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MICROSOFT

MSFT-218   Managing a Microsoft
Windows 2000 Network Environment
3 Credits

This course provides the knowledge required by System Administrators, Network Administrators, and IT professionals who implement, manage and troubleshoot existing network and ser ver environments  based on the Microsoft Windows®
2000 platform. These skills are generally re- quired in medium  to large size organizations that maintains user desktops and ser vers, span- ning 2 to 100 physical locations via Large Area Networks (LANs) and the Internet or Intranets. Additionally, this course provides the skills and knowledge necessary for the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification. It is intended to prepare students to take Microsoft Exam  70-218: Managing  a Microsoft  Windows
2000 Network Environment. Prerequisite: MSFT-
205 or MSFT-206. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-230   Designing Microsoft Windows 2000 Active Directory Services
3 Credits

This course is designed to give students the ability to analyze the business requirements and design a directory  ser vice architecture, includ- ing: unified  directory ser vices  such  as Active Directory and Windows NT domains; connectiv- ity between and within  systems, system compo
nents, and applications; data replication such as directory replication  and database replication. In addition, students will develop the skills required to analyze the business requirements for desktop management and design a solution for desktop management that meets business requirements. Prerequisite:  MSFT-215 or MSFT-156. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-235   Designing a Secure
Microsoft Windows 2000 Network
3 Credits

This  course will give students the  skills  re- quired  to analyze the business requirements for security and design a security solution that meets business requirements. Security includes: Controlling access to resources, auditing access to resources, authentication,  and encr yption. Prerequisite:  MSFT-215 or MSFT-156. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-240   Designing Microsoft
Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure
3 Credits

This course will give students the skills required to analyze the business requirements for a network infrastructure and design a network infrastructure that meets business requirements. Network infrastructure elements include: net- work topology, routing, IP addressing, name resolution such as WINS and DNS, virtual private networks (VPNs), remote access, and telephony solutions.  Prerequisite:  MSFT-215 or MSFT-156. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-251   Windows Client Configuration
3 Credits

The purpose of this course is to prepare stu- dents to support end users who run Microsoft Windows  client operating systems in a corporate environment.  Students will gain experience using applications that are included with the operating system, such as productivity applications used in a corporate environment and Microsoft Office applications. This course provides in-depth, hands-on training for IT professionals respon- sible for the implementation and management of Microsoft’s client operating system. Prerequisite: MSFT-299. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab weekly)

MSFT-252   Windows Server
Administration
3 Credits

This  course will provide  students with  the knowledge, skills, and abilities to fulfill  ser ver administrator  responsibilities.  Students will learn to perform  the day-to-day management of an infrastructure of Windows ser vers for an enterprise  organization.  Management  topics include managing the ser ver operating system, file, and directory ser vices; software distribution and updates; profiling  and monitoring  assigned ser vers; and troubleshooting. Additionally,  this course may help prepare students for a Microsoft Certification  exam. Please see the Microsoft website to verify the most current requirements. Prerequisite:  MSFT-299. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab weekly)

MSFT-253   Active Directory
Configuration
3 Credits

This course provides the knowledge directory administrators need to manage infrastructure, Web, and IT application  ser vers. It provides in-depth, hands-on training for Information Technology (IT) professionals responsible for: managing the ser ver operating system, file, and director y ser vices; managing domain  name ser vices, objects, and policies; and maintaining the director y environment.  Additionally,  this course may help prepare students for a Microsoft Certification  exam. Please see the Microsoft website to verify the most current requirements. Prerequisite:  MSFT-299. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab weekly)

MSFT-272   Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows XP Professional
3 Credits

The purpose of this course is to address the implementation  and desktop support needs of customers that are planning to deploy and support  Microsoft  Windows  XP Professional in a variety of stand-alone and network operat- ing system environments.  It provides in-depth, hands-on training for Information  Technology (IT) professionals responsible for the planning, implementation, management, and support of Windows  XP Professional. Prerequisite: MSFT-
299. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-273   Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Environment
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and skills that are required to manage ac- counts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor ser ver performance,  and safeguard data in a Microsoft  Windows  Ser ver 2003 environ- ment. Prerequisite: MSFT-299. (3 hours lecture,
1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-277 Implementing, Managing and Maintaining  a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and skills to configure, implement,  man- age, and maintain a Microsoft Windows Ser ver
2003 network infrastructure. Students will learn to implement,  manage, and maintain  ser ver networking technologies. These tasks include implementing routing; implementing, managing, and maintaining Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP),  Domain Name System (DNS), and Windows  Internet Name Ser vice (WINS); securing Internet Protocol (IP) traffic with Inter- net Protocol security (IPSec) and certificates; implementing  a network access infrastructure by configuring the connections for remote access clients; and managing and monitoring network access. Prerequisite:  MSFT-273. (3 hours lecture,
1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-278   Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Network Infrastructure
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and skills necessary to plan and maintain a Windows Ser ver 2003 network  infrastructure. Prerequisite:  MSFT-277. (3 hours lecture,  1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-279   Planning, Implementing and Maintaining  a Microsoft
Windows Server 2003 Active Directory
Infrastructure
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and skills to successfully plan, implement, and troubleshoot  a Microsoft Windows Ser ver
2003 Active Directory  directory  service infrastruc- ture. The course focuses on a Windows Ser ver
2003 directory  ser vice environment, including forest and domain structure, Domain Name System (DNS),  site topology  and replication, organizational unit structure and delegation of administration,  Group Policy, and user, group, and computer  account strategies. Prerequisite: MSFT-278. (3 hours lecture,  1 hour  lab weekly)

MSFT-282   Designing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and skills to design a Microsoft Active Directory directory ser vice and network infra- structure for a Microsoft Windows Ser ver 2003 environment. The course is intended for systems engineers who  are responsible for designing 
directory service and/or network infrastructures. Prerequisite:  MSFT-279. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-283   Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Network
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and skills to design a secure network infra- structure. Topics include assembling the design team, modeling  threats, and analyzing security risks in order  to meet business requirements for securing computers in a networked environ- ment. The course encourages decision-making skills through an interactive tool that simulates real-life scenarios that the target audience may encounter.  Students are given the task of col- lecting the information and sorting through the details to resolve the given security requirement. Prerequisite:  MSFT-215 or MSFT-279. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-297   Planning, Implementing, Managing and Maintaining  a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Environment for an MCSE on Windows
2000
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and new skills that they need to plan, implement,  manage, and maintain  a Microsoft Windows Ser ver 2003 networked  environment. The focus of the course is on the changes from Microsoft Windows  2000 to Windows  Ser ver
2003, and is intended  for systems engineers who want to upgrade their skills from Windows  2000 to Windows Server 2003. This course is intended for Microsoft  Certified Systems Engineers (MCSEs) certified on Windows  2000 who  have experi- ence planning, implementing, and supporting a Windows  2000-based Microsoft  Active Directory directory service network, and who need to learn how to leverage those skills in a Windows Ser ver
2003 environment.   Prerequisite:  MSFT-215. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-299   Fundamentals and Practice for Network+ Certification
3 Credits

This course is designed to give students the knowledge and experience to install and con- figure the TCP/IP client, and design, install and configure computer networks. Prerequisites: CMSY-219; or CMSY-134, CMSY-142, and CMSY-
143. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-572   Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange 2000
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft  Exchange 2000. It prepares students with skills needed to deploy and manage Ex- change 2000. This  course will assist students in operating in medium to large computing en- vironments that typically have multiple physical locations, mixed client connection protocols, and Internet messaging connectivity. Knowledge of the Microsoft Windows  2000 operating system is highly recommended. Prerequisite: MSFT-156 or MSFT-215 or MSFT-922 or MSFT-973. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-862   Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Database
3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowl- edge and skills required to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the Microsoft SQL Ser ver client/ser ver databse management  sys- tem of Microsoft SQL Ser ver 2000. Prerequisite: MSFT-156 or MSFT-205 or MSFT-973. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)

MSFT-863   Programming a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Database
3 Credits

This course provides students with the technical skills required  to program a database solution with  Microsoft  SQL Ser ver  2000 client/ser ver database management system. Prerequisite: MSFT-862. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab weekly)


 


hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST