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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- CISCO NETWORKING INTERN

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven, El Centro, North Lake, and Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.CISCO.INTN.10

This sequence is for students who wish to learn about design and installation of local area networks, and basic router configuration. Upon completion, the student will have acquired the skills needed for employment in the networking industry as an intern.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals 4
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts 4
8
Minimum Hours Required 8

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR AND SUPPORT

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland only

CVC-Reactivated January 1, 2013.

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: Individual degree plan codes(s) have been assigned to a specific track(s) within this degree plan.

This associate degree program provides education and training for individuals interested in developing their knowledge and skills as networking professionals.

Specialization tracks are offered only at the colleges listed below:

  • Brookhaven: CCNA, Unix/Linux, Microsoft
  • Cedar Valley: Microsoft
  • El Centro: Convergence Technology, CCNA, CCNP, Microsoft
  • Mountain View: CCNA, Microsoft
  • North Lake: CCNA, CCNP, Unix/Linux, Microsoft
  • Richland: CCNA, CCNP, Unix/Linux, Microsoft

The program also provides preparatory training for a variety of industry certification examinations. Credit may be given and course substitutions made for those who have acquired A+ and/or Network+ certification.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401, and problem solving and logic structures as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

Primary Specialization Semester I (one or two courses) 4-8
ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems AND 4
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware OR 4
CPMT 1451 IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software AND (4)
Elective Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. (4)
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
15-19

SEMESTER II

Primary Specialization Semester II (two or three courses - see track list) 8-12
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics OR 3
MATH 2342 Introductory Statistics OR (3)
MATH 1314 College Algebra (3)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
14-18

NOTE: Students pursuing CCNA, CCNP, or MCITP (Database Administrator, Enterprise Administrator, and Server Administrator), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert, or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate tracks must select and complete one secondary specialty track (see Secondary Track listing) in Semesters III and/or IV to be considered as having met the requirements for this award.

SEMESTER III

Primary/Secondary Specialization Semester III (two courses - see track list) 7-8
Elective Any 3-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 3
+Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
16-17

SEMESTER IV

Primary/Secondary Specialization Semester IV (four or five courses-see track list) 15-16
15-16
Minimum Hours Required 60-70

+Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

PRIMARY SPECIALIZATION
Select one track

CONVERGENCE TECHNOLOGY TRACK:

(Degree Plan Code:AAS.CIT.NS.CONV.13)

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals 4
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts 4

SEMESTER II (Three Courses)

ITCC 2408 Cisco Exploration 3 - LAN Switching and Wireless 4
ITCC 2410 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN 4
EECT 1407 Convergence Technologies 4

SEMESTER III (Two Courses)

CPMT 2302 Home Technology Integration OR 3
ITNW 1413 Computer Virtualization OR (4)
ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security (4)
ITCC 1408 Introduction to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) 4

SEMESTER IV (Four Courses)

Three Courses from below:

ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration 4
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems 4
ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration 4
ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration 4
ITMT 2451 Windows Server 2008: Server Administrator 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 4
ITNW 1451 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs 4
ITCC 2441 CCNA Security 4
ITNW 1413 Computer Virtualization 4

One Course from below:

ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
ITNW 2450 Enterprise Network 4
ITCC 2459 Advanced Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) 4

CCNA TRACK:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.CIT.NS.CCNA.13)

SEMESTER I (One Course)

ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals 4

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts 4
ITCC 2408 Cisco Explorations 3 - LAN Switching and Wireless 4

SEMESTER III (Two Courses)

ITCC 2410 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN 4
One Course from *Secondary Specialty Track Listing Convergence Technology, CCNP, Security, UNIX/Linux/Solaris, OR Microsoft 4

SEMESTER IV (Four Courses)

Four Courses from *Secondary Specialty Track Listing (Convergence Technology, CCNP, Security, UNIX/Linux/Solaris, OR Microsoft) 16

CCNP TRACK:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.CIT.NS.CCNP.13)

SEMESTER I (One Course)

ITCC 2454 CCNP Routing - Implementing IP Routing 4

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITCC 2455 CCNP Switch - Implementing IP Switching 4
ITCC 2456 CCNP TSHOOT - Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks 4

SEMESTER III (Two Courses)

Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4
One Course from *Secondary Specialty Track Listing (Convergence Technology, CCNA, Security, UNIX/Linux/Solaris, OR Microsoft) 4

SEMESTER IV (Four Courses)

Four Courses from *Secondary Specialty Track Listing (Convergence Technology, CCNA, Security, UNIX/Linux/Solaris, OR Microsoft) 16

UNIX/LINUX TRACK:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.CIT.NS.UNIX.13)

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design 4
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Newtworking Technologies 4

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I OR 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration (4)
ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4

SEMESTER III (Two Courses)

ITSC 2437 UNIX Operating System II 4
ITSC 1442 Shell Programming 4

SEMESTER IV (Four Courses)

ITSC 1458 UNIX System Administration I 4
ITSC 1447 UNIX System Administration II OR 4
ITSC 2425 Advanced Linux (4)
Any two 3- or 4-credit hour course from CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 6-8

MCITP DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR TRACK:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.CIT.NS.DATA.13)

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operation Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)
ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL 4

SEMESTER III (Two Courses)

ITMT 2403 Administering a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4
ITMC 2437 Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4

SEMESTER IV (Four Courses)

Two Courses from MCITP Database Administrator Electives requirement:

ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
ITSE 2434 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming 4
ITSE 2453 Advanced C# Programming 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET 4
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET 4
ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration 4
ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration 4
ITMT 2422 Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration 4
ITMT 2456 Windows Server 2008: Enterprise Administrator 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 4
Two Courses from *Secondary Specialty Track Listing (Convergence Technology, CCNA, CCNP, Security, UNIX/LINUX/ Solaris, OR Microsoft) 8

MCITP ENTERPRISE ADMINISTRATOR TRACK/MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SOLUTIONS EXPERT:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.CIT.NS.ENTPRS.13)

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)
ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 (4)

SEMESTER III (Two Courses)

ITMT 2422 Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration 4
ITMT 2456 Windows Server 2008: Enterprise Administrator 4

SEMESTER IV (Four Courses)

Four Courses from *Secondary Specialty Track Listing (Convergence Technology, CCNA, CCNP, Security, UNIX/LINUX/Solaris, OR Microsoft) 16

MCITP SERVER ADMINISTRATOR/MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SOLUTIONS ASSOCIATE TRACK:

(Degree Plan Code: AAS.CIT.NS.SERVER.13)

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)
ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 (4)

SEMESTER III (Two Courses)

ITMT 2451 Windows Server 2008: Server Administrator 4
Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

SEMESTER IV (Four Courses)

Four Courses from *Secondary Specialty Track Listing (Convergence Technology, CCNA, CCNP, Security, UNIX/LINUX/Solaris, OR Microsoft) 16

*SECONDARY SPECIALTY TRACKS LISTING
Select one Secondary Specialty Track

Convergence Technology

EECT 1407 Convergence Technologies 4
ITNW 1451 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs 4
CPMT 2402 Home Technology Integration 4
ITNW 2450 Enterprise Network 4
ITCC 1408 Introduction to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) 4
ITCC 2459 Advanced Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) 4
ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security 4
ITNW 1413 Computer Virtualization 4
ITCC 2441 CCNA Security 4
Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

CCNA

ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals 4
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts 4
ITCC 2408 Cisco Explorations 3 - LAN Switching and Wireless 4
ITCC 2410 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN 4
ITCC 2441 CCNA Security 4
Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

CCNP

ITCC 2454 CCNP Routing - Implementing IP Routing 4
ITCC 2455 CCNP Switch - Implementing IP Switching 4
ITCC 2456 CCNP TSHOOT - Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks 4
Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

Security

ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
ITSY 1442 Information Technology Security 4
ITSY 2400 Operating System Security 4
ITSY 2401 Firewalls and Network Security 4
ITSY 2430 Intrusion Detection 4
ITSY 2441 Security Management Practices 4
ITSY 2442 Incident Response and Handling 4
ITSY 2443 Computer System Forensics 4
ITSY 2459 Security Assessment and Auditing 4
ITSY 1491 Special Topics in Information Technology/Security 4
ITSY 2445 Network Defense and Countermeasures 4
ITCC 2441 CCNA Security 4
Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

UNIX/Linux/Solaris

ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
ITSC 1429 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA) 4
ITSC 2437 UNIX Operating System II 4
ITSC 1442 Shell Programming 4
ITSC 1452 Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA) 4
ITSC 1454 Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA) 4
ITSC 1456 Solaris Shell Programming (SL) 4
ITSC 1458 UNIX System Administration I 4
ITSC 1447 UNIX System Administration II 4
ITSC 2425 Advanced Linux 4
Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

MICROSOFT

ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operation Systems 4
ITMT 2440 Designing Security for Microsoft Networks 4
ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration 4
ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration 4
ITMT 2422 Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration 4
ITMT 2451 Windows Server 2008: Server Administrator 4
ITMT 2456 Windows Server 2008: Enterprise Administrator 4
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration 4
ITMT 1474 Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 4
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- NETWORKING ASSOCIATE

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NWK.ASSOC.10

This certificate option will provide education and training for individuals interested in developing their knowledge and skills as networking professionals with an emphasis on preparation for those wishing to take the CCNA certification examination.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals 4
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 - Routing Protocols and Concepts 4
8

SEMESTER II

ITCC 2408 Cisco Explorations 3 - LAN Switching and Wireless 4
ITCC 2410 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN* 4
8
Minimum Hours Required 16

* Upon completion of ITCC 2410 Cisco Exploration 4 - Accessing the WAN, the student is eligible to take the CCNA (Cisco Certified Networking Associate) credentialing exam.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- NETWORKING PROFESSIONAL

(Level I Certificate)

El Centro, North Lake and Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NWKPROG.12

This certificate will examine complex networking concepts using troubleshooting tools and more sophisticated configurations. Upon completion of each course, the student will have acquired skills needed to prepare for certification exams to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel, as well as CCNA certification and successful completion of skills-based exam or completion of CCNA 4 (ITCC 2410).

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITCC 2454 CCNP Routing-Implementing IP Routing 4
ITCC 2455 CCNP Switch-Implementing IP Switching 4
8

SEMESTER II

ITCC 2456 CCNP TSHOOT-Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks 4
Elective Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course 4
8
Minimum Hours Required 16

Upon completion of each course, the student is eligible to take the appropriate CCNP (Cisco Certified Networking Professional) credentialing exam.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- NETWORKING SUPPORT

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland only

CVC-Reactivated January 1, 2013.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: Individual degree plan codes(s) have been assigned to a specific track(s) within this degree plan.

This certificate offers multiple specialty options for networking systems engineers, database administrators and systems administrators. The program also provides preparatory training for those wishing to take the MCITP Server Administrator, MCITP Enterprise Administrator, MCITP Database Administrator, and MCITP Enterprise Support Technician certification examinations. NOTE: Students must select and complete one specialty track to be considered as having met the requirement for this award.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401, and problem solving and logic structures as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

MCITP Database Administrator Track (Three Courses) OR 12
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Track (Three Courses) OR (12)
MCITP Server Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
Microsoft Technology Associate Track (Two Courses) (8)
8-12

SEMESTER II

MCITP Database Administrator Track (Two Courses) OR 8
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
MCITP Server Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
Microsoft Technology Associate Track (Two Courses) (8)
8

SEMESTER III

MCITP Database Administrator Track (One Course) OR 4
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Track (One Course) OR (4)
MCITP Server Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Track (One Course) OR (4)
Microsoft Technology Associate Track (One Course) (4)
4
Minimum Hours Required 20-24

(Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NS.DATA.13)

SEMESTER I (Three Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR (4)
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)
ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL 4
ITMT 2403 Administering a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4

SEMESTER III (One Course)

ITMC 2437 Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database OR 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET OR (4)
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET (4)

SEMESTER I (Three Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)
ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 (4)
ITMT 2422 Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration 4

SEMESTER III (One Course)

ITMT 2456 Windows Server 2008: Enterprise Administrator 4

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)
ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 (4)

SEMESTER III (One Courses)

ITMT 2451 Windows Server 2008: Server Administrator 4

MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE TRACK

(Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NS.MICRSFT.13)

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies1 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems2 OR 4
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security3 4
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications4 4

SEMESTER III (One Course)

Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

1 MTA Networking Fundamentals
2 MTA Windows OS Fundamentals
3 MTA Security Fundamentals
4 Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- SQL SERVER

(Level I Certificate)

North Lake and Richland only

CVC-Closed June 1, 2012.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.SQL.13

This certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills required to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the client-server database management system of Microsoft SQL Server, and the preparatory training for the Microsoft Certified IT Professional Database Administrator exam.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 and ITSC 1405, and problem solving and logic structures as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designed Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR 4
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration OR (4)
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operation Systems (4)
ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)
ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL 4
16

SEMESTER II

ITMT 2422 Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration 4
ITMT 2403 Administering a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4
ITMC 2437 Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4
12
Minimum Hours Required 28

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- UNIX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

(Level I Certificate)

Richland only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.UNIX.RLC.13

This certificate is designed to provide a basic understanding of the duties associated with an UNIX System Administrator. Courses will assist the graduate in preparation for the Sun Certified System Administrator credential (SCSA). Students must complete the following Solaris courses in sequence: ITSC 1429, ITSC 1456, ITSC 1454, and ITSC 1452.

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of terminology and operating systems used with computers as obtained in ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1401 or equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

PREREQUISITIES

ITSE 1429 Programming Logic and Design OR 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software (4)
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
8

SEMESTER I

ITSC 1429 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA) OR 4
ITSC 1407 UNIX Operating System I OR (4)
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration (4)
ITSC 1456 Solaris Shell Programming (SL) OR 4
ITSC 1442 Shell Programming (4)
8

SEMESTER II

ITSC 1454 Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA) OR 4
ITSC 2437 UNIX Operating System II OR (4)
ITSC 1458 UNIX System Administration I (4)
4

SEMESTER III

ITSC 1452 Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA) OR 4
ITSC 2425 Advanced Linux (4)
Elective Any CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course 3-4
7-8
Minimum Hours Required 27-28

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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