Academic Catalogs

Computer Services Technology (CST)

CST C0911 Unit (18 lecture hours; 6 lab hours)  
CyberPatriot I - Introduction  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course prepares students for participation in the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers topics in the major areas of ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, countermeasures, vulnerabilities of Windows desktop operating systems, online safety, and computer anatomy. Students will participate in practice competitions using virtual machines to develop the ability to concentrate during competition. Students will learn practical techniques for securing a network and sensitive data through business scenarios. Emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

CST C0921 Unit (18 lecture hours; 6 lab hours)  
CyberPatriot II - Intermediate  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course prepares students for participation in the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers topics in the major areas of ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, countermeasures, an introduction to Linux operating systems and administration. Students will participate in practice competitions using virtual machines to develop the ability to concentrate during competition. Students will learn practical techniques for securing a network and sensitive data through business scenarios. Emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

CST C0931 Unit (18 lecture hours; 6 lab hours)  
CyberPatriot III - Advanced  
Advisory: CST C091 and C092.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course prepares students for participation in the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers topics in the major areas of ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, countermeasures, exploration of vulnerabilities of Linux operating systems, Linux services, and an introduction to Cisco routing and switching. Students will participate in practice competitions using virtual machines to develop the ability to work and strategize as a team. Students will learn practical techniques for securing a network and sensitive data through business scenarios. Emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

CST C0941 Unit (18 lecture hours; 6 lab hours)  
CyberPatriot IV - Veteran  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course prepares students for participation in the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers topics in the major areas of ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, countermeasures, routing and switching protocols, IOS security, networking techniques and best practices, and development of practice competitions for other teams. Students will participate in practice competitions using virtual machines to develop the ability to work and strategize as a team. Students will learn practical techniques for securing a network and sensitive data through business scenarios. Emphasis on hands-on training. ADVISORIES: CST C091, C092, and C093. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

CST C0963 Units (54 lecture hours)  
CyberPatriot Coaching  
Advisory: CST C099.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course prepares students for coaching the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers the introduction to CyberPatriot, recruitment of competitors, competition operating systems, overview of virtual machines, and preparation for competition. The course includes an introduction to security fundamentals. Students will learn about resources available for coaches and competitors, such as scoring engines and competition preparation materials. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

CST C0993 Units (54 lecture hours)  
IT Fundamentals  
Advisory: CIS C113.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course will cover the topics of the IT Fundamentals certification exam, which validates the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use. In addition, candidates will demonstrate their knowledge to install software, establish basic network connectivity, and identify/prevent basic security risks. Technologies and trends of the IT industry will be covered to reinforce current best practices. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

CST C1043 Units (54 lecture hours)  
IT Fundamentals  
Advisory: CIS C113.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will cover the topics of the IT Fundamentals certification exam, which validates the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use. In addition, candidates will demonstrate their knowledge to install software, establish basic network connectivity, and identify/prevent basic security risks. Technologies and trends of the IT industry will be covered to reinforce current best practices. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1121 Unit (18 lecture hours; 9 lab hours)  
Introduction to VMware  
Advisory: CST C116 and C117 or C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Virtualization is one of the exciting new technologies being adopted by the computer industry. In this class we will explore the business and educational usages of Virtualization and give the student hands-on experience with the software. Students will install a virtual environment on their classroom systems and learn how to create and run virtual computer systems (Microsoft, Linux, and Novell) simultaneously in this environment. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1133 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Overview of VMware Technologies  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Virtualization is an “In Demand” skill that is being adopted by the computer industry. In this class we will have a hands-on exploration of several virtual software systems available for business and education. Students will install a virtual environment on their classroom systems and learn how to create and run virtual computer systems, including Microsoft and Linux, simultaneously. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1151.5 Units (27 lecture hours; 9 lab hours)  
Command Line/Scripting  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course prepares students to use Command Line Utilities and scripting techniques to manage and maintain operating systems and network appliances. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1163 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
A+ Essentials Hardware  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The A+ Essentials Hardware course teaches necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional. Topics include Personal Computer Components, Operating Systems, Networks, and Security. Lecture and hands-on experience in structured labs are included. The A+ Essentials Hardware course maps to CompTIA's A+ Essentials Hardware exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C116A3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
A+ Essentials Hardware  
Advisory: CIS C111 and CST C104.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The A+ Essentials Hardware course teaches necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional, such as IT help desk. Topics include personal computer components, operating systems, computer networks, and basic security concepts. Lecture and hands-on experience in structured labs are included. The A+ Essentials Hardware course aligns with the content of CompTIA's A+ Essentials Hardware exam objectives. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1173 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
A+ Essentials Software  
Advisory: CST C116.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The A+ Essentials Software course teaches necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional. Topics include Personal Computer Components, Operating Systems, Networks, and Security. Lecture and hands-on experience in structured labs are included. The A+ Essentials Software course maps to CompTIA's A+ Essentials exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C117A3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
A+ Essentials Software  
Advisory: CST C104 and C116A.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The A+ Essentials Software course teaches necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional, such as IT help desk. Topics include personal computer components, operating systems, computer networks, and basic security concepts. Lecture and hands-on experience in structured labs will be included. This A+ Essentials Software course aligns with the content of CompTIA's A+ Essentials Software exam objectives. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1283 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Network+  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This Network+ certification course provides an in-depth survey of the field of Networking, including terms, OSI model, various NOS, certification requirements, and security. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1573 Units (54 lecture hours)  
SQL Database Development  
Advisory: CST C172.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Students will explore an introduction to relational database fundamentals and SQL programming skills in the Microsoft environment. Topics covered include relational database architecture, database design techniques, data retrieval, data integrity, and simple and complex query skills. This course is intended for students new to the SQL programming language. Careers and emerging trends in the field will be evaluated. This course is identical to CIS C240. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1583 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Server+  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will cover the topics of the Server+ certification exam, which validates the knowledge of skills with the most commonly used server and storage systems in the IT industry. Technologies and trends of the server environment will be covered, such as virtualization, data centers, software-defined networking, security risks, and network attached storage improvements. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1723 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
SQL Server Design and Implementation  
Advisory: CST C222A.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers installation, configuration, administration, and maintenance of the Microsoft SQL Server database management system. Students will learn how to design logical and physical databases, create data structures, monitor, secure and optimize a database, and evaluate and implement high availability options. Lecture and hands-on lab assignments help students build industry-recognized skills for entry-level positions working with the Microsoft SQL Server database management system. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C177A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Configuring Microsoft Windows 10  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The course provides hands-on experience with Windows 10. Topics include configuring Windows 10, demonstrating Windows media tools, optimizing the file system, using management tools, troubleshooting, configuring IPv6, wireless networking, configuring file folder management, creating a network, working with mobile devices, implementing security and VPNs, and editing the registry. This course maps to Windows 10 MCSA and 698 exams. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C177B3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Configuring Windows Devices  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course provides hands-on experience configuring Windows devices in the enterprise. Topics include managing data access and protection, remote access, apps, updates, system or file recovery, authentication, and authorization and configuring Hyper-V and Wi-Fi direct. This course maps to Windows 10 MCSA and 697 exams. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1873 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Configuration  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to install, configure, and maintain Microsoft Windows 2007 Exchange and include managing security and recipient objects/lists, mobile email retrieval, and migration. Covers topics associated with the Microsoft Exchange 2007 70-236 TS exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1883 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Configuring Microsoft Windows 7  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course provides students with hands-on experience with Windows 7 deployment, upgrades, compatibility, system settings, security features, network connectivity and mobile computing. This course covers the material from the Microsoft MCTS 680 exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1913 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CompTIA Linux+  
Advisory: CST C116 or C117 or C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Linux+ is CompTIA's vendor-neutral entry-level certification. Like most of CompTIA's certifications (A+, Net+, etc.) Linux+ has become the entry-level must-have certification. Students will explore the history, various releases of Linux, and perform Linux installation. They will compare and contrast Desktop managers, traverse the Linux file system, explore the wonders of Vi--scripts and the Command Line. What is a Runlevel?-Students will know at the end of this class. Before it is over, students will document, archive, back up, and secure the workstation. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C1983 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Foundations  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers the topics of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Foundations certification exam, which validates the knowledge and skills used in the most commonly used cloud service platform, Amazon Web Services. Technologies and trends unique to cloud environments will be covered such as elasticity, storage, database, security, pricing, access, identity management, and support. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2013 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Cisco Fundamentals/CCNA  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Authorized Cisco Academy CCNA Exploration course. Lecture and labs in this introductory course will include topics such as the OSI model, IP addressing, basic cabling, network topologies, and configuring Cisco devices. Emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C201C3 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

In this introductory course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations of routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. This is the first in a series of courses providing preparation for students seeking the Cisco CCNA Certification. There is an emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C201D3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks (ITN)  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This is the first course in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum. Introduces the architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements that connect users, devices, applications and data through the Internet and across modern computer networks. It includes IP addressing and Ethernet fundamentals. Hands-on training is stressed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C202C3 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials   
Advisory: CST C201C.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers configuration and troubleshooting routers and switches, resolving common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This is the second in a series of courses providing preparation for students seeking the Cisco CCNA Certification. Emphasis is on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C202D3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
CCNA 2: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials  
Advisory: CST C201D.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This is the second course in version 7 of the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum series. It focuses on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to-medium business networks and includes wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. In addition to learning, key switching, and routing concepts, learners will be able to perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify and mitigate LAN security threats, and configure and secure a basic WLAN. Hands-on training is stressed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C203C3 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CCNA 3: Scaling Networks  
Advisory: CST C201C and C202C.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers LAN Design, LAN Redundancy, Link Aggregation, Wireless LANs, Single and Multi-area OSPF, EIGRP and IOS Images. This is the third in a series of courses providing preparation for students seeking the Cisco CCNAv5 Certification. There is an emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C203D3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
CCNA 3: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation  
Advisory: CST C202D.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This is the third course in version 7 of the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum series. It describes the architecture, components, operations, and security to scale for large, complex networks, including wide area network (WAN) technologies. The course emphasizes network security concepts and introduces network virtualization and automation. Students learn how to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise network devices and understand how application programming interfaces (API) and configuration management tools enable network automation. Hands-on training is stressed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2043 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Cisco WAN Configuration/CCNA 4  
Advisory: CST C201 and C202 and C203.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

It includes topics such as WAN technologies; Access Control Lists (ACLs), WAN protocols, Natting, Security, and Frame Relay. This is the fourth and last in a series of courses providing preparation for students seeking the Cisco CCNA Certification Emphasis is on hands-on training. Cisco Academy requires that students complete CCNA 1 (CST C201) prior to enrollment in this course. This course may be taken four times. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C204C3 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CCNA 4: Connecting Networks  
Advisory: CST C201C, C202C, and C203C.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The focus of this course is WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. This is the fourth in a series of courses providing preparation for students seeking the Cisco CCNA Certification. Topics include PPP, Frame Relay, NAT, VPN Tunnels, Syslog, and SNMP. There is an emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2053 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CCNP: Implementing Cisco IP Routing  
Advisory: CST C204 or CCNA.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Students will learn to plan designs, perform tasks, and interpret performance measurements. Hands-on activities include configuring and verifying routing and routing protocols. This course covers the material in the current version of Implementing Cisco IP Routing. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2083 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CCNP: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks  
Advisory: CST C205.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Students will learn to plan tasks, evaluate designs, and interpret performance measurements. Hands-on activities will include configuring, verifying, and troubleshooting a Cisco IP Network. This course covers the material in the current version of Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2093 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CCNA Security  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The Cisco Networking Academy course provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for the installing, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C220C3 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Virtualization allows consolidation of many traditional servers into a few physical servers with many virtual machines to realize significant cost savings. In this VMware-authorize hands-on training course, students explore installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere 6, which consists of VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server. This course is based on versions of ESXi 6 and vCenter Server 6. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional exam. Topics covered map to a VCP6-DCA Exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C220D3 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5  
Advisory: CST C191 or C222.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Virtualization allows consolidation of many traditional servers into a few physical servers with many virtual machines to realize significant cost savings. This VMware-authorized hands-on training course focuses on the installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere 6.5, which consists of VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server. This course is based on versions of ESXi 6.5 and vCenter Server 6.5. Completion of this course is preparation for the vSphere 6.5 Foundations Exam and portions of the VMware Certified Professional 6.5 - Data Center Virtualization exam. Topics covered map to a VCP6-DCA Exam and a subset of the VCP6.5-DCV exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. Transfer Status: CSU.

CST C2213 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
vSphere Performance Manage and Tune  
Advisory: CST C220.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This class covers managing and tuning a vSphere environment. It prepares you to make design choices and improve and tune a vSphere environment. Topics include understanding and tuning CPU, memory, network, storage, virtual machine, and application performance. The class will have lecture and hands-on components. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C222A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Installing/Configuring Windows Server 2016  
Advisory: CST C128, C117.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course focuses on the installation, storage, and compute features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It also covers local and server storage solutions, including the configuration of disks and volumes, Data Deduplication, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Storage Spaces Direct, and Failover Clustering solutions. Topics covered map to Microsoft 70-740 Exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C223A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Networking with Windows Server 2016  
Advisory: CST C222A.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This class focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations, in addition to remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers high-performance network features and functionality, and implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller. Topics covered map to Microsoft 70-741 Exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C224A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Identity with Windows Server 2016  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers advanced configuration and service tasks for deploying, managing, and maintaining a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure and builds on materials covered in CST C223A. Topics covered in this course include identity federation and access solutions, Active Directory Domain Services, creating and managing group policy, and Active Directory Certificate Services. Aligns with Windows Server 2016 MCSA and 70-742 exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2303 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Introduction to Security  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This class is a survey of Network/Internet security. It will help prepare you for the CompTIA Security+ Exam. Topics will cover Authentication, Malicious Code, Web Security, Intrusion Detection, Cryptography, and Biometrics. The class will have lecture and hands-on components. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2313 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner  
Advisory: CST C230.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Building on the skills learned in Security +, this course builds the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. The candidate will apply critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines to propose and implement solutions that map to enterprise drivers. This course maps to the CompTIA CASP exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2323 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Ethical Hacking  
Advisory: CST C230.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course is a survey of the ethical and legal issues pertaining to security testing. It will demonstrate how to use tools that can be used to gain information about a computer network, how to recognize that the tools are being used, and how to defend a network against those attacks. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C232A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Networking With Windows Server 2016  
Advisory: CST C222A.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This class focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations, in addition to remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers high performance network features and functionality, and implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller. Topics covered map to Microsoft 70-741 Exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C232B3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
Introduction to Ethical Hacking  
Advisory: CST C230.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course is an introduction to the ethical and legal issues pertaining to network and computer security testing. Students will explore an introduction to the hacking methodology and network penetration testing using industry-recognized tools. Hands-on assignments will be used to help students develop introductory technical skills relevant to entry-level cybersecurity professionals, including demonstration of tools that can be used to gain information about a computer network, web applications, and databases. This course is intended for students with computer experience and an interest in cyber defense for private organizations. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2332 Units (36 lecture hours)  
Cybersecurity Competition  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course prepares the student to participate in various cybersecurity competitions. It covers topics in the major areas of concentration for the competitions, and students will participate in practice competitions. Participating in a competition teaches students practical techniques for securing a network or personal data. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2343 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
Ethical Hacking for Web Applications  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course is a survey of the ethical and legal issues pertaining to Web Application Penetration Testing. It will demonstrate how to use tools that can be used to gain information about networks through web applications, how to recognize that the tools are being used, and how to defend a Web application against those attacks. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2413 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Essentials  
Advisory: CST C128 and C230.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The course covers installing, configuring, and managing Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls as well as steps for maintaining security, preventing threats, networking, logging, and reporting features. This course starts at an introductory level and builds to an intermediate level. Aspects of basic next-generation firewall configuration covered include steps for security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of Palo Alto Networks Operating System. Aspects of intermediate firewall configuration include managing GlobalProtect and Active/Active High Availability and optimizing visibility and control over applications, users, and content. Basic firewall troubleshooting is also covered. Security engineers, network engineers, and support staff are the targeted audience for this course. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2423 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
PenTest+  
Advisory: CST C232 and C230 and C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will cover the topics of the PenTest+ certification exam, which validates the knowledge and skills required to plan and scope an assessment, understand legal and compliance requirements, perform vulnerability scanning and penetration testing using appropriate tools and techniques, and analyze the results. In addition, candidates will demonstrate their knowledge by producing a written report containing proposed remediation techniques and provide practical recommendations that can be effectively communicated to management. Technologies and trends of the IT industry will be covered to reinforce current best practices. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2453 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
Introduction to Digital Forensics  
Advisory: CST C128 and CST C158 and CST C230.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Students will explore an introduction to digital forensics using open source applications. Topics covered include chain of custody, forensic acquisition of data, forensic evidence reporting, expert witness testimony, timeline analysis, and anti-forensic techniques. Hands-on assignments will be used to develop introductory technical skills relevant to entry-level cybersecurity professionals. This course is intended for students with computer experience and an interest in cyber defense for private organizations or government law enforcement. Careers and emerging trends in the field of cybersecurity will be evaluated. This course is identical to CYBR C150. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2483 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Wireless Networking  
Advisory: CST C128.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This is an entry level course in wireless data communications. It covers the fundamentals of wireless communications and provides an overview of protocols, transmission methods, and IEEE standards. It also examines the broad range of wireless communications technologies available beginning with the basics of radio frequency and wireless data transmission and progressing to the protocols and mechanisms that every wireless network technician needs to understand. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2533 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Cisco ASA, PIX, and Network Security  
Advisory: CCNA or equivalent.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers the Cisco ASA and PIX security appliances, IPS, and VPN Adaptive Security Appliance. Students will learn to design and evaluate such features as access control, IP routing, virtual firewalls, transparent firewalls, and how to install the ASA and PIX security hardware. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2553 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Cybersecurity Analyst+  
Advisory: CST C230 and C232.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course is a survey of 'threat-detection' and 'threat-analysis' tools that allow protection of critical industry infrastructure. It will teach intermediate-level security skills and knowledge using a variety of security tools. It provides a hands-on focus on IT security analytics. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2583 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Linux Networking and Security  
Advisory: CST C191.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Introductory course exploring the Linux operating system including theory and hands-on application of topics covering command line utilities, graphical tools, networking protocols and services, user and group management, system permissions, and security. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2603 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Certified Information Systems Security Professional  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers the ten domains of information security known as the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Completing this course does not guarantee CISSP certification; however, the course addresses the test objectives defined by (ISC)2 for the CISSP examination. CST C128 and C230. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C260B3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
Certified Information Systems Security Professional  
Advisory: CST C128 and CST C230.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Students will explore the eight domains of information security known as the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Domain topics covered include security and risk management, asset security, security architecture and engineering, communications and network security, identity and access management, security assessment and testing, security operations, and software development security. Concepts covered will help students understand management level issues relevant to cybersecurity professionals, with roles such as IT Director/Manager, Security Systems Engineer, Security Analyst, Security Manager, Security Auditor, and Security Architect. Completing this course does not guarantee CISSP certification; however, the course addresses the exam objectives defined by (ISC)2 for the CISSP certification exam. This course is intended for students with computer experience and an interest in cyber defense for private organizations or government law enforcement. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2643 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Red Hat System Administration 1 version 7  
Advisory: CST C117.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Linux is the #1 operating system for web servers, cloud computing, smartphones, and consumer electronics. Linux system administration is one of the most in-demand skills in IT. Red Hat System Administration 1 (RH124) provides a foundation for students wishing to become full-time Linux system administrators by introducing key command line concepts and other enterprise-level tools. These concepts are further developed in the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration 2 (RH134). Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2713 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Become a Security Consultant  
Advisory: CST C230.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course walks the student through the steps to become a cybersecurity consultant. Topics will include what a cybersecurity consultant does and ways to become one. Tools used, type of training needed, and the ethics of security consulting are explained. There will be a lecture and hands-on portions of the course with the hands-on portion demonstrating tools commonly used by a security consultant. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2743 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Red Hat System Administration 2 version 7  
Advisory: CST C191.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Linux is the #1 operating system for web servers, cloud computing, smartphones, and consumer electronics. Linux system administration is one of the most in-demand skills in IT. Red Hat System Administration 2 (RH134) goes deeper into enterprise Linux administration including file systems and partitioning, logical volumes, SELinux, firewalling, and troubleshooting. Attending both Red Hat System Administration 1 and Red Hat System Administration 2 can help you in your preparation for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam (EX200). Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2811 Unit (60, 75 other hours)  
Work Based Learning  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

To enhance each Work Based Learning participant's opportunity for success in the field of Computer Service Technology by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Computer Service Technology. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Computer Service Technology for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2822 Units (120, 150 other hours)  
Work Based Learning  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

To enhance each Work Based Learning participant's opportunity for success in the field of Computer Service Technology by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Computer Service Technology. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Computer Service Technology for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2833 Units (180, 225 other hours)  
Work Based Learning  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

To enhance each Work Based Learning participant's opportunity for success in the field of Computer Service Technology by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Computer Service Technology. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Computer Service Technology for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2844 Units (240, 300 other hours)  
Work Based Learning  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

To enhance each Work Based Learning participant's opportunity for success in the field of Computer Service Technology by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Computer Service Technology. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Computer Service Technology for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2903 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale 6.0  
Advisory: CST C220B or C220C.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Proper server consolidation using virtualization requires advanced skills to realize optimal cost savings and efficient scaling. In this VMware Authorized hands-on training course, students learn advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure using VMware vSphere 6, which consists of VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server. Students should have completed the vSphere Install, Configure, Manage 5.5 or 6 course, or have equivalent working knowledge before attending this course. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2953 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
Amazon Web Services Architect Associate  
Advisory: CST C198.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The course is designed to teach solutions architects how to optimize their use of the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how they fit into cloud-based solutions. Although architectural solutions can differ depending on the industry, type of application, and size of the business, this course emphasizes best practices for the AWS Cloud that apply to all of them. It also recommends various design patterns to help you think through the process of architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS. Throughout the course, students will explore case studies that showcase how some AWS customers have designed their infrastructures and the strategies and services that they have implemented. Finally, this course provides opportunities for students to build a variety of infrastructures through a guided, hands-on approach. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2963 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
Amazon Web Services Cloud Operations Associate  
Advisory: CST C198.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Operations course is designed to prepare participants to pursue entry-level DevOps, support, and cloud operations roles. It will also help prepare them to take the AWS SysOps Administrator – Associate exam. Emphasizing best practices in the AWS Cloud and recommended design patterns, this course will teach students how to solve problems and troubleshoot various scenarios. The course will show students how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on AWS and covers specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment. With case studies and demonstrations, students will learn how some AWS customers design their infrastructures and implement various strategies and services. Students will also have the opportunity to build a variety of infrastructures via guided, hands-on activities. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C2973 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
Amazon Web Services Cloud Developer  
Advisory: CST C128 and C198.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Developer course is designed to help students gain technical expertise in development using cloud technologies and prepare them to take the AWS Certified Developer – Associate level AWS Certification exam. The curriculum is delivered through instructor-led classes, knowledge assessments, and hands-on labs. Students will also have access to course manuals, online knowledge assessments, a free practice certification exam, and a discount voucher for the certification exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

CST C390A1 Unit (54 lab hours)  
Network Laboratory  
Co-requisite(s): Student must be enrolled in a CST course for the current semester.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

This lab course provides supervised computer lab time on computers and network hardware. Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, VMware and other computer and/or networking students can utilize specialized software and hardware for additional "hands-on" practice and completion of classroom projects. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

CST C390B1 Unit (54 lab hours)  
Network Laboratory  
Co-requisite(s): Student must be enrolled in a CST course for the current semester.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

This course provides supervised lab time on network hardware and software. Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, VMware and other networking students can utilize specialized software and hardware for additional "hands-on" practice. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

CST C391L1 Unit (54 lab hours)  
Network Laboratory  

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

This course provides supervised lab time on network hardware and software. Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, and other networking students can utilize specialized software and hardware for additional "hands-on" practice. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)