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Fall 2012

Computer Sys & Network Technology Courses:

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CSN115 - Introduction to Operating Systems
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Examines several operating systems with emphasis on a modern UNIX-based distribution. Topics include memory and process management, I/O systems, storage, multi-processing,networking, and system commands. Requires hands-on projects in system administration tasks such as managing file systems, creating and configuring user accounts and groups, managing file/directory permissions, creating shell scripts, and setting up services. Prerequisite: Some PC experience is recommended.

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CSN120 - Network Fundamentals
Credits: 4

Catalog Description: Explores computer networks using the OSI and TCP models, network protocols, IP, Ethernet and application services. Uses a combination of lectures and laboratory experiences to analyze protocols, network operations, cabling, routers and switches. Prerequisite: Completion of the Genesee Community College math proficiency.

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CSN150 - Computer Repair
Credits: 4

Catalog Description: Introduces the microcomputer and its operating system components. Includes hardware installation, repair, systematic troubleshooting, bus structures, operating system installation, and navigation tools. Lab work includes PC assembly and repair projects. Three class hours, three lab hours.

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CSN190 - Operating Systems 2: Advanced Linux
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: This course is a follow up to the Introduction to Operating Systems course, and provides students with an in-depth examination of a modern Linux-based operating system. Topics include the boot process, file system administration, package management, system administration tools, kernel configuration, networking services, the X window system, shell scripting, troubleshooting, and security. Students will be required to complete several hands-on projects during the course of the semester. Prerequisite: CSN115

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CSN201 - Network Client Operating Systems
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Explores concepts and requirements of network client operating systems with an emphasis on the current Microsoft Windows family of operating systems. Introduces the various tools for installing, administering, configuring and supporting Windows. Prepares students to take the current Microsoft Windows certification examination. Spring only. Two class hours, two lab hours. Prerequisite: CSN120 or permission of instructor.

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CSN202 - Network Operating Systems
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Explores concepts and requirements of network operating systems with an emphasis on the current Microsoft Windows family of server operating systems and the problems and techniques involved with successfully implementing a computer network in a corporate environment. Introduces the various tools for installing, administering, configuring and supporting Windows Server Operating Systems. Prepares students to take the corresponding Microsoft certification examination. Fall only. Two class hours, two lab hours. Prerequisite: CSN201.

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CSN205 - Network Routing Protocols and Concepts
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces WAN architecture, network routing protocols, advanced IP addressing and interconnecting networks. Lectures followed by laboratory experiences in configuration, implementation, and troubleshooting of routers. Spring only. Two class hours, two lab hours. Prerequisite: CSN120.

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CSN206 - LAN Switching and Wireless Networking
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces technologies and protocols needed to design and implement converged switched and wireless networks. Topics include Ethernet switching, VLAN, switch trunking, interVLAN routing, VTP, RSTP, wireless networking and wireless security. Students complete procedural labs on configuration, implementation, and troubleshooting of enterprise level network switches and wireless LANs. Fall only. Two class hours, two lab hours. Prerequisite: CSN120

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CSN207 - Wide Area Networking
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Presents WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in enterprise networks. Lectures and labs cover protocols, WAN security, Voice Over IP, principles of traffic, access control, and addressing services. Skills include configuration, implementation, detection, troubleshooting and corrective actions. Spring only. Two class hours, two lab hours. Prerequisite: CSN205 and CSN206

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CSN208 - Overview:Comp/Network Security
Credits: 4

Catalog Description: Provides a solid foundation of the core concepts and terminology used in the field. Includes topics such as authentication, identifying and describing risks, and intrusion detection. Fall only. Prerequisite: CSN 201 or CSN 205 or permission of the instructor.

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CSN217 - Cooperative Education
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Participation in a cooperative business/organization for the purpose of gaining experience in business operations, management, and networking computing which are related to career and academic objectives. Prerequisite: Successful completion of CSN 202 or 12 credit hours of CSN and/or CIS courses.

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