Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

CIT 212: Microsoft Networking II

General Information

  • Name: Microsoft Networking II
  • Discipline: Computer Information Technology (CIT)
  • Units (Credits): 3–5
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

Prerequisites and Recommended Courses

  • Prerequisites: CIT 211 or consent of instructor

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, textbook study and hands-on lab exercises, teaches the basic skills and knowledge necessary to implement, administer and maintain the current Microsoft Windows Server Operation System.

II: Course Objectives

Covers core B Operating Systems. Prepares the student to prove their expertise with desktop, server, and networking components. The course consists of the required areas of study mandated by Microsoft to complete the MCSE core requirements.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Install or upgrade to Windows XP
  • Configure the Windows XP environment.
  • Connect clients running Windows XP to networks.
  • Create and manage user accounts.
  • Manage access to resources by using groups
  • Manage data by using the NTFS file systems.
  • Provide network access to file resources.
  • Monitor and optimize performance in Windows XP.
  • Implement security in Windows XP
  • Configure printing.
  • Implement disaster protection.
  • Install and configure terminal services.
  • Implement Windows XP clients.
  • Implement Windows XP servers

III: Course Linkage

Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.

This course fulfills Western Nevada College's Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students:

  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Are able to demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Understand the theoretical principles behind creating and maintaining a professional level Web site.
  • Use current software to create, publish, and maintain a professional level Web site.
  • Apply techniques appropriate to their specialty in the operation of a Web site.


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