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Mott Community College offers a variety of programs within Information Technology.  Our accredited degree and certificate programs are based on industry demands, local business input, and the experience of our faculty. 

Information Technology

Those seeking to become a computer networking professional can work within  our Computer Network Engineering. degree program. For those seeking careers in software development or desire to be a computer analyst, our Computer Information Systems degree program offers the skills necessary using technology that meets industry demands. If you are unsure on which area is best for you, our Computer Occupations Technology degree program offers students the option of taking a core group of classes then provides tracks that prepare you for exciting careers in Computer Security, Web Development, Communications Technology, and more!

The Information Technology area at Mott Community College offers a variety of certificate programs to select from. These range from  Loading... to Loading... to Loading.... These skill oriented certificate programs allow students to gain employment ready skills along with re-training for those that have been working in IT for years and needing to update their skills.

 

Degrees, Certificates, and Alternative Training Programs of Study

Occupational Degrees - Associates of Applied Science

(CISY2)

CISY2 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Information Systems degree is to prepare students for entry-level employment in a variety of software engineering or programming environments.

Program Objectives:

  1. Utilize basic programming skills.
  2. Define and create class objects within software applications.
  3. Design and build web pages for organizations.
  4. Analyze existing information systems and design new information systems.
  5. Troubleshoot technical issues and provide customer service to end users.
  6. Interact with databases.

Degree Information


(CNEN2)

CNEN2 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Network Engineering degree is to prepare students for entry-level employment in a variety of networking and security-related fields.

Program Objectives:

  1. Identify networking concepts, operating systems and computers.
  2. Set-up and maintain networks, operating systems and computers.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of information security/assurance within the organization.
  4. Update and upgrade computer hardware and operating systems.
  5. Design and create a complete computer network.

Degree Information


(CCOT2)

CCOT2 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Occupations Technology degree is to prepare students for entry-level employment in general or broad (rather than specialized) computer occupations or as an adjunct skill in a different occupation.

Program Objectives:

  1. Identify networking concepts, operating systems and computers.
  2. Utilize basic programming skills.
  3. Update and upgrade computer hardware and operating systems.
  4. Design and build web pages for organizations.
  5. Troubleshoot technical issues and provide customer service to end users.

There are six Degree Pathways to choose from
- Applications Developer Degree Information
- Applications Specialist Degree Information
- Generalist Degree Information
- Networking Degree Information
- Security Degree Information
- Web Developer Degree Information


Certificates of Achievement

Computer Applications Specialist Certificate (CISY1)

CISY1 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Applications Specialist Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level employment in an occupation in which they focus on computer software applications.

Program Objectives:

  1. Identify networking concepts, operating systems and computers.
  2. Utilize basic programming skills.
  3. Update and upgrade computer hardware and operating systems.
  4. Design and build web pages for organizations.
  5. Troubleshoot technical issues and provide customer service to end users.

Computer Applications Specialist Certificate


Computer Networking Technology Certificate (CNTC1)

CNTC1 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Network Technology Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level employment in a variety of networking and security-related fields.

Program Objectives:

  1. Identify networking concepts, operating systems and computers.
  2. Identify the layers of the OSI Model and explain how each layer functions in the networking process.
  3. Demonstrate the process of assigning IP addresses using the method of subnetting.
  4. Identify the network protocols associated with the OSI Model.
  5. Set-up and maintain networks, operating systems and computers. Demonstrate knowledge of information security/assurance within the organization

Computer Networking Technology


Computer Programming Certificate (CPRO1)

CPRO1 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Programming Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level employment in a variety of software engineering or programming environments.

Program Objectives:

  1. Develop software applications.
  2. Apply object oriented principles within software applications.
  3. Utilize a variety of programming languages to develop software applications.
  4. Interact with databases.

Computer Programming


Computer Repair Technician Certificate (COMR1)

COMR1 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Repair Technician Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level employment in a computer repair environment.

Program Objectives:

  1. Identify networking concepts, operating systems and computers.
  2. Identify and install hardware components in a desktop computer.
  3. Upgrade an existing operating system.
  4. Perform a new install of a new operating system.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of information security/assurance within the organization.
  6. Troubleshoot technical issues and provide customer service to end users.

Computer Repair Technician


Computer Science Certificate (CSCI1)

CSCI1 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Science Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level employment in a computer science occupation, such as programming.

Program Objectives:

  1. Analyze information systems to determine best solutions for user needs.
  2. Develop software applications.
  3. Apply object oriented principles within software applications.
  4. Interact with multiple computer operating environments.

Computer Science


Computer Security Certificate (CSEC1)

CSEC1 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Security Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level employment in a computer security environment.

Program Objectives:

  1. Identify networking concepts, operating systems and computers.
  2. Update and upgrade computer hardware and operating systems.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of information security/assurance within the organization.
  4. Identify potential security threats in a computer network system.
  5. Identify processes and procedures involved in protecting a computer network system from potential security threats.

Computer Security


Computer Support Services and Help Desk Certificate (CHLP1)

CHLP1 Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Computer Support Services and Help Desk Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level employment in an end user support position.

Program Objectives:

  1. Troubleshoot technical issues and provide customer service to end users.
  2. Repair and upgrade desktop computers.
  3. Install and maintain operating systems.
  4. Provide information security/assurance within the organization.
  5. Communicate effectively with customers to identify potential computer problems and solutions.

Computer Support Specialist and Help Desk


Web Developer Certificate (WBDV1)

WBDV Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Web Developer Certificate is to prepare students for entry-level employment in as a web developer or maintainer.

Program Objectives:

  1. Develop web applications.
  2. Design and build web pages for organizations.
  3. Maintain and modify existing websites for organizations.
  4. Create and maintain databases for web applications.

Web Developer


Web Development for Graphic Designer - Post Degree Certificate (WDGD1)

WDGD Mission Statement & Program Objectives

The mission of the Web Development for Graphic Designer - Post Degree Certificate is to continue the education of graphic design graduates so they may gain skills to make themselves marketable in the web sector.

Program Objectives:

  1. Develop web applications.
  2. Design and build web pages for organizations.
  3. Maintain and modify existing websites for organizations.
  4. Create and maintain databases for web applications.
  5. Create a design for a web environment.
  6. Create multimedia for web environments.

Web Developer - Post Certificate


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Course Objectives

  • Identify the fundamental principles of using personal computers.
  • Install, configure, optimize and upgrade personal computer components.
  • Identify tools, diagnostic procedures and troubleshooting techniques for personal computer components.
  • Identify the fundamental principles of using laptops and portable devices.
  • Identify the fundamental principles of using printers and scanners.
  • Identify the fundamental principles of security.
  • Describe the aspects and importance of safety and environmental issues.
  • Use good communication skills, including listening and tact/discretion, when communicating with customers and colleagues.
  • Use job-related professional behavior including privacy, confidentiality and respect for the customer and customers' property (e.g. telephone, computer).
  • Install, configure, optimize and upgrade personal computer components.
  • Identify tools, diagnostic procedures and troubleshooting techniques for personal computer components.
  • Perform preventative maintenance of personal computer components.

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Course Objectives

  • Identify the fundamental principles of using operating systems.
  • Install, configure, optimize and upgrade operating systems.
  • Identify tools, diagnostic procedures and troubleshooting techniques for operating systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on operating systems.
  • Identify basic concepts of installing, configuring, optimizing and upgrading printers and scanners.
  • Identify the fundamental principles of networks.
  • Install, configure, optimize and upgrade networks.
  • Identify tools, diagnostic procedures and troubleshooting techniques for networks.
  • Identify the fundamental principles of security.
  • Install, configure, upgrade and optimize security.
  • Identify tools, diagnostic procedures and troubleshooting techniques for security.
  • Use good communication skills, including listening and tact/discretion, when communicating with customers and colleagues.

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Course Objectives

  • Name and identify the main parts of a computer system and terms related to computer use
  • Use the keyboard and mouse to navigate through computer screens
  • Use Windows applications such as Paint, WordPad, and Calculator
  • Type a URL or click to get to a web site, perform basic navigation
  • Send and receive an e-mail
  • Use the Blackboard Learning Management System

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Course Objectives

  • Boot, use, and shut down a computer without fear of damaging it.
  • Name and explain the function of each basic component of computer hardware.
  • Describe realistic and practical uses of computers.
  • Name the basic categories of software and give an example of when each would be used.
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of stand-alone vs. networked computers.
  • Produce a new file, use (open) an existing file, and save a file.
  • Use a drawing program to produce a simple graphic.
  • Use an e-mail program to send and receive e-mail messages.
  • Use a browser to make a simple search of the Internet
  • Use a word processing program to produce a simple text document.
  • Use a spreadsheet to produce a simple numerical document.
  • Use the copy/paste feature to move information between documents.

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Course Objectives

  • Name the parts, uses and functions of a computer.
  • Describe the basic software categories.
  • Define common file extensions.
  • Demonstrate basic network knowledge.
  • Demonstrate the ability to startup and shut down the computer.
  • Use navigation tools (scroll bars, resize button, minimize buttons, etc.)
  • Use file management applications (Windows)
  • Use an operating system to find/locate files.
  • Identify the types and functions of ports on a computer.
  • Access operating system and application help screens.
  • Use e-mail to send and receive messages.
  • Produce an e-mail with an attachment.
  • Use an Internet browser to search for information.
  • Use an Internet browser to download files.
  • Use a word processor to produce a document.
  • Use a word processor to modify an existing document.
  • Use word processor page formatting options.
  • Use a spreadsheet application to produce a spreadsheet.
  • Use a spreadsheet application to modify an existing spreadsheet.
  • Use functions to produce results.
  • Produce graphs of results.
  • Change characteristics of existing graphs.
  • Use table auto format.
  • Use additional spreadsheet formatting tools.
  • Use a database application to create a new database structure with/without a wizard.
  • Use a database to open and modify an existing database.
  • Use a wizard to design a form for data input.
  • Use a query to select desired information from a table.
  • Produce a report based on query results.
  • Use presentation software to produce a new presentation with/without a wizard.
  • Manipulate the appearance of a presentation slide.
  • Input a graphic to a presentation slide.
  • Import a table or spreadsheet to a presentation slide.
  • Reorganize existing presentation slides.

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Course Objectives

  • Use Blackboard and Internet to obtain/use information
  • Organize files using folders and naming schemes
  • Use various assignment submission techniques (e-mail attachment, PrintScreen, Adobe Acrobat reader)
  • Use a variety of keys and shortcuts to improve keyboarding techniques
  • Observe and analyze features that improve the appearance of a document (font, tabs, etc.)
  • Search the Internet using the key word search method
  • Search the Internet using the directory search method
  • Use the wizard to prepare a document
  • Insert styles, paragraph borders, special characters, and codes
  • Create bulleted lists
  • Create and print envelopes
  • Format a paragraph (border/shading/widow)
  • Format a Word table
  • Format and use document sections
  • Format headers, footers, and page numbers
  • Modify the slide master of a template
  • Insert & format table, chart, organizational hart
  • Choose, change & modify slide layout
  • Modify graphics using group/ungroup
  • Modify bullet characters
  • Use AutoContent wizard
  • Use & modify WordArt
  • Add sound effects
  • Add, use, modify animations, transitions, & timing
  • Insert hyperlinks
  • Create an assumptions table for repeated data
  • Distinguish and use absolute vs. relative cell references
  • Create charts that correctly depict the data in a spreadsheet
  • Use various functions to calculate portions of a spreadsheet (including choose, vlookup, and pmt)
  • Sort and filter data
  • Force field formatting (such as all caps)
  • Establish appropriate validation rules with appropriate text and default values
  • Link tables using a foreign key
  • Use a calculated field in a form
  • Use a combo box in a form
  • Create a multi-table report from a query
  • Create a multi-table report using the wizard
  • Apply learning objectives to the development of a capstone project

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Course Objectives

  • Define terms related to computer security.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer security concepts.
  • Study Physical security.
  • Study Organizational security.
  • Study Internet security.
  • Study Network security.
  • Examine computer and information vulnerability.
  • Identify methods and software to prevent software vulnerabilities.
  • Detect malicious software.
  • Repair computers containing malicious software.
  • Examine computer viruses and identity vulnerability.
  • Identify methods and software to prevent viruses and identity theft.
  • Detect and repair computers containing viruses and spyware.
  • Identify hoaxes and scams.
  • Acquaint self with various computer security measures.

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Course Objectives

  • Describe the purpose of an operating system
  • List typical tasks of an operating system
  • Navigate and search using the Windows operating system
  • Use embedded mail and browser
  • Set up computer security
  • Manage multimedia files
  • Connect to networks with mobile computing
  • Maintain hardware and software
  • Improve system performance

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Course Objectives

  • Describe the Internet's architecture
  • Explain Internet connection options
  • Compare Internet communication methods
  • Describe how the World Wide Web operates
  • Use tools on the World Wide Web
  • Examine multimedia features on the Internet
  • Describe how to remain safe and conduct business on the Internet

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Course Objectives

  • Briefly describe the history of computer development
  • Identify and describe the four computer processes (input, output, processing, storage) and relate various hardware devices with each process
  • Provide general information about all relevant hardware devices
  • Explain at a basic level how computers process information (including terminology and process)
  • Describe the purpose and general procedures in computer networking at all levels
  • Compare and contrast a network with the Internet
  • Explain how the Internet is set up and distributed (used)
  • Identify and explain the general characteristics of various categories of software, including both operating systems and applications software
  • Describe relational databases: theory, components, and implementation, including use in businesses
  • Describe generally how a computer program is written (describe software used and the process followed in creating new software)
  • Explain the phases of the system development life cycle and how it would be implemented in a business
  • Justify the use of computers in various types of businesses
  • Identify, describe, and critique the uses of computers in society (including both positive and negative uses)
  • Identify various computer-based occupations
  • Comply with standard business behavior and expectations (as described in the syllabus)
  • Use the library databases and Internet to conduct academic research at valid sites

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Course Objectives

  • Construct technical documents for end users
  • Create proper written communication for technical support via online methods
  • Write documents for the web
  • Compare and contrast multiple writing styles
  • Examine online technical forums
  • Find answers to technical questions in online knowledge base systems
  • Provide support to end users through predefined knowledge trees
  • Optimize strategies for handling difficult customers and incidents
  • Conduct a user needs analysis
  • Prepare product evaluations
  • Diagnose common computer problems
  • Explain repair of common computer problems to end users
  • Determine best training methods for end users
  • Demonstrate a product
  • Provide training to end users

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Course Objectives

  • Describe database theory and purpose
  • Describe and distinguish database approaches
  • Query a database using various methods
  • Design a database at the information level
  • Design a database at the physical level
  • Describe database security policies
  • Describe database maintenance procedures
  • Describe database administrative functions

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Course Objectives

  • Explain how to analyze a computer information system
  • Prepare a system plan
  • Develop a requirements model
  • Model processes and data
  • Model objects for an information system
  • Determine a development strategy
  • Design a computer information system
  • Design data for an information system
  • Explain the architecture of a computer information system
  • Implement a computer information system

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Course Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate problem solving through identification and analysis
  • Students will evaluate alternatives under conditions of uncertainty and time pressures
  • Students will develop techniques of working on a team to solve problems and represent the team in open discussions
  • Students will demonstrate techniques for setting priorities

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Course Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate problem solving through identification and analysis
  • Students will evaluate alternatives under conditions of uncertainty and time pressures
  • Students will develop techniques of working on a team to solve problems and represent the team in open discussions
  • Students will demonstrate techniques for setting priorities

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Course Objectives

  • Identify networking fundamentals
  • Compare different types of networks
  • Explain the basics of a network layout
  • Explain the variations on standard networking topologies
  • Identify general cabling characteristics of physical media
  • Describe the primary cable types used in networking
  • Identify a network interface card's function
  • List important factors for selecting network adapters
  • Explain the OSI reference model layers and their relationship to hardware and software
  • Explain the IEEE 802 networking model and related standards
  • Explain the function of protocols in a network
  • Describe common protocol suites
  • Compare and contrast media access methods used in network architectures
  • Describe the operation of Ethernet
  • Describe networking software components
  • Explain network application installation and configuration concepts
  • Explain the differences between centralized and client/server computing
  • Develop a network security policy
  • Identify small business network equipment requirements
  • Identify small business application requirements
  • Manage networked accounts
  • Monitor network performance
  • Identify some terminology used in implementing WANs
  • Describe the benefits of network management and planning
  • Describe some measures to take in common troubleshooting situations

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Course Objectives

  • Identify the need for certification and registration in telecommunications
  • Describe networking specifications and communications
  • Determine which type of network cable to use
  • Differentiate between 'grounding and bonding systems' and 'grounding and bonding equipment'
  • Identify the three types of telecommunications circuit protectors
  • Compare cable types and characteristics
  • Create an effective network design
  • Discuss proper cable installation procedures
  • Identify good cable management practices and understand their importance
  • Understand backbone distribution systems
  • Discuss design guidelines and work areas in horizontal distribution systems
  • Splice wire and cable
  • Terminate cable
  • Identify the elements of a comprehensive fire protection system
  • Select the appropriate fire stopping system for an application
  • Perform tests on copper and fiber media
  • Identify and use testing and troubleshooting tools

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Course Objectives

  • Describe how wireless technology is used in daily activities
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of wireless technology
  • List WLAN devices and describe their basic functions
  • Describe the different IEEE WLAN standards
  • Explain the principles of radio wave transmissions
  • Describe the different types of antennas
  • List the characteristics of the Physical layer standards in 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11a networks
  • Explain the MAC procedures for joining, transmitting, and remaining connected to a WLAN
  • Explain the steps for planning and designing a wireless LAN
  • Describe the steps in deploying a wireless network
  • Explain what a site survey is and the tools that are used in a site survey
  • Describe how to perform a site survey
  • Define information security
  • Describe the types of wireless attacks that can be launched against a wireless network
  • List wireless security solutions
  • List the components that make up the enterprise security model
  • Describe the tools that are used to monitor a WLAN
  • Explain the procedures for maintaining a wireless network
  • Describe the types of wireless device problems and explain how to solve them
  • List the technologies of a wireless metropolitan area network
  • Describe the features of a wireless wide area network

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Course Objectives

  • Installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows 10
  • Deploying Windows 10
  • Configuring hardware and applications
  • Configuring network connectivity
  • Configuring access to resources
  • Configuring mobile computing
  • Monitoring and maintaining systems that run Windows 10
  • Configuring backup and recovery options

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Course Objectives

  • Configuring Domain Name System (DNS) for Active Directory
  • Configuring the Active Directory infrastructure
  • Configuring additional Active Directory server roles
  • Configuring network connectivity
  • Creating and maintaining Active Directory objects
  • Maintaining the Active Directory environment
  • Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services

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Course Objectives

  • Break down the role of protocols in data network communications.
  • Employ the operations and features of the OSI model network layer protocols and services and apply the fundamental concepts of routing.
  • Analyze how communication occurs in data networks and the internet.
  • Describe the devices and services that support communication across an Internetwork.
  • Design, calculate, and supply an appropriate addressing scheme to fulfill given requirements.
  • Employ fundamental Ethernet concepts, media, services, and operation.
  • Employ basic cabling and netwok designs to connect devices for a given network requirement.
  • Build a simple Ethernet network using routers and switches.
  • Use Cisco CLI commands to perform basic router and switch configuration and verification.

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Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Security
  • Malware and Social Engineering Attacks
  • Application and Network Attacks
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigating Attacks
  • Host, Application, and Data Security
  • Network Security
  • Administering a Secure Network
  • Wireless Network Security
  • Access Control Fundamentals
  • Authentication and Account Management
  • Basic Cryptography
  • Advanced Cryptography
  • Business Continuity
  • Risk Mitigation

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Course Objectives

  • Identify the different elements of managing information security
  • Construct a plan for security
  • Plan for contingencies
  • Describe the elements of an information security policy
  • Develop an information security program
  • Identify different security management models and practices
  • Identify and assess risk
  • Assess and control risk
  • Analyze different protection mechanisms
  • Describe information security personnel within an organization
  • Outline laws and ethics relating to information security
  • Determine how to maintain security during the systems development process

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Course Objectives

  • Explain the difference between computer forensics and other related disciplines
  • Explain how to examine a computer crime and policy violation
  • Describe how to conduct a computer investigation
  • Explain computer forensics lab certification requirements
  • Develop a plan for a computer forensics lab
  • Explain the different computer forensics software and hardware needs
  • Determine how a search can be conducted
  • Describe how to review a case
  • Explain how to identify digital evidence
  • Determine how to secure digital evidence at an incident scene
  • Explain how to store digital evidence
  • Explain the boot tasks among different versions of Microsoft operating systems
  • Explain the boot tasks within Macintosh, Unix, and Linux systems
  • Develop a data recovery plan
  • Describe how to acquire data from various hardware devices
  • Describe how to conduct a computer forensics analysis
  • Identify the differences between image file types
  • Describe how to locate and recover image files
  • Outline copyright issues with graphics
  • Outline an approach to network forensics
  • Explain network forensic tools
  • Investigate e-mail crimes and investigations
  • Outline the guidelines for writing reports

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Course Objectives

  • Identify the size of the network
  • Identify the hardware and software components that will be used on the network
  • Determine the organization of storage devices on the network
  • Determine the file systems to be used on the network
  • Set up and configure servers on the network
  • Install network operating systems on the network
  • Set up network printers on the network
  • Install network applications on the network
  • Configure network services on the network
  • Develop a backup plan for the network
  • Implement a disaster recovery plan for the network
  • Document network specifications for reference
  • Identify and resolve any hardware related problems on the network
  • Identify and resolve any software related problems on the network

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Course Objectives

  • Describe the purpose, use, and capabilities of a database
  • Create, edit, enhance, save, and print a database object
  • Use queries to extract data from the database
  • Create and modify/enhance forms and reports
  • Use advanced features to maintain and administer a database

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Course Objectives

  • Describe the purpose, use, and capabilities of a spreadsheet.
  • Create, edit, enhance, save, and print a spreadsheet.
  • Apply formulas, functions, and database features.
  • Create, edit, and modify charts from spreadsheet data.
  • Apply financial functions and prediction features to a spreadsheet.

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Course Objectives

  • Introduction to PC Hardware
  • History of the Linux operating system
  • Introduction to the different distributions of the Linux operating system
  • Determining the placement and usage of the Linux server/workstation
  • Choosing an installation method
  • Installing RedHat Linux
  • Setting up the X-windows system
  • Personalizing the interface
  • Basic IP networking
  • Downloading and managing additional RPMS
  • Introduction to the shell
  • Additional shell commands
  • File system layout and design
  • Introduction to basic text configuration files

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Course Objectives

  • Examine basic hardware components
  • Discuss programming and programming languages
  • Write entry level programs that process numeric data
  • Demonstrate the need for decision making in programming
  • Contrast simple and complex decisions
  • Explain the concept of looping in a program
  • Explore the use of validation loops
  • Explore the purpose of and us of functions
  • Write programs with functions that return values
  • Write programs with functions that pass arguments and accept parameters
  • Explain various file types and processing methods
  • Demonstrate single and multi-dimensional lists
  • Write programs that process string data
  • Examine string manipulation techniques

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Course Objectives

  • Apply fundamental programming concepts
  • Create, debug and test programs that accomplish tasks
  • Display messages on the monitor
  • Execute simple mathematical calculations
  • Demonstrate the decision making abilities in C++
  • Execute various looping techniques
  • Use both programmer supplied and system functions
  • Demonstrate and use arrays
  • Use pointers
  • Demonstrate features of the string class
  • Use structures as an abstract data type

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Course Objectives

  • Explore the Visual Studio IDE
  • Use variables and calculations
  • Make decisions within an application
  • Use lists and programming loops
  • Create procedures and functions
  • Create multiple form applications
  • Work with arrays
  • Write to files
  • Print output from application
  • Use structures
  • Work with databases
  • Use classes and collections

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Course Objectives

  • Introduction to .Net programming
  • Using variables and calculations to process data
  • Making decisions within an application
  • Programming loops in an application
  • Modularize code with methods
  • Working with arrays
  • Data processing with structures
  • Using classes
  • Working with databases

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Course Objectives

  • Review of programming basics
  • Planning and documenting applications
  • Object oriented programming - DLLs
  • Object oriented programming - Controls
  • Accessing data within applications
  • Deploying applications
  • Create help files and user manuals
  • Reporting from applications
  • Working with hardware devices
  • Communicating between applications

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Course Objectives

  • Examine advanced .NET code to create and manage structured applications
  • Create applications to manipulate static data, functions, polymorphism, and inheritance
  • Design an efficient user experience within an application
  • Implement database interactive applications
  • Construct advanced programs using built-in .NET classes
  • Build applications that communicate via a network
  • Create web forms

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Course Objectives

  • Get and store data using fle I/O in programs
  • Create and use classes
  • Apply inheritance and polymorphism
  • Create and use exceptions, templates, and STL
  • Use linked list operations
  • Use stacks and queues
  • Use recursion
  • Use binary tree operations

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Course Objectives

  • Introduction to web page creation using HTML5
  • Creating web pages using industry standard software
  • Cascading Style Sheets - CSS3
  • Web graphics
  • Mobile websites
  • Tables to control layout
  • Forms in HTML
  • Adopting external applications
  • Publishing websites
  • Web templates
  • Incorporating JavaScript in web pages

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Course Objectives

  • Incorporate scripts in a web page
  • Design forms for user input
  • Use variables within an application
  • Manipulate strings and arrays
  • Use the object-oriented programming method
  • Use functions and sub procedures in code
  • Design an application with decision making abilities
  • Utilize loops for repeating instructions
  • Maintain state between client and server
  • Store information in files and databases
  • Secure web applications

Course Competencies for New Courses to be begin Fall 2019

COMN-120: Network Essentials

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COMN-144: Network Infrastructure Configuration and Implementation

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COMN-164: Client and Server Network Administration

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COMN-174: Advanced Network Administration

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COMN-184: Information Security in a Digital Age

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Students can gain free college credit for completed industry certifications at Mott Community College. This policy is to allow students who have already mastered skills to continue forward with their studies instead of taking classes for content they already have learned. Students are required to provide proof of completion (e.g. official transcript providing successful completion of exam) to the Coordinator in order to be granted credit for the course.

To be eligible, students:

  • Must be declared within an IT degree program.
  • Must have passed the industry certification exam within three years of application for credit.
  • Must have completed an additional course in the sequence of courses for their degree with a final grade of 2.0 or higher.
CompTIA Certification
CompTIA Certification Exam Information Mott Community College Course
A+ Essentials COMC 115-A+ Core Hardware Components
A+ IT Technician COMC 125-A+ Operating Systems Technologies
CompTIA Network+ Exam COMN 112-Principles of Computer Networking
CompTIA Security+ Exam COMN 181-Digital & Physical Security of Data
CompTIA Linux+ Exam COMS-130 Introduction to Linux
CIW Certification
CIW Certification Exam Information Mott Community College Course
CIW Site Development Associate COMW-100 Intro to Web Page Creation

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June 18, 2019
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