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ITCC 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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. (1 Lec.)


ITCC 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC, RLC

Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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. (2 Lec.)


ITCC 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience, or instructor approval.
Course Description: Basic concepts of voice over internet protocol (VoIP). Focuses on technology integration of and data transmission in network communications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1310 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Cisco Discovery 1: Networking for Home and Small Businesses
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience, or instructor approval.
Course Description: This introductory course teaches students the skills needed to obtain entry-level home and small business network installer jobs, network technicians, computer technicians, cable installers, and help desk technicians. It provides a hands-on introduction to networking and the Internet using tools and hardware commonly found in home and small business environments. Labs include PC installation, Internet connectivity, wireless connectivity, file and print sharing, and the installation of game consoles, scanners, and cameras. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Cisco Discovery 2: Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1310 or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course prepares students for jobs as network technicians. It also helps students develop additional skills required for computer technicians and help desk technicians. It provides a basic overview of routing and remote access, addressing, and security. It also familiarizes students with servers that provide e-mail services, Web space, and authenticated access. Students also learn about soft skills required for help desk and customer service positions. Network monitoring and basic troubleshooting skills are taught on context. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Cisco Discovery 3: Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1311 or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course familiarizes students with the equipment applications and protocols installed in enterprise networks, with a focus on switched networks, IP Telephony requirements, and security. It also introduces advanced routing protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol. Hands-on exercises include configuration, installation, and troubleshooting. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1340 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Switching Basics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1300 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Internet Protocol addressing techniques, command line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching and protocols associated with Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs). (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITCC 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cisco Exploration 1-Network Fundamentals
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced level of understanding of personal computers and operating systems approved by designated Information Technology personnel.
Course Description: A course introducing the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet. Describes the use of OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the applications, network, data link, and physical layers. Covers the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Build simple LAN topologies by applying basic principles of cabling; perform basic configurations of network devices, including routers and switches; and implementing IP addressing schemes. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers, and explains the principles of routing and routing protocols. Students analyze, configure, verify, and troubleshoot the primary routing protocols RIPv1, RIPv2, EIGRP, OSPF. Recognize and correct common routing issues and problems. Model and analyze processes. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC

Introduction to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience, or instructor approval.
Course Description: Basic concepts of voice over internet protocol (VoIP). Focuses on technology integration of and data transmission in network communications. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1410 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC

Cisco Discovery 1: Networking for Home and Small Businesses
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience, or instructor approval.
Course Description: This introductory course teaches students the skills needed to obtain entry-level home and small business network installer jobs, network technicians, computer technicians, cable installers, and help desk technicians. It provides a hands-on introduction to networking and the Internet using tools and hardware commonly found in home and small business environments. Labs include PC installation, Internet connectivity, wireless connectivity, file and print sharing, and the installation of game consoles, scanners, and cameras. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC

Cisco Discovery 2: Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1410 or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course prepares students for jobs as network technicians. It also helps students develop additional skills required for computer technicians and help desk technicians. It provides a basic overview of routing and remote access, addressing, and security. It also familiarizes students with servers that provide e-mail services, Web space, and authenticated access. Students also learn about soft skills required for help desk and customer service positions. Network monitoring and basic troubleshooting skills are taught on context. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Cisco Discovery 3: Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1411 or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course familiarizes students with the equipment applications and protocols installed in enterprise networks, with a focus on switched networks, IP Telephony requirements, and security. It also introduces advanced routing protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol. Hands-on exercises include configuration, installation, and troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1413 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC, RLC

Discovery: Designing and Supporting Computer Networks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1412 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Learners progress through a variety of case studies and role-playing exercises, which include gathering requirements, designing basic networks, establishing proof-of-concept, performing project management tasks, lifecycle services, including upgrades, competitive analyses, and system integration. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1440 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Switching Basics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1400 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Internet Protocol addressing techniques, command line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching and protocols associated with Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs). (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Advanced Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1408 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) architecture, components, and functionality. Includes VOIP signaling, call control, voice dial plans, configuring voice interfaces, dial peers, and quality of service (QoS) technologies. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as ITCC 2459. The student may register for either ITCC 2359 or ITCC 2459 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2408 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cisco Exploration 3 - LAN Switching and Wireless
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1401 and ITCC 1404 or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how switches operate and are implemented in the LAN environment for small and large networks. Detailed explanations of LAN switch operations, VLAN implementation, Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), Inter-VLAN routing, and wireless network operations. Analyze, configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs, RSTP, VTP, and wireless networks. Campus network design and Layer 3 switching concepts are introduced. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2410 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1404 and ITCC 2408 or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course explains the principles of traffic control and access control lists (ACLs) and provides an overview of the services and protocols at the data link layer for wide-area access. Describes user access technologies and devices and discovers how to implement and configure Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), DSL, and Frame Relay. WAN security concepts, tunneling, and VPN basics are introduced. Discuss the special network services required by converged applications and an introduction to quality of service (QoS). Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

CCNA Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CCNA-level networking concepts, knowledge and skills, along with basic PC and Internet navigation skills as obtained in ITCC 1404.
Course Description: Overall security processes with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in the following areas: security policy design and management; security technologies, products, and solutions; and secure router design, installation, configuration, and maintenance; AAA and VPN implementation using routers and firewalls. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2454 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

CCNP Routing - Implementing IP Routing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2410 or CCNA certification.
Course Description: How to implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in an enterprise network. How to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complete enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions using a range of routing protocols in IPv4 and IPv6 environments. Configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2455 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

CCNP Switch - Implementing IP Switching
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2410 or CCNA certification.
Course Description: How to implement, monitor, and maintain switching in converged enterprise campus networks. How to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions. How to secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice and video into campus networks. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2456 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

CCNP TSHOOT - Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2454 and ITCC 2455.
Course Description: How to monitor and maintain complex, enterprise and switched IP networks. Skills learned include the planning and execution of regular network maintenance, as well as support and troubleshooting using technology-based processes and best practices based on systematic and industry recognized approaches. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC

Advanced Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1408 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) architecture, components, and functionality. Includes VOIP signaling, call control, voice dial plans, configuring voice interfaces, dial peers, and quality of service (QoS) technologies. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as ITCC 2359. The student may register for either ITCC 2359 or ITCC 2459 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)



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.