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Course Descriptions - CENT

Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.

CENT 280 Database Systems I (3) Prerequisite: CENT/ICS 110 and CENT 132 CENT 280 is a prerequisite for the CENT APC Program CENT and ICS majors only This course will introduce the student to the field of database systems. Students will learn concepts, principles, and types of database models including: flat file, relational, object relational and objectoriented. Extensive coverage of modeling and design of common database systems like relational databases will be the major focus of this course. Students will learn concepts and principles of database query languages, such as structured query language (SQL). (2 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week)

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CENT 285 Introduction to Internet Applications/Web Applications (3) Prerequisite: ICS 111 and CENT 280 This course will introduce the student to the fields of Internet applications and Web applications. Students will learn concepts, technologies, and principles that support these applications including the development of an application architecture, an interface design, implementation of business rules and storage of data necessary for modern interactive applications. Students will also become familiar with special considerations to be accounted for when developing these types of applications including performance, security and other related issues. (2 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week)

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with real world experience. In addition to work production and technical skills, particular attention will be directed towards workplace ethics and the student’s ability to demonstrate positive work habits. Under special circumstances, and with prior approval, CENT 290V/293V may be repeated for up to 8 credits. However, only 3 credits can be applied toward CENT program requirements. (5 hrs. work experience per week per credit) CENT 300 Systems Analysis and Design (3) Prerequisite: CENT 280 Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CENT 275 This course will provide the student with a practical approach to systems analysis and design using a blend of traditional developments and current technologies. The student will learn how to apply the five phases of the systems development life cycle. (2 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week) CENT 305 Information Systems Security (3) Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CENT 275 This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of information systems security. Students will learn the basics of developing a security policy, network security, security software tools, layered security, incident handling, intrusion detection and legal issues. Network security devices such as firewalls and packet filters will also be featured. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

CENT 290V CENT Internship (1-4) Prerequisite: CENT 140 Instructor approval required. CENT majors only. CENT Internship provides instruction and hands-on work experience related to the major field of interest, under the guidance of an Honolulu CC faculty member and a work site supervisor. The semester’s study should be comprehensive, covering as many aspects of the career field as possible. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom and laboratory instruction with real world experience. In addition to work production and technical skills, particular attention will be directed towards workplace ethics and the student’s ability to demonstrate positive work habits. Under special circumstances, and with prior approval, CENT 290V/293V may be repeated for up to 8 credits. However, only 3 credits can be applied toward CENT program requirements. (5 hrs. work experience per week per credit)

CENT 310 Network Security (3) Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CENT 275 This course introduces the student to the various methodologies for defending a network. Security is presented from the perspective of Defense in Depth. The students will be exposed to information system vulnerabilities and threats along with various methods of mitigation. The student will be introduced to the concepts, principles, types and topologies of firewalls including: packet filtering, proxy firewalls, application gateways, and stateful inspection. This course will expose the student to the various defense methodologies associated with Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Host Intrusion Detection Systems (HIDS) and Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS). The student will also be introduced to securing wireless, voice, and video systems. Securing Internet and collaborative applications will also be discussed. (2 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week)

CENT 293V Cooperative Education (1-4) Prerequisite: CENT 140 Instructor approval required. CENT majors only. Cooperative Education provides instruction and paid hands-on work experience related to CENT, under the guidance of an Honolulu CC faculty member and a work site supervisor. The semester’s study should be comprehensive, covering as many aspects of the career field as possible. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom and laboratory instruction

CENT 315 Network Management (3) Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CENT 275 This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of managing a computer network. This course will cover the role of the network manager in developing and maintaining a computer networking environment. Concepts such as network planning, network administration, traffic monitoring, and network performance will be covered. Students will learn how to use network management tools. (2 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week)

HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE CATALOG 2017-2018

2017-2018 College Catalog  
2017-2018 College Catalog  
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