BIT113-01 Microcomputer Hardware
Instructor: Andrea Lyons
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso 104
Students learn the anatomy of a microcomputer by disassembling, assembling, upgrading and customizing a PC. Students evaluate purchasing vs. building a PC. The role of the BIOS and CMOS in the POST and BOOT processes is explored. System boards, processors, memory, and peripherals, including input, output, multimedia, network and data devices are studied. Students learn troubleshooting, safety, basic operating systems procedures, and security and preventive maintenance techniques. Customer service is stressed. This course covers the hardware material for the Comp TIA A+ certification exam.
Prerequisites: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score
BIT209Q-01 Pharmacology for Medical Coding
Instructor: Gwen Dyson
Schedule: Wednesday, 5:00–8:00pm, Lorusso 202
Students learn basics of pharmacotherapy as it relates to the duties of a medical coder. Drug classifications and matching drugs to common conditions and laboratory findings are emphasized.
BIT241Q-01 IT: Ethical Hacking
Instructor: Louis Beco
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso G-01
This course includes all aspects of ethical hacking and information systems security auditing programs. The course focuses on the latest security threats, advanced attack vectors, and supplements all learning information with practical hands on demonstrations of the latest hacking techniques, methodologies, tools, tricks and security measures. Students scan, test, hack and secure their own systems. Topics include Intrusion Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, DDOS Attacks, Buffer Overflow and Virus Creation. This course helps prepare students to take the CEH certification. Prior to starting the course, students are required to sign an agreement stating all knowledge learned in this course will not be used for illegal or malicious purposes.
Prerequisites: BIT240 or a Security+ Certification; co-requisite: BIT116 or a Linux Certification (Certifications must have been earned within the past 5 years).
BIT245Q-01 IT Security: Penetration Testing
Instructor: Louis Beco
Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 9:30am–12:15pm, Lorusso G-01
This course provides students with hands-on experience and knowledge of the most prominent attack vectors. Students mimic the skills of an advanced hacker in order to find and protect network and system flaws.This course completes the preparation for students to take the CEPT (Certified Expert Penetration Tester) certification exam. Prior to starting the course, students are required to sign an agreement stating all knowledge learned in this course will not be used for illegal or malicious purposes.
Prerequisites: BIT244 or a CREA Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst Certification. Certifications must have been earned within the past 5 years.
GIT110Q-06 Microcomputer Applications Software
Schedule: Friday, 1:00–4:00pm, Hyannis Center
This course focuses on the use of the microcomputer in various business settings. A lab/lecture environment is used to enable students to learn the Windows operating system and four commonly used software packages selected from applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics. Students are introduced to the software and then progress through various challenging assignments, including integrating applications. Basic concepts in Internet usage, including electronic mail, are an integral part of the course.
Prerequisites: (GIT101, GIT102, or 30wpm) Co-requisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.
Note: Satisfies a General Education elective.