2315 Java II 3
    Description
    ISTC 2315 This course builds on JAVA I to cover some of JAVA's more advanced capacities. Topics covered include the embedding of simple applets in web pages, enterprise wide development of distributed n-tier client/server applications, Remote Method Invocation (RMI), JAVA Database Connectivity (JDBC), server side JAVA programming (Servlets/JSP), collections and data structures. Prerequisites: Java I ISTC2310 or equivalent Java programming experience

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2315

  • ISTC2320 .NET I 3
    Description
    ISTC 2320 This course will introduce the student to the .NET application development environment. The student will learn the .NET tools to create applications that correspond to Windows standards. Topics covered include data controls, reports, multiple-document applications, file processing, elementary database interfacing (ADO.NET), class modules, web applications (ASP.NET) and application installation. The major focus of the course will be on object-oriented topics such as classes, constructors, inheritance and polymorphism used in the context of creating Graphical User Interface (GUI) intense programs. By the end of the course, the student will be able to design and code simple business applications. Prerequisites: Introduction to Programming ISTC1300 or equivalent programming experience.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2320

  • ISTC2325 .NET II 3
    Description
    ISTC 2325 This course will present advanced topics in .NET application development. Coursework will focus on developing programs in the 3-tier client/server environment. Topics covered include database interfacing using ADO.NET, web applications using ASP.NET, web services, collections, enumerations, interfaces, Crystal Reports, and an introduction into mobile device applications. Prerequisites: .NET I ISTC2320 or equivalent .NET programming experience

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/20/2007 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2325

  • ISTC2330 Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development 3
    Description
    ISTC 2330 This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of cross-platform application development and to get them started in developing mobile applications. Participants will build mobile applications while learning what makes mobile applications different from desktop applications. All prerequisites must be met to take this course, or have an instructor approval. Prerequisite: ISTC1050 and ISTC1205

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2330

  • ISTC2970 Internship 3
    Description
    ISTC 2970 This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to work within the Information Technology field. Students are expected to observe and apply all of the technical skills learned thus far in their program. Students are also expected to conduct themselves in a manner that would be expected of a full-time employee of the organization they are working for.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/22/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: ISTC2970