Information Technology Networking (ITN)

ITN 126 - Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics

Course Description

Effective: 2019-08-01

Provides skills needed to ideate, design, prototype, and present the business value of an end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solution utilizing sensors and actuators, gateways, wired and wireless network connections and cloud services. Covers fundamentals of data analytics and the tools needed to apply data analyses to solve problems.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The Internet of Things (IoT) provides a new architecture creating more modern and real-time applications providing dynamic data platforms. Network professionals need to know how to extract data using the latest analytics techniques in order to collect, store, and visualize data obtained from IoT sensors. These skills are in high-demand and are becoming important in gaining insights from the intelligence produced and helping businesses make more-informed decisions from the data being created.

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ITN 154 - Introduction to Networks - Cisco

Course Description

Effective: 2022-01-01

Provides instruction in the fundamentals of networking environments, the basics of router operations, and basic router and switch configuration.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

First course in a path to a career in Information Technology that provides a foundational understanding of the creation, operation, and maintenance of networks.

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ITN 155 - Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials - Cisco

Course Description

Effective: 2022-01-01

Provides the skills and knowledge to install, operate, and troubleshoot routers and switches in small networks. Introduces students to wireless local area networks (WLANS) and network security concepts.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Second of three courses in a path to a career in Information Technology that provides a foundational understanding of the creation, operation, and maintenance of networks.

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Prerequisite: ITN 154

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ITN 156 - Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation - Cisco

Course Description

Effective: 2022-01-01

Teaches students to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise networks. Introduces students to virtualization, application programming interfaces (APIs) and the configuration management tools that make network automation possible.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Third of three courses that are aligned to the Cisco CCNA Certification Exam. Provides a path to a career in Information Technology, Networking or Cybersecurity.

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Prerequisite: ITN 155

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ITN 217 - MAC Operating System Administration

Course Description

Effective: 2014-01-01

Covers the installation, configuration and administration of Apple's MAC operating system client software.
Credits 3-4 hours. Lecture 3-4 hours.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The primary goal of the course is to prepare help desk specialists, technical coordinators, service technicians, system administrators, and others who support Mac users to knowledgeably address customer concerns and questions. This includes the ability to return a Mac OS computer to normal operation using the proper utilities, resources, and troubleshooting techniques.

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ITN 218 - Server Infrastructure Design and Implementation (Specify Version)

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Provides the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical server environment with an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is required as part of the proposed Server Infrastructure Administrator Career Studies Certificate program.

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ITN 219 - Advanced Server Infrastructure Design and Implementation (Specify Version)

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Covers designing and implementation of advanced features in a server infrastructure.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is required as part of the proposed Server Infrastructure Administrator Career Studies Certificate program.

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ITN 231 - Desktop Virtualization

Course Description

Effective: 2013-05-01

Explores the concepts and capabilities of desktop and application virtualization with a focus on the installation, configuration, and management of the virtual desktop and application infrastructure.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course would be one of three electives that a student could select in the Virtualization Career Studies Certificate program at TCC and would meet industry needs in desktop virtualization.

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ITN 246 - IP Routing (ROUTE) - CISCO

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Provides the skills and knowledge to implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in an enterprise network.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is used in the Cisco Academy program

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ITN 247 - IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) - CISCO

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Provides the skills and knowledge to implement, monitor, and maintain switching in the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is used in the Cisco Academy program

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ITN 248 - IP Network Troubleshooting and Maintenance (TSHOOT) - Cisco

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Provides instruction to monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot a complex converged network.
Credit 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is used in the Cisco Academy program

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ITN 257 - Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services

Course Description

Effective: 2013-01-01

Focuses on cloud infrastructure, deployment, security models, and the key considerations in migrating to cloud computing. Covers the technologies and processes required to build traditional, virtualized, and cloud data center environments, including computation, storage, networking, desktop and application virtualization, business continuity, security, and management.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is required as part of the proposed Cloud Computing Career Studies Certificate program at Tidewater Community College.

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