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Networking Systems and Technologies Advanced Certificate

Information Technology Networking Systems and Technology

Advanced Certificate (AC)

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Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

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Credit Hours (CH)

30

Program/Plan Number

0142

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes
 

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

30  CH
Computer Information Systems
CIS 101
Computer Science 101 3
An introductory course in computer science and programming, with emphasis on the logical analysis of a problem and the formulation of a computer program leading to its solution. Topics include basic concepts of computer systems, computer types, cloud computing, and computer programming languages. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CIS 116
Operating System I 3
An overview including a theoretical and practical framework for the study of controlling software in the microcomputer environment using prevailing cooperating systems. The concepts of interrupt handling, scheduling and query techniques, and access and storage methods will be clarified through readings and discussions. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. No more than 3 credit hours will count towards the CICT requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to 6 will be counted towards elective and requires Consent of Department Chairperson.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

 CH

     

Computer Information Systems
CIS 120
Introduction to Computer Applications 3
Fundamental concepts of computer information systems as applied to microcomputers in business and individual use; includes hand-on experience with a variety of microcomputer software. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the consent of Departments Chairperson. ARC: 3 times.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CIS 122
Intro to Word Processing on Microcomputers 3
In-depth concepts of word processing as they apply to microcomputers in business and personal use. Laboratory assignments provide hands-on experience with microcomputer word processing software. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the Consent of Departments Chairperson.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CIS 123
Microcomputer Spreadsheets 3
Fundamental concepts of computer programs as exemplified in the electronic spreadsheet. Emphasis on business applications and personal financial management and tax preparation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the Consent of Departments Chairperson.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
CIS 145
Database Management 3
In-depth concepts of database as they apply to microcomputers in business and personal use to build information management systems. The network, hierarchical, and relational models are discussed. DBMS on microcomputers are used for lab assignments to implement the rational models. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than three credit hours will be counted towards the CIS/IT degree requirements. Additional earned credit hours up to six will be counted towards elective credit and requires the Consent of Departments Chairperson.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Networking Technologies
NET TEC 121
Internetworking I 3
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 in networking technologies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. NOTE: CIS 101 or CIS 116 or COMPSFI 101 recommended prior to enrolling in this course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
NET TEC 122
Internetworking II 3
This course describes the architecture, components, and operations and routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality, and the essential routing protocols and virtual LAN operation in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in NET TEC 121, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
NET TEC 221
Internetworking III 3
This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality, resolve common issues in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks, and implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in NET TEC 122, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
NET TEC 222
Internetworking IV 3
This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. In a complex hierarchical networks, students will learn the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements, configure and troubleshoot network devices, resolve common issues with data link protocols, and develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement virtual private network (VPN) operations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in NET TEC 221, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Elective Program Requirements

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Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

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