CIS-124: Introduction to Windows Server Administration

School
Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Department
Computer Information Systems
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Computer Information Systems
Course Number
124
Course Title
Introduction to Windows Server Administration
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
62.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
62.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
CIS-112 or CNT-110
Catalog Course Description

An introductory-level course that explores the installation and configuration of Windows Server operating system. In addition the course covers, file system permissions, establish network printing and permissions, Active Directory and server management, Group Policies, DNS and DHCP configuration.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Introduction to Windows Server Operating System
  2. Installation of Windows Server
  3. Configuration of Windows Server
  4. Introduction and Installation of Active Directory
  5. Creation/Maintenance of User Accounts/Security Groups
  6. Configuration of File System Security
  7. Configuration of Windows Server Printing
  8. Managing Data Storage
  9. Managing Windows Server Network Services
  10. Securing Windows Server
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  • Install and configure the Microsoft Windows Server operating system.
  • Setup and manage Active Directory, domains, user accounts and groups.
  • Implement file system permissions that would grant access to network applications and data.
  • Establish Group Policies.
  • Configure DNS and DHCP services.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

Examinations which will include lab problems, hands-on lab evaluations, homework and assignments.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Departmental Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Licensure/certifications
Skilled Demonstration Details

Skills-based assessment proficient score, assessment administered by the Computer Information Systems department faculty. Faculty will assess skills-based assessment based on evaluation rubric. Assessment information located in Department Office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and have proper licensure/certification.

Licensure/Certification
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) for Microsoft Windows Server
Licensure/Certification Details

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Certification must be current. Department faculty will verify certification(s). Verified certifications, and the Credit for Prior College-Level Learning application will be signed, copied, and retained in the Department Office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and a skilled demonstration.

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2020
ILT Approval Date
05/03/2019
AALC Approval Date
05/15/2019
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
06/03/2019