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DAT702 - Introduction To Databases for Administrators
Through theoretical lectures and hands-on laboratory exercises and group project work, students will learn to work with Database Management Systems such as Microsoft Access, MySQL and SQL Server. Students will gain knowledge of the various components of a Relational Database Management System. In addition, students will learn how to design and implement a Database using Microsoft Access, MySQL or Oracle. Finally, students will learn how to use Structured Query Language (SQL), Entity Relationship (E-R) Modeling, Normalization of Database Tables and Database Design.
DCN386 - Advanced Data Communications
This subject is the second of a three-part comprehensive introduction to the Fields of Telecommunications and Data Communications. It begins by reviewing Data and Voice Communication and its various concepts and technologies. It then focuses on Packet and Circuit Switching, WAN Technologies such as X.25, Frame Relay, ISDN and broadband Wide Area Networks. The subject then introduces students to the Cisco-supported networking technologies, and to help them understand these it requires them to design networks and configure Cisco Routers.
EAC397 - Business Report Writing
This business communications subject for Computer Studies students builds on the written and oral communications, teamwork, personal management and critical thinking skills developed in earlier courses in the CPA/CPD/CPAC/CNS/CTY programs.
Through team and individual projects with a program focus, students will learn the essentials of career management, as well as practise the skills that they will need in the workplace to communicate effectively with customers, co-workers and management.
OPS435 - Open System Automation(formerly: Unix Shell Programming)
The subject will teach students the creation of error-free and maintainable shell scripts to automate day-to-day UNIX/Linux administrative tasks. Students will examine system scripts such as boot scripts and log generators. Exploring destructive scripts such as Trojan Horses will further the student's understanding of how to protect themselves from malicious programs. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to administer UNIX/Linux systems with much less effort through automation.
WIN310 - Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure
This subject is for those who will be responsible for installing, configuring, managing and supporting a network infrastructure that uses Microsoft Windows Server products. Basic TCP/IP, along with TCP/IP applications such as DHCP, DNS and WINS will be covered. TCP/IP security as well as remote access and Internet related Windows Server configurations will be taught using lectures and hands-on exercises.