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Collin College Offers New Classes


Collin College Offers New Classes

JULY 24 , 2002 - This fall, Collin College will offer several new sets of classes through the Continuing Education And Workforce Development Division. The offerings include Cisco, Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), and Network Security, all in-demand career tracks previously available only to credit students.

The five Cisco classes cover local-area networks (LAN) design and protocols, basic router configuration, LAN management, wide-area network management, and building remote access networks. Cisco classes begin September 3 and run through December 15. The first class covers cabling, cable closets, management devices, selection, and installation of network devices, protocols, and subnetting.

The three CADD classes, two fundamentals and one intermediate section, begin on September 6 and run through November 15. These classes run consecutively, back to back. The first class covers applications, creating components, rubberbanding, multilayering and orthogonal mode.

The network security classes begin on September 7 and run through November 9. These intensive, one-month classes are a combination of courses in the new CIW Security Analyst series being offered at Collin College They cover such broad-ranging topics as network security and firewalls; operating systems security; security audit, attacks and threat analysis.

All of the classes are being offered at Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco. The classes meet either once a week from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., or twice a week from 6 - 10 p.m. Please check the schedule for exact dates and times. Some prerequisites may apply.

For more information, please call the Division of Engineering Technology at 972-377-1715.

Collin College serves more than 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.