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Connecticut Computer Service, Inc. Programs

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Credits Available with Dates Valid

Microsoft Courses
  • Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Database, May 2001 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Administering Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 , December 1996 through 2001: 1 credit, upper division level
  • Creating and Managing a Web Server Using Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS), January 1998 through 2001: 1 credit, upper division level
  • Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure, May 2000 through 2004: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking Services Infrastructure, November 2000 through 2004: 1.5 credits, lower division level
  • Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse Using Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, November 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Deploying and Supporting Microsoft SMS 2.0, April 1998 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Designing Microsoft Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise, July 2001 through 2004: 1 credit, upper division level
  • Implementing a Database in Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, November 1998 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Implementing and Administrating Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services, October 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Implementing and Managing a Microsoft Exchange 2000, June 2001 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level
  • iNet+, November 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Internetworking Microsoft TCP/IP on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, May 1997 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series- Concepts and Administration, August 1998 through 2004: 1.5 credits, upper division level
  • Microsoft Exchanger Server 5.5 Series Design and Implementation, February 1998 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Network and Operating Systems Essentials, May 2000 through 2004: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Networking Essentials, July 1997 through 2001: 1 credit, upper division level
  • Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database, July 2001 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows 95, July 1997 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows 98, November 1998 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Supporting a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure, September 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional and Server, July 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Core Technologies, August 1997 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0-Enterprise Technologies, February 1997 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Supporting Microsoft Windows Terminal Server, January 1999 through 2001: 1 credit, upper division level
  • System Administration for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, September 1998 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Updating Support Skills from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Microsoft Windows 2000, April 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
Computer Technology Industry Association Courses (CompTIA)
  • A+ Certification Program, November 1997 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
  • Network+, August 1999 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level

Source of Records

Connecticut Computer Service, Inc.; 101 East Summer Street; Plantsville, CT 06479

Applying for the Credit

Have your training sponsor submit your transcript or record to the Registrar to apply for the credit.

About the Training Sponsor

Connecticut Computer Service, Inc. (CCS) is dedicated to high quality education, sales and service. CCS is a Microsoft Certified Technical Education Center (CTEC), a Novell Authorized Education Center (NAEC), an Authorized Prometric Testing Center, Cisco Systems Reseller, Novell Platinum Partner and Microsoft Solutions Provider Partner. The mission of the CCS Education Department is to enable students to reach their highest potential, both personally and professionally. Classes are offered in CCS facilities located in Plantsville (Southington), Milford and New London. Students in the courses are corporate employees and career people. Each course ends with an optional certification examination. The credit recommendations apply only when individuals complete courses and achieve passing scores on the certification examinations administered at the three CCS facilities.

Course Descriptions

Microsoft Courses

Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Database, May 2001 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the client-server database management system Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Course 2072 is a revision of 832: System Administration for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0.

Administering Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, December 1996 through 2001: 1 credit, upper division level
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform post-installation and day-to-day administration tasks in a single-domain or multiple-domain Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 based network. This course provides students with the prerequisite knowledge and skills required for Course 922 (Supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 - Core Technologies). This course, combined with Course 922, gives students the skills necessary to pass both the Windows NT Server and Windows NT Workstations exams.

Creating and Managing a Web Server Using Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS), January 1998 through 2001: 1 credit, upper division level
This course teaches students how to support the various features of Microsoft Internet Information Server. Students will learn how to install, configure and implement all components that comprise IIS. They will also have hands-on experience setting up a Web site.

Deploying and Supporting Microsoft SMS 2.0, April 1998 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to deploy and support Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0. The course provides students with expanded knowledge beyond administering Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0. These include installing a primary site server, setting up multiple sites, configuring site systems and securing and SMS site.

Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure, May 2000 through 2004: 1 credit, lower division level This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a Microsoft Windows 2000 directory services infrastructure in an enterprise network. Strategies are presented to assist the student in identifying the information technology needs of an organization, and then designing an Active Directory structure that meets those needs.

Designng a Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking Services Infrastructure, November 2000 through 2004: 1.5 credits, lower division level This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a Windows 2000 networking services solution for enterprise networks.

Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse Using Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, November 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
This course provides students with the technical skills required to plan, implement, and maintain a data warehouse using Microsoft SQL Server client/server database management system version 7.0.

Designing Microsoft Exchange 2000 for the Enterprise, July 2001 through 2004: 1 credit, upper division level This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a Microsoft Exchange 2000 organization for an enterprise environment. It is designed to complement course 1572, "Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange 2000". This course does not discuss the migration or upgrade processes needed to implement a design. It focuses on designing an environment that is based on the business needs of an organization that requires multiple routing and administrative groups.

Implementing a Database in Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, November 1998 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
This course provides students with the technical skills required to implement a database solution with the Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 client/server database management system.

Implementing and Administrating Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services, October 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and administer Microsoft Windows 2000 Active Directory services. The course also focuses on implementing Group Policy and understanding the Group Policy tasks required to centrally manage users and computers.

Implementing and Managing a Microsoft Exchange 2000, June 2001 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level The goal of this course is to teach students the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and administer Microsoft Exchange 2000. This course also provides prerequisite knowledge and skills required for Course 1573, "Designing Microsoft Exchange for the Enterprise" and Course 2355, "Upgrading Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange 2000".

iNet+, November 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level This course provides basic Internet skills for an Internet professional who needs to understand Internet/Intranet/Extranet infrastructure, tools, and resources. Learning objectives and domains examined include Internet basics, Internet clients, development, networking, security and business concepts.

Internetworking Microsoft TCP/IP on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0,May 1997 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
This course is intended for network integrators, system engineers, and support professionals who implement and support TCP/IP in local and wide-area network environments. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to setup, configure, use, and support Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0.

Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series- Concepts and Administration, August 1998 through 2004: 1.5 credits, upper division level
This course provides Microsoft Exchange Server administrators with the skills required to perform day-to-day management of an established Exchange Server Organization.

Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Series Design and Implementation, February 1998 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
This course provides Microsoft Exchange Server support professionals with in-depth product information on planning and installing Exchange Server, Architecture of Exchange Server, supporting Exchange Server in a single site or multi-site enterprise environment, establishing messaging connectivity over the Internet and supporting Web access to Exchange Server computers through Microsoft Outlook Web Access. This course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and employment: includes hands-on training, lab work and lectures.

Microsoft Windows 2000 Network and Operating Systems Essentials, May 2000 through 2004: 1 credit, lower division level This course provides individual who are new to Microsoft Windows 2000 with the knowledge necessary to understand and identify the tasks involved in supporting Windows 2000 networks. This is an introductory course designed to provide an overview of networking concepts and how they are implemented in Windows 2000.

Networking Essentials, July 1997 through 2001: 1 credit, upper division level
This self-study course is intended for computer support professionals who wish to study computer-networking basics, and non-support personnel who are interested in computer networks. This courses as a general introduction for students who needs a foundation in current networking technology for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and the Internet.

Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database, July 2001 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level This course provides students with the technical skills required to program a database solution by using Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Upon completion, students will be able to describe the elements of SQL Server 2000; design an SQL Server enterprise application architecture; describe the conceptual basis of programming in Transact-SQL; create and manage databases and their related components; implement data integrity by using the IDENTITY column property, constraints, defaults, rules and unique identifiers; plan for the use of indexes; create and maintain indexes; create, use, and maintain data views; implement user-defined functions; design, create, and use stored procedures; create and implement triggers; program across multiple servers by using distributed queries, distributed transaction and partitioned views; optimize query performance; analyze queries; and manage trans-actions and locks to ensure data concurrency and recoverability.

Supporting Microsoft Windows 95, July 1997 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
This course helps students gain the knowledge and skills to install, configure, customize, optimize, maintain, and troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows 95 operating system.

Supporting Microsoft Windows 98, November 1998 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
Course provides the skills and knowledge required to install, configure, support and troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows 98 operating system in both a stand-alone and network environment.

Supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Core Technologies, August 1997 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
This course is intended for support professionals who install, customize, configure and support Microsoft Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server version 4.0. This course provides the core foundation for supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0. Content primarily of interest in a complex environment-such as capacity planning on a server and a network, multiple domain management, and trust relationships-is covered in depth. Content specific to administration of the Windows NT Server network operating system can be found in the administering Microsoft Windows NT 4.0.

Supporting Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0-Enterprise Technologies, February 1997 through 2001: 2 credits, upper division level
This course provides a training solution for support professionals working in a Windows NT Server 4.0-based enterprise environment. The goal of this course is for support professionals to be able to design, implement, and support the Windows NT Server network operating system in a multi-domain enterprise environment. The course content is organized in four units, each covering support in different areas of a Windows NT Server-based enterprise environment.

Supporting Microsoft Windows Terminal Server, January 1999 through 2001: 1 credit, upper division level
This support-level course introduces Microsoft Windows Terminal Server version 4.0 to network support professionals. This course provides network support professionals with the knowledge, skills, and experience to plan, implement, and support Microsoft Windows Terminal Server.

Supporting Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional and Server, July 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional on stand-alone computers and on client computers that are part of a work group or a domain. In addition, this course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to install and configure Windows 2000 Server to create, file, and print Terminal servers.

Supporting a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure, September 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, lower division level This course is for new-to-product support professionals who will be responsible for installing, configuring, managing and supporting a network infrastructure that uses the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Products. It also provides students with the prerequisite knowledge and skills required for course 2154, Implementing and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services.

System Administration for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, September 1998 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
This course provides students with knowledge and skills required to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL Server client/server database management system version 7.0.

Updating Support Skills from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Microsoft Windows 2000, April 2000 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
This course is designed to provide Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 support professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to support Microsoft Windows 2000 based networks. This is a performance-based course designed around the job-related tasks a support professional must perform using new or modified features in the Windows 2000 operating system.

Computer Technology Industry Association Courses (CompTIA)

A+ Certification Program, November 1997 through 2004: 2 credits, upper division level
This program covers PC hardware, including systems boards, bus structures, PC memory and power suppliers, as well as disassembly, installation and re-assembly. Overview of both local and wide area networks and introduction to the Internet are also discussed. DOS and Windows 3.1 and Windows 95 will be studied along with issues regarding printers.

Network+, August 1999 through 2004:  2 credits, upper division level
This course will certify the knowledge of net-working technicians who have worked in the IT industry for 18-24 months. Completion of this course and passing the corresponding exam means that the candidate possesses the knowledge needed to configure the TCP/IP client.