Networking Essentials

Subject
Computer Information Systems (CIS)
Course Designator
CIS.170
Academic Dean
Dean of Business and Professional Studies
Last Offered
2020FA
Official Course Description

This course serves as a general introduction for students to acquire a foundation in current network technologies for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and the Internet. The course provides an introduction to the hardware, software, terminology, components, design, and connections of a network, as well as the topologies and protocols for LANs. It covers LAN-user concepts and the basic functions of system administration and operation.

Upcoming Offerings

Below is a list of the planned CIS.170 course sections for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.

2020 Fall (August-December)1 course section

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
CIS.170.M01
Synonym
61732
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
August 31 December 18
Lecture/Lab
Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM
Center for Liberal Arts & Business
Computer Lab 273
Instructor
Chris Goffnett
Seats Available
1 of 18
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
In order to maintain social distancing, some sessions of this class will be conducted remotely online using Zoom videoconferencing software and/or Moodle. Consult your instructor for details.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
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2021 Winter (January-May)2 course sections

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
CIS.170.V01
Synonym
63172
Location
Mecosta/Osceola
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
Lecture/Lab
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
MOCC
Computer Technology COMP
Instructor
Roger Meinert
Seats Available
18 of 18
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
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Section Name
CIS.170.W01R
Synonym
63162
Location
Internet Offering
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
RTV
Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM
WEB
Online ONLINE
Instructor
Chris Goffnett
Seats Available
14 of 18
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
This virtual, real-time class will meet remotely at the scheduled times using Zoom video conferencing software.
Additional fees: $25.00Fees may not apply to all students
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