Academics

CMCIS 147 TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING

4 Credit Hours (OC)
This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experiences in order to learn the physical aspects of voice and data network cabling and installation for employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. In addition, it will help prepare the student for the Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) Registered Installer, Level l certification. Instruction includes, but is not limited to: safety issues; basic networking; termination of copper, coaxial, and fiber cable; Quality of Service (QoS); rough-in, trim-out, and finish phases; and wireless networking.


CMCIS 151 NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS

4 Credit Hours (OC)
This is the first of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience with basic Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-level networking skills. Instruction includes but is not limited to: safety, network topologies, network equipment and operating systems, networking protocols and terminology, network standards and models, LANs, WANs, cabling, cabling tools, and IP addressing. Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, and communications concepts to solve networking problems. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment.


CMCIS 152 ROUTING AND SWITCHING ESSENTIALS

4 Credit Hours (OC)
This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in basic routing and switching. Instruction includes but is not limited to basic switch and router operations, configuration of static routing and dynamic routing protocols, virtual local area network implementations, and various operations that enable communications across a local area network. This course is the second of four courses that assist in the preparation for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification by developing skills in core routing and switching technologies for enterprise-level network configurations.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 151 with a grade of "C" or better


CMCIS 153 SCALING NETWORKS

4 Credit Hours (OC)
This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience with routers and switches in large and complex networks. Instruction includes but is not limited to configuring routers and switches for more advanced functions, a deeper understanding of dynamic routing protocols, network redundancy, and link aggregation. This course is the third of four courses that assist in the preparation for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification by developing skills in core routing and switching technologies for enterprise-level network configurations.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 152 with a grade of "C" or better


CMCIS 154 WAN COMMUNICATION

4 Credit Hours (OC)
This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience with WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Instruction includes but is not limited to an understanding of wide area network technologies, virtual private networks, broadband connections, and security technologies. This is the fourth of four courses that assist in the preparation for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification by developing skills in core routing and switching technologies for enterprise-level network configurations.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 153 with a grade of "C" or better


CMCIS 155 CCNA CERTIFICATION REVIEW

1 Credit Hours (OC)
This course will review topics required to successfully pass the Cisco Certified Network Associate professional certification.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 154 with a grade of "C" or better or CCNA or department approval


CMCIS 156 CCNA VOICE

3 Credit Hours (OC)
This Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) specialization course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in networking operations specific to IP telephony technologies (VoIP). Instruction includes, but is not limited to a continuation of basic router and switch configurations with a focus on VoIP fundamentals and architecture, traditional telephony operations, call control, and voicemail solutions. Students will also gain valuable hands-on experience with the administration of Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) and Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) for use in small office and enterprise-level communication networks. This course assists in the preparation of the CCNA Collaboration certification.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 152 with a grade of "C" or better, CCNA certification or department approval


CMCIS 157 CCNA WIRELESS

3 Credit Hours (OC)
This Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) specialization course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience with wireless technologies and architecture. Instruction includes, but is not limited to a continuation of all router and switch configurations with a specific focus on wireless technologies and fundamentals, basic Cisco WLAN installation, wireless clients, security protocols, and wireless network administration. The emphasis of the CCNA Wireless course will be on configuration, implementation and support of wireless LANs using Cisco equipment for use in small, medium, and enterprise installations. This course assists in the preparation for the CCNA Wireless certification.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 152 with a grade of "C" or better, CCNA certification or department approval


CMCIS 158 CCNA SECURITY

3 Credit Hours (OC)
This Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) specialization course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in skills aimed at maintaining the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. Instruction includes, but is not limited to a continuation of all router and switch configurations with a specific focus on security fundamentals using Cisco firewall technologies, development of security policies, and techniques to mitigate risks and attacks in small, medium, and enterprise networks. The course will also address abilities to recognize vulnerabilities in networks and detection of potential security threats. This course assists in the preparation for the CCNA Security certification.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 152 with a grade of "C" or better, CCNA certification or department approval


CMCIS 170 CCNA CYBERSECURITY

3 Credit Hours (OC)
This CCNA specialization course is designed to introduce students to core security concepts and skills needed to monitor, detect, analyze and respond to cybercrime, cyberespionage, insider threats, advanced persistent threats, regulatory requirements, and other cybersecurity issues facing organizations. It emphasizes the practical application of the skills needed to maintain and ensure security operational readiness of secure networked systems. This course assists in the preparation for the CCNA Cybersecurity certification.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 151


CMCIS 271 CCNP ROUTE

4 Credit Hours (OC)
This course is designed to provide students with classroom and advanced laboratory experience focusing on routing technologies. Instruction includes, but is not limited to scalable internetworks, advanced IP addressing management, advanced routing protocol configurations, single and multi-area OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, route optimization, and integrating BGP into ISP networks. This course assists in the preparation for the CCNP certification by further developing networking skills in CCNA core routing technologies while also expanding knowledge and experience in advanced enterprise-level network configurations.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 154 with a grade of "C" or better or CCNA certification or department approval


CMCIS 273 CCNP SWITCH

4 Credit Hours (OC)
This course is designed to provide students with classroom and advanced laboratory experience focusing on switching technologies. Instruction includes, but is not limited to campus networks, switching, legacy media types, VLANs, trunking, spanning-tree, redundant links, multilayer switching, first-hop redundancy protocols, multicasting, and security. This course assists in the preparation for the CCNP certification by further developing networking skills in CCNA core switching technologies while also expanding knowledge and experience in advanced enterprise-level network configurations.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 271 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval


CMCIS 274 CCNP TROUBLESHOOTING

4 Credit Hours (OC)
This course is designed to provide students with classroom and advanced laboratory experiences in relation to troubleshooting and supporting a network. This is the capstone course for the entire Cisco program. Instruction includes, but is not limited to a comprehensive review of all routing and switching configurations for the CCNA and CCNP-level courses, support resources for troubleshooting and use of CCO accounts. This course assists in the preparation for the CCNP certification by further developing networking skills in CCNA core routing and switching technologies while also expanding knowledge and experience in advanced enterprise-level network configurations.

Pre-requisite: CMCIS 273 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval