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Managing Modern Microsoft Desktops

CMIT 380 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification examination). Prerequisites: CMIT 202 and CMIT 320. An introduction to installing, supporting, and configuring Windows 10 desktops in an organizational environment. The aim is to learn to install, customize, and update the Windows 10 Operating Systems (OS) including managing storage, files, and devices and gain knowledge on securing data and the Windows 10 OS as well as learn how to troubleshoot Windows 10. Students that successfully pass the MD-100 examination will earn the Microsoft-issued MD-100 Windows 10 digital badge on the Acclaim credentials platform. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 370 or CMIT 380

Red Hat Linux System Administration I

CMIT 388 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification exam. Prerequisite: CMIT 291 or CMIT 391. Development of the key foundational skills needed by an RHCSA-certified Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrator. Focus is on the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to become a Linux systems expert or Linux system administrator. Discussion covers advanced command line concepts and enterprise-level tools introduced in CMIT 291 and intended for cybersecurity professionals who need to perform essential Linux Administration tasks including installation, configuring networking connectivity, managing physical storage, automation/programmability, and performing security administration tasks.

Advanced Information Systems Security

CMIT 425 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Formerly CMIT 499S. Designed to help prepare for the (ISC)2 Certified Information System Security Professional [CISSP] certification exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 320 or CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications. Recommended: BMGT 110, IFSM 300, or two years of business and management experience. A comprehensive study of information systems security to enhance organizational security. The goal is to manage risks by identifying and mitigating them. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 425 or CMIT 499S.

Mastering the AWS Cloud

CMIT 426 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 326. A hands-on study of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The goal is to understand the computing, networking, storage, and database services in AWS; apply best practices in building secure and reliable applications in the AWS cloud environment; and identify the appropriate AWS service to meet an organization's technical requirements.

Fundamentals of Networking

CMIT 265 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.) Prerequisite: IFSM 201. An introduction to networking technologies for local area networks, wide area networks, and wireless networks. The aim is to recognize the type of network design appropriate for a given scenario. Topics include the OSI (open system interconnection) model, security, and networking protocols. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIT 265 or CMIT 265M.

Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials

CMIT 351 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification examination. Students will earn a Cisco-issued digital badge on the Acclaim credentials platform for successfully completing this course content.) Prerequisite: CMIT 265. A hands-on introduction to Cisco internetworking devices. Focus is on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to- medium business networks, including wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. The goal is to perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify, and mitigate LAN security threats, and configure and secure a basic WLAN. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 498E, CMIT 350, CMIT 351 or CMIT 499D.

Security in the Cloud

CMIT 436 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 326. A hands-on study of cybersecurity and means for securing critical assets in cloud environments. The goal is to apply the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) of digital resources in cloud environments.

Mobile Forensics

CMIT 440 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the IACIS Certified Mobile Device Examiner (ICMDE) certification exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 424. A project-driven study of mobile devices from a forensic perspective. The aim is to implement various techniques to collect and analyze information from mobile devices used in forensic investigations.

Penetration Testing and Cyber Red Teaming

CMIT 386 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam). Prerequisite: CMIT 321. Recommended: CMIT 291, CMIT 391, or the CompTIA Linux+ or Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 certifications. An introduction to the concepts and skills necessary to perform penetration testing and red teaming. The goal is to use penetration testing techniques focused on the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES) -- including preengagement interactions, intelligence gathering, threat modeling, vulnerability analysis, exploitation, postexploitation, and reporting -- to perform a penetration test and present findings to management. Topics include overview of tools such as KALI Linux and the Metasploit Framework that can be used for penetration testing and strategies for red teaming.

Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation

CMIT 352 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Designed to help prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification examination. Students will earn a Cisco-issued digital badge on the Acclaim credentials platform for successfully completing this course content.) Prerequisite: CMIT 351. A hands-on introduction to Cisco internetworking devices. Focus is on the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. Topics include wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access along with the introduction of software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CAPP 498E, CMIT 350, CMIT 352 or CMIT 499D.

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