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Computer Networking and System Administration > Suggested Sequences

Core Courses 

Course

Name 

Units

CIS 81 Networking Fundamentals and Theory (Cisco CCNA 1)  4
CIS 82 Introduction to Routing Technologies and Theory (Cisco CCNA 2)  4
CIS 90 Introduction to UNIX/Linux  3
CIS 172  Survey of Computer Operating Systems 4
CIS 175  Fundamentals of Computer Security   3
CIS 194 Microsoft Windows Client Administration 3
 
One of the following programming courses:
CS 11 Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodology (C++) 4
CS 12J Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodology (Java) 4
CS 19 C++ Programming 4
     
CIS 130 UNIX/Linux Shell Programming 4
CIS 131 Perl Programming in UNIX Environment 4
CIS 132 Introduction to Internet Programming 4
Total 25

Note: Some courses may require prerequisite courses. 
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CS Course Descriptions (pdf)
CIS Course Descriptions (pdf)
CS Schedule of Classes
CIS Schedule of Classes

Skills Certificates

cisco

Networking Level 1 - CCNA 

Course

Name 

Units

CIS 81 Networking Fundamentals and Theory (Cisco CCNA 1)  4
CIS 82 Introduction to Routing Technologies and Theory (Cisco CCNA 2)  4
CIS 83 Intermediate Routing and Switching, Technologies and Theory (Cisco CCNA 3 & 4)  4
Total Units 12

Networking Level 2 - CCNP

Course

Name 

Units

CIS 185 Advanced Routing 4
CIS 186

Implementing Secure Cisco Wide Area Networks

4
CIS 187

Multilayer Switched Networks

4
CIS 188

Optimizing Network Technologies

4
Total Units 16

linux

Unix/Linux System Administration

Course

Name 

Units

CIS 90 Introduction to UNIX/Linux 3
CIS 191AB

UNIX/Linux Installation, Configuration, and Administration

4 (A and B are 2 units each)
Any 8 units from the following:    
CIS 192AB

UNIX/Linux Network Administration

4 (A and B are 2 units each)
CIS 193AB

UNIX/Linux Security Administration

4 (A and B are 2 units each)
CIS 130

UNIX/Linux Shell Programming

4
Total Units 15

microsoft certified prof

Microsoft Windows System Administration

Course

Name 

Units

CIS 81 Network Fundamentals and Theory 4
CIS 194 Microsoft Windows Client Administration 3
CIS 195

Microsoft Windows Server Administration (Semester 1)

4
CIS 196

Microsoft Windows Network Administration (Semester 2)

4
Total Units 11

Approved Electives

Course

Name 

Units

CS 2 Foundations of Computer Science 4
CIS 83 Intermediate Routing and Switching, Technologies and Theory (Cisco CCNA 3 & 4)  4
CIS 140 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs 4
CIS 175 Fundamentals of Computer Security 4
CIS 185 Advanced Routing (Cisco CCNP 5) 4
CIS 186

Remote Access Networks (Cisco CCNP 6)

4
CIS 187

Multilayer Switched Networks (Cisco CCNP 7)

4
CIS 188

Cisco Internetworking and Troubleshooting  (Cisco CCNP 8)

4
CIS 191AB UNIX/Linux Installation, Configuration, and Administration 4
CIS 191A UNIX/Linux Installation and Configuration 2
CIS 191B

UNIX/Linux Administration

2
CIS 192

UNIX/Linux Network Administration

4
CIS 193

UNIX/Linux Security Administration

4
CIS 195

Microsoft Windows Server Administration (Semester 1)

4
CIS 196

Microsoft Windows Network Administration (Semester 2)

4
CIS 170

Microcomputer Hardware

4
CIS 170AB

A+ Certification Exam Preparation

2

 

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