CET: Computer Engineering Tech

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CET 1610C. CISCO ROUTER TECHNOLOGY.

322

Prerequisites: CET 2178C and CET 2486C This course is designed to prepare a student to apply and understand the basics of networking hardware. This course covers the beginning router configurations, routed and routing protocols, and an introduction to LAN switching. This is the second of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate exam. (Special Fee: $56.00).

CET 2112C. DIGITAL SYSTEMS I.

322

Prerequisite: EET 1214C and either MTB 1329 or MAC1105 or department approval Introductory lecture/laboratory course in computer technology. Introduces principles and techniques required for development of analysis skills in digital circuitry. Topics include computer number systems; digital codes and parity error detection methods; Boolean algebra; Karnaugh mapping; logic gate minimization techniques; arithmetic operations via combination logic gate minimization techniques; arithmetic operations via combination logic; flip-flop timing and synchronization circuits; and pulse waveform generation. Laboratory projects provide hands-on experience in use of laboratory instruments and in techniques for measurement and interpretation of digital data. (Special Fee: $58.00).

CET 2113C. DIGITAL SYSTEMS II.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2112C or department approval. Intermediate lecture/laboratory course in computer technology. Introduces various digital subsystems (logic assemblies) and their use in digital computing and control systems and provides analytical tools necessary to perform analyses and problem diagnoses. Topics include counter/shift register systems and applications; digital subsystems using integrated circuit logic chips encoding/decoding techniques; data interfacing and busing; multiplex/demultiplex systems; analog/digital conversion techniques; static/dynamic memory systems; and computer system organization. Laboratory projects and demonstrations provide practical insight into capabilities and limitations of alternative methods of data transfer, storage and interface conversion commonly utilized in digital computing or control system applications. (Special Fee: $62.00).

CET 2123C. FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROPROCESSORS.

321

Prerequisite: CET 2112C Introduction to basic principles of microprocessor architecture and assembly language programming. Content divided into two sections: microprocessor architecture and programming. Designed around 8085/8080A microprocessor architecture, bus architecture, memory (R/W Memory, ROM, and EPROM), and memory map. Programming includes such topics as introduction to 8085/8080A instruction set, loops, indexing, time delays, and subroutines. (Special Fee: $57.00).

CET 2178C. A+ CONCEPTS (HARDWARE).

331

Hands-on laboratory-oriented course. An introductory course in microcomputer hardware and related applications. The course is designed to introduce the student to the operation, support, and troubleshooting of PCs. Major topics in this course are hardware concepts, troubleshooting, repair, maintenance and support of PCs. This course along with CET 2179C, will prepare the students for the A+ certification exam. (Special Fee: $61.00).

CET 2179C. A+ CONCEPTS (SOFTWARE)..

321

Hands-on laboratory-oriented course. An introductory course in microcomputer software and applications. This course is designed to introduce the student to different operating systems including Windows 9X, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. This course will prepare the students for the software examination of the CompTia A+ certification. This course includes a learning activity designed to ensure competence in oral communication. (Special Fee: $57.00).

CET 2486C. LOCAL AREA NETWORK.

331

Presents essential material useful to students with no technical data processing or electronics background. Discusses different LAN techniques and matches merits of user's requirements to meet business needs. Case studies present real situations and appropriate solutions. (Special Fee: $61.00).

CET 2544C. COMPUTER VIRTUALIZATION TECHNOLOGY.

322

Prerequisites: CET 2178C and CET 2486C This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of VMware Workstation as a leading virtualization product. In addition to learning how to install and use VMware Workstation, students will learn how to apply virtualization technology to set up virtual networks, provide for disaster recovery, create high-availability solutions with clustering, improve security and performance, and use management software to administer multiple virtual machines.

CET 2588. NETWORK +.

440

Prerequisites: CET 2178C and CET 2486C or departmental approval. This course will identify the components of a LAN and determine the type of network design most appropriate for a given site; identify the different media used in network communications, distinguish between them, and determine how to use them to connect servers and workstations in a network; differentiate between the different networking standards, protocols, and access methods, and determine which would be most appropriate for a given LAN; recognize the primary network architectures, identify their major characteristics, and determine which would be most appropriate for a proposed LAN; identify the primary functions of network operating systems; determine how to implement and support the major networking components (including the server, operating system, and clients), propose a system for adequately securing data on a given LAN and protecting the system?s components, and distinguish between LANs and WANs. (Special Fee: $46.00).

CET 2615C. CISCO ADVANCED ROUTER TECHNOLOGY.

322

Prerequisite: CET 1610C or departmental approval. This course is designed to prepare a student to apply and understand the advanced principles and applications of networking hardware. This course covers the advanced router configurations, LAN switching, network management, and advanced network design. This is the third of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate exam. (Special Fee: $57.00).

CET 2620C. CISCO PROJECTS IN ROUTING DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2615C or departmental approval. This course is designed to prepare a student to apply and understand the advanced principles, applications, and implementation of networking hardware. This course covers the advanced network design projects and advanced network management projects. This is the fourth of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate exam. (Special Fee: $57.00).

CET 2660C. LINUX NETWORKING AND SECURITY.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2179C and CET 2486C This course provides an essential foundation for students requiring the Linux operating system to perform cyber security related operations. The course engages the student with numerous network security and digital forensics-related labs designed to introduce concepts and develop techniques essential for success in cyber security field. Students will engage in numerous interactive activities and hands-on exercises. Emphasis is made in the use of both open-source software and security-related utilities. (Special Fee: $57.00).

CET 2675C. VOICE OVER IP.

31.51.5

Prerequisites: CET 1610C This course will focus on understanding the architecture of voice communication and will show how signaling, call quality, and PBXs work within data networks. The course also will provide real-world, multi-vendor options for integrating voice and data communication applications. (Special Fee: $44.00).

CET 2722. MS WINDOWS SERVER 2003 ENVIRONMENT.

330

Prerequisites: CET 2187C and CET 2486C This course teaches the student how to manage and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment. The student will learn how to manage physical and logical devices; how to manage users, computers and groups; how to manage and maintain access to recourses; and how to manage and maintain a server environment. The course also covers Managing and Implementing Disaster Recovery.

CET 2792C. INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING WINDOWS SERVER.

322

Prerequisites: CET 2178C and CET 2486C or department approval. This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for installing, configuring, managing, and supporting the latest Microsoft network infrastructure. Major focus would be on the understanding of the network technologies most commonly used with Windows Server and IP-enabled networks. This course is part one in a series of three courses that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. This course prepares the student for part one of the MCSA: Windows Server certification. (Special Fee: $44.00).

CET 2793C. ADMINISTERING WINDOWS SERVER.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2792C or department approval This course will provide the student with the knowledge and practical experience to perform task needed for day-to-day operations. Main topics include; managing account policies, administering Active Directory objects, managing and controlling resources, implementing group policies for security, and maximizing performance and responsiveness. (Special Fee: $44.00).

CET 2794C. CONFIGURE ADVANCED WINDOWS SERVER SERVICES.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2792C or department approval This course is intended for Networking Professionals with hands-on experience implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows Server environment who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform advanced management and provisioning of services within that Windows Server environment. This course is part three in a series of three courses that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. This course prepares the student for part three of the MCSA: Windows Server certification. (Special Fee: $44.00).

CET 2795. DESIGNING MS 2003 DIRECTORY.

440

Prerequisite: CET 2794 or department approval This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a Microsoft Windows 2003 directory services infrastructure in an enterprise network. (Special Fee: $39.00).

CET 2810C. MICROSOFT EXCHANGE SERVER.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2794C This course will focus on the deployment, configuration, and administration of the Exchange Server, the cornerstone of Microsoft’s Unified Communications solution. The student will gain practical experience in installing and managing various aspects of Exchange Server such as managing users, mailboxes, security policies, and databases as well as monitoring and troubleshooting Exchange Server. This course will prepare the student for exam 70-662: Configuring Microsoft Exchange Server which counts as credit toward the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Messaging Administrator certification. (Special Fee: $44.00).

CET 2811. MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP.

440

Prerequisite: CET 2252C & CET 2486C or department approval This course teaches the student how to implement Windows XP Professional, including automated and remote installations. The student will also learn how to configure the desktop environment - from user accounts to multiple-language support. The course will also cover installing and supporting hardware devices and drivers The details of administering resources such as shared folders, file systems, and network printers will be covered. The student will practice configuring and troubleshooting network protocols and services including TCP/IP, Internet Information Services and remote access services. Additional items such as optimizing memory, processor and application performance will be covered in detail. The student will be introduced to security management using Group Policies, Encrypting File Systems (EFS) and NTFS permissions that will provide the basis for future courses. The concept of backing up and restoring files and system state data will be introduced in this course. (Special Fee: $39.00).

CET 2812C. MICROSOFT SQL SERVER.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2792 or department approval This is a hands-on course designed to prepare students for the challenges of managing/administering Microsoft SQL Server. Main topics include; install, configure, and maintain SQL Server, SQL Server security, data management tasks, optimizing server performance, and implementing high availability. This course prepares the student for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance designation. (Special Fee: $44.00).

CET 2830C. INFORMATION SECURITY.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2660C and CET 2792C This course provides an overview of information security. This is a hands-on course designed to prepare students for the challenges facing network security. Students will learn information security terminology, principles of security, and basic types of intrusions. Students are also introduced to various ways to secure systems that store, process, and transport information. (Special Fee: $57.00).

CET 2854C. WIRELESS NETWORKS.

322

Prerequisites: CET 2486C and 2178C. This introductory course focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of wireless networks. It covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in wireless networks. (Special Fee: $57.00).

CET 2880C. DIGITAL FORENSICS I.

322

Prerequisites: CET 2660C and CET 2792C This course offers a solid foundation to computer forensics investigations: preparing students to acquire and analyze digital evidence. The course covers tools and techniques and explains topics such as file structure, data recovery, e-mail and network investigations, and expert witness testimony. In addition, the studetnt will gain practical knowledge in conducting digital investigations and preserving digital evidence that maybe used in court or corporate inquiries. (Special Fee: $44.00).

CET 2881C. DIGITAL FORENSICES II.

322

Pre-requisite: CET 2880C Digital Forensics II builds upon the foundational knowledge learned in Digital Forensics I. Students will utilize industry standard tools to conduct examinations of various digital media and document their findings. Devices to be studied include computers (server, desktop, laptop), mobile devices (tablets, cellphones, smartphones, MP3 players, GPS), and devices such as DVRs and routers. Emphasis will be placed upon real-world digital forensics scenarios and the investigative thought process. At the conclusion of the class, students will be prepared to take the AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE) examination. (Special fee: $38.00).

CET 2890C. NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY.

322

Prerequisite: CET 2830C and CET 1610C A proper network security posture must be comprised of multiple layers. This course provides a comprehensive analysis of a wide breadth of network security technologies that could be deployed to harden a network infrastructure against various attacks. The course covers the installation, and security configurations of various network devices including switches, access points, routers, proxy servers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, intrusion prevention systems and other security and network appliances at different layers of the OSI model. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) has recognized this course for meeting the CNSS 4011 training standard.

CET 2892C. ETHICAL HACKING.

322

Prerequisites: CET 2830C The overarching objective of this course is to arm the student with the practical knowledge necessary to integrate the defense-in-depth strategy, as detailed by the National Security Agency (NSA), in deploying, hardening, monitoring, and defending critical information infrastructure. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) has recognized this course for meeting the CNSS 4013 training standard. (Special Fee: $57.00).

CET 2894C. PROJECTS IN CYBER SECURITY: CAPSTONE COURSE.

322

Prerequisite: CET2890C and CET 2892C The overarching objective of this course is to sharpen the student's Cyber Defense skills by preparing for and participating in Cyber Defense competitions at both the regional and national level. Specifically, students will be able to apply the skills, methodologies, tools, and practices they learned in previous Cyber Security-related courses to inventory a live network; conduct assessments and needs analysis; harden information systems, monitor the network infrastructure, detect and thwart attacks, respond to incidents, and prepare adequate reports. (Special Fee: $44.00).

CET 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY.

1-5variable

Prerequisite: Departmental approval. Selected topics in computer engineering technology based on the needs and areas of interest of the class and professor. May include laboratory and/or field work as part of the class. Can be repeated for up to 5 hours of credit and grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Special Fee: $35.00).

CET 2942. INTERNSHIP IN NETWORKING.

1-4variable

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all required college prep courses; 12 credits, including CET 1610C and CET 2544C and CET 2830C and one of the following: CET 2890C, CET 2794C, CET 2615C, and 3.0 GPA or Program Director's/Internship Workforce Services' approval. This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with an opportunity to fine- tune skill sets learned in coursework and enhance workplace skills through supervised practical experirence related to their career objectives. Each earned credit of Internship require a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship fee: $10.00).

CET 2943. INTERNSHIP IN NETWORKING.

1-4variable

Prerequsites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits, including EET 1214C, CET 2178, CET 2179C and CET 2615C and Program Director's Approval. The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses. This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with an opportunity to enhance workplace skills through a supervised practical experience related to their career objectives. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).

CET 3136C. LOGIC DEVICES PROGRAMMING.

422

Prerequisite: CET 2113C An in-depth study of hardware and software architecture of programmable logic devices. Topics include PLDs architecture and design of Altera hardware and software description language, HDL format and syntax, and representation of data in AHDL and VHDL logic circuits. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special Fee: $64.00).

CET 3464C. SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY.

321

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in MAC 1105 Student is introduced to engineering software applications including virtual circuit creation and analysis (PSpice), procedural programming (MATLAB), and graphical programming (LabVIEW) to solve a variety of engineering related problems. Minimum grade of C if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology B.S. degree requirement. (Special Fee: $61.00).

CET 4126C. MICROPROCESSOR PROGRAMMING.

422

Prerequisite: CET 2113C and CET 2123C and minimum grade of C in COP 3275 This course is designed to introduce the student to the hardware architecture and Software architecture programming of the microprocessors. Main topics include Microcomputer Assembly Programming, operating system environment, and the hardware characteristics of the microprocessor. A minimum grade of C is required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special Fee: $76.00).

CET 4190C. DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING.

431

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in EET 3086C and CET 3464C This advanced signal processing course includes the study of signals and systems, transformation techniques, digital filter designs, and practical applications of DSP. Students will use MATLAB and a DSP microprocessor to get an in-depth understanding and hands-on experience. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special fee: $58.00).

CET 4333. COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE.

330

Prerequisite: CET 2113C and CET 2123C A study of the computer architecture. Major topics include instruction sets, modeling and analysis of computer systems, hardware and software interface, memory management, and system performance. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement.

CET 4367C. MICROCONTROLLER DEVICES.

422

Prerequisites: CET 2113C and CET 2123C and minimum grade of C in COP 3275 A course emphasizing the design and programming of microcontrollers. Student will be introduced to microcontroller architecture, use of programmable counter/timer arrays, analog interfaces, serial communications and other peripherals. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement. (Special Fee: $51.00).

CET 4382. DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING.

330

Prerequisite: EET 2325C and minimum grade of C in EGN 3428 An in-depth study of different layers in a computer network and processes related to each one of them. Topics include Physical, Data link, Network, Transport and Application Layers and their roles in communication of data in networking. Design and performance of a network will be analyzed through mathematical techniques. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement.

CET 4663. COMPUTER AND NETWORK SECURITY.

330

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in CET 4382 This course introduces fundamental concepts and techniques of computer security. Topics include secure communications, secure operating systems, and network protection technologies such as firewall, intrusion detection systems, and access control policies. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. Degree requirement.