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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Business & Computer Systems - Programs of Study

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Windows Server 2003
A Network Administration Certificate (Career)
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

MCSEs are qualified to effectively plan, implement, maintain, and support information systems with the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system. MCSEs are required to pass four networking system core exams, one core operating system exam, one design exam, and one elective exam. The networking system exams require candidates to prove their expertise with Server 2003 environments, including planning, implementing, managing, and maintaining network and active directory infrastructures. The core operating system exam requires proof of expertise in planning, implementation, management, and support of Windows XP Professional. The design exam measures ability to design a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and network infrastructure or the ability to gather and analyze business requirements for a secure network infrastructure and design a security solution that meets those requirements.


MSFT-272    Microsoft Windows XP Professional
MSFT-273Managing Microsoft Windows Server 2003
MSFT-277Implementing Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure3
MSFT-278Planning Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure3
MSFT-279Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure3
Electives–Select 6 credits from the following (3 credits each):
MSFT-218Managing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Environment
MSFT-230Designing Microsoft Windows 2000 ActiveDirectory Services
MSFT-235Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network
MSFT-240Designing Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure
MSFT-282Designing Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
MSFT-283Designing Security for Microsoft Networks
MSFT-572Implementing and Managing MSFT Exchange 2000
MSFT-862Administering a MSFT SQL Server 2000 Database
MSFT-863Programming a MSFT SQL 2000 Database6

Note: Industry certification requires at least one design exam.

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 
Biomechanical 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 
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 
Photonics - PHOT
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 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST