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ITNW 1192 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


ITNW 1274 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Managing Web Site Development Projects
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1292 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


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

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


ITNW 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Network Administration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Fundamentals of Networking Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Fundamentals of Wireless LANs
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1353 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 1354 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 1358 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Network+
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITNW 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

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


ITNW 1413 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Computer Virtualization
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1425 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Implement and support virtualization of clients in a networked computing environment. This course explores installation, configuration, and management of computer virtualization workstation and servers. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1416 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Network Administration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Fundamentals of Networking Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1437 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Introduction to the Internet
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

Fundamentals of Wireless LANs
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1453 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 1454 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 1458 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

Network+
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1480 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1492 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2281 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Routers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Networking Hardware
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Networking with TCP/IP
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

UNIX Network Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 2437 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2350 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Enterprise Network
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced convergence, CISCO, or VoIP experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2354 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Internet/Intranet Server
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2356 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 2412 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Routers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2413 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Networking Hardware
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Networking with TCP/IP
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

UNIX Network Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 2437 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Network Troubleshooting and Support
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2450 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Enterprise Network
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced convergence, CISCO, or VoIP experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2452 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Administering SQL Server
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1408 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2454 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

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


ITNW 2456 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

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