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Industrial drafting & CAD (AUTO CAD)

INDUSTRIAL DRAFTING & CAD TECHNOLOGY
                         700 clock hours   
18 hours/ week -  39 weeks

OBJECTIVES:  Applying AutoCAD is not restricted to one discipline.  Rather, it serves all areas that require methods of drafting, design, and engineering.  These areas include architecture, civil engineering, mapping, landscaping, electricity/electronics, mechanical, product design, tooling design, structural engineering, facilities planning, and interior design.  Less common but potentially productive areas include theater set and lighting design, museum display design, and even archaeology.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:  The curriculum is designed to give students experience in a wide variety of drafting specialties.  Included in the program are layout and detailing in product design, machine element drafting, fixture design, and dire design.  Upon completion of the program, students are ready for an entry level in areas that offer the broadest career opportunities, such as Detailer, CAD Operator, Mechanical Drafter, Cost Estimator, Expeditor, Plant Layout Specialist, Electronic Drafter, and Technical Salesperson.

Keyboarding/Typing:       
OIS 101        Lab            40 clock hours
This course is designed to instruct the beginning student in the use of proper techniques to master the microcomputer keyboard.  Students learn the proper techniques of alphanumeric keyboarding and the ten-key numeric keypad.  Minimum speed requirement is 20 net words per minute on three timed writings with a three errors limit. 

COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS      
CIS 102        Lec            40 clock hours
This course develops a student’s understanding of information systems.  Students learn the basic principles, concepts and terminology of computers and computer information systems.  Students develop knowledge regarding computer systems and related equipment.  Information about computer careers such as operations, programming and system design is discussed along with future trends in the computer industry.  Students will also introduced to Microsoft Windows and Internet access.  Prerequisite: None

Windows Family        CIS 103                40 clock hours
This class is designed to provide the updated development of Windows family.  It includes using explorer, hardware, software, peripherals, customizing the desktop, and customizing taskbar.  Student will be able to work with file and storage management, creating and using shortcuts, and design computer display.  Student will be able also to view all the functions of Windows family, such as transferring data between applications and mouse tips. 
Prerequisites:  Computer Fundamentals

Fundamentals of Arithmetic
                MATH 070        Lec        40 Clock hours
A developmental course for students who need instruction in the basic concepts of arithmetic.  Topics covered include operations with whole number, fractions and decimals, percentage, ratio and proportion, and measurement.  Techniques of problem-solving and applications are included through the course.  Prerequisites:  No computer experience is required.

Basic Technical Mathematics
                MATH 100        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course was designed to acknowledge the students with the topics that include a review of arithmetic, an introduction to the scientific calculator, approximate numbers, dimensional analysis, beginning algebra, geometry, and statistics.  This course emphasizes practical technical applications.  Prerequisites:  MATH 070

Introduction to Graphical Interpretation
                CAD 100        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course is print reading and interpretation for the non-drafting student of the student wishing to explore technical drafting.  This course introduces the student to basic projection, dimensioning, and conventions that compromise an industrial drawing.  Students develop the ability to interpret blueprints of manufacturing equipment and customer products.  Prerequisites:  Computer Fundamentals.

Introduction to Industrial Drafting
                CAD 110        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course is a drafting course for the student who plas to pursue the program.  Units of instructions include the use of drafting instruments, lettering technique, geometric construction, orthographic project, pictorial drawing, basic dimensioning, sectioning, and auxiliary.  Prerequisites: CAD 100

Introduction to CAD
                CAD 120        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course is a basic computer-aided drafting class for the student planning to pursue the CAD program.  Topics considered are general computer operations, geometric construction, construction of two –dimensional orthographic drawings including auxiliaries and sections, and dimensioning.  Prerequisites:  CAD 110

Introduction to CATIA
                CAD 123        Lec        30 Clock hours
The students will be introduced to CATIA and its functionality.  Students will use the Part Design, Drafting, Assembly Design, and Generative Shape Design Work Benches to make models that are properly constructed and constrained.  CATIA’s tools and tool bars will be demonstrated and used in the various Work Benches. 
Prerequisites:  Introduction to CAD


Technical Descriptive Geometry
                CAD 125        Lec        30 Clock hours
An intermediate-level drafting course in advanced projection techniques.  Auxiliary views are used to manipulate geometry to define the relationship between points, lines, planes, and solids.  This course also includes topics on revolution, intersections, solids and developments.  Prerequisites:  CAD 110

Industrial Detailing
                CAD 130        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course includes the drawing of necessary view, placement of dimensions, dimensioning styles, and calculation of tolerances.  The function and relationship of mating parts of an assembly are considered when dimensioning to insure proper fit.  Threads, fasteners, and common manufacturing operations are applied and dimensioned.  Standard and commercial parts are selected through catalogs.  Setup and application of CAD dimensioning styles and tolerances are utilized.  Prerequisites:  CAD 110

Die Design
                CAD 140        Lec        40 Clock hours
An advanced drawing and process-oriented course in the layout and design of production press work dies.  Typical dies covered are lank, cam pierce, form cutoff, draw, and progressive.  Press computations and accessories are put in perspectives and they relate to design problems.  Drawing assignments are done manually and on CAD .  Prerequisites:  CAD 125

Machine Element Drafting
                CAD 145        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course is an advanced course providing and insight into the study of mechanisms, their motion, and related skeletal construction.  Calculations are made to determine size and capacity requirements of machine elements and started parts.  Industrial techniques are applied to detail drawing of various machine parts.  Drawing assignment are done manually and on CAD. Prerequisites: CAD 130

Jigs, Fixtures, Tools
                CAD 150        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course is an advanced process-oriented drafting course in design, layout, and detail of production tooling.  Consideration is given to locating, clamping, and tolerance a jig and fixture for the manufacture of an industrial part.  Standard parts catalogs and library reference material provide guidance in solving design problems.  Drawing assignments are done manually and on CAD.  Prerequisites:  CAD 125, CAD 130




Product Drawing
                CAD 160        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course is an advanced drawing course that examines the demands of product drafting.  The design process is applied to develop a product with consideration of its function and ability to be economically manufacturer.  Drawing assignments are done manually and on CAD.  Prerequisites:  CAD 125, CAD 130

CAD-Advanced Techniques   
                CAD 165        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course is a CAD course developing skill in the advanced operations of making two-and three-dimensional models.  Solids analysis and the manipulation of geometry using auxiliary views are practiced.  Concepts of descriptive geometry and detailing are reviewed and developed as they relate to model geometry.    Prerequisites: CAD 110, CAD 120 or concurrent enrollment in CAD 125 and CAD 130

Advanced CAD Applications – Solid Modeling
                CAD 170        Lec        40 Clock hours
    A course designed to incorporate three-dimensional, feature-based parametric solid concepts.  This course allows the student to create complex three-dimensional parametric models and then general two-dimensional views from those CAD models.  Single part and assembly modeling concepts are developed and applied to a variety of simple and complex CAD models.  Prerequisites:  CAD 110, CAD 120 or concurrent enrollment in CAD 125 and CAD 130

Architecture Drafting & Design
                CAD 180        Lec        40 Clock hours
This course provides students with cutting-edge information on computer aide-design, energy-efficient design, structural calculations, solar planning, and site development.  Its logical organizational structure permits flexibility to present instructions in variety of sequences.  Prerequisites:  Computer Fundamentals

Computer information system (CIS)

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEM:  
690 clock hours
 18 clock hour/week   - 39 weeks
OBJECTIVES:  This program is designed to fill the basic needs of those students who are entering the computer field.  The students will be introduced to a board range of computer programming skills starting with computer QBASIC, Visual Basics, and C++, database, & Networking Certifications. 

Career Opportunities:  Students will be able to meet the demands of programming industry in the real world.  The entry-level opportunities are computer operator, computer programmer, network administration, PC help desk, and PC software installation.

Windows 7
        CIS 130                        40 Clock Hours
This course is designed for students and business professionals, or private individual who needs knowledge in operating systems and file management skills.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to log on to Windows 7, explore its interface, and identify the different components present in the interface, customize the Windows 7 desktop, manage files and folders, use the common tools and programs available in Windows 7, browse the Internet.  Also, students will be able to customize the Windows 7 environment, configure user accounts, work with applications in Windows 7, work with devices, manage networks, secure system data, enhance system performance and work with Internet Explorer 8. Prerequisites: Computer Fundamentals CIS 112   

Querying and Processing SQL Server Data with SQL Statements
        CIS 140                        32 Clock Hours
This course concentrates on providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to exploit the features and functions available in SQL Server.  Student will learn how to write queries for use with Microsoft SQL Server. Non-technical “power users” will also benefit from the course if they are comfortable using sophisticated software tools like SQL Server Management Studio.  Students will be able to write queries for use with Microsoft SQL Server.  Prerequisites:  CIS 120 or 130

Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database
        CIS 142                        40 Clock Hours
Students will be able to: - Create databases and database files. - Create data types and tables. - Use XML-related features in Microsoft SQL Server 2005. - Plan, create, and optimize indexes. - Implement data integrity in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 databases by using constraints. - Implement data integrity in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 by using triggers. - Implement views. - Implement stored procedures. - Implement functions. - Implement managed code in the database. - Manage transactions and locks. - Use Service Broker to build a messaging-based solution. - Use Notification Services to generate and send notifications.  Prerequisites:  CIS 140



Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database
        CIS 144                        32 Clock Hours
After completing this course, students will be able to: - Install and configure SQL Server 2005 - Manage database files. - Manage security. - Perform administrative tasks. - Backup databases. - Restore databases. - Monitor SQL Server. - Troubleshoot SQL Server. - Transfer data. - Maintain high availability.
Prerequisites:  CIS 140 and CIS 142

Designing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Server-Side Solutions
        CIS 146                        40 Clock Hours
After attending this course, students will be able to: - Select SQL Server services to support an organization's business needs. - Design a security strategy for a SQL Server 2005 solution. - Design a data modeling strategy. - Design a transaction strategy for a SQL Server solution. - Design a Notification Services solution. - Design a Service Broker solution. - Plan for source control, unit testing, and deployment to meet an organization's needs. - Evaluate advanced query techniques. - Evaluate advanced XML techniques.  Prerequisites:  CIS 140, CIS 142 and CIS 144

Designing the Data Tier for Microsoft SQL Server 2005
        CIS 148                        20 Clock Hours
After attending this clinic, students will be able to: - Choose data access technologies and an object model to support an organization's business needs. - Design an exception handling strategy. - Choose a cursor strategy. - Design query strategies using Multiple Active Result sets (MARS). - Design caching strategies for database applications. - Design a scalable data tier for database applications.
Prerequisites: CIS 140, CIS 142, CIS 144

Designing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Infrastructure and Services
CIS 149                        20 Clock Hours
After completing this course, students will be able to: - Analyze storage, CPU, memory, and network capacity needs. - Design a strategy for data archiving. - Design a strategy for database server consolidation. - Design a strategy for data distribution. - Design a database server infrastructure. - Design a strategy for data recovery. - Establish database conventions and standards.  Prerequisites: CIS 140, CIS 142, CIS 144

Designing Security for Microsoft SQL Server 2005
        CIS 150                        20 Clock Hours
This course enables database administrator students in enterprise environments to design security for database systems using Microsoft SQL ServerT 2005. It covers business needs, regulatory requirements and network systems, and database design considerations.
Prerequisites: CIS 140, CIS 142, CIS 144

Designing a High Availability Database Solutions Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
        CIS 152                        20 Clock HoursThe course focuses on teaching experienced database administrators working in enterprise environments to design database solutions that meet the availability needs of their organization.  This course is intended for current professional database administrators who have three or more years of on-the-job experience administering SQL Server database solutions in an enterprise environment.
Prerequisites: CIS 140, CIS 142, CIS 144

Administering and Automating Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Databases and Servers
        CIS  154                        20 Clock Hours
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer and automate Microsoft® SQL ServerT 2005 databases and servers. Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.  This course is intended for current professional database administrators who have three or more years of on-the-job experience administering SQL Server database solutions in an enterprise environment. 
Prerequisites: CIS 140, CIS 142, CIS 144

Troubleshooting and Optimizing Database Servers using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
        CIS 156                        20 Clock Hours
This workshop teaches database administrators working in enterprise environments how to determine and troubleshoot performance issues using Microsoft SQL ServerT 2005. The primary focus of this workshop is to teach the overall process of troubleshooting.
This course is intended for current professional database administrators who have three or more years of on-the-job experience administering SQL Server database solutions in an enterprise environment.  Prerequisites: CIS 140, CIS 142, CIS 144

Tuning and Optimizing Queries Using Microsoft SQL Server 2005
        CIS  160                        32 Clock Hours
After completing this course, students will be able to: - Normalize databases. - Design a normalized database. - Optimize a database design by denormalizing. - Optimize data storage. - Manage concurrency - Manage concurrency by selecting the appropriate transaction isolation level. - Select a locking granularity level. - Optimize and tune queries for performance. - Optimize an indexing strategy. - Decide when cursors are appropriate. - Identify and resolve performance-limiting problems.
Prerequisites: CIS 140, CIS 142, CIS 144

Implementing and Maintaining Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services
        CIS  166                        32 Clock Hours
After completing this course, students will be able to: - Describe SQL Server Integration Services and its tools. - Create an Integration Services package. - Implement control flow in an Integration Services package. - Implement data flow in an Integration Services package. - Implement logging in an Integration Services package. - Debug and implement error handling in an Integration Services package. - Implement checkpoints and transactions in an Integration Services package. - Deploy an Integration Services package. - Manage and secure an Integration Services package.
Prerequisites: CIS 140, CIS 142, CIS 144



Introduction to Oracle/SQL – Oracle Fundamentals I & II
        CIS 200                        40 Clock hours
Understanding the basic concepts of relational databases ensure refined code by developers. This course helps the participants to write subqueries, combine multiple queries into a single query using SET operators and report aggregated data using group functions. Controlling privileges at the object and system level are also dealt with in detail.   This course covers creating indexes and constraints, and altering existing schema objects. Additionally, participants learn how to create and query external tables. In order to query and manipulate data within the database, to use the dictionary views to retrieve metadata and create reports about their schema objects, participants get to understand the advanced features of SQL. Some of the date-time functions available in the Oracle Database are also covered. This course also discusses how to use the regular expression support in SQL.  This course is a combination of Oracle Database: SQL Fundamentals I and Oracle Database: SQL Fundamentals II courses.  For this course, the main development tool used is Oracle SQL Developer. SQL*Plus is available as an optional development tool.  This is appropriate for a 10g and 11g audience. There are minor changes between 10g and 11g features in SQL.  Prerequisites:  Familiarity with data processing concepts and techniques.

Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I DBA Release 2
        CIS 202                        40 Clock HoursThis course is your first step towards success as an Oracle professional, designed to give you a firm foundation in basic database administration. In this class, you'll learn how to install and maintain an Oracle database. You will gain a conceptual understanding of the Oracle database architecture and how its components work and interact with one another. You will also learn how to create an operational database and properly manage the various structures in an effective and efficient manner including performance monitoring, database security, user management, and backup/recovery techniques. The lesson topics are reinforced with structured hands-on practices. This course is designed to prepare you for the corresponding Oracle Certified Associate exam.  Prerequisites:  Oracle Database:  Introduction to SQL

Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II DBA Release 2
        CIS 206                        40 Clock Hours
This course takes the database administrator beyond the basic tasks covered in the first workshop. The student begins by gaining a much deeper understanding of possibly the most important job of a DBA – backup and recovery. The concepts and architecture that support backup and recovery, along with the steps of how to carry it out in various ways and situations, are covered in detail. This includes how to define and test your own backup and recovery scenarios.  Also, the DBA learns how to manage memory effectively and how to perform some performance evaluation and tuning tasks, including using some of the advisors. All types of flashback technologies, scheduling jobs inside and outside of the database, and controlling system resource usage are also covered.   Prerequisites:  Administration Workshop I

Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning DBA Release 2
        CIS 208                        40 Clock Hours
The course starts with an unknown database that requires tuning. The lessons will proceed through the steps a DBA will perform to acquire the information needed to identify problem areas, to diagnose common problems, and remedy those problems. The methodology used in the practices is primarily reactive. After configuring monitoring tools, and reviewing the available reports, the student will be presented with the Oracle architecture based on the SQL statement processing of SELECT and DML. The SQL tuning section assumes that the DBA has little or no ability to change the code. The DBA will influence the SQL performance with available tools. The DBA will be introduced to various methods of identifying the SQL statements that require tuning, and the diagnostic tools needed to find ways to change the performance. This will include the use of statistics, outlines, and profiles to influence the optimizer, adding and rebuilding indexes, and using the SQL Advisors. A major task of DBA’s is to maintain SQL performance across changes. This course introduces the DB Replay, and SQL Performance Analyzer tools to help the DBA test and minimize the impact of change.  Prerequisites: Administration Workshop I & II

Oracle Database 11g: SQL Tuning Workshop Release 2
        CIS 210                        40 Clock Hours
This course assists database developers, DBAs, and SQL developers to identify and tune inefficient SQL statement. It covers investigative methods to reveal varying levels of detail about how the Oracle database executes the SQL statement. This allows the student to determine the root causes of the inefficient SQL statements.   Students learn to interpret execution plans, and the different ways in which data can be accessed. They will learn how the optimizer chooses the path and how to influence the optimizer to ensure that the best method is used. This course covers Automatic SQL Tuning tools, and resources available in the Automatic Workload Repository, in addition to taking advantage of bind variables, trace files, and different types of indexes.  Prerequisites: Introduction to SQL

Oracle 11g: RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration Accelerated Release 2
        CIS 212                        40 Clock Hours
In this intensive course, students will learn about the Oracle Grid Infrastructure products. This includes Oracle Automatic Storage Manager (ASM), ASM Cluster File System and Oracle Clusterware. Students will also learn to administer the Oracle Clusterware and storage products using both command line utilities and graphical tools. Administration of ASM and ACFS will be done using both command line and graphical user interface clients. Students will learn how to leverage the Oracle Clusterware to make applications highly available, supporting monitoring and failover to other nodes. Students will learn to troubleshoot the Oracle Clusterware by examining log files, enabling debugging, and enabling tracing for various utilities.   Students will learn about RAC database administration in the Oracle Grid Infrastructure environment. Students will learn to administer cluster databases using Enterprise Manager and command-line utilities like SRVCTL, CRSCTL, and SQL*Plus. Students will study the new connection architecture and how to make those connections highly available. Backup and recovery issues relative to cluster database environments will also be studied.  This is an accelerated course, covering seven days' worth of content in only five days. Because of the extra content to be accommodated each day, the duration of classes each day can be slightly longer than usual.
Prerequisites: Administration Workshop I, CIS 202




Oracle Database 11g: Data Guard Administration Release 2
        CIS 214                        32 Clock Hours
In this course, students learn how to use Oracle Data Guard to help protect their Oracle database against planned and unplanned downtimes. They also learn how Data Guard standby databases can be used to support production functions such as reporting, querying, and testing, while in a standby role.  The course includes Data Guard architecture, the configuration of physical and logical standby databases, and role transitions. Oracle Data Guard 11g features, including Oracle Active Data Guard and snapshot standby databases are outlined. In addition, management of a Data Guard configuration and troubleshooting are discussed.  Prerequisites: Administration Workshops I & II, CIS 202, and CIS 206

Oracle Database 11g: Backup and Recovery Workshop
        CIS 216                        24 Clock Hours
After completing this course, students should be able to evaluate their own recovery requirements and develop an appropriate strategy for backup and recovery procedures. This course reviews the backup and recovery techniques that are discussed in the Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I and II courses, and examines various backup, failure, restore, and recovery scenarios. Students are expected to have some knowledge of Recovery Manager (RMAN) and Enterprise Manager, as they will use RMAN and Enterprise Manager to perform backup and recovery operations. Flashback features are also described as an additional way to recover from various errors.  Extensive hands-on practices and workshops provide the student with experience in a realistic technical environment. This course includes interactive workshops that provide participants with the opportunity to diagnose and recover from numerous failure scenarios, based on backup and recovery case studies.  Prerequisites: Administration Workshops I & II, CIS 202, and CIS 206

Oracle Database 11g: Oracle Secure Backup
        CIS 218                        16 Clock Hours
In this course, students learn how to use Oracle Secure Backup, which supplies reliable tape backup of the database through direct integration with RMAN and it also provides general file system backup to tape. Students install Oracle Secure Backup and use it to back up and restore Oracle Database files, as well as file-system data. Students also learn how to perform advanced management tasks, such as, tape vaulting.  Prerequisites: Administration Workshop I

Oracle Database 11g: Implement Streams
        CIS 220                        40 Clock Hours
Oracle Streams allows students to share data, messages, and events between schemas, applications, and databases. This course includes lessons on the fundamental components of Oracle Streams and how to administer each of these components. The lessons are designed to give students practical experience in configuring and managing a Streams environment. The course covers enqueue and dequeue messages using Oracle Streams. Also included are best practice guidelines and troubleshooting practices.  This course counts towards the Hands-on course requirement for the Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certification. Only instructor-led inclass or instructor-led online formats of this course will meet the Certification Hands-on Requirement. Self Study CD-Rom and Knowledge Center courses DO NOT meet the Hands-on Requirements.

Computer network system (CNS)

COMPUTER NETWORK System:    
740 clock hours
18 hours/week - 42 weeks

OBJECTIVES:  The networking program is consisted of some high technology certifications that lead the students to be obtain Microsoft Certified Certifications, such as MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, MCTIP,  CompTIA certifications such as Certified Computer Technician (A+), and Network+, and Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA).  These certifications qualify students to implement, maintain and support information systems with upgraded Microsoft, and CompTIA technology.  

Career Opportunities: After passing the certification examinations, students will be able to work with the advanced systems of Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA certification and their workgroup products. The opportunities are Network help desk, system administrator, network engineer, and network technical support help desk.
    
Updating your Technology Skills from Windows XP to Vista/Windows 7
            CNS 100                    25 Clock Hours
After completing this course, students will be able to: - Manage the desktop settings that personalize the computing experience. - Describe how Windows 7 Beta Search enhancements improve productivity. - Implement Search Federation to search remote data sources within the enterprise infrastructure. - Describe the new Group Policy Preferences and Administrative Templates that are available to IT professionals who manage Group Policy Objects. - Describe how IT professionals use the Group Policy Management Console to create scripts that manage Group Policy Objects. - Identify and use the improvements made to the latest version of PowerShell. - Describe how DirectAccess enables IT professionals to remotely manage and update user PCs. - Describe the platform and network requirements necessary to implement DirectAccess. - Describe the VPN reconnection features and the platform and network requirements. - Illustrate how to use Group Policy to prevent specific types of files from being synchronized to the server. - Describe how BranchCache improves user productivity in branch offices by caching content from remote file and Web servers in branch locations. - Administer new User Account Control security settings to improve the end-user computing experience.  Prerequisites: Computer Knowledge

Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client        
        CNS 102                        40 Clock Hours
This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in: - Expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client. - Acquiring deep technical knowledge of Windows 7. - Learning the details of Windows 7 technologies. - Focusing on the "how to" associated with Windows 7 technologies. Most of these professionals use some version of Windows client at their work place and are looking at new and better ways to perform some of the current functions.  After completing this course, students will be able to: - Perform a clean installation of Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from an earlier version of Windows. - Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable a Windows 7 client computer. - Configure file access and printers on a Windows 7 client computer. - Configure network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer. - Configure wireless network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer. - Secure Windows 7 client desktop computers. - Optimize and maintain the performance and reliability of a Windows 7 client computer. - Configure mobile computing and remote access settings for a Windows 7 client computer.  .  Prerequisites: CNS 100

Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
CNS 104                        24 Clock hours
This course provides Active Directory Technology Specialists an introduction to Active Directory server roles in Windows Server 2008.  After completing this course, students will understand how Active Directory server roles are used and learn about the purpose and components of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). Students will learn how to configure organizational units and user, computer and group accounts. Lastly, students will learn how to manage access to shared resources.  Prerequisite: A+ Certification or N+ Certification.

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services    
CNS 108                        40 clock hours
In this course, students will learn how to configure Active Directory Domain Services in a distributed environment, implement Group Policies, perform backup and restore, and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory related issues.  After completing this course, students will be able to implement and configure Active Directory domain services in their enterprise environment. Prerequisite:  CNS 104

Updating Network Infrastructure and Active Directory Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008
        CIS 110                        40 Clock Hours
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to work with Network Infrastructure and Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2008.  This course is intended for IT Professionals experienced on the technologies included in Windows Server 2000 or Windows Server 2003, and who hold an MCSE or MCSA certification and/or equivalent knowledge.    After completing this course, students will be able to: - Install and configure Windows Server 2008. - Add and configure Windows Server Core roles. - Explain the new backup infrastructure, including Volume Shadow Copy Service. - Identify new and improved networking features with Windows Server 2008. - Configure Hyper-V virtual machines. - Identify considerations when upgrading from a Windows Server 2003 to a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory infrastructure. - Install and configure Active Directory Federation Services, Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, and Active Directory Rights Management Services. - Use Read-Only Domain Controllers. - Identify new features in AD DS auditing. MCSA Certification 2003
Planning for Windows Server 2008 Servers
        CIS 114                        24 Clock Hours
The course content and exercises direct you toward making decisions and providing guidance to others. This course reflects the decision-making tasks that a server administrator undertakes. This course is intended for a server administrator who is moving from a technical-specialist role to a decision-making role and who wants to acquire the necessary knowledge to be able to plan for Windows Server 2008 servers.  After completing this course, students will be able to: -Plan for both Windows Server 2008 installation and upgrade from a previous version of Windows Server to Windows Server 2008. -Plan and implement network connectivity in Windows Server 2008 by using IPv4-related technologies and plan a migration strategy to IPv6. -Plan the deployment of Active Directory–related services in Windows Server 2008. -Apply the design considerations for implementing group policy. -Plan the configuration of different applications services in Windows Server 2008. -Create a plan for file and print services to meet an organization’s printing, file storage, and access needs. -Create a plan to secure the Windows Server 2008 environment. -Create local and remote administration strategies for administering a Windows Server 2008 environment. -Create a monitoring plan for the Windows Server 2008 environment. -Create a plan that will help mitigate the effects of various disaster scenarios on the IT infrastructure. - Create a plan for using virtualization in a Windows Server 2008 environment.  Prerequisites: CIS 108 or 104

Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers
        CIS 118                        40 Clock HoursThis course combines five days worth of training content from the Network Infrastructure Technology Specialist, Active Directory Technology Specialist, and IT Professional Server Administrator courses of Windows Server 2008.  This course is intended for Windows Server administrators who operate Windows Servers on a daily basis and want to learn the skills for configuring, managing, and maintaining the core technical areas of Windows Server 2008.  After completing this course, students will be able to: - Describe the different administrative tools and tasks in Windows Server 2008. - Configure AD DS user and computer accounts. - Create Groups and Organizational Units. - Manage access to shared resources in an AD DS environment. - Configure Active Directory Objects and Trusts. - Create and configure Group Policy Objects. - Configure user and computer environments by using Group Policy. - Implement security by using Group Policy. - Configure and analyze server security and security update compliance. - Configure and manage storage technologies included with Windows Server 2008. - Configure and manage Distributed File System. - Configure Network Access Protection. - Configure availability of network resources. - Monitor and Maintain servers running Windows Server 2008. - Manage a Windows Server 2008 Backup and Restore.  Prerequisites:  A+, or N+ Certifications




Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure
        CIS 120                        40 Clock Hours
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and troubleshoot a Windows Sever 2008 network infrastructure. Students will learn to implement and configure secure network access and implement fault tolerant storage technologies.  After completing this course, students will be able to: - Install and configure servers. - Configure and troubleshoot DNS. - Configure and manage WINS. - Configure and troubleshoot DHCP. - Configure and troubleshoot IPv6 TCP/IP. - Configure and troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access. - Install, configure, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server Role service. - Configure Network Access Protection. - Configure IPsec. - Monitor and troubleshoot IPsec. - Configure and manage Distributed File System. - Configure and manage storage technologies. - Configure availability of network resources and content. - Configure server security compliance.
Prerequisites:  CIS 104

Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Servers
        CIS 122                        16 Clock Hours
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage and maintain Windows Server 2008 network infrastructure servers.   After completing this course, students will be able to: - Create a plan for managing the addition, removal, and migration of Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Server roles. - Develop baselines for monitoring and managing Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Server roles. - Evaluate performance baselines and establish monitoring rules, and design acceptable thresholds and alarms when problems occur. - Analyze the implementation and configuration of a network environment running several network policy and access server roles. - Plan for the implementation and configuration of a RAS. - Evaluate and plan for the deployment of DNS and DHCP Server roles. - Maintain security for network infrastructure servers.  Prerequisites: CIS 104
Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Servers
        CIS 124                        16 Clock Hours
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage and maintain Windows Server 2008 Active Directory servers. The course focuses on the Active Directory server lifecycle.  After completing this course, students will be able to: - Plan an Active Directory server deployment. - Identify different approaches to Active Directory server deployment. - Add an AD DS server role. - Remove an AD DS server role. - Identify strategies for developing, monitoring, and reviewing baselines. - Create baselines for different Active Directory roles with the appropriate metrics using the Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor (WRPM). - Create a monitoring plan based on business needs and environments. - Evaluate a monitoring plan based on business needs and environments. - Determine the health of Active Directory servers using performance monitoring and event log triggers. - Configure effective alerts and responses as well as evaluate alternative recommendations for AD DS servers to meet a business goal. - Describe the methodology of maintaining Windows Server 2008 AD DS. Prerequisites:  CIS 104, CIS 108
Deploying Windows Server 2008
        CIS 126                        24 Clock Hours
This course provides students with an understanding of migrating and deploying Windows Server 2008 R2. You will learn how to automate server deployment, as well as provide guidelines, best practices that will help you migrate to Windows Server 2008 R2.  After completing this course, students will be able to: - Describe Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 installation and configuration options, and select an appropriate volume-licensing option for Windows Server 2008 R2. - Deploy and configure a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core installation. - Implement various Windows Server deployment technologies. - Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Windows Deployment Services (WDS). - Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT 2010). - Migrate earlier versions of Active Directory directory service to AD DS. - Migrate file and print, and Web servers to Windows Server 2008 R2. - Migrate remote infrastructure servers to support branch offices. - Virtualize workloads by migrating physical servers to guests in Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2.  Prerequisites: N+ Certification CIS 138 or CIS 104
Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008                                    CIS 128                        40 Clock Hours Students will learn basic fundamentals of networking, security, and server administration with Windows Server 2008. It is intended to provide the foundational knowledge needed to prepare for the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exams.  After completing this course, students will be able to: - Describe fundamental network components and terminology thus enabling you to select an appropriate network component in a particular scenario. - Implement a network by selecting network hardware components and technologies and determine the appropriate network hardware and wiring components for a given situation. - Describe the protocols and services within the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite of protocols and implement IPv4 within a Windows Server environment. - Select appropriate storage technologies and configure storage on Windows Server. - Perform a local media-based installation of Windows Server 2008 R2. - Describe server roles. - Implement and configure an Active Domain Directory Service (AD DS) forest. - Describe the concept of defense-in-depth and determine how to implement this approach with Windows Server. - Identify the security features in Windows Server that help to provide defense-in-depth. - Identify the network-related security features in Windows Server to mitigate security threats to you network. - Identify and implement additional software components to enhance your organization’s security. - Monitor a server to determine the performance level. - Identify the Windows Server tools available to maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server. - Create and configure a virtual machine with Hyper-V.  Prerequisites: CIS 104, A+, or N+ Certification.

A+ Certification – Essentials     
CNS 130                          40 clock hours
In this course, students will install, upgrade, repair, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. Windows 7 topics have been included in exam and course.
The target student is anyone with basic computer user skills who is interested in obtaining a job as an IT professional or PC technician. In addition, this course will help prepare students to achieve a CompTIA A+ Certification. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - identify the components of standard desktop personal computers. - identify fundamental components and functions of personal computer operating systems. - identify best practices followed by professional personal computer technicians. - install and configure computer components. - install and configure system components. - maintain and troubleshoot peripheral components. - troubleshoot system components. - install and configure operating systems. - maintain and troubleshoot installations of Microsoft Windows. - identify network technologies. - install and manage network connections. - support laptops and portable computing devices. - support printers. - identify personal computer security concepts. - support personal computer security.  Prerequisites:  Computer Knowledge

A+ Certification     
CNS 134                         32 Clock hours
In this course students will acquire the essential skills and information needed to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.  The target student is anyone with basic computer user skills who is interested in obtaining a job as an IT professional or PC technician. In addition, this course will help prepare students to achieve a CompTIA A+ Certification.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - identify the components of standard desktop personal computers. - identify fundamental components and functions of personal computer operating systems. - identify best practices followed by professional personal computer technicians. - install and configure computer components. - identify technical characteristics of system components. - maintain and troubleshoot peripheral components. - identify troubleshooting techniques for system components. - install and configure operating systems. - maintain and troubleshoot installations of Microsoft Windows. - identify network technologies. - support laptops and portable computing devices. - support printers. - identify personal computer security concepts. Prerequisites:  Computer Knowledge

Network+ Certification         
CNS 138                        40 Clock hours
This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ 2009 Certification Exam. The course certification proves competence in managing, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring a basic network infrastructure.
Network Technicians Desktop Support Technician PC Support Technician Field Technician Call Center Technician Tier 1 & 2 Support Personnel seeking IAT-1 certification to fulfill the DoD 8570.1 Directive.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: -The skills required to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure. -Networking technologies design principles including adherence to wiring standard and use of testing tools -Network specific security practices, disaster recovery procedures, data storage technology implementation.  Prerequisites:  A+ Certification

Security+ Certification
        CIS 140                        40 Clock Hours
This course will focus on the following technical features: Systems Security: systems & peripheral security threats, workstation & server security procedures and applications, Network Infrastructure: ports & protocols security threats, network security tools, vulnerabilities and mitigations for network devices, transmission devices and wireless, Access Control: industry best practices, control model differentiation, appropriate rights and privileges, authentication models and components, physical access security methods, Assessments & Audits: vulnerability assessment execution, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, monitoring methodologies and timing, logging procedures and evaluation, Cryptography: cryptography concepts, hashing concepts, algorithm mapping, encryption concepts, protocol implementation, public key infrastructure and certificate management, Organizational Security: redundancy planning, disaster recovery procedures, incident response, legislation and organizational policy, environmental controls, social engineering mitigation.  Students will be able to identify fundamental concepts of computer security and security threats,  have the skills to harden internal systems and services as well as internetwork devices and service, know the be able to implement secure network communications, establish security best practices for creating and running web-based applications, become familiar with managing public key infrastructure (PKI) and certificates, be capable of enforcing organizational security policies, be equipped to monitor the security infrastructure and manage security incidents.  Prerequisites:  Network+ Certification.

Cisco® Interconnecting Cisco® Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
        CNS 150                        40 Clock Hours
This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office Enterprise network, including configuring a switch, a router, and connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.    Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: - How networks function, identifying major components, and function of network components. - Understand issues related to increasing traffic on an Ethernet LAN and identify switched LAN technology solutions to Ethernet networking issues - Extending the reach of a LAN and the methods that can be used with a focus on RF wireless access - Functions of Wide Area Networks (WANs), the major devices of WANs, and configure PPP encapsulation, static and dynamic routing, PAT and RIP routing. - Use of the command-line interface to discover neighbors on the network and managing the router’s startup and configuration Technical Features of this course include the following: - The Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference model. - Ethernet and TCP/IP - IOS Software - Wireless LANs - LAN and WAN Technologies Associated Certification: CCENT.  Prerequisites: Computer Knowledge




Cisco® Interconnecting Cisco® Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)
        CNS 152                        40 Clock Hours
This course focuses on skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium-size branch office Enterprise network, including configuring several switches and routers, connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.  Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: - How to configure and troubleshoot a small network - Expanding the switched network from a small LAN to a medium-sized LAN - Use of multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree - Routing concepts as they apply to a medium-sized network - Considerations when implementing routing on the network Technical Features of this course include the following: - VLANs and Trunks - Spanning Tree - Implementing and troubleshooting OSPF and EIGRP routing - Access Control Lists - NAT, PAT and IPv6 Associated Certification: CCNA.  Prerequisites:  CNS 150

Cisco® Designing for Cisco® Internetwork Solutions (DESGN)
        CNS 156                        40 Clock Hours
This course will enable students to gather internetworking requirements, identify solutions, and design the network infrastructure and elements to ensure the basic functionality of the proposed solutions.  At course completion students will be able to: - Discuss methodology in network design - Describe how to structure and modularize the network design using the Cisco Enterprise Architecture - Design the enterprise campus and enterprise data center modules - Design the enterprise edge and remote modules as needed - Design a network addressing plan and select suitable routing protocols for a given network design - Evaluate security solutions for the network - Recommend a design for basic voice transport across the network - Recommend a design for a basic wireless solution.  Prerequisites: Computer Knowledge

Cisco® Implementing Cisco® IOS Network Security (IINS)
        CNS 160                        40 Clock Hours
Students will focus on comprehensive security policies and how they affect networks, and perform tasks to secure the office network using Cisco IOS security features through web-based GUIs and the command-line interface on the Cisco routers and switches.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to meet the following objectives: - How to develop an effective security policy - Protect company information assets from inbound threats - Set up secure data connections across the Internet - Secure your networking equipment and applications - Management tools for security Technical Features of this course include the following: - Network security principles - Firewalls, IPSs, router ACLs - Encryption and VPNs - IOS security features and Secure Device Manager - LAN, SAN, Voice, and Endpoint Security Associated Certification: CCNA Security.  Prerequisites:  CNS 150 and CNS 152


Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Communications Administration
        CNS 168                        40 Clock Hours
The Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Communications Administration (ICOMM v8.0) 640-461 exam is associated with the CCNA Voice certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of the architecture, components, functionalities, and features of Cisco Unified Communications solutions. It also tests the knowledge needed to perform tasks such as system monitoring, moves, additions and changes on Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express, Cisco Unity Connection, and Cisco Unified Presence. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Communications Administration (ICOMM v8.0) 640-461course.  Prerequisites:  CNS 150 and 152




Cisco® Implementing Cisco® Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE)
        CNS 172                        40 Clock Hours
This course provides students with information and practice activities to prepare them to help design, install, configure, monitor and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks of a Cisco WLAN in SMB and Enterprise installations.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to meet the following objectives: - Configure a Cisco Unified Wireless Network Controller and a Mobility Express Controller - Configure default OS wireless client configuration tools - Manage the wireless network from the Wireless Control System (WCS) - Use the Cisco Aironet Desktop Utility, Site Survey Utility and Cisco Secure Services Client - Maintain and troubleshoot wireless networks. Technical Features of this course include the following: - Wireless fundamentals - RF principles including math, antennae, spread spectrum technologies, frames and physics, - Wireless regulatory bodies, standards and certifications, and the non 802.11 wireless technologies and their impact. - Cisco Unified Wireless networks basics - Wireless security Associated Certification: CCNA Wireless.  Prerequisites:  CNS 150 and CNS 152

Medical billing information (MBI)

MCI 110                    30 clock hours
    Clinical:
An advanced course designed for students admitted to the program, includes the medical assisting principles and procedures specifically related to the clinical area, such as vital signs, administration of medications, venipuncture, medical and surgical asepsis, assisting with examinations and treatments, lectrocardiography, routine diagnostic laboratory tests, and medical emergencies.


MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT PROCEDURES:                           
    MCI 120                        30 Clock hours

    Administrative:
Serves as the foundation course for the Medical Assistant and Medical Receptionist and Medical Insurance Specialist programs. This course presents the administrative and office skills needed for understanding the significance of membership in a service profession. Topics included are personal qualifications,
employability skills, ethical/legal responsibilities, receptionist duties, scheduling appointments, telephone techniques, filing, maintaining patient records, billing and collecting fees, bookkeeping, and computer
    applications.

MEDICAL OFFICE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS:       
MCI 140                            30 clock hours

Lecture and laboratory experiences will introduce the learner to microcomputer applications unique to the medical office. Applications will include the following computerized tasks: establishing information files, appointments, patient account information, accounts receivable, aging accounts, insurance billing, recall notice, and production reports.

BASIC X-RAY TECHNICQUES:
    MCI 145                        30 clock hours
Designed for medical assistants and other health care workers who assist with radiographic procedures in ambulatory care facilities. This lecture/lab course focuses upon the basic components of radiation protection, radiation safety, basic radiologic positioning, fundamental procedures, equipment, special  studies, darkroom procedure as well as film processing.

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I   
MCI 201    Lec                        40 clock hours
This course will introduce students to basic medical terminology through an orientation to root words, prefixes and suffixes on a system-by system basis.  Students will develop the ability to identify and analyze terminology used in health care literature.
Prerequisite:  None

Medical Terminology II
        MCI 202        Lec                40 clock hours
In this class students will learn the importance of correct spelling and pronunciation of medical terms.  Students will acquire entry-level skills in the interpretation of medical terminology.   Prerequisites:  Medical Terminology I



MEDICAL FINANCES & INSURANCE   
MCI 203      Lec                    40 clock hours
This course is an overview of the billing practices found in medical offices and students will use these practices as a focus for learning.  Students will be introduced to appropriate insurance and billing terminology and tasks that are the responsibility of the medical insurance specialist. Students will also demonstrate an understanding of the various private and public medical and disability insurance as well as the various reference materials available.  Emphasis will be on professional responsibility and accuracy.  Prerequisite: MBI 202

PHYSICIAN BILLING:
        MCI 204    Lec                40 clock hours
This course provides an introduction to the application of the computer in physician billing for health care carriers such as: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HMO’s, Medicare, Commercial, Worker’s Compensation, Disability, and the Federal Employees’ Program.  Students will use a current physician software package designed to promote proficiency in the creation of test cases in billing.  The course provides a unique hands-on approach in which students will learn all formats and techniques in claims processing and generating patient billing statements.  Prerequisite: MBI 202

HOSPITAL BILLING:   
    MCI 205    Lec                40 clock hours
This course provides an introduction to the application of the computer in facility claims processing.  Students will use a current hospital software package designed to promote proficiency in the creation of test cases in billing.  The course provides unique hands-on approach in which students will learn all formats and techniques necessary in claims processing for hospitals, nursing homes, free standing facilities, and rehabilitation centers.   Prerequisite: MBI 202

Medical Diagnostic & Procedural Coding
        MCI 206        Lec                40 Clock hours
This course provides an overview of medical coding for diagnoses and procedural service.  Students will be introduced to the various resources and references utilized for coding issues, including the International Classification of Diseases, 9th  Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9, CM), and Physicians Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Health Care Financing Administration Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).  Students will also learn the importance of appropriate linkage of diagnostic codes to procedure codes, supporting medical documentation, use of modifiers and global packages.  Prerequisites:  MBI 204





Claim Review Management
        MCI 207        Lec                40 Clock hours
This course provides an in-depth study of health claims examining/review, procedural coding (appropriate use of bundling) and reimbursement.  Students will be introduced to medical billing concepts pertaining to various physician medical specialties and allied health professions including anesthesia, radiology, laboratory, and durable medical equipment.  Prerequisites: MBI 204

Uniform billing
        MCI 210        Lec                30 clock hours
This course was designed to enable students working with form locators, acute care facility, internal network of a hospital, exploring covered services and rates, coding and reimbursement system.  Prerequisites:  MBI 206

Patient Accounting Medisoft Software
        MCI 212        Lec                40 Clock hours
This course was designed to acknowledge students with Medisoft software as a patient accounting medical billing software.  Students will be able to install and working with the program and its components. Student will learn the understanding the program, setting up the practice, patient setup, transaction entry, claim management, statement and reports, Medisoft report designer, and office hours patient appointment schedule. 
Prerequisites:  Claim Review Management

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