Robert Samson

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

480-461-7744

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

CNT140AB Introduction to Networks 4 Credits
Focus on the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. Principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced. Students will build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Preparation for Cisco certification examination. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30692
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 10/12/2022
MoWe
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30692 Students may contact instructor at: robert.samson@mesacc.edu

30693
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 10/13/2022
TuTh
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30693 Students may contact the instructor at robert.samson@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2022

CNT150AB Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials 4 Credits
Focus on configuring switches and routers for use in small and medium size networks. Including Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), VLAN trunking, Inter-VLAN routing, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), EtherChannel, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), First Hop Redundancy, Local area Network (LAN) and Switch security, and Static routing. Knowledge and skills needed to implement a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) is also covered. Preparation for Cisco certification examination.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CNT140AB or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30697
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
10/18/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30697 Students may contact the instructor at robert.samson@mesacc.edu

Spring 2023

CNT140AB Introduction to Networks 4 Credits
Focus on the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. Principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced. Students will build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Preparation for Cisco certification examination. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30596
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 03/09/2023
TuTh
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Open

15 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30596 Students may contact instructor at: robert.samson@mesacc.edu

30594
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2023 - 03/08/2023
MoWe
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30594 Students may contact instructor at: robert.samson@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

CNT150AB Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials 4 Credits
Focus on configuring switches and routers for use in small and medium size networks. Including Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), VLAN trunking, Inter-VLAN routing, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), EtherChannel, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), First Hop Redundancy, Local area Network (LAN) and Switch security, and Static routing. Knowledge and skills needed to implement a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) is also covered. Preparation for Cisco certification examination.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CNT140AB or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30598
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Open

19 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30598 Students may contact instructor at: robert.samson@mesacc.edu

30597
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30597 Students may contact instructor at: robert.samson@mesacc.edu

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