School of Information Technology
School of Information Technology

Data Communication Systems Technology: Bachelor of Science Degree
Orange, CA Campus

Course Descriptions

EG360 Introductory Calculus | A 4 credit hour Mathematics course

This course is an introduction to differential and integral calculus. This course will include, but is not limited to, the following concepts: limits, derivatives, antiderivatives and antidifferentiation, and both indefinite and definite integrals. Prerequisites: GE192 College Mathematics II or equivalent

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EG371 Research Methods | A 4 credit hour Social Science course

This course offers a step-by-step, systematic approach to conducting research. Emphasis is on using critical thinking, efficient research techniques and the ITT Tech Virtual Library to produce an in-depth white paper. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent

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EG372 Written Analysis | A 4 credit hour Composition course

This upper level writing course focuses on writing analytical documents. Areas of study include principles and techniques of drafting and refining an analysis of a complex document or situation. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, GE217 Composition II or equivalent

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EG381 Statistics | A 4 credit hour Mathematics course

This course is designed to offer students the skills necessary to interpret and critically evaluate statistics commonly used to describe, predict, and evaluate data in an information driven environment. The focus is on the conceptual understanding of how statistics can be used and how to evaluate statistical data. Prerequisite: GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

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EG452 Economics and Change | A 4 credit hour Social Science course

This course examines the issues of the changing global economy in an information society. Topics include contemporary economic issues and the impact they have on our daily lives. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

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EG462 Contemporary World Culture | A 4 credit hour Humanities course

This interdisciplinary study of contemporary world culture focuses on the impact of globalization and electronic communication. This course explores how global economical, cultural, political and communication processes are influenced by the rapid technological changes within our contemporary world. Prerequisites: EG372 Written Analysis or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

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EG468 Ethics | A 4 credit hour Humanities course

This course provides students the opportunity to explore competing ethical theories and through analysis and critical thinking to determine their own code of ethics. Prerequisite: EG372 Written Analysis or equivalent

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EG481 Environmental Issues | A 4 credit hour Science course

This course offers an integrative approach to global, environmental issues. Topics of study include the analysis of environmental challenges confronting contemporary, global society against a political, geographical, cultural and economical backdrop. Students are instructed on how to apply a systematic problem solving approach in reviewing the issues, related policies and recommendations for confronting these challenges. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

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IT344 Data and Network Communications | 4 credit hours

This course examines various theoretical and technological foundations that enable data communications across networks. Focus will be on characteristics associated to the OSI model especially at the physical and data link layers, architecture, protocols and standards, and factors that affect the performance and efficiency of data networks. Prerequisite: IT220 Network Standards and Protocols or equivalent

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IT350 Modern Wireless Communications | 4 credit hours

Wireless transmission of voice, video and data signals using radio transmission and reception methods will be studied. Modulation techniques in the presence of electrical noise and interference will be studied so as to predict appropriate performance. The areas of cellular, mobile and personal communications systems and satellite communications are included. Prerequisite: IT344 Data and Network Communications or equivalent

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IT360 Networking Security I | 4 credit hours

This course covers assessing and managing risks to information systems security and identifying activities involved in the process of risk management for an organization in association with techniques and tools of intrusion detection. Prerequisite: IT220 Network Standards and Protocols or equivalent

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IT361 Networking Security II | 4 credit hours

This course discusses how Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and firewalls can be used to secure an enterprise network. Main characteristics, including the architecture, design, configuration and management of the VPN are examined to analyze the security capabilities and related issues. The functions of firewalls are also examined in this course to analyze how to design firewall deployment and how to construct, configure, and administer a firewall and the functionality of a firewall. Prerequisite: IT320 WAN Technology and Application or equivalent

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IT362 Networking Security III | 4 credit hours

This introduces system forensics investigation and response. Topics include processes and procedures for investigating computer and cyber crime and techniques in collecting, analyzing, recovering and preserving forensic evidence. Prerequisite: IT361 Networking Security II

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IT370 Advanced Routing and Switching I | 4 credit hours

This course studies how to design and implement IP networks using scalable routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP and BGP. How to troubleshoot and manage networks running such protocols will also be studied. Prerequisite: IT320 WAN Technology and Application or equivalent

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IT371 Advanced Routing and Switching II | 4 credit hours

A continuation of IT370. Focus will be on advanced switching with additional discussion on remote access networks, on-demand connectivity, Quality of Service (QoS), troubleshooting and traffic management in a complex IP network. Prerequisite: IT370 Advanced Routing and Switching I

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IT390 Business Database Administration | 4 credit hours

Major features and functions of databases and major skill areas of a database administrator will be discussed in association with common issues such as capacity, efficiency and performance normally related to network administrators'' daily tasks. Prerequisite: IT203 Database Development or equivalent

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IT400 Systems Analysis | 4 credit hours

A systematic study of purpose, approach, structure, environment and architecture of networking and internetworking technologies in association with their potential users'' needs. Methods on capacity planning and traffic engineering in a data communication system''s environment will be introduced. Implications of such analysis on the actual deployment and management process of related technologies will also be discussed. Prerequisite: IT344 Data and Network Communications or equivalent

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IT410 Web Technology | 4 credit hours

Selected discussion on modern Web technology and its applications. Topics include common technologies and techniques used in the development of Web-based applications (e.g., server-side and client-side programming), Web services, Web site creation, maintenance and management. Issues on Web application architecture will be discussed in reference to network infrastructure architecture. Prerequisites: IT203 Database Development or equivalent, IT220 Network Standards and Protocols or equivalent.

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IT412 Voice and Data Integration | 4 credit hours

Technology and trends in integrating voice on the data network will be discussed. Voice over IP (VoIP) will be studied incorporating Quality of Service (QoS) with general coverage on some other typical integrated voice technologies, such as Voice over Frame Relay and ATM multimedia capabilities. Prerequisite: IT371 Advanced Routing and Switching II

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IT490 Capstone Project | 4 credit hours

A final project that incorporates the theories and skills taught in specified core courses of the program to provide a technology solution for solving a business problem by responding to a case study or an RFP. This is a team project-based course that simulates professional and business situations. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 164 credits earned in the program of study including IT371 Advanced Routing and Switching II or equivalent and IT412 Voice and Data Integration or equivalent

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TM380 Advanced Topics in Technical Mathematics | 4 credit hours

A study of math topics relevant to advanced technical applications. A laboratory is included involving the use of a math graphing utility. Prerequisites: College algebra and trigonometry

 
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