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ACNT 1277 (2 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Taxation Procedures for Individuals
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1372.
Course Description: Federal income tax concepts relating to individuals and sole proprietorships. Topics include understanding the appreciation of basic tax concepts and their application of tax law in areas of compensation planning, investment planning, tax shelters and current developments relating to the individual taxpayer. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (2 Lec.)


ACNT 1278 (2 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Taxation Procedures for C Corps and S Corps
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1277.
Course Description: Concepts and principles governing the taxation of corporations and their shareholders; the effect of taxes on corporate formation, capital structure, distributions and liquidations. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (2 Lec.)


ACNT 1279 (2 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Taxation Procedures for Estates, Trusts and Partnerships
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1277.
Course Description: Introduction to taxation of decedents’ estates and lifetime gifts; valuation of property subject to estate and gift taxes. Federal taxation of flow-through entities, including; partnerships and limited and liability partnerships (LLPs). This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (2 Lec.)


ACNT 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Introduction to Accounting I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations, and payroll. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1304 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Introduction to Accounting II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1303.
Course Description: A study of accounting for merchandising, notes payable, notes receivable, valuation of receivables and equipment, and valuation of inventories in a manual and computerized environment. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, RLC

Forensic Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Accounting fraud designed to provide a basic understanding of the impact that fraud has on an organization. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Computerized Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Students must be concurrently enrolled or have successfully completed coursework in ACCT 2301, ACCT 2401, or ACNT 1303.
Course Description: Introduction to utilizing the computer in maintaining accounting records with primary emphasis on a general ledger package. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ACNT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Computerized Accounting Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Students must be concurrently enrolled or have successfully completed coursework in ACCT 2301, ACCT 2401, or ACNT 1303.
Course Description: Use of the computer to develop and maintain accounting records and to process common business applications for managerial decision-making. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ACNT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Payroll and Business Tax Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Students must be concurrently enrolled or have successfully completed coursework in ACCT 2301, ACCT 2401, or ACNT 1303.
Course Description: A study of payroll procedures, taxing entities, and reporting requirements of local, state, and federal taxing authorities in a manual and computerized environment. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1331 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Federal Income Tax: Individual
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2301 or ACCT 2401.
Course Description: A study of the federal tax law for preparation of individual income tax returns. This course is cross-listed as ACNT 1431. The student may register for either ACNT 1331 or ACNT 1431, but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course is cross-listed as ACNT 1431. The student may register for either ACNT 1331 or ACNT 1431 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1335 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting Ethics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1372.
Course Description: Introduction to professional ethics in the accounting and business environments. This course may also be offered for qualifying education credit for CPA examination by Texas community colleges that meet Texas State Board of Public Accountancy standards. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an approved accounting ethics course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1340 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting and Business Ethics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2303 or ACNT 2403.
Course Description: Ethical standards and behaviors, codes of professional conduct, and the impact of unethical behavior on an individual, business and society. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1347 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Federal Income Tax for Partnerships and Corporations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1331 or ACNT 1431.
Course Description: A study of federal tax laws for preparation of partnership and corporate returns. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1366 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Practicum (or Field Experience) - Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Accounting 2301 or 2401, Accounting 1303, or concurrent enrollment and instructor approval.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


ACNT 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting Communications
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2301 and ACCT 2302.
Course Description: Presentation of concepts and techniques for developing a business style of writing and creating documents such as memorandums, letters and reports. The course will include an overview of methods for researching, organizing, analyzing and presenting information in an accounting context. Emphasis on written and oral assignments that develop communication skills for the accounting profession. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1371 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Commercial Transactions for Accountants
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Legal concepts underlying sale of goods; commercial paper; securities interests, securities regulation, accountants’ malpractice, negotiable instruments and bankruptcy; application of the Uniform Commercial Code and preparation for the CPA examination. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as a business-related course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1372 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Foundations of Accounting and Operations Disclosure
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Certificate in Processional Accountancy Program.
Course Description: Technical accounting theory and principles of the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement issued from the perspective of the preparer of corporate financial reports. Topics also include the conceptual framework of accounting and time value of money. Understanding of decision-making uses of accounting information; product costing, profit planning and standard cost analysis. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. The course is an introductory level course. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1373 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Financial Accounting Reporting Standards I
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1372.
Course Description: A study of financial reporting and disclosure issues with an emphasis on the use of corporate financial statements and their accompany footnotes. Covers the theoretical structure of financial accounting, required financial statements, revenue recognition, operating assets, current liabilities and long-term liabilities. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1374 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Financial Accounting Reporting Standards II
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1373.
Course Description: A study of financial reporting and disclosure issues with an emphasis on the use of corporate financial statements and their accompany footnotes. Continuation of ACNT 1373 and includes coverage of accounting for investments, equity, accounting for income taxes, derivatives, accounting changes, statement of cash flows, earnings per share and full disclosure. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1375 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Forensic Financial Investigation
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1373.
Course Description: Forensic accountants serve in a variety of non-traditional capacities. The class will be based on real-world case studies. The course provides students with an understanding of different types of engagements, how investigative teams work and investigative methods and techniques used when performing financial statement investigations. Additionally, the course will highlight the many common types of financial reporting manipulations that frequently occur historically and in today’s environment that includes an overview of current accounting topics that are often susceptible to manipulations and recurring financial statement fraud. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1376 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Non-Profit Institutions and Reporting
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1372.
Course Description: Introduction to the accounting process of non-profit organizations with emphasis on FASB 116 and 117 and OMB Circular 133. Topics include budgeting, revenue sources, revenue projections, audits, taxation – including the preparation of a 990 tax return, information technology, audit committees and other topics which affect non-profit accounting. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Cooperative Education - Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Students must obtain instructor approval and be concurrently enrolled or have successfully completed coursework in ACCT 2301, ACCT 2401, or ACNT 1303.
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.)


ACNT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Accounting
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.)


ACNT 1393 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Taxation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1331.
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.)


ACNT 1431 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Federal Income Tax: Individual
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2301 or ACCT 2401.
Course Description: A study of the federal tax law for preparation of individual income tax returns. This course is cross-listed as ACNT 1331. The student may register for either ACNT 1331 or ACNT 1431 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)


ACNT 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Accounting Capstone
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2301 or ACCT 2401, ACCT 2302 or ACCT 2402, ACNT 1311, and ACNT 1313.
Course Description: Allows students to apply broad knowledge of the accounting profession through discipline specific projects involving the integration of individuals and teams performing activities to simulate workplace situations. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Intermediate Accounting I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2301 or ACCT 2401.
Course Description: Analysis of generally accepted accounting principles, concepts, and theory underlying the preparation of financial statements. This course is cross-listed as ACNT 2403. The student may register for either ACNT 2303 or ACNT 2403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, RLC

Intermediate Accounting II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2303 or ACNT 2403.
Course Description: Continued in-depth analysis of generally accepted accounting principles underlying the preparation of financial statements, including comparative analysis and statement of cash flows. This course is cross-listed as ACNT 2404. The student may register for either ACNT 2304 or ACNT 2404 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

Cost Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2302 or ACCT 2402.
Course Description: Budgeting, cost analysis and cost control systems using traditional and contemporary costing methods and theories in decision making. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC

Managerial Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2302 or ACCT 2402.
Course Description: Practical applications of accounting with emphasis on cost behavior, capital management decisions, budgeting, and financial statement analysis. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC

Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2302 or ACCT 2402
Course Description: A study of basic fund accounting and financial reporting concepts for governmental and not-for-profit entities. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC

Internal Control and Auditing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2302 or ACNT 2403.
Course Description: Internal controls, auditing standards and processes used by internal auditors, managers, and independent public accountants. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting Information Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2302 or ACCT 2402.
Course Description: A study of accounting information systems and related subsystems, including data collection, security, retrieval, manipulation, filtering and sorting of data. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Advanced Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2304 or ACNT 2404.
Course Description: Methods of measuring and communicating financial information with emphasis on consolidated statements and other complex business transactions. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2335 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Financial Statement Analysis
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1372.
Course Description: Financial statement analysis from a decision-maker's perspective. Analysis of corporate financial reports from a decision-maker’s perspective. Applications included credit analysis, equity valuation and financial distress, including the construction of financial statements, the meaning of accounts, ratios and other evaluation indices. The course is case-and-applications-oriented. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper-division course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2337 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

International Financial Reporting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1373.
Course Description: An examination of the aspects of accounting that applies to multinational businesses. IFRS is an examination of the aspects of accounting that apply to multinational business and to practice outside the United States. Topics included in the course are: patterns of accounting practice in other nations, the promulgation of international accounting standards and the harmonization of standards; accounting problems associated with multinational operations; and a comparison of auditing, corporate governance and regulation issues around the world. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper-division course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2339 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Advanced Auditing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2371.
Course Description: Advanced level of external auditing issues and practice. The focus is on current issues facing the auditing professions with emphasis on the challenges facing the audit practitioner in the foreseeable future. Emerging issues in auditing are identified and analyzed using audit concepts. Topics may include auditing theory and research, economic function of audits, professional standards, malpractice, securities regulation, statistical sampling and computerized auditing. Cases, readings, individual research and discussion. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper-division course and satisfy the required research component for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2341 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Management Auditing and Control
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1374.
Course Description: Topics include internal audit standards, internal controls, risk assessment, evidence, documentation and communications. Auditing techniques including sampling and use of systems-based audit techniques. Review of ethics, emerging issues and industry specific matters. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper-division course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2343 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting Theory
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1374.
Course Description: Analysis of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and a detailed review of Financial Accounting Standards, including the theoretical foundations of GAAP. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper-division course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2345 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Technical Writing for Accountants
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1374 and ACNT 2371.
Course Description: Examination and application of effective written business and accounting communications. The course may also be offered for qualifying education credit for the CPA examinations by Texas Community Colleges that meet Texas State Board of Public Accountancy standards. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as a business-related course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2347 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting Research and Analysis
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1374, ACNT 1393, ACNT 2370 and ACNT 2371.
Course Description: The course is designed to give accounting majors exposure to and appreciation of various types of research that are undertaken by accounting and auditing professionals, including CPA’s, tax professionals, financial analysts and academics. Account research will be studied as it relates to financial accounting standards, auditing, governmental accounting and gaining understanding of a business and industry, tax research and academic research. Students will gain experience working with professional accounting and tax research databases as well as other databases that are useful for accounting research. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper-division course and satisfy the required research component for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2366 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Practicum (or Field Experience) - Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Accounting 1366 and instructor approval.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


ACNT 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Financial Statement Analysis
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2301 and ACCT 2302.
Course Description: Analysis of corporate financial reports from a decision-maker's perspective. Applications included credit analysis, equity valuation and financial distress, including the construction of financial statements, the meaning of accounts, ratios and other evaluation indices. The course is case-and-applications-oriented. (3 Lec.)

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ACNT 2371 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Management Auditing and Control
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2331.
Course Description: Topics include internal audit standards, internal controls, risk assessment, evidence, documentation and communications. Auditing techniques including sampling and use of systems-based audit techniques. . Review of ethics, emerging issues and industry specific matters. (3 Lec.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Current) | (Changes)


ACNT 2372 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Advanced Auditing
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2331.
Course Description: Advanced-level of external auditing issues and practice. The focus is on current issues facing the auditing professions with emphasis on the challenges facing the audit practitioner in the foreseeable future. Emerging issues in auditing are identified and analyzed using audit concepts. Topics may include auditing theory and research, economic function of audits, professional standards, malpractice, securities regulation, statistical sampling and computerized auditing. Cases, readings, individual research and discussion. (3 Lec.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Current) | (Changes)


ACNT 2373 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

International Financial Reporting
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2303.
Course Description: An examination of the aspects of accounting which apply to multinational business and to practice outside the United States. Topics included in the course are: patterns of accounting practice in other nations, the promulgation of international accounting standards and the harmonization of standards; accounting problems associated with multinational operations; and a comparison of auditing, corporate governance and regulation issues around the world. (3 Lec.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Current) | (Changes)


ACNT 2374 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting Theory
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2304.
Course Description: An examination and analysis of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The course reviews Financial Accounting Standards (FAS) in detail and includes a critical review of the research that is at the theoretical foundations of GAAP. The course involves ethic discussions, various SEC requirements and requirements arising from the Sarbanes-Oxley law, as well as in-depth discussion of the recent private sector accounting developments. In addition, the process by which the Financial Accounting Standards Board promulgates new FAS will also be analyzed (3 Lec.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Current) | (Changes)


ACNT 2375 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting Research and Analysis
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1331, ACNT 1347, ACNT 2303, ACNT 2304, ACNT 2331 and ACNT 2333.
Course Description: This course is designed to give accounting majors exposure to and appreciation of various types of research that are undertaken by accounting and auditing professionals, including CPA's, tax professionals, financial analysts and academics. Accounting research will be studied as it relates to financial accounting standards, auditing, governmental accounting and gaining understanding of a business and industry, tax research, and academic research. Students will gain experience working with professional accounting and tax research databases as well as other databases that are useful for accounting research. (3 Lec.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013. (Current) | (Changes)


ACNT 2376 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Forensic Damages and Valuation
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1373 or ACNT 2303 and ACNT 1375.
Course Description: This course will provide the student with an overview of the law related to damages and valuates of closely held businesses or assets that have no clearly established market valuation. The student will study various techniques available to determine forensic damages and forensic valuation. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an accounting business-related course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2377 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Information Technology on Financial Statement Auditing
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1374.
Course Description: The course is designed to provide the financial statement auditor with an understanding of the information technology process along with the technical aspects of controls and control testing in an information technology. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2378 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Financial Statement Auditing Theory
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1374 or concurrent enrollment in ACNT 1374 and ACNT 1375.
Course Description: Exploration of the necessary skills and knowledge needed to offer services in assurance, attestation or auditing engagements. The main focus is the process used by external auditors to conduct financial statement audits. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2379 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Mergers, Acquisitions and Investments
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1374.
Course Description: Study of accounting for mergers and acquisitions for GAAP and IFRS, the development of consolidated financial statements and related reorganization issues. Topics also include accounting for partnerships, financial instruments and bankruptcy. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor’s degree and is part of the Certificate in Professional Accountancy. It may qualify as an upper division accounting course for the uniform Texas CPA exam. (3 Lec.)


ACNT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Accounting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 1380 and instructor approval.
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.)


ACNT 2403 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Accounting I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2301 or ACCT 2401.
Course Description: Analysis of generally accepted accounting principles, concepts, and theory underlying the preparation of financial statements. This course is cross-listed as ACNT 2303. The student may register for either ACNT 2303 or ACNT 2403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)


ACNT 2404 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Intermediate Accounting II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2303 or ACNT 2403.
Course Description: Continued in-depth analysis of generally accepted accounting principles underlying the preparation of financial statements, including comparative analysis and statement of cash flows. This course is cross-listed as ACNT 2304. The student may register for either ACNT 2304 or ACNT 2404 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lec.)


CJSA 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Criminalistics I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the field of criminalistics. Topics include the application of scientific and technical methods in the investigation of crime including location, identification, and handling of evidence for scientific analysis. (3 Lec.)


CJSA 1348 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Ethics in Criminal Justice
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Ethical philosophies and issues pertaining to the various professions in the criminal justice system. Includes ethical issues emanating from constitutional conflict with public protection and individual rights, civil liberties, and correctional policies. (3 Lec.)


CJSA 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, ECC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a specific discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through work experience. The course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


CJSA 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
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.)


CJSA 1393 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, MVC

Special Topics in Criminal Justice Studies
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.)


CJSA 1400 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Death Investigations I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts, investigations process, scene management, required documentation, and case management for incidences of natural, accidental, and suicidal deaths. Follows the Department of Justice National Guidelines for Death Investigations and meets the criteria for academic credit recognition from the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CJSA 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Death Investigations II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Concepts, investigations process, scene management, required documentation and case management for incidences of homicide, undetermined causes of death, and sudden infant death. Exploration of various federal, state, and local investigative requirements. Follows the Department of Justice National Guidelines for Death Investigations. Also meets the criteria for academic credit recognition from the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CJSA 1482 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, ECC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a specific discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through work experience. The course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 21 Ext.)


CJSA 2323 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Criminalistics II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and practice of crime scene investigation. Topics include report writing, blood and other body fluids, document examination, etchings, casts and molds, glass fractures, use of microscope, and firearms identification. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CJSA 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Criminalistics III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the practical aspects of criminalistics procedures. Topics include crime scene investigation, collecting and preserving evidence, and testifying in court. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CJSA 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A series of lectures and class participation exercises presenting selected topics currently confronting criminal justice personnel and the public they serve. (3 Lec.)


CJSA 2382 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, ECC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a specific discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through work experience. The course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)


CJSA 2482 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC, ECC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a specific discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through work experience. The course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 21 Ext.)


CPMT 1249 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Networking Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in the Internet Development Technologies Program, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: A beginning course in computer networks with focus on networking fundamentals, terminology, hardware, software, and network architecture. A study of local/wide area networking concepts and networking installations and operations. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CPMT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to information technology and data communication. Includes topics on personal computer hardware and software and basic networking concepts. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1405. The student may register for either CPMT 1305 or CPMT 1405 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Electronic and Computer Skills
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the information for the assembly of a microcomputer system. Emphasis on the evolution of microprocessors and microprocessor bus structures. (3 Lec.)


CPMT 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Web Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to Web site production processes and design elements involving layouts, navigation and interactivity. This course will help students prepare for career opportunities as a Web designer, entry-level Graphical Designer, Web project manage, and Webmaster. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1408. The student may register for either CPMT 1308 or CPMT 1408 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

IT Essentials II: Network Operating Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 1305 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An overview of network operating systems and specifically covers the Linux Red Hat Network operating system. Students will learn how to use the Linux operating system, the K Desktop Environment (KDE) and GNU Network Object Model (GNOME). Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1409. The student may register for either CPMT 1309 or CPMT 1409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Networking Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A beginning course in computer networks with focus on networking fundamentals, terminology, hardware, software, and network architecture. A study of local/wide area networking concepts and networking installations and operations. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


CPMT 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Computer Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A fundamental computer course that provides explanation of the procedures to utilize hardware and software. Emphasis on terminology, acronyms, and hands-on activities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Microcomputer System Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In this course the students will develop skills in the installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of system software in microcomputers. Topics covered may include operating systems, utility software and other software affecting the basic operation of a microcomputer system. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to information technology and data communication. Includes topics on personal computer hardware and software and basic networking concepts. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1305. The student may register for either CPMT 1305 or CPMT 1405 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Web Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to Web site production processes and design elements involving layouts, navigation and interactivity. This course will help students prepare for career opportunities as a Web designer, entry-level Graphical Designer, Web project manage, and Webmaster. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1308. The student may register for either CPMT 1308 or CPMT 1408 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1409 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

IT Essentials II: Network Operating Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 1405 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An overview of network operating systems and specifically covers the Linux Red Hat Network operating system. Students will learn how to use the Linux operating system, the K Desktop Environment (KDE) and GNU Network Object Model (GNOME). Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1309. The student may register for either CPMT 1309 or CPMT 1409 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Computer Maintenance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is an introduction to the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a microcomputer system. Students will study how to identify modules that make up a computer system and its operation; identify each type of computer bus structure; assemble/setup microcomputer systems and adapter/interface boards; and install/connect associated peripherals. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1443 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Microcomputer Architecture
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Computer characteristics and subsystem operations, timing, control circuits, and internal input/output controls. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Systems Maintenance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course will cover functions of the components within a computer system. In this course the students will develop skills in the use of test equipment and maintenance aids. Students will study how to describe the functions of components in a computer system; use computer related test equipment; and demonstrate the effective use of maintenance tools. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Computer System Peripherals
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1403.
Course Description: This course is an in-depth study of principles and practices involved in computer system troubleshooting techniques, programs, and the use of specialized test equipment. The student will develop hardware and software troubleshooting techniques and perform procedures used in troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Computer Networking Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1403.
Course Description: This is a beginning course in computer networks with focus on networking fundamentals, terminology, hardware, software, and network architecture. A study of local/wide area networking concepts and networking installations and operations. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) professionals. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of PC technology, networking, and security, and also provides an introduction to advanced concepts. Hands-on labs and Virtual Laptop and Virtual Desktop learning tools help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. Cisco Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of network and networking security concepts and allow students to experiment with network behavior. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2232 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in integration of hardware, software, and applications. Customization of computer systems for specific applications in engineering, multi-media, or data acquisition. (2 Lec.)


CPMT 2233 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in integration of hardware, software, and applications. Customization of computer systems for specific applications in engineering, multi-media, or data acquisition. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2433. The student may register for either CPMT 2233 or CPMT 2433 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec.)


CPMT 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC

Home Technology Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1405 and ITSC 1425 or CPMT 1305 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Integration and maintenance of various home technology subsystems. Includes home automation, security and surveillance, home networks, video and audio networks, and structured wiring. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2402. The student may register for either CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CCNA 4 or current CCNA certification.
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; firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration and maintenance; AAA implementation using routers and firewalls; VPN implementation using routers and firewalls. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2434. The student may register for either CPMT 2334 or CPMT 2434 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC

Home Technology Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1405 and ITSC 1425 or CPMT 1405 of instructor approval.
Course Description: Integration and maintenance of various home technology subsystems. Includes home automation, security and surveillance, home networks, video and audio networks, and structured wiring. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2302. The student may register for either CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Integration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Integration of hardware, software, and applications. Customization of computer systems for specific applications such as engineering, multimedia, or data acquisition. Integrate special applications in the areas of multimedia, data acquisition, or engineering; install and maintain various hardware and software components for specialized applications; and analyze and test system operations. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2233. The student may register for either CPMT 2233 or CPMT 2433 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CCNA 4 or current CCNA certification.
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; firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration and maintenance; AAA implementation using routers and firewalls; VPN implementation using routers and firewalls. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2334. The student may register for either CPMT 2334 or CPMT 2434 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Microcomputer Interfacing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 2435.
Course Description: An interfacing course exploring the concepts and terminology involved in interfacing the internal architecture of the microcomputer with commonly used external devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Computer System Troubleshooting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
Course Description: This course covers principles and practices involved in computer system troubleshooting techniques and repair procedures including advanced diagnostic test programs and the use of specialized test equipment. The student will develop hardware and software troubleshooting techniques and perform procedures used in troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Computer Networking Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Internet Development Technologies core curricula, and concurrent enrollment in specialization track, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: An in-depth study of network technology with emphasis on network operating systems, network connectivity, hardware, and software. Mastery of implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of LAN and/or WAN network environments. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, RLC

Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


IMED 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education-Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of Semester III courses in Web Production and Design AAS or instructor approval.
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.)


IMED 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, RLC

Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


IMED 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, ECC, RLC

Introduction to Digital Media
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A survey of the theories, elements, and hardware/software components of digital media. Emphasis on conceptualizing and producing digital media presentations. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Multimedia Courseware Development I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in courseware development. Topics include interactivity, branching, navigation, evaluation techniques and interface/information design using industry standard authoring software. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, MVC, RLC

Web Design I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in web design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, and browsers. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Interface Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1301.
Course Description: Skill development in the interface design process including selecting interfaces that are meaningful to users and relative to a project's content and delivery system. Emphasis on aesthetic issues such as iconography, screen composition, colors, and typography. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Interactive Digital Media I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of the use of graphics and sound to create interactive digital media applications and/or animations using industry standard authoring software. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, MVC, RLC

Writing for Digital Media
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Written communication for digital media environments including professional websites or other digital content. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


IMED 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Cooperative Education-Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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., 20 Ext.)


IMED 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1416 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Web Design I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in web design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, and browsers. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


IMED 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Interactive Digital Media I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of the use of graphics and sound to create interactive multimedia applications and/or animations using industry standard authoring software. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


IMED 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC

Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, 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.)


IMED 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Multimedia Courseware Development II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of programming/scripting using an authoring system with emphasis on advanced development of courseware products. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC

Portfolio Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation and enhancement of portfolio to meet professional standards, development of presentation skills, and improvement of job-seeking techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Project Analysis and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of multimedia coursework.
Course Description: Application of the planning and production processes for digital media projects. Emphasis on copyright and other legal issues, content design and production management. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, RLC

Web Design II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: A study of mark-up language advanced layout techniques for creating web pages. Emphasis on identifying the target audience and producing web sites according to accessibility standards, cultural appearance, and legal issues. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2415. The student may register for either IMED 2315 or IMED 2415 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Interactive Digital Media II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1345.
Course Description: Instruction in the use of scripting languages to create interactive digital media applications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Internet Server Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Web server software installation, configuration, and maintenance. Includes scripting, and website. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Digital Media Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: Advanced topics in digital media programming including custom scripts for data tracking. Emphasis on developing digital media programs customized to the client''s needs. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Internship - Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Level I Multimedia Certificate.
Course Description: An experience external to the college for an advanced student in the field of interactive media. The internship involves a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. (15 Ext.)


IMED 2409 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, RLC

Internet Commerce
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the Internet as a marketing and sales tool with emphasis on developing a prototype for electronic commerce. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


IMED 2413 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Project Analysis and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Application of the planning and production processes for digital media projects. Emphasis on copyright and other legal issues, content design and production management. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


IMED 2415 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Web Design II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: A study of mark-up language advanced layout techniques for creating web pages. Emphasis on identifying the target audience and producing web sites according to accessibility standards, cultural appearance, and legal issues. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2315. The student may register for either IMED 2415 or IMED 2315 but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


IMED 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Internet Server Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Web server software installation, configuration, and maintenance. Includes scripting, website planning, testing, security, production, and marketing. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITCC 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1201 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNA 1: Networking Basics
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 basics of networking including network terminology, local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN). Topics include network protocols such as TCP/IP, Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling and routers. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (2 Lec., 0 Lab.)


ITCC 1205 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNA 2: Router and Routing Basics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1402 or ITNW 1313.
Course Description: An introduction to basic Cisco router configuration for local area networks. Topics include initial router configuration for TCP/IP, management of Cisco IOS and router configuration files, routing protocols, and access control lists. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (2 Lec., 0 Lab.)


ITCC 1241 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNA 3: Switching Basic and Intermediate Routing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1406 or ITNW 1317.
Course Description: A course focusing on advanced topics including IP addressing techniques, intermediate routing protocols, CLI configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, VLANs, Spanning Tree Protocol, and VLAN Trunking Protocol. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (2 Lec., 0 Lab.)


ITCC 1245 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNA 4: WAN Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1442 or ITNW 1340.
Course Description: This course focuses on advanced IP addressing techniques (Network Address Translation [NAT], Port Address Translation [PAT], and DHCP), WAN technology and terminology, PPP, ISDN, DDR, Frame Relay, network management and introduction to optical networking. In addition, the student will prepare for the CCNA exam. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (2 Lec., 0 Lab.)


ITCC 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
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 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Router and Routing Basics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1325 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Basic router configuration for local area networks. Includes initial router configuration for TCP/IP; management of router operating systems, configuration files, routing protocols, and access control lists. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CISCO Voice and Data Cabling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduces the physical aspects of CISCO voice and data network cabling and installation; skills development in reading network design documentation, part list setup and purchase, pulling and mounting cable, cable management, choosing wiring closets and patch panel installation and termination, installing jacks and testing cable. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1310 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 Richland 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 Richland 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 Richland 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 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wide Area Network (WAN) Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1340 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced Internet Protocol (IP) addressing techniques (Network Address Translation [NAT], Port Address Translation [PAT], and DHCP), Wide Area Network (WAN) technology and terminology, PPP, ISDN, DDR, Frame Relay, network management, and introduction to optical networking. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1400 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Router and Routing Basics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1425 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Basic router configuration for local area networks. Includes initial router configuration for TCP/IP; management of router operating systems, configuration files, routing protocols, and access control lists. (3 Lec., 4 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 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNA 1: Networking Basics
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 basics of networking including network terminology, local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN). Also covers network protocols such as TCP/IP, Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling and routers and subnetting. (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 1406 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNA 2: Router and Routing Basics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1402 or ITNW 1313.
Course Description: An introduction to basic Cisco router configuration for local area networks. Topics include initial router configuration for TCP/IP, management of Cisco IOS and router configuration files, routing protocols, and access control lists. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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 1409 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CISCO Voice and Data Cabling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduces the physical aspects of CISCO voice and data network cabling and installation; skills development in reading network design documentation, part list setup and purchase, pulling and mounting cable, cable management, choosing wiring closets and patch panel installation and termination, installing jacks and testing cable. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1410 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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 Richland 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)
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 Richland 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 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wide Area Network (WAN) Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1440 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced Internet Protocol (IP) addressing techniques (Network Address Translation [NAT], Port Address Translation [PAT], and DHCP), Wide Area Network (WAN) technology and terminology, PPP, ISDN, DDR, Frame Relay, network management, and introduction to optical networking. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1442 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNA 3: Switching Basic and Intermediate Routing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1406 or ITNW 1317.
Course Description: A course focusing on advanced topics including IP addressing techniques, intermediate routing protocols, Command Line Interface (CLI), configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, VLANs, Spanning Tree Protocol, and VLAN Trunking Protocol. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1446 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNA 4: Wide Area Network (WAN) Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1442 or ITNW 1340.
Course Description: This course focuses on advanced IP addressing techniques (Network Address Translation [NAT], Port Address Translation [PAT], and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), WAN technology and terminology, Point to Point Protocol (PPP), Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Dial on Demand Routing (DDR), Frame Relay, network management and introduction to optical networking. In addition, the student will prepare for the CCNA exam. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 2352 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Building Multilayer Switched Networks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: 2410 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Multilayer Switching teaches about the deployment of state-of-the-art campus LANs. The course focuses on the selection and implementation of the appropriate Cisco IOS services to build reliable, scalable multilayer-switched LANs. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 2407 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of UNIX
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course provides the student with the fundamental command-line features of the UNIX environment including file system navigation, file permissions, the vi text editor, command shells, and basic network use. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 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 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNP 1: Advanced Routing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CCNA certification or successful completion of ITCC 1446 or ITNW 1344.
Course Description: A study of advanced network deployment issues and methods used to configure Cisco routers for effective LAN and WAN traffic management. Topics include designing scalable internetworks, managing traffic, configuring OSPF in single and multiple areas, configuring EIGRP, and configuring and using interior and border gateway routing protocols and techniques used for route filtering and route redirection. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2436 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNP 2: Remote Access
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2432 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing and building remote access networks with Cisco products. Includes assembling and cabling WAN components, configuring network connections via asynchronous modem, ISDN, X.25, broadband, Virtual Private Network (VPN), and frame relay architectures and associated protocols. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2440 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNP 3: Multilayer Switching
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2432 or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course introduces students about the deployment of the state-of-the-art campus LANs. The course focuses on the selection and implementation of the appropriate Cisco IOS services to build reliable scalable multilayer-switched LANs. Students will develop skills with VLANs, VTP, STP, inter-VLAN routing, multilayer switching, redundancy, Cisco AVVID solutions, Quality of Service (QoS) issues, campus LAN security, and emerging transparent LAN services. Key course stresses the design, implementation, operation, and troubleshooting of switched and routed environments. (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 2444 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

CCNP 4: Internetwork Troubleshooting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2440, ITCC 2432 and ITCC 2436.
Course Description: This course focuses on documenting and baselining networks and Layer 1 through 4 troubleshooting. Topics include Cisco Troubleshooting Tools, diagnosing and correcting problems within TCP/IP, Frame Relay, and ISDN network connections. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2450 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Building Scalable Internetworks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2410 or ITCC 1446 or CCNA certification.
Course Description: Create an efficient and expandable enterprise network by installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network infrastructure equipment (especially routers such as Cisco ISRs) according to the Campus Infrastructure module in the Enterprise Composite Network model. Topics include how to configure EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP routing protocols and how to manipulate and optimize routing updates between these routing protocols. Other topics include multicast routing, IPv6, and DHCp configuration. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITCC 2451 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Implementing Secure Converged Wide-area Networks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2410 or ITCC 1446 or CCNA certification.
Course Description: Providing secure enterprise-class network service for teleworkers and branch sites. Students will learn how to secure and expand the reach of an enterprise network with focus on VPN configuration and securing network access. Topics include teleworker configuration and access, Frame-Mode MPLS, site-to-site IPSec VPN, Cisco EZVPN, strategies used to mitigate network attacks, Cisco device hardening and IOS firewall features. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2452 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Building Multilayer Switched Networks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2410 or ITCC 1446 or CCNA certification.
Course Description: Multilayer Switching teaches about the deployment of state-of-the-art campus LANs. The course focuses on the selection and implementation of the appropriate Cisco IOS services to build reliable, scalable multilayer-switched LANs. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITCC 2453 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Optimizing Converged Networks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 2410 or ITCC 1446 or CCNA certification.
Course Description: Optimizing and providing effective QOS techniques in converged networks operating voice, wireless, and security applications. 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)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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.)


ITDF 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Introduction to Digital Forensics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1405, ITSC 1425, or instructor approval.
Course Description: A study of the application of forensic science and technology to collect, analyze, document, and present after-the-fact digital information from digital sources while maintaining a documented chain of custody to determine exactly what happened on a digital device. Overview of ethics, white collar crime, HIPAA, SOX, GLBA, and other legal guidelines/regulations/laws. Includes overview of tools used for forensic analysis of digital devices seized in investigations. Also covers securing a search warrant, collecting digital evidence, protecting digital evidence, and obtaining information from offenders. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITDF 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Digital Data Storage Forensics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITDF 1300 and ITDF 1370 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Exploration, examination, and assessment of the characteristics and details of digital storage media used in computers systems and small-scale digital devices, such as cell phones, cameras, DVRs, PDAs, websites and other devices. Includes experimenting with various open source tools to reinforce identification of evidentiary data. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITDF 1370 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Introduction to Cyber Crime
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ITDF 1300 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An examination of the history of cyber crime and techniques and strategies for investigating computer crime will be the focus of this course. Emphasis is placed on identifying cyber crime activity and applying the concepts, theories and laws of computer crime to the conduct of investigations. (3 Lec.)


ITDF 2320 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Digital Forensics Collection
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITDF 1305 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A study of how to obtain digital evidence of a device and from network messages and logs while preserving the evidentiary chain. Includes the legal aspects of the search and seizure of computers and related equipment/information. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITDF 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Digital Forensics Analysis
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITDF 2320 and ITDF 2425.
Course Description: Digital forensic analysis, report preparation, and evidence presentation. Emphasizes balancing legal and technical aspects of cases where digital forensics is employed. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITDF 2425 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Digital Forensics Tools
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITDF 2320.
Course Description: Skills-based course in the applications of major forensic hardware and software tools such as EnCase, ILook, Forensic Tool Kit, write blockers, StegAlyzerSS, "X-Ways" forensic software, ProDiscover Basic, and others. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITDF 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Comprehensive Digital Forensics Project
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITDF 2320, ITDF 2425, and ITDF 2330.
Course Description: Comprehensive application of skills learned in previous digital forensics courses in a simulated crime scene or workplace investigation. Includes collection, analysis, and presentation of digital data and evidence in a problem-based case study format. This course is used as a capstone course for a certificate or degree. (2 Lec., 7 Lab.)

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ITDF 2470 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Financial Cyber Crime
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ITDF 1370.
Course Description: This course covers and explores the areas of economic cyber crime. Emphasis is placed on crimes that are being committed using computers, networks and the Internet and their impact to businesses. Attacks on networks of businesses have resulted in large monetary losses, compromised customer privacy and fraudulent activity. (4 Lec.)


ITDF 2471 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Internship for Digital Forensics
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Students might be required to pass a criminal background check before beginning internship.
Course Description: This course provides experience in digital forensics in either the public or private sector. Emphasis is placed on student involvement with business or government agencies dealing with digital forensic analysis or investigation. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully analyze a real-world computer forensic operation and convey the results to the client in written and verbal form. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (18 Ext.)


ITNW 1192 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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 Richland 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 Richland 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 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Portfolio Development - Internet Publishing and E-Commerce Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Semester I and II program curricula, and concurrent enrollment in third semester courses, or demonstrated competence approved by program director.
Course Description: Advanced directed study with development of a media rich, Internet project for corporate or in-house client. Additional topics will include an overview of professional practices required of the work place like networking, presentation skills and job-seeking techniques. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITNW 1292 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Managing a Microsoft® Windows Network Environment
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Installation and configuration tasks and network and operating system management tasks. Includes troubleshooting tasks, hardware and software installations. Configurations, upgrades, and some network and system operations in a Microsoft Windows network environment. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1403. The student may register for either ITNW 1303 or ITNW 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1312 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Information Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic information security goals of availability, integrity, accuracy, and confidentiality. Vocabulary and terminology specific to the field of information security are discussed. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities and appropriate countermeasures are addressed. The importance of appropriate planning and administrative controls is also discussed. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Networking
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the fundamentals, basic concepts, and terminology of networks. Topics include the access and use of the Internet and networking hardware and software, including current developments in networking. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITNW 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1333 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Microsoft Networking Essentials
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: nstruction in networking essential concepts including the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software. Licensing/Certification Agency: Microsoft® Corporation. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITNW 1340 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

I-Net+
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Various responsibilities and tasks required for an Internet Developer. Prepares individuals to pass the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Net+ certification exam. Licensing/Certification Agency: Computing Technology Industry Association. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1440. The student may register for either ITNW 1340 or ITNW 1440 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Programming with C#.NET
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Network Technologies (Novell 565)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1321 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An introduction to networking technologies. Topics include basic computer networking terminology and concepts, contemporary network services, transmission media, protocols, the OSI reference model, networking hardware and software, routing, bridging, switching, IP addressing and subnetting. Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (3 Lec.)


ITNW 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cisco Fundamentals of Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1446 or equivalent experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 Richland 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 Richland 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 1356 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Development with Microsoft.NET Framework Foundation 2.0
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.
Course Description: 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.)


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 Richland 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 Richland 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 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Managing a Microsoft Windows Network Environment
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Installation and configuration tasks and network and operating system management tasks. Includes troubleshooting tasks, hardware and software installations. Configurations, upgrades, and some network and system operations in a Microsoft Windows network environment. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1303. The student may register for either ITNW 1303 or ITNW 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 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 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Information Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic information security goals of availability, integrity, accuracy, and confidentiality. Vocabulary and terminology specific to the field of information security are discussed. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities and appropriate countermeasures are addressed. The importance of appropriate planning and administrative controls is also discussed. (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 Richland 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 1420 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

NetWare 5 Administration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1321 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An introduction to NetWare 5 Administration. Topics include network components, user accounts and groups, network file systems, file system security, NDS security, NDPS printing, application management, and workstation management. Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1421 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Networking
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the fundamentals, basic concepts, and terminology of networks. Topics include the access and use of the Internet and networking hardware and software, including current developments in networking. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 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 1433 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Microsoft® Networking Essentials
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in networking essential concepts including the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software. Licensing/Certification Agency: Microsoft® Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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 1440 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

I-Net+
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Various responsibilities and tasks required for an Internet Developer. Prepares individuals to pass the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Net+ certification exam. Licensing/Certification Agency: Computing Technology Industry Association. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1340. The student may register for either ITNW 1340 or ITNW 1440 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Programming with C#.NET
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 1446 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Microsoft Exchange Server - Concepts and Administration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skills development in the day-to-day management of an established Exchange Server Organization using Microsoft® Exchange Server. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1448 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


ITNW 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cisco Fundamentals of Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1446 or equivalent experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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 1452 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Internetworking Microsoft TCP/IP on Microsoft® Windows NT 4.0
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in the skill development for set up, configuration, use and support Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on Microsoft® Windows NT operating system version 4.0. Licensing/Certification Agency: Microsoft® Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1453 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 Richland 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 1456 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Implementing Microsoft Internet Explorer
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking and client operating system essentials skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: An introduction to the architecture and features of Microsoft® Internet Explorer. Topics include set up , configuration, use, and deployment of Internet Explorer in a network environment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1458 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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 Richland 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 2126 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Topics in UNIX
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 2437 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Operating system installation, system management, and UNIX pitfall avoidance. (0 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 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows 2003 Environment
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Preparation for Exam 70-291. Includes configuring a Windows-based computer to operate in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 networking infrastructure. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2404. The student may register for either ITNW 2304 or ITNW 2404 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2310 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Perl Scripting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic Web Page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wide Area Networks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Technologies and protocols used to move data, voice, and video across long distances. Includes basic concepts of how information is transported over a wide area network (WAN) from the physical layer to the application layer. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


ITNW 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data including physical security, backup procedures, firewalls, encryption, and protection from viruses. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


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 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Internetworking
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1321 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced concepts of internetworking to include internetworking devices and protocols. Topics include the OSI Reference Model, distance vector and link state routing protocols, routers and bridges. Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITNW 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Novell Directory Services (NDS) Design and Implementation for NetWare 5
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 2438 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A course in designing and implementing Novell Directory Services (NDS). Topics include partitioning, replication, time synchronization, and strategies for directory tree structure and object placement. Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITNW 2346 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Small Office Home Office
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 2302 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2350 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 Richland 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 2355 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Adminstering Microsoft SQL Server
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience 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. 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 Richland 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 2357 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Designing a Network Infrastructure
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Provides senior support professionals with the information and skills to create a networking services infrastructure design that supports the required network applications. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Administering Servers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Post-installation and day-to-day administration tasks of various operating system servers. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2404 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows 2003 Environment
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Preparation for Exam 70-291. Includes configuring a Windows-based computer to operate in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 networking infrastructure. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2404. The student may register for either ITNW 2304 or ITNW 2404 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2410 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Perl Scripting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic Web Page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2412 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 Richland 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 2415 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wide Area Networks
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Technologies and protocols used to move data, voice, and video across long distances. Includes basic concepts of how information is transported over a wide area network (WAN) from the physical layer to the application layer. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2417 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data including physical security, backup procedures, firewalls, encryption, and protection from viruses. 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 Richland 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 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Novell Service and Support
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 2342 and ITNW 2438 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Instruction in the techniques used to 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 hardware/software. Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 Richland 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 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

NetWare 5 Advanced Administration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1321 or ITNW 1343 and ITNW 1420 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the configuration and administration of a NetWare 5 network. Topics include upgrading to NetWare 5, upgrading to queue-based printing to Novell Distributed Print Services, optimizing the NetWare server, installing and configuring a FastTrack web server and FTP server on a NetWare server, configuring a NetWare 5 server and workstations for Domain Name Service (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

NetWare: Integrating Windows NT
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1420 and ITNW 2438 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in integrating Windows NT and NetWare. Topics include administering and managing NT workstations, NT servers, and network-based applications in a mixed NetWare and Windows NT environment. Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2446 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Small Office Home Office
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITNW 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Securing Intranets with Border Manager
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval.
Course Description: Instruction in the implementation of BorderManager including installation, configuration administration, maintenance, and implementation of access control and troubleshooting components. Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2450 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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 2451 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Microsoft Windows NT Core Technologies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the implementation of BorderManager including installation, configuration administration, maintenance, and implementation of access control and troubleshooting components. Licensing/Certification Agency: Novell Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2452 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
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 2455 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Administering Microsoft SQL Server
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience 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. 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 Richland 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 2457 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Designing a Network Infrastructure
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Provides senior support professionals with the information and skills to create a networking services infrastructure design that supports the required network applications. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2458 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Designing and Implementing Mail Servers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: An in-depth study of electronic messaging using mail servers. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland 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.)


ITNW 2476 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Operating Systems Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 2417 (Network Security).
Course Description: This course deals with the general needs for securing a single computer, or a series of computers, in a network. The primary focus of the course is protecting the operating system, access to the operating system, and the data on that operating system or systems. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2477 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Security Assessments and Auditing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 2446 (Designing a Secure Network).
Course Description: This course covers the procedures, concerns, policies, and practices of security assessment and auditing. The primary focus of the course is three-fold: (1) assessing the security needs in various environments; (2) auditing the current level of security in the environment under study; and (3) recommending a methodology to bring the environment into compliance with the recommended security procedures and policies. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2478 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Incident Response and Handling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 2477 (Security Assessments and Auditing).
Course Description: This course deals with the processes, procedures, precedents, and operations necessary to determine when a security breech has occurred; stabilize and preserve the records and data about the incident for later reporting; prepare and present the incident information to the appropriate agencies; and recover the data and systems following the incident. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1171 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Introduction to Computers
This is a Local Need Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)


ITSC 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
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.)


ITSC 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Business - Computer and Information Sciences
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.)


ITSC 1281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences
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.)


ITSC 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
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.)


ITSC 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Computers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. Explores integration and application in business and other segments in society. Fundamentals of computer problem-solving and programming may be discussed. Examines applications and software relating to a specific curricular area. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX Operating System I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Introduction to the UNIX operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic UNIX commands, and writing script files. Includes introductory system management concepts. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1407. The student may register for either ITSC 1307 or ITSC 1407 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, RLC

Project Management Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Use of project management software for developing a project plan including timelines, milestones, scheduling, life cycle phases, management frameworks, skills, processes, and tools. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Linux Installation and Configuration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Introduction to the Linux operating system. Includes Linux installation, basic administration, utilities and commands, upgrading, networking, security, and application installation. Emphasizes hands-on setup, administration, and management of Linux. Also covers maintaining and securing reliable Linux systems. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking and operating essentials skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designed for the student interested in Solaris certification, this course is for new users and covers how to use the basic Solaris operating environment. Topics include fundamental command-line features of the Solaris operating environment file system, file permissions, the text editor, command shells, and basic network use. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1429. The student may register for either ITSC 1329 or ITSC 1429 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Open-Source Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Open-source philosophy, history, and advocacy. Includes identification of current legal, ethical, and economic issues. Also covers a survey of available open-source software and comparison of open-source and closed-source licenses. (3 Lec.)


ITSC 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Shell Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Reading, writing, and debugging shell scripts. Development of scripts to automate frequently executed sequences of commands. Covers conditional logic, user interaction, loops, and menus to enhance the productivity and effectiveness of the user. Intended for programmers who are familiar with operating environments and reading and writing various shell scripts. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1347 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX System Administration II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1358 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced UNIX workstation administration skills in a network environment. Includes system security features. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1447. The student may register for either ITSC 1347 or ITSC 1447 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1352 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1354 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designed for Solaris certification. Addresses how to install and maintain Sun systems, configure and troubleshoot the Network File System (NFS) environment, and configure the Network Information Services (NIS) environment. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1452. The student may register for either ITSC 1352 or ITSC 1452 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1354 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1356 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designed for Solaris certification. Provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essential system administration tasks in a Solaris Operating Environment. Includes stand-alone installation, file system management, backup procedures, process control, user administration, and device management. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1454. The student may register for either ITSC 1354 or ITSC 1454 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1356 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Solaris Shell Programming (SL)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1429 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designed for Solaris certification. Provides students with the knowledge to read, write, and debug C shell scripts. Includes development of simple scripts to automate frequently executed sequences of commands. Also covers the use of conditional logic, user interaction, loops, and menus to enhance the productivity and effectiveness. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1456. The student may register for either ITSC 1356 or ITSC 1456 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1358 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX System Administration I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Basic UNIX workstation administration. Includes installing a stand-alone system, adding users, backing up and restoring file systems, and adding new printer support. Emphasis on the procedures needed to perform these system administration tasks. Introduces the concept of the system and disk management. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1458. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1458. The student may register for either ITSC 1358 or ITSC 1458 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences, General
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.)


ITSC 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences, General
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.)


ITSC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC

Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
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.)


ITSC 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Computers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Control Language
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1411, AS/400 Operating System I for AS/400 certificate or degree or ITSC 1407, UNIX Operating System I for UNIX certificate or degree or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the use of system control language on mid-range/mainframe computers. Topics include command formats, file management, job scheduling, resource management, and utilities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to PC Operating Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Introduction to personal computer operating systems including installation, configuration, file management, memory and storage management, control of peripheral devices, and use of utilities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC

UNIX Operating System I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Introduction to the UNIX operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic UNIX commands, and writing script files. Includes introductory system management concepts. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1307. The student may register for either ITSC 1307 or ITSC 1407 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1409 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Integrated Software Applications I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to business productivity software suites using word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and/or presentation software. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

AS/400 Operating System I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the AS/400 operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic AS/400 menus, commands, and help screens. Topics include introductory system management concepts and file management. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1413 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Internet/Web Page Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the use of Internet services and the fundamentals of web page design and web site development. This course may be repeated when topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1415 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Project Management Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Use of project management software for developing a project plan including timelines, milestones, scheduling, life cycle phases, management frameworks, skills, processes, and tools. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1416 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

Linux Installation and Configuration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Introduction to the Linux operating system. Includes Linux installation, basic administration, utilities and commands, upgrading, networking, security, and application installation. Emphasizes hands-on setup, administration, and management of Linux. Also covers maintaining and securing reliable Linux systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1417 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

PC Operating Systems - DOS
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Introduction to the DOS operating system. Topics include installation and configuration, file management, memory and storage management, peripheral device control, and use of utilities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Intermediate PC Operating Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Custom operating system installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. Management of file systems, memory, and peripheral devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


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

Personal Computer Hardware
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Current personal computer hardware including assembly, upgrading, setup, configuration and troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1427 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Multi-User Operating Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Summary of multi-user operating systems including a contrast of single user and multi-user systems. Investigation of a variety of multi-user operating systems, similarities, and differences. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1429 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking and operating essentials skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designed for the student interested in Solaris certification, this course is for new users and covers how to use the basic Solaris operating environment. Topics include fundamental command-line features of the Solaris operating environment file system, file permissions, the text editor, command shells, and basic network use. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1329. The student may register for either ITSC 1429 or ITSC 1329 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1442 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Shell Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Reading, writing, and debugging shell scripts. Development of scripts to automate frequently executed sequences of commands. Covers conditional logic, user interaction, loops, and menus to enhance the productivity and effectiveness of the user. Intended for programmers who are familiar with operating environments and reading and writing various shell scripts. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX System Administration II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1458 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced UNIX workstation administration skills in a network environment. Includes system security features. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1347. The student may register for either ITSC 1347 or ITSC 1447 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1452 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1454 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designed for Solaris certification. Addresses how to install and maintain Sun systems, configure and troubleshoot the Network File System (NFS) environment, and configure the Network Information Services (NIS) environment. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1352. The student may register for either ITSC 1352 or ITSC 1452 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1454 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1456 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designed for Solaris certification. Provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essential system administration tasks in a Solaris Operating Environment. Includes stand-alone installation, file system management, backup procedures, process control, user administration, and device management. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1354. The student may register for either ITSC 1354 or ITSC 1454 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1456 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Solaris Shell Programming (SL)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1429 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designed for Solaris certification. Provides students with the knowledge to read, write, and debug C shell scripts. Includes development of simple scripts to automate frequently executed sequences of commands. Also covers the use of conditional logic, user interaction, loops, and menus to enhance the productivity and effectiveness. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1356. The student may register for either ITSC 1356 or ITSC 1456 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1458 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX System Administration I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Basic UNIX workstation administration. Includes installing a stand-alone system, adding users, backing up and restoring file systems, and adding new printer support. Emphasis on the procedures needed to perform these system administration tasks. Introduces the concept of the system and disk management. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1358. The student may register for either ITSC 1358 or ITSC 1458 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1480 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences
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.)


ITSC 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, NLC

Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
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.)


ITSC 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Personal Computer Problem Solving
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in problem solving with emphasis on group problem-solving techniques which simulate project teamwork in an organization. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

Integrated Software Applications II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSW 1401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Intermediate study of computer applications from business productivity software suites. Instruction in embedding data and linking and combining documents using word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and/or presentation media software. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 2425 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, RLC

Advanced Linux
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1416 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Provides instruction in Advance Open-source Linux operating system. Develops LDAP directory services to all your clients, support users, remotely, installing and configuring network services. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Integrated Software Applications III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1409 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Advanced use of business productivity software including complex assignments that require advanced formatting and functionality. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Application Software Problem Solving
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Utilization of appropriate application software to solve advanced problems and generate customized solutions. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC

UNIX Operating System II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Continued study of the UNIX operating system commands. Includes topics such as CGI and scripting languages. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 2439 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Personal Computer Help Desk Support
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1405 and (ITSW 1401 or ITSC 2421) or (ITSW 1404 or ITSW 1434) or (ITSW 1407 or ITSW 2437) or instructor approval.
Course Description: Diagnosis and solution of users hardware and software related problems with on-the-job and/or simulated projects. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 2442 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

AS/400 Operating System II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1411 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Advanced study of the AS/400 operating system. Topics include advanced concepts of systems management and communications, installation and maintenance of software, network security, and data integrity. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSY 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Special Topics in Information Technology/Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the information security 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.)


ITSY 1282 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Cooperative Education-Computer and Information Systems Security
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.)


ITSY 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Special Topics in Information Technology/Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the information security 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.)


ITSY 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Fundamentals of Information Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to information security including vocabulary and terminology, ethics, the legal environment, and risk management. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities and appropriate countermeasures are addressed. The importance of appropriate planning, policies, and controls is also discussed. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 1400. The student may register for either ITSY 1300 or ITSY 1400 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Information Technology Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data, including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools; encryption; and protection from viruses. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 1442. The student may register for either ITSY 1342 or ITSY 1442 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Cooperative Education-Computer and Information Systems Security
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.)


ITSY 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Special Topics in Information Technology/Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the information security 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.)


ITSY 1400 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC

Fundamentals of Information Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to information security including vocabulary and terminology, ethics, the legal environment, and risk management. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities and appropriate countermeasures are addressed. The importance of appropriate planning, policies, and controls is also discussed. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 1300. The student may register for either ITSY 1300 or ITSY 1400 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 1417 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Wireless Foundations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in planning, designing, implementing, operating, and troubleshooting for wireless and cellular telephony systems. Includes call processing, hand-off, site analyses, overview of RF antenna, testing, maintenance, access protocols, security, and vendor interoperability. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITSY 1427 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Telecommunications Media: Physical Layer Implementation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Fundamentals of telecommunications media. Emphasizes installation, testing, certifying, maintenance, documentation, and troubleshooting. Also includes connectorization of Unshielded Twisted pair and Fiber Optic cables, TIA 568A & TIA 569 compliance, media characteristics, and appropriate installation procedures. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITSY 1442 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Information Technology Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data, including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools; encryption; and protection from viruses. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 1342. The student may register for either ITSY 1342 or ITSY 1442 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Special Topics in Information Technology/Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the information security 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.)


ITSY 2286 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Internship-Computer and Information Systems Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)


ITSY 2300 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Operating System Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 1342 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Safeguard computer operating systems by demonstrating server support skills and designing and implementing a security system. Identify security threats and monitor network security implementations. Use best practices to configure operating systems to industry security standards. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2400. The student may register for either ITSY 2300 or ITSY 2400 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Firewalls and Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 1342 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Identify elements of firewall design, types of security threats and responses to security attacks. Use Best Practices to design, implement, and monitor a network security plan. Examine security incident postmortem reporting and ongoing network security activities. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2401. The student may register for either ITSY 2301 or ITSY 2401 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Intrusion Detection
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 1342 or ITSY 2300 and ITSY 2301 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Computer information systems security monitoring, intrusion detection, and crisis management. Includes alarm management, signature configuration, sensor configuration, and troubleshooting components. Emphasizes identifying, resolving, and documenting network crises and activating the response team. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2430. The student may register for either ITSY 2330 or ITSY 2430 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Security Management Practices
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2301 or instructor approval.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of security management practices, including asset evaluation and risk management; cyber law and ethics issues; policies and procedures; business recovery and business continuity planning; network security design; and developing and maintaining a security plan. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2441. The student may register for either ITSY 2341 or ITSY 2441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Incident Response and Handling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2300 or instructor approval.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of incident response and incident handling, including identifying sources of attacks and security breaches; analyzing security logs; recovering the system to normal; performing postmortem analysis; and implementing and modifying security measures. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2442. The student may register for either ITSY 2342 or ITSY 2442 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Computer System Forensics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2342 or instructor approval.
Course Description: In-depth study of system forensics including methodologies used for analysis of computer security breaches. Gather and evaluate evidence to perform postmortem analysis of a security breach. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2443. The student may register for either ITSY 2343 or ITSY 2443 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, RLC

Network Defense and Countermeasures
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2300, ITSY 2301, ITSY 2342, or instructor approval.
Course Description: This is a practical application and comprehensive course that includes the planning, design, and construction of a complex network that will sustain an attack, document events, and mitigate the effects of an attack. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Security Assessment and Auditing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2300 and ITSY 2301 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Capstone experience for the security curriculum. Synthesizes technical material covered in prior courses to monitor, audit, analyze, and revise computer and network security systems to ensure appropriate levels of protection are in place to assure regulatory compliance. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2459. The student may register for either ITSY 2359 or ITSY 2459 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2400 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Operating System Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 1442 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Safeguard computer operating systems by demonstrating server support skills and designing and implementing a security system. Identify security threats and monitor network security implementations. Use best practices to configure operating systems to industry security standards. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2300. The student may register for either ITSY 2300 or ITSY 2400 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Firewalls and Network Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 1442 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Identify elements of firewall design, types of security threats and responses to security attacks. Use best practices to design, implement, and monitor a network security plan. Examine security incident postmortem reporting and ongoing network security activities. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2301. The student may register for either ITSY 2301 or ITSY 2401 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2417 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Wireless Security Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior wireless or security course, wireless or security experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Development of information security policies, standards, and guidelines for an organization. Includes Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), antivirus, Virtual Private Network (VPN), wireless communications, remote access, and other critical administrative and operational security policies. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities and appropriate countermeasures are addressed. Emphasizes wireless security goals of availability, integrity, accuracy, and confidentiality in the design, planning, implementing, operating, and troubleshooting of wireless LAN along with appropriate planning and administrative controls. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITSY 2430 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Intrusion Detection
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 1442 or ITSY 2400 and ITSY 2401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Computer information systems security monitoring, intrusion detection, and crisis management. Includes alarm management, signature configuration, sensor configuration, and troubleshooting components. Emphasizes identifying, resolving, and documenting network crises and activating the response team. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2330. The student may register for either ITSY 2330 or ITSY 2430 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSY 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Security Management Practices
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of security management practices, including asset evaluation and risk management; cyber law and ethics issues; policies and procedures; business recovery and business continuity planning; network security design; and developing and maintaining a security plan. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2341. The student may register for either ITSY 2341 or ITSY 2441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2442 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Incident Response and Handling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2400 or instructor approval.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of incident response and incident handling, including identifying sources of attacks and security breaches; analyzing security logs; recovering the system to normal; performing postmortem analysis; and implementing and modifying security measures. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2342. The student may register for either ITSY 2342 or ITSY 2442 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Computer System Forensics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2442 or instructor approval.
Course Description: In-depth study of system forensics including methodologies used for analysis of computer security breaches. Gather and evaluate evidence to perform postmortem analysis of a security breach. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2343. The student may register for either ITSY 2343 or ITSY 2443 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Network Defense and Countermeasures
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2400, ITSY 2401, ITSY 2442, or instructor approval.
Course Description: This is a practical application and comprehensive course that includes the planning, design, and construction of a complex network that will sustain an attack, document events, and mitigate the effects of an attack. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSY 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Security Assessment and Auditing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSY 2400 and ITSY 2401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Capstone experience for the security curriculum. Synthesizes technical material covered in prior courses to monitor, audit, analyze, and revise computer and network security systems to ensure appropriate levels of protection are in place to assure regulatory compliance. This course is cross-listed as ITSY 2359. The student may register for either ITSY 2359 or ITSY 2459 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


LGLA 1219 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The ethical and legal responsibilities and duties that a member of the legal profession owes to the public, the court, clients, and other professional colleagues. Includes a review of the canons, codes, and rules of professional responsibility. (2 Lec.)


LGLA 1266 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Practicum Paralegal/Legal Assistant
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Practical general training and experiences in the workplace are offered. The college with the employer develops and documents an individualized plan for the student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the student's general and technical course of study (paralegal/legal assistant). The guided external experiences may be paid or unpaid. The student must attend a one-hour per week seminar in addition to the workplace hours required. This course may be repeated (LGLA 2266 or LGLA 2380) if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


LGLA 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, NLC, RLC

Legal Research and Writing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1311 or LGLA 1313 or
Corequisite/Concurrent: LGLA 1311 or LGLA 1313.
Course Description: Presents the fundamentals of legal research and writing emphasizing the paralegal's role including resources and processes used in legal research and writing. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Introduction to Law
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Presents legal terminology relating to substantive areas of law and the federal and state judicial systems. Emphasizes the paralegal's role in the legal system. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Paralegal Studies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the paralegal profession including, professional regulation, trends and issues, ethical obligations, and the paralegal's role in the delivery of legal services. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Bankruptcy
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Fundamental concepts of bankruptcy law and procedure are presented including individual and business liquidation and reorganization with emphasis on the paralegal's role. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Civil Litigation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Presents fundamental concepts and procedures of civil litigation including pretrial, trial, and post-trial phases of litigation and emphasizes the paralegal's role in civil litigation. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Contracts
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Presents fundamental concepts of contract law including formation, performance, and enforcement of contracts under the common law and the Uniform Commercial Code with emphasis on the paralegal's role in contract law. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1353 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Wills, Trusts, and Probate Administration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Fundamental concepts of the law of wills, trusts, and probate administration emphasizing the paralegal's role. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1355 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Family Law
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Fundamental concepts of family law including formal and informal marriages, divorce, annulment, martial property, and the parent-child relationship with emphasis on the paralegal's role in family law. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Immigration Law
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Presents fundamental concepts of immigration law including substantive and procedural law related to visa applications, deportation, naturalization, and citizenship emphasizing the paralegal's role in immigration law. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Cooperative Education-Legal Assistant/Paralegal
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
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., 16 Ext.)


LGLA 2266 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Practicum-Paralegal/Legal Assistant
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, LGLA 1266 or LGLA 1380, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Practical general training and experiences in the workplace are offered. The college with the employer develops and documents an individualized plan for the student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the student's general and technical course of study (paralegal/legal assistant). The guided external experiences may be paid or unpaid. This course is available for the student who has successfully completed LGLA 1266 or LGLA 1380 and who selected learning objectives different from those achieved in a previous practicum or cooperative work experience course. Seminar topics different from those covered in LGLA 1266 or LGLA 1380 are presented. The student must attend a one-hour per week seminar in addition to the workplace hours required. This course may be repeated (LGLA 2267) if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


LGLA 2267 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Practicum-Paralegal/Legal Assistant
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, LGLA 1266 and 2266, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Practical general training and experiences in the workplace are offered. The college with the employer develops and documents an individualized plan for the student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the student's general and technical course of study (paralegal/legal assistant). The guided external experiences may be paid or unpaid. This course is available for the student who has successfully completed LGLA 1266 and LGLA 2266 and who selects learning objectives different from those achieved in those previous practicum courses. Seminar topics different from those covered in LGLA 1266 and LGLA 2266 are presented. The student must attend a one-hour per week seminar in addition to the workplace hours required. (1 Lec., 14 Ext.)


LGLA 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Torts and Personal Injury Law
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Fundamental concepts of tort and personal injury law including intentional torts, negligence, and strick liability are presented with emphasis on the paralegal's role in tort and personal injury law. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Law Office Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Fundamental principles and structure of management, administration, and substantive systems in the law office including law practice technology as applied to paralegals. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Real Property
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Presents fundamental concepts of real property law including the nature of real property, rights and duties of ownership, land use, voluntary and involuntary conveyances, and the recording of and searching for real estate documents emphasizing the paralegal's role in real property law. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Business Organizations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Basic concepts of business organizations including law of agency, sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and other emerging business entities with emphasis on the paralegal's role. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Criminal Law and Procedure
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Fundamental concepts of criminal law and procedure from arrest to final disposition including principles of federal and state law emphasizing the role of the paralegal in the criminal justice system. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Oil and Gas Law
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311 and ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Fundamental concepts of criminal law and procedure from arrest to final disposition including principles of federal and state law emphasizing the role of the paralegal in the criminal justice system. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Advanced Legal Research and Writing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, LGLA 1301, at least 7 other LGLA courses, and ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Builds on previous legal research and writing courses and covers standard and electronic research techniques and preparation of complex legal documents with emphasis on the paralegal's role. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Advanced Civil Litigation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, LGLA 1345, ENGL 1301.
Course Description: This course provides opportunities to implement advanced civil litigation techniques and builds upon skills acquired in prior civil litigation courses with emphasis on the paralegal's role. Common law and statutory civil litigation concepts, ethical obligations of the paralegal assisting in civil litigation work, alternative dispute resolution processes, are reviewed. (3 Lec.)


LGLA 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Cooperative Education-Legal Assistant/Paralegal
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: LGLA 1313, LGLA 1311, LGLA 1380 or LGLA 1266, ENGL 1301.
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.,16 Ext.)


PSYT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC

Psychology of Personal Adjustment
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Development of personal, social, and work adjustment skills. (3 Lec.)


PSYT 1395 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
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.)


PSYT 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Family Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Examine the American family from historical and modern perspectives. Emphasis on current issues regarding structures of relationships, marriage, and social change. (3 Lec.)


PSYT 2339 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Counseling Theories
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An examination of major theories of various treatment modalities. Topics include reality therapy, psychodynamics, grief therapy, person-centered therapy, rational emotive therapy, and cognitive behavioral approaches. (3 Lec.)


PSYT 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Introduction to Forensic Psychology
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Scientific and professional principles of psychology applied in the legal system. Includes police and investigative psychology, criminal psychology, victimology, as well as consulting and testifying in criminal and civil courts. Emphasis is placed on psychological aspects of forensic analysis, fraudulent crime, cybercrime, and security rise assessment. (3 Lec.)



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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