Bob J. Danielson

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

Business

480-461-7725

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Classes Taught

Spring 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
27982

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 27982 Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

MST150WT Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows 10 3 Credits

In-depth exploration of how to effectively install and configure Windows 10. Includes features of Windows 10, virtualization improvements, network connectivity, access to resources, monitor and maintain Windows clients and backup and recovery. Designed to prepare students for the Microsoft Windows 10 certification examination.

Prerequisites: None. CIS190 or CNT140AB suggested but not required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28013
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/05/2024
Tu
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 28013 Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

CIS285 Computer Information Systems Capstone Project 3 Credits

Students will create a capstone project with opportunities for individualized research and application of aggregate technology and professional knowledge and skills obtained throughout the student's program of study. Focus on communication, problem solving, critical thinking, and project management skills.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28749
Dobson Campus

Online Course

Independent Study
Lecture/Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

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.

Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu for enrollment information. Enrollment is by permission only and is for students in the Cyber and Network Technology degree programs. This course is replacing CIS298AC Special Projects.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

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
28691

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/22/2024 - 03/06/2024
Mo
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 28691 Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@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
29623

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

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 29623 students may contact instructor at robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

MST160 Azure Administrator 4 Credits

Teaches IT professionals how to manage Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, backup and share data, and monitor solutions.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MST150WT, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17137

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

17 of 20
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.

Class 17137 Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

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
15087

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 15087 Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

15088

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2024 - 10/10/2024
TuTh
6:00 PM - 9:30 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 15088 Students may contact the instructor at robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

MST150WT Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows 10 3 Credits

In-depth exploration of how to effectively install and configure Windows 10. Includes features of Windows 10, virtualization improvements, network connectivity, access to resources, monitor and maintain Windows clients and backup and recovery. Designed to prepare students for the Microsoft Windows 10 certification examination.

Prerequisites: None. CIS190 or CNT140AB suggested but not required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14654

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/21/2024 - 10/09/2024
We
5:45 PM - 9:15 PM

Open

12 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.

Every student needs to have a headset with a built-in microphone to participate in this class. Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

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

MST160 Azure Administrator 4 Credits

Teaches IT professionals how to manage Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, backup and share data, and monitor solutions.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MST150WT, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15730

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
10/16/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
5:45 PM - 9:15 PM

Open

20 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.

Class 15730 Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

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