Classes Taught

Spring 2024

CIS111 Ethics in Information Technology 3 Credits

Ethical issues that arise as a result of increasing use of computers, and the responsibilities of those who work with computers, either as computer science professionals or end users. Critical inquiry and review of ethical challenges in information technology business, including professional and corporate responsibility, government regulation, fiduciary responsibilities of information, infringement of intellectual property, security risk assessment, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and the ethics of IT corporations. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28698

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 03/06/2024
We
5:45 PM - 9:00 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 28698 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

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
28693
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/07/2024
TuTh
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 28693 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.d'ambrosio@mesacc.edu

CNT160AB Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation 4 Credits

Focus on the configuration of routers and switches within small and medium size networks for advanced functionality including Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Network security, Access Control Lists (ACLs), Network Address Translation (NAT), Wide Area Network (WAN) concepts, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Quality of Service (QOS), network management, design, troubleshooting, virtualization, and automation. Preparation for Cisco certification examination.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CNT150AB or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28696

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/07/2024
TuTh
5:45 PM - 9:15 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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 28696 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

ITS110 Information Security Fundamentals 3 Credits

Fundamental concepts of information technology security. Topics include authentication methods, access control, cryptography, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), network attack and defense methods, hardening of operating systems and network devices, securing remote access and wireless technologies and securing infrastructures and topologies. Emphasis on hands-on labs in both the Windows and Linux environments. Builds on thorough understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and security concepts and Microsoft (MS) Windows and Linux Administration.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS126DL, or CIS126RH, or permission of Program Director. Corequisites: BPC270 or MST150++.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32742

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. 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 32742 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

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
33291
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
03/19/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

CIS111 Ethics in Information Technology 3 Credits

Ethical issues that arise as a result of increasing use of computers, and the responsibilities of those who work with computers, either as computer science professionals or end users. Critical inquiry and review of ethical challenges in information technology business, including professional and corporate responsibility, government regulation, fiduciary responsibilities of information, infringement of intellectual property, security risk assessment, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and the ethics of IT corporations. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16010
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 10/10/2024
TuTh
5:45 PM - 8:15 PM

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 16010 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

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
15090

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 10/09/2024
MoWe
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Open

22 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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 15090 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

CNT205 Cisco Certified Network Associate Security 4 Credits

Associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. Development of a security infrastructure, identification of threats and vulnerabilities to networks. Mitigation of security threats. Core security technologies. Installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices. Competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CNT160AB, or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14511

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 10/09/2024
MoWe
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Open

16 of 20
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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 14511 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

CIS270 Essentials of Network and Information Security 3 Credits

Threats to security of information systems; responsibilities and basic tools for information security, including communication security, infrastructure security, organizational security and basic cryptography. Introduction to the language of network security and hardware, software and firmware components of an information security system for local, metropolitan, enterprise, and wide area networks. Helps prepare participants for the Comptia Security+ exam and the GIAC Security Essentials Certificate (GSEC).

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC270 or CIS190 or CNT140AB or MST150++ or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13373
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
10/15/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13373 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

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
33808

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

13 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. 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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 33808 Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu or nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

ITS240 Ethical Hacking and Network Defense 3 Credits

Preparation for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacking examination. In-depth exploration of how to effectively protect computer networks from risks ranging from malicious infiltration to cyber-warfare. Includes examination of ethical hacking, relevant tools and methodologies, and its importance to network security. Resources to identify new computer network vulnerabilities and counter security strategies will be discussed as well as an overview of relevant computer crime laws and penalties.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ITS110, or CNT205, or CIS270, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16008
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
5:45 PM - 8:15 PM

Open

16 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 16008 Students may contact instructor at: nicholas.dambrosio@mesacc.edu

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