CIS-201: Local Area Network Management

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: CIS-201 Local Area Network Management

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 class hours, 2 lab hours

Credits: 3

Pre-requisites (if any): CIS-153

Course Description in college catalog:

An introduction to local area network configurations, components, and software. Students will develop hands-on experience using Microsoft 2000 Server to manage user accounts, link data files, application programs, peripheral devices, and other resources. Designed to prepare the student for career opportu­nities in the growing field of computer communications.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A.S. Computer Information Systems

Certificate Program – Computer Information Systems

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

  2. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

  1. To build the foundation for understanding the theoretical and practical aspects of networking components, conventions, and implementations

  2. To introduce network operating system features

  3. To expose students to network management

Program-specific outcomes

  1. Use business application software and analytical reasoning and apply technological tools to solve business problems by creating and analyzing databases, developing and evaluating spreadsheets and constructing web pages.

  2. Use technical tools and analytical reasoning to implement solutions to business problems by managing operating system and networking software and creating a secure computer environment.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study

  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  1. Student participation (being involved in the lectures and labs)

  2. Hands on laboratory assignments

  3. Hands on programming work outside the classroom/Lab Hands on programming exams/tests

  4. Project(s) implementation and presentation using audio visual equipment

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Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Disabilities
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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