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ITNW 1192   Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (1)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)

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ITNW 1274   Managing Web Site Development Projects (2)
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Semester I Internet Development Technologies core curriculum or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
This course provides an introduction to the complexities of managing Web site development projects. Students will learn cost specification, budgeting, schedule construction, negotiation, team-building, time management and status reporting skills. Legal issues like intellectual property rights, contract agreements, ethics and confidentiality will be described. (2 Lec.)

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ITNW 1280   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Career-related activities, encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITNW 1281   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITNW 1292   Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)

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ITNW 1308   Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Skills development in the management of client as desktop operating systems. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1316   Network Administration (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
An introduction to Network administration. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1416. The student may register for either ITNW 1316 or ITNW 1416, but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1325   Fundamentals of Networking Technologies (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1425. The student may register for either ITNW 1325 or ITNW 1425, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1341   Programming with C#.NET (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSC 2435 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Enterprise applications involving design and development using Microsoft C#.NET in the Microsoft.NET framework. Includes reference types, class relationships, polymorphism, operators overloading, and creating and handling exceptions. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1345   Implementing Network Directory Services (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1354 or instructor approval.
Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Network Directory service. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1349   Cisco Fundamentals of Network Security (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1446 or equivalent experience or instructor approval.
Prepares Cisco-qualified students to take two Cisco certification exams: Managing Cisco Network Security and Cisco Secure PIX Firewall. Includes configuring secure Cisco routers and PIX firewalls. Focuses on overall network security processes. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1449. The student may register for either ITNW 1349 or ITNW 1449, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1351   Fundamentals of Wireless LANs (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Design, plan, implement, operate, and troubleshoot Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). Includes WLAN design, installation, and configuration; and WLAN security issues and vendor interoperability strategies. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1451. The student may register for either ITNW 1351 or ITNW 1451, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1353   Supporting Network Server Infrastructure (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Installing, configuring, managing, and supporting a network infrastructure. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1354   Implementing and Supporting Servers (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1356   Advanced Development with Microsoft.NET Framework Foundation 2.0 (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSC 2435 or equivalent experience approved by instructor consent.
Utilizing Microsoft.NET framework to develop, share, and maintain objects across distributed networks including the Internet. The course will include multi-platform access to data stored on a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) server database, 3-tier, and n-tier implementation, and use of the Internet as the enterprise connectivity medium in corporate applications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1358   Network+ (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Assists individuals in preparing for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+ certification exam and career as a network professional. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1458. The student may register for either ITNW 1358 or ITNW 1458, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1380   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Career-related activities, encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)

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ITNW 1392   Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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ITNW 1408   Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Skills development in the management of client as desktop operating systems. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1416   Network Administration (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
An introduction to Network administration. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1316. The student may register for either ITNW 1316 or ITNW 1416, but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1425   Fundamentals of Networking Technologies (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1325. The student may register for either ITNW 1325 or ITNW 1425, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1437   Introduction to the Internet (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Introduction to the Internet with emphasis on using the World Wide Web to locate, transfer, and publish information. Survey of emerging technologies on the Internet. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1441   Programming with C#.NET (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSC 2435 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Enterprise applications involving design and development using Microsoft C#.NET in the Microsoft.NET framework. Includes reference types, class relationships, polymorphism, operators overloading, and creating and handling exceptions. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1445   Implementing Network Directory Services (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1448 or instructor approval.
Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Network Directory service. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1449   Cisco Fundamentals of Network Security (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1446 or equivalent experience or instructor approval.
Prepares Cisco-qualified students to take two Cisco certification exams: Managing Cisco Network Security and Cisco Secure PIX Firewall. Includes configuring secure Cisco routers and PIX firewalls. Focuses on overall network security processes. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1349. The student may register for either ITNW 1349 or ITNW 1449, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1451   Fundamentals of Wireless LANs (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Design, plan, implement, operate, and troubleshoot Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). Includes WLAN design, installation, and configuration; and WLAN security issues and vendor interoperability strategies. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1351. The student may register for either ITNW 1351 or ITNW 1451, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1453   Supporting Network Server Infrastructure (4)
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Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Installing, configuring, managing, and supporting a network infrastructure This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1454   Implementing and Supporting Servers (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking and client operating system essentials skills or instructor approval.
Implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1458   Network+ (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Assists individuals in preparing for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+ certification exam and career as a network professional. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1358. The student may register for either ITNW 1358 or ITNW 1458, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1480   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Career-related activities, encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 30 Ext.)

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ITNW 1492   Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2281   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITNW 2310   Perl Scripting (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic Web Page generation skills or instructor approval.
Development of Perl scripts to administer operating systems. Includes developing scripts for account maintenance, monitoring and reporting, and controlling operating system services. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2410. The student may register for either ITNW 2310 or ITNW 2410, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2312   Routers (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Router configuration for local area networks and wide area networks. Includes Internet Protocol (IP) addressing techniques and intermediate routing protocols. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2412. The student may register for either ITNW 2312 or ITNW 2412, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2313   Networking Hardware (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, experience or instructor approval.
Maintain network hardware devices. Topics include network cables, servers, and workstations; network connectivity devices such as routers, hubs, bridges, gateways, repeaters, and uninterruptible power supplies; and other networking hardware devices. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)

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ITNW 2321   Networking with TCP/IP (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Set up, configure, use, and support Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on networking operating systems. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)

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ITNW 2332   UNIX Network Integration (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 2437 or instructor approval.
Installation, configuration, management, and support of a network infrastructure in a large computing environment that uses a version of the UNIX server operating system. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2335   Network Troubleshooting and Support (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Troubleshoot and support networks with emphasis on solving real world problems in a hands-on environment. Topics include troubleshooting and research techniques, available resources, and network management hard/software. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2346   Small Office Home Office (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 2302 or instructor approval.
Application of network concepts learned in previous courses. Includes responsibilities and tasks required to successfully perform in the Small Office Home Office (SOHO) environment. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2446. The student may register for either ITNW 2346 or ITNW 2446, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2350   Enterprise Network (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced convergence, CISCO, or VoIP experience or instructor approval.
A case study in Convergence Technologies requiring a network engineer to study a problem and design a network solution for an enterprise network. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2450. The student may register for either ITNW 2350 or ITNW 2450, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2354   Internet/Intranet Server (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and managing an Internet/Intranet server. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2356   Designing a Network Directory Infrastructure (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Design, implement, and support a network directory infrastructure in a multi-domain environment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2410   Perl Scripting (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic Web Page generation skills or instructor approval.
Development of Perl scripts to administer operating systems. Includes developing scripts for account maintenance, monitoring and reporting, and controlling operating system services. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2410. The student may register for either ITNW 2310 or ITNW 2410, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2412   Routers (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Router configuration for local area networks and wide area networks. Includes Internet p Protocol (IP) addressing techniques and intermediate routing protocols. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2412. The student may register for either ITNW 2312 or ITNW 2412, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2413   Networking Hardware (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, experience or instructor approval.
Maintain network hardware devices. Topics include network cables, servers, and workstations; network connectivity devices such as routers, hubs, bridges, gateways, repeaters, and uninterruptible power supplies; and other networking hardware devices. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2421   Networking with TCP/IP (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Set up, configure, use, and support Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on networking operating systems. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2432   UNIX Network Integration (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 2437 or instructor approval.
Installation, configuration, management, and support of a network infrastructure in a large computing environment that uses a version of the UNIX server operating system. Includes connectivity requirements, network services, and applications including file, print, database, massaging, proxy server, firewall, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, Network Time Protocol, Domain Name Service, and Internet Protocol Version 6 configuration and use. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITNW 2435   Network Troubleshooting and Support (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Troubleshoot and support networks with emphasis on solving real world problems in a hands-on environment. Topics include troubleshooting and research techniques, available resources, and network management hard/software. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2446   Small Office Home Office (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402 or instructor approval.
Application of network concepts learned in previous courses. Includes responsibilities and tasks required to successfully perform in the Small Office Home Office (SOHO) environment. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2346. The student may register for either ITNW 2346 or ITNW 2446, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2450   Enterprise Network (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced convergence, CISCO, or VoIP experience or instructor approval.
A case study in Convergence Technologies requiring a network engineer to study a problem and design a network solution for an enterprise network. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2350. The student may register for either ITNW 2350 or ITNW 2450, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2452   Administering SQL Server (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1408 or instructor approval.
Administering SQL Server is a skills development course in the installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of SQL Servers client/server database management system version. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2454   Internet/Intranet Server (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and managing an Internet server. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2456   Designing a Network Directory Infrastructure (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Design, implement, and support a network directory infrastructure in a multi-domain environment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab)

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ITNW 2459   Web Server Support and Maintenance (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Instruction in the installation, configuration, and implementation of web servers. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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