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Course Number: ITNW 1164 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) – Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (10 EXT.)


Course Number: ITNW 1192 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1264 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (14 Ext.)


Course Number: ITNW 1274 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Managing Web Site Development Projects

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The fundamentals of managing and configuring local, network, and distributed network clients. Topics may adapt to changes in industry practices. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1408. The student may register for either ITNW 1408 or ITNW 1308 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction to Cloud computing from a business and technical perspective including Cloud concepts, services, architecture, system integration, connectivity, data center migration, administration, security, compliance and technical support. Coverage includes preparation for industry certifications. Topics may adapt to changes in industry practices. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Computer Virtualization

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 1325/1425 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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1336 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Cloud Deployment and Infrastructure Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 1309 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Focus on Cloud infrastructure, deployment, security models, and key considerations in migrating to Cloud computing. Includes the technologies and processes required to build on-premise and Cloud environments including computation, storage, networking, virtualization, business continuity, security, and management. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Implementing Network Directory Services

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Network Directory service. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1354 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Implementing and Supporting Servers

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1364 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Instructor approval.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (21 Ext.)


Course Number: ITNW 1373 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Cloud Computing Security

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 1309, ITNW 1378.
Course Description: Introduction to Cloud Security including tools which monitor data moving to and from the cloud and between cloud platforms, identification of fraudulent use of data in the Cloud and its financial and performance impact. Third-party cloud security solutions including cloud security gateways, centralized cloud management, and native IaaS/PaaS platform security will be presented. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1377 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Infrastructure Automation

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 1309, ITNW 1336.
Course Description: Introduction to the process of automating and configuring IT environments including OS installation, Server Instance configuration, CLI scripting, using vendor-specific, or vendor-neutral implementation tools and software. Manage Operating Environments as Code (IaC - Infrastructure as Code) and develop code to apply the same configuration to a single node or to thousands. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1378 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Cloud Networking

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to Cloud-based networking technologies, concepts and multi-vendor services and solutions for internal and external networks will be explored. Topics include DHCP, DNS, IP Addressing, routing concepts SAML, SSO/Federated IDs, troubleshooting and best practices. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1492 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 2327 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Advanced Cloud Concepts

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 1309, ITNW 1378, ITNW 1336, or instructor approval.
Course Description: Focus on enterprise Cloud architecture, with advanced topics including multi-Cloud platforms inclusive of computing, networking, storage, monitoring and database. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 2329 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Application Development for the Cloud

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 1309, ITSE 1429, ITNW 1378.
Course Description: A practical study of Cloud computing architecture and service. Includes designing and developing Cloud based applications, web services, micro services, and APIs; programming for the Cloud using API calls; and building and deploying server-side applications for the Cloud. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 2350 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Enterprise Network

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITSC 1425/1405 or CPMT 1451 or ITSC 2439 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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 2352 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Administering a SQL Server

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITSE 1303 or ITSE 1346 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Administering a SQL server is a skills development course in the installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of SQL server database management system. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 2355 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Server Virtualization

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 1313/1314 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An in-depth study of the installation, configuration, management and troubleshooting of a virtualized server environment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 2364 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience)-Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (21 EXT.)


Course Number: ITNW 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Containerization and Micro Services

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Required: ITNW 1378 and ITSC 1416 or Instructor Approval.
Course Description: Skills and knowledge related to Cloud computing architecture and services needed to create, deploy and manage containers will be introduced. Concepts of building blocks, container runtimes, container storage, networking and automation deployment, and orchestration of resources are delivered as skills through labs and lecture. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

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WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) 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.