IST - Computer & Info Systems

IST 161 Intro to Network Admin (3)

This course is an introductory study of networking operating system administration. Techniques on installation and administration of a networking operating system will be included. Tasks will include configuration of routers and switches as well as connecting devices to a LAN.

IST 162 Intro to Workstation Net Admin (3)

This course is an introductory study of the administration of a single and multiple domain networks. Tasks will include handling user group accounts, resource management, permissions, ownership assignments, printing, security and backup.

IST 165 Implem & Admin Wind Dir Serv (3)

This course is a study of directory services covering the planning, design, installation, configuration and administration of a network directory structure.

IST 166 Network Fundamentals (3)

This course is a study of local area networking concepts through discussions on connectivity, communications and other networking fundamentals. The course is designed to prepare the student to be successful in completing industry network fundamental certification exams.

IST 190 LINUX Essentials (3)

This course will provide students with the fundamental knowledge and concepts of the LINUX operating system, including command line functions, file systems, user and group administration, process management, text editors, and network applications.

IST 192 LINUX Network Applications (3)

This course will provide students with the skills necessary to deploy and administer the core networking services in a LINUX system, such as Apache Web Server, Samba File Server, BIND Domain Name Service, NFS, and others.

IST 201 Cisco Internetworking Concepts (3)

This course is a study of current and emerging computer networking technology. Topics covered include safety, networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LANs, WANs, OSI models, cabling, cabling tools, CISCO routers, router programming, star topology, IP addressing, and network standards.

IST 202 Cisco Router Configuration (3)

This course is a study of LANs, WANs, OSI models, Ethernet, token ring, fiber distributed data interface TCP/IP addressing protocol, dynamic routing, routing, and the network administrator's role and function.

IST 203 Adv Cisco Router Configuration (3)

This course is a study of configuring CISCO routers.

IST 204 Cisco Troubleshooting (3)

This course is a study of troubleshooting network problems.

IST 215 Health Info Networking (3)

This course studies the application of information technology principles in a health care environment. Topics include electronic health records, medical group LANs and WANs, and effective security and support strategies for medical group networks.

IST 226 Internet Programming (3)

This course covers designing internet pages and applications for personal/business use, writing the required program code in languages such as HTML, Java, and VRML, testing and debugging programs, uploading and maintaining internet pages and applications.

IST 236 Mobile & Wireless Appliances (3)

This course is a survey of the protocols and interface standards for mobile and wireless appliances accessing the internet. An introduction to development and deployment of applications is included in this course.

IST 242 Network Architecture II (3)

This course is a study of the internal operations of the packet switching network and their implementation, as well as the numerous international standards applicable to such systems. Several models of packet switching networks and current interfaces are covered.

IST 261 Adv Network Administration (3)

This course is an advanced study of the networking operating system. Topics include installation upgrades, IP services, internet infrastructure, advanced server management and security, NDS management, and server optimization.

IST 266 Internet & Firewall Security (3)

This course is an introduction to firewalls and other network security components that can work together to create an in-depth defensive perimeter around a Local Area Network (LAN).

IST 268 Computer Forensics (3)

This course provides students with a foundational knowledge in computer forensics investigation. Students are introduced to the skills, tools, and methods used to gather, document, and handle electronic evidence.

IST 269 Digital Forensics (3)

This course examines advanced technical aspects of digital computer evidence to include detection, collection, identification, and preservation. Emphasis is placed on specific tools and methods for extracting deleted or destroyed computer-related evidence.

IST 271 Object Oriented Technologies (3)

This course emphasizes the application of the object model to design well-structured complex systems. A variety of object-based tools and object-oriented programming languages will be used to implement small-scale projects.

IST 290 Special Topics in Info Science (3)

This course covers special topics in information sciences technologies.

IST 291 Fund of Network Security I (3)

This course is the study of intro levels of security processes based on a security policy, emphasizing hands-on skills in the areas of secure perimeter, security connectivity, security management, identity services, and intrusion detection. The course prepares students to manage network security.

IST 292 Fund of Network Security II (3)

This course is the study of advanced security processes based on a security policy, emphasizing hands-on skills in the areas of secure perimeter, security connectivity, security management, identity services, and intrusion detection. The course prepares students to install/configure secure firewalls.

IST 293 IT and Data Assurance I (3)

This course introduces the basics of network security. Topics covered will include network vulnerabilities and threats, security planning, security technology, network security organization, as well as legal and ethical issues related to network security.

IST 294 IT and Data Assurance II (3)

This course introduces methods for attacking a network. Concepts, principles, tools, and techniques for attacking and disabling a network will be covered in the context of understanding how to properly secure a network as a network administrator.

IST 295 Fundamentals of Voice Over IP (3)

This course is an introduction to features of Voice over IP protocols, including VOIP hardware selection and network design considerations. Concepts include analog and digital voice encoding signaling and Quality of Service (QOS) and troubleshooting and configuration of VOIP networks.