(IT 320) System Administration Essentials
Introduces fundamental system configuration skills including system access, file systems, security, administration, logging, network, interfacing, installation.
|Credit Hours||3.0 Lecture|
|Prerequisites||CIS 101, IT 280|
|Programs||Information Technology (BS)|
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
- Explain computer networking and telecommunication concepts, communication protocols, and routing processes.
- Investigate physical networking topologies, technologies, media, and devices commonly used in wired and wireless local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) to interconnect network segments and nodes.
- Explore and analyze mainstream network management practices, hardware tools, troubleshooting utilities, and optimization techniques used to test network connectivity, improve network performance, and address common connectivity issues.
- Identify and describe common network security threats, and explain software, hardware, and best practices used to reduce susceptibility to attack.