Computing Technology

Courses

CT 140 Network Administration I 3.0 Credits

Students gain an understanding of terminology, technology, and issues involved in implementing networks. Topic include: understanding the OSI 7 layer model; concepts of servers and clients; network hardware/software functions; basics of TCP/IP protocol, main types of network topologies (bus, ring, star and mesh); and share and access network resources (files, printers, etc.).

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INFO 101 [Min Grade: D]

CT 200 Server I 3.0 Credits

Introduces administration and management of Windows operating system. Topics include operating systems installation, configuration, directory services, data storage subsystems, troubleshooting and problem determination of server. In addition the course will cover redundancy, upgrading, and disaster recovery.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INFO 101 [Min Grade: D]

CT 201 Information Technology Security I 3.0 Credits

Surveys information security topics; familiarizes students with the technologies and policies that support confidentiality, integrity and availability. Industry standards for security architecture, operational security, policy and governance are covered and provides the foundations for further study of information security.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CT 210 Open Server I 3.0 Credits

Introduces administration of open source operating systems and management of open servers. Topics covered include the boot process and fundamental server concepts related to processing, memory and storage. Addresses use of a command line interface to manage processes, modify file permissions, examine configuration settings, and run utilities for server administration.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CT 212 Computer Forensics I: Fundamentals 3.0 Credits

This course presents the theory, methodology and hands-on labs necessary for students to become competent in the basics of computer forensics. Topics covered include: understanding computer investigations, the investigators, laboratory, current forensics tools, digital evidence controls and processing crime.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CT 214 Computer Forensics II: Forensics and Investigations 3.0 Credits

Students will learn what computer forensics and investigation is as a profession and gain an understanding of the overall investigative process. Disk structures and operating system architectures are analyzed. Topics include the importance of the digital evidence control process and how to process crime and corporate scenes, data acquisition of single and RAID systems, computer forensics analysis, e-mail investigations, investigative report writing and expert witness requirements.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 212 [Min Grade: D]

CT 215 Computer Forensics III: Advanced Computer Forensics 3.0 Credits

This course provides a solid foundation and advanced topics for students who will soon be in the field conducting computer forensic investigations, public or private. This course will introduce computer forensics to non-traditional devices such as smart phones and other non-traditional devices. Advanced topics include live memory analysis, anti-forensic techniques and portable media analysis including iPhones, Blackberrys and other smart phones. This course will use current open source and commercial tools.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 214 [Min Grade: D]

CT 250 IT Security Awareness 3.0 Credits

This course explores the challenges IT security teams face when trying to mitigate threats targeting the human element within their organizations. IT Security Awareness introduces students to techniques and concepts that threaten security of organizations by targeting their human assets.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CT 301 Information Technology Security II 3.0 Credits

Focuses on securing digital infrastructure by examining threats, vulnerabilities, and technologies used to prevent cyber attacks such as: encryption, security devices, software, authentication and identity protocols. Hands-on labs demonstrate the use of tools and techniques discussed in the course.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 140 and CT 201

CT 310 Open Server II 3.0 Credits

Presents an in depth study of server administration utilizing the Linux Operating System. Topics covered include: shell environments, shell program structures, executions, variables, positional parameters, special shell variables, and shell programming statements. In addition the course will examine shell conditional statements, looping constructs, interrupt handling, and debugging tools.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 210 [Min Grade: D]

CT 312 Access Control and Intrusion Detection Technology 3.0 Credits

Fundamental theory and methodology of intrusion detection systems. Using intrusion detection systems to secure corporate and personal networks against attacks. Hands-on laboratory experience using an in-depth, open-source network intrusion detection system.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 420 [Min Grade: D] or CT 301 [Min Grade: D]

CT 315 Security Management Practice 3.0 Credits

Managerial issues involved in the daily operations of an IT Security department. Topics include staffing, budgets, job descriptions, long term planning, resource allocation, training of security personnel, motivational techniques, interaction with other departments including upper management.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Pre-Junior or Sophomore

CT 320 Server II 3.0 Credits

Presents an in depth study of Windows server operating system and active directory. Topics include installation, implementation, administration of resources, monitoring, troubleshooting techniques. In addition, the course will examine Windows based network management tools, high availability and disaster recovery.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 200 [Min Grade: D]

CT 330 Network Administration II 3.0 Credits

Course covers both theoretical knowledge and hands-on exercises for networking using CISCO hardware. Topics include: Extending Switched Networks with VLANS; Determining IP Traffic with Access Lists; Establishing Point-to-Point Connections; and Establishing Frame Relay Connections.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 140 [Min Grade: D]

CT 335 Mobile Applications 3.0 Credits

Provides students with an understanding of mobile technologies and the components for building and testing mobile applications. Topics covered include: mobile frameworks, plugins, mobile device storage, visual design and user interfaces for mobile applications, device sensors, and compression.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 230 [Min Grade: D] or INFO 152 [Min Grade: D] or CS 265 [Min Grade: D]

CT 353 Virtual Environments and Cloud Security 3.0 Credits

This course explores various models of virtual servers, storage, networks and levels of cloud computing. Students will learn how to apply best practice solutions to secure virtual environments and the different levels of cloud computing.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 200 [Min Grade: D] and CT 210 [Min Grade: D]

CT 355 Wireless Network Security Technology 3.0 Credits

Theory, methodology and hands-on labs relating to the unique security issues of Wireless Networks. Limitations and risks of Wireless Networks. Use of audit and exploit tools to discover security flaws. Protocol and signal vulnerabilities. Methods to secure such vulnerabilities.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 420 [Min Grade: D] or CT 301 [Min Grade: D]

CT 362 Network Auditing Tools 3.0 Credits

Theory, methodology and hands-on labs relating to Network Auditing. The course relies on advanced multi-functional network auditing tools to uncover Network Security problems, with the purpose of eliminating these vulnerabilities.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 420 [Min Grade: D] or CT 301 [Min Grade: D]

CT 382 Applied Cryptography 3.0 Credits

This course presents the theory, methods, strengths, weaknesses, and effective strategies necessary for students to acquire a fundamental knowledge of Cryptography and Stenography. This is a hands-on course utilizing several tools and software programs. Emphasis is placed on formulating effective strategies, such as when and how to protect computer data.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CT 388 Topics in Computing Technology I 3.0 Credits

This course will cover special topics of interest to students in the Computing Technology Major. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 4 times for 12 credits

CT 389 Topics in Computing Technology II 3.0 Credits

This course will cover special topics of interest to students in the Computing Technology Major. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 4 times for 12 credits

CT 390 Server Side Programming 3.0 Credits

This class is designed to provide students with intensive hands-on experience in using server-side technology to develop Web applications. Server-side programming, sometimes called servlets, is a powerful hybrid of the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) and lower-level server APU programming such as NSAPI from Netscape and ISAPI from Microsoft.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 290 [Min Grade: D]

CT 393 Information Technology Security Risk Assessment 3.0 Credits

This course addresses risk management methodology, the specific procedures for determining assets valuation, vulnerabilities, and threats. Risk migration methods that security professional use to protect valuable IT assets will also be studies. Issues, designed to foster critical thinking, are explored, as well as the standardized approaches to risk management.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CT 400 Network Security 3.0 Credits

This class focuses on the security aspects of networks. Topics covered: intrusion detection, VPN, and Firewalls. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and information aligned with Securing Networks.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 330 [Min Grade: D]

CT 402 Network Security II 3.0 Credits

Theory, methodology of Security firewalls, Topics include: firewall models, user interfaces, feature sets, interfaces, routing, IP addressing services, IP multicast support, monitoring with SNMP, authentication, authorization, and accounting, address translation, traffic content filtering, application inspection, traffic shunning, and firewall failover.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore
Prerequisites: CT 400 [Min Grade: D]

CT 412 Information Technology Security Policies 3.0 Credits

This course presents the theory and legal issues necessary for students to acquire fundamental knowledge of Computer Policies for information Security. Topics covered include: E-mail, Employee Privacy, Labor Organization Activities (Fair Use), Avoiding Discrimination and Harassment, Copyright, Defamation, Spamming, Trade Secrets & Confidential Information, Attorney-Client communication via E-mail, Computer Security, Preventing Waste of a Computer Resources, Essentials for Good Policy, and Ensuring Compliance.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CT 414 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing 3.0 Credits

This course provides students with the opportunity to learn hands-on techniques to protect and secure their information-critical infrastructure against cyber-attacks, viruses, worms, and other system cyber vulnerability weaknesses that pose significant threat to organizational systems.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 140 [Min Grade: D] and CT 200 [Min Grade: D] and CT 210 [Min Grade: D]

CT 415 Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning 3.0 Credits

Disaster Recovery & Continuity Planning specific to Emergency Recovery Procedures. Techniques for development of disaster recovery plans, procedures and testing methods. Strategies used by businesses to assure that sensitive data will not be lost in the event of a disaster. Techniques used to manage potential risk within multiple environments.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CT 432 Information Technology Security Systems Audits 3.0 Credits

This course presents the theory, methodology, procedures and hands-on labs necessary for students to acquire a fundamental working knowledge of IT System Audits. Students learn how to discover system vulnerabilities with proper audit procedures, and how to document their findings properly for upper management.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CT 420 [Min Grade: D] or CT 301 [Min Grade: D]

CT 491 Senior Project I 3.0 Credits

This course is an independent project which small student teams determines and scopes an appropriate computing technology project that can be completed within the constraints of time and resources under faculty guidance. The objective of the course is to provide specifications and requirements for the team project.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.

CT 496 Senior Project II 3.0 Credits

This course is a continuation of Senior Project I. In this course, student-teams are required to implement theirs project specifications and requirements developed in the previous course.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: CT 491 [Min Grade: D]

CT I199 Independent Study in CST 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CT I299 Independent Study in CST 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CT I399 Independent Study in CST 0.5-9.0 Credits

Provides individual study or research in computing and security technology with faculty supervision. This course may be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits

CT I499 Independent Study in CST 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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