• Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Course: Windows Admin 1
  • Course #: CCIS1110
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This is the first of three courses in network administration using Windows networks. The course will use the latest two versions of Windows operating systems in a `workgroup` or peer-to-peer configuration. Students will learn to both install the operating systems and then to configure the desktop interface for different types of users. This will involve user management, local security groups, policy implementation, printer access, and some remote desktop configuration.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Install current versions of Windows workstation level operating systems
Assign correct local security permissions to users on a group basis
Utilize Microsoft Management Console snap-ins to administer computers and user accounts
Define security policies that users and computers will comply with
Set up printer access to a network printer
Contrast between permission levels available on shared folders and NTFS security volumes
Operate MS Remote Desktop Connection between a server computer and a client workstation
Adhere to common "best practices" when administrating user password controls and management
Troubleshoot configuration problems workstation members

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  CCIS1105 or concurrent
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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