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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Fundamentals of Computer Networks and Security

This course presents an overview and introduction to computer networking components, network design, operation, protocols, network operating systems, and computer and network security. Students learn the fundamentals of configuring and using secure network resources, such as file servers, printers, e-mail, the Internet, and networked applications. This course prepares students for the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certification exams.

Subject: CSIT
Course Number: 171
Section Number: 2176
Units: 4

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: 301A San Elijo Campus
Office hours: T, W, Th 5:15-6:00 pm 4803B
Phone: 760 634 7812
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