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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) New course added July 10, 2020
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. (14 Ext.)


Course Number: ITNW 1274 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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) New course added July 16, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, 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, ECC, 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 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, MVC

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)
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)
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) New course added July 16, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, 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)
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)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Cloud Computing Security

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Required: 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)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Infrastructure Automation

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Required: 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)
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 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skills development in the management of client as desktop operating systems. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1308. The student may register for either ITNW 1308 or ITNW 1408 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1413 (4 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 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1425 (4 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 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1435 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Information Storage and Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to data storage-related technologies. Topics include data storage for cloud, Big Data, mobile, social media, and software-defined data centers. Provides a strong understanding of storage technologies and prepares students for advanced concepts, technologies, and processes. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1440 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Desktop Virtualization

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Installation and configuration of desktop virtualization components. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC

Course Title: Fundamentals of Wireless LANs

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1458 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC

Course Title: Network+

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1480 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, MVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 1492 (4 Credit Hours)
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)
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)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Application Development for the Cloud

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: ITNW 1309, ITSC 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 2354 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, MVC

Course Title: Internet/Intranet Server

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and managing an Internet/Intranet server. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2454. The student may register for either ITNW 2354 or ITNW 2454 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 2364 (3 Credit Hours) New course added July 16, 2020
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) New course added July 13, 2020
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.)


Course Number: ITNW 2454 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC

Course Title: Internet/Intranet Server

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and managing an Internet server. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2354. The student may register for either ITNW 2354 or ITNW 2454 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.)


Course Number: ITNW 2455 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Server Virtualization

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An in-depth study of the installation, configuration, management and troubleshooting of a virtualized server environment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 2471 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Server Virtualization: Optimize and Scale

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 1413 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure using commonly available virtualization software. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ITNW 2472 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Virtual Datacenter Design

This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITNW 2471 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing a virtual infrastructure which meets an organization’s constraints, requirements and business objectives concerning availability, scalability, manageability, and security (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


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.