Computer Maintenance Technology

Classes

CPT 130 : Intro to Information Systems

This course is an introduction to computers that reviews computer hardware and software concepts such as equipment, operations, communications, programming and their past, present and future impact on society. Topics include computer hardware, various types of computer software, communication technologies and program development using computers to execute software packages and/or to write simple programs. Upon completion, students should be able to describe and use the major components of selected computer software and hardware.

Credits

3

CPT 158 : Fundamentals of Wireless Lans

This course is an introductory course about the design, planning, implementation, operation, and troubleshooting of wireless networks. It is intended to prepare students for the Cisco Wireless LAN Support SpecialistDesignation.

Credits

3

CPT 182 : Help Desk Applications

The main purpose of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the help desk environment and the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to work in the user support industry. Students will learn problem-solving and communication skills that are very valuable when providing user support. Through hands-on exercises and case projects students will learn how to apply their knowledge and develop their ideas and skills.

Credits

3

CPT 200 : Networking Technologies

This course covers the basic concepts and Prerequisites of network computing which provides the background information needed to prepare for network management and certification.

Credits

3

CPT 232 : Network Design and Implementation

This course covers how to design and create a network implementation plan for a case-study company. Interactive group activities lead the student through this process to assess the needs of the case company.

Credits

3

CPT 267 : Structured Cabling

This course provides students an introduction to data, voice, and video cabling. This course will address the latest developments in premises cabling, including technologies and applications in copper, fiber, and wireless cabling. This course will also cover important background information and resources regarding the most recent cabling standards, which are an integral part of this fast-paced industry. This course also provides students with hands-on practical experience in cabling.

Credits

3

CPT 268 : Software Support

This course provides students with hands-on practical experience in installing computer software, operating systems, and trouble-shooting. The class will help to prepare participants for the A+ Certification sponsored by CompTIA.

Credits

3

CPT 269 : Hardware Support

This course provides students with hands-on practical experience in installing computer hardware and trouble-shooting. The class will help to prepare participants for the A+ Certification sponsored by CompTIA.

Credits

3

CPT 270 : Cisco I

This course is the first part of a four-part curriculum leading to CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. The content of this course is based on current requirements from the CISCO Networking Academy certification standards.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CPT 271 : Cisco II

This course is the second part of a four-part curriculum leading to CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. The content of this course is based on current requirements from the CISCO Networking Academy certification standards.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CPT 272 : Cisco III

This course is the third part of a four-part curriculum leading to CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. The content of this course is based on current requirements from the CISCO Networking Academy certification standards.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CPT 273 : Cisco IV

This course is the fourth part of a four-part curriculum leading to CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. The content of this course is based on current requirements from the CISCO Networking Academy certification standards.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CPT 276 : Server Administration

This course introduces network operating system administration. Topics included in this course are network operating system software installation, administration, monitoring, and maintenance; user, group, and computer account management; shared resource management; and server hardware management. Students gain hands-on experience in managing and maintaining a network operating system environment.

Credits

3

CPT 278 : Directory Services Administration

This course provides a study of planning, implementing, and maintaining a network directory service. Topics included in this course are planning and implementing network directory organizational and administrative structures. Students gain hands-on experience using a directory service to manage user, group, and computer accounts, shared folders, network resources, and the user environment.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CPT 279 : Network Infrastructure Design

This course provides a study of network infrastructure design. Topics included in this course are strategies for planning, implementing, and maintaining server availability and security, client addressing schemes, name resolution, routing, remote access, and network security. Students gain experience by designing plans for implementing common network infrastructure and protocols.

Credits

3

CPT 280 : Network Security

This course provides a study of threats to network security and methods of securing a computer network from such threats. Topics included in this course are security risks, intrusion detection, and methods of securing authentication, network access, remote access, Web access, and wired and wireless network communications. Upon completion students will be able to identify security risks and describe appropriate counter measures.

Credits

3

CPT 282 : Computer Forensics and Investigation

This course introduces students to methods of computer forensics and investigations. This course helps prepare students for the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification.

Credits

3

CPT 283 : Network Defense and Countermeasures

This course introduces students to one of the most important and urgent concepts in protecting computers and networks:intrusion detection. The concepts introduced in this course are intended for students and professionals who need hands-on introductory experience with installing firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDSs). This course assumes that students are familiar with the Internet and fundamental networking concepts, such as TCP/IP, gateways, routers, andEthernet. It also assumes that students are familiar with IP troubleshooting, subnetting, subnet masking, IP datagram structure, routing, Web security, and common attack techniques.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CPT 288 : Linux Administration

This course is designed to teach students how to administer, use, or develop programs for SUSE Linux. The concepts introduced do not assume prior Linux experience and are geared toward the objectives on the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam. Furthermore, many of the concepts and procedures introduced in this course are transferable to most other Linux distributions. This course will introduce students to the concepts required to successfully use and administer a Linux system.

Credits

3