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Information Technology


D. Skarr
425-388-9127
dskarr@everettcc.edu

D. Walser
425-388-9996
dwalser@everettcc.edu

IT 101 - Information Technology Foundations

Orientation to academic and career opportunities in the Information Technology field. Topics include computer terminology, hardware, operating systems, data management, security concepts and ethics. Students explore Information Technology career options and prepare for internships in the field. Each student creates a personal academic pathway. Learning resources and continuing education opportunities are introduced. This class offers the CompTIA IT Fundamentals industry certification. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 6.
IT 108 - Operating Systems Fundamentals

Introductory course focusing on the fundamentals of computer operating systems and the user interface. This course includes hands-on experience in both Microsoft Windows and Linux, with a strong emphasis on the Windows operating system. Operating system topics include: configuration, installation and upgrades, virtualization, application management, file management, device drivers, and maintenance tasks. Students passing the final exam for this course will receive a Microsoft MTA certification demonstrating competency in the Windows Operating System. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 6.
IT 111 - Networking Fundamentals

Fundamentals of computer networking including hands-on experience in Windows networking. Network infrastructure, wireless, network hardware such as cabling, switches, and routers, and protocols, and TCP/IP tools. Passing the final exam will result in a Microsoft MTA certification demonstrating competency in the fundamentals of networking. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 6. Prerequisites:  IT 101, or concurrent enrollment, or instructor permission
IT 117 - CCNA 1: Introduction to Networking

Architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced. Introduction to the OSI Reference Model and building simple LANs, performing basic configurations for routers and switches, and implementing IP addressing schemes. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 111 or instructor permission.
IT 122 - CCNA 2: Networking Routing and Switching Essentials

Concepts and configuration skills involved in designing, installing, and maintaining a Cisco switched Local Area Network (LAN). Layers 1 and 2 of the OSI model. Using hubs and switches to create a segmented network. Cisco Internet Operating System Command Line configurations will be used. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 6. Prerequisites:  IT 117 or instructor permission.
IT 161 - Computer Hardware and Technical Support

Fundamentals of computing device hardware and technical support, in alignment with the first of two CompTIA A+ industry certification objectives. Hands-on experience with computer hardware assembly and repair including laptop and printer troubleshooting and Windows networking Operational procedures, customer service, and documentation. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 5, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 111 or concurrent enrollment or instructor permission
IT 162 - Computing Operation and Troubleshooting

Computing operation and advanced troubleshooting of hardware and operating systems in alignment with the second of two CompTIA A+ industry certification exams. Students receive hands-on experience with operating system installation and configuration, computer security principles, and mobile device operation. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 5, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 111 or Instructor permission.
IT 163 - Computer Hardware and Technical Support

Students receive hands-on experience with computer hardware assembly and repair, operating system installation and configuration, device driver installation, and troubleshooting. This course aligns with the CompTIA A+ Certification objectives. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 4, 5, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 108 with a grade of C or higher or instructor permission.
IT 180 - Information Security Fundamentals

Presents the principles of information security. Includes examples of challenges faced by information technology professionals and tools for designing security policy, acceptable use policy, materials disposal policy, and access management policy. Threat assessment, risk assessment and disaster recovery strategy are discussed. Course offers opportunities for hands-on experience with security software tools. Students passing the final exam for this course will receive a Microsoft MTA Certification demonstrating competency in the fundamentals of security. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 4, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 111 or instructor permission
IT 202 - Server Administration Fundamentals

Local Area Network (LAN) server installation, configuration and management. Covers topics such as equipment choice, network operating system choice, user account administration, system security, data protection, Internet connectivity, and monitoring system performance. This course aligns with the Microsoft certification for Server Fundamentals. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 111 and IT 115, or instructor permission.
IT 210 - Network Application Support

Presents the Microsoft Office suite and other common workplace applications from both user and administrator perspectives. Lab exercises will emphasize typical support issues such as communication methods, deployment/upgrade automation, remote administration and the way these factors affect customer satisfaction. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 5, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 202 or instructor permission
IT 217 - CCNA 3: Scaling Networks

Architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in configured for larger and more complex networks. Covers configuration and troubleshooting of routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 122 or instructor permission.
IT 222 - CCNA 4: Connecting Networks

Experience with Wide Area Networking (WAN) technologies and network services required in a complex network. Selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Configuration and troubleshooting network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Develop knowledge and skills needed to implement secured virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. Final course in the CCNA series. Students completing this course will be prepared to take the Cisco CCNA certification exam. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 217 with a grade of C or higher, or instructor permission.
IT 240 - Linux Systems Administration

Presents the Linux operating system from the perspective of a systems administrator. Topics include Linux shell commands and essential tools, administration of local and remote systems, file systems, storage management, operating system deployment, user account management, and security. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 1, 5, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 202 or instructor permission
IT 245 - Network Defense

Principles of network defense and protocol analysis including data carving from network packet captures. Intrusion detection using flow records, analyzing wireless based encryption caracking attacks, reconstructing a suspect’s web surfing history and uncovering DNS-tunneled traffic. Uncover evidence of and analyze attacks on routers, firewalls, IDS, web proxies, and many other network devices. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 6. Prerequisites:  IT 240 or instructor permission
IT 251 - Computer Careers Internship
1-5 

Provides students with a safe, supervised work environment to apply their academic skills. This allows the student to put into practice administrative and technical skills, to foster professional growth, and to gain self-confidence directly associated with certification and/or the degree focus of the student. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 6. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission.
IT 252 - Advanced Computer Careers Internship
1-5 

On-the-job work experience in occupations directly related to student’s career choice. This advanced internship reinforces the student’s expertise gained in the Computer Systems courses. Internships are arranged with private industry, government agencies, and/or nonprofit organizations. Internships may be paid or unpaid as available. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 6. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission.
IT 261 - Cloud Fundamentals

Concepts, principles, and considerations used in storing and maintaining information. Utilizing a combination of hands on practical exercises and clear explanation with real-word examples, students will learn to create and maintain storage options ranging from local to public cloud. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 2, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 202 and IT 240 or instructor permission
IT 280 - Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

Ethical hacking methodology that can be used in a penetration testing or ethical hacking situation preparing students for the EC-Council ANSI accredited Certified Ethical Hacker credential 312-50. Lab intensive environment developing in-depth knowledge and practical experience with the current essential security systems. Develop understanding how perimeter defenses work and then will be led into scanning and attacking lab networks; no real network is harmed. Understand how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure a system though Intrusion Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, Buffer Overflows and Penetration Testing. Assesses Core Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 6. Prerequisites:  IT 245 with a grade of C or higher, or instructor permission
IT 281 - Certification in Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

This course covers the learning objectives for EC-Council ANSI accredited Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) credential 312-50. Students will receive and study authorized CEH course ware and complete practice quizzes that prepare the student for the official exam. The hands on labs offered in IT 280 provide the student with technical experience and 281 provides CEH concepts and methodology. A passing score on exam 312-50 is required for a passing grade. Assesses Core Learning Outcome 6. Prerequisites:  IT 280, or concurrent enrollment in IT 280.

REQUIREMENT CODE KEY

  • AAS - DTA code (if applicable)
  • C - Communication Skills
  • NS - Natural Science
  • H - Humanities
  • R - Human Relations
  • SS - Social Sciences
  • NS-L - Natural Science Lab
  • Q - Quantitative Skills
  • TE - Transfer Elective (A list)
  • D - Diversity course

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Disclaimer: The printed catalog is published every year for information purposes and is designed to assist prospective students in program planning. The information in the current catalog reflects current programs, requirements, and costs as of August 1, 2009. All information is subject to change without prior notice. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy at the time of publication; however, the catalog is not an irrevocable contract between the student and Everett Community College. Everett Community College reserves the right to make any change in the contents and provisions of the catalog without notice.