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Computer Information Technology
(
Minor
)

Competency Document


PART I
-

COMPETENCIES


C1:

Explore
Information Technology Foundations
:

/ IT Foundations
/

CITmnC1


Objective 1:
D
emonstrate knowledge of market trends a
nd innovative technology in this fast
changing
technology industry and its ma
n
y specialty
areas

and
the graduate

will
develop a clear
understanding of Information Technology
/
Trends and Innovation
/CITmn.C1.O1


Lesson
1
:


Examine

the

history of computers and early computing
.


/ History of
Computers
/CITmn.C1.O1.L1

(
CIT 294

-

0
.6

/
CIT 222



0.3
)

Topic 1
:

History of C
omputing (
Hardware and Software)

-

E
xamine key theories on the history of
computing and how it has evolved.

/

History of C
omputing

/

CITmn.C1.O1.L1.T1

Topic

2
:

Early Digital Computing and
Universal Algorithm (
Von Neumann
,
Turing
)


I
dentify
the
early years of digital computing and the early contributors to universal algorithm.

/ Universal
Algorithm

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L1.T2

Topic

3
:

Grace Hopper/COBOL

-

E
xamine

the early computer innovators and scientists.

/ Early
Innovators

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L1.T3

Topic

4
:

Internet (ARPANET)

-

E
xamine the history and evolution of the Internet and its effect on
globalization.

/

Internet (ARPANET)

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L1.T4

Topic

5
:

Computer Generations

(
Mainframes
,
Desktop
)
-

I
dentify the many different computer
generations and the role it played in its evolution
.

/
Computer Generations /
CITmn
.C1.O1.L1.T5

Topic
6
:

Web and the Evolution of Personal Devices

-

I
dentify the development

and
transformation of different personal devices and the role it played in information technology and
Internet revolution.


/ Devices and I
ts Evolution

/
CITmn.C1.O1.L1.T6

Topic7_
Mastery:



Develop

a paper detailing the influence on IT of Von Neumann, Turing or
Hopper.

/ Mastery
/ CITmn.C1.O1.L1.TM


Materials:




Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software,
Charles Petzold
(Microsoft Press) (ISBN
-
10: 0735611319 ISBN
-
13: 978
-
0735611313
)



On Turing

(Wadsworth Philosophers Series) (ISBN
-
10: 0534583644
|
ISBN
-
13: 978
-
0534583644), by John Prager



Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age,
Kurt Beyer Lemelsen Center Studies
(ISBN
-
10: 0262517264 ISBN
-
13: 978
-
0262517263)



Continuing
Innovation in Information Technology

(Paperback) 2012 by the
Committee on
Depicting Innovation in Information Technology; Computer Science and Telecommunications
Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; National Research Council
-

ISBN
-
10:
0
-
3
09
-
25962
-
2 | ISBN
-
13: 978
-
0
-
309
-
25962
-
0
-

book to come out 2012

from National
Academies Press



Computer Organization and Design
, Revised Fourth Edition, Fourth Edition: The
Hardware/Software Interface (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and

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Design)

[Paperback] by David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessey
-

ISBN
-
10:

0123747503

|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0123747501



Lecture Serie
s:
Computer Architecture Tutorial

by Gurpur M. Prabhu
-

http://www.cs.iastate.edu/~prabhu/Tutorial/title.html



Lesson 2
:
D
efine

and examine

the fundamentals of computing
.

/
Fundamentals of Computing


/
CITmn.C1.O1.L2

(BBA460


0.6
CIT 361



0.3)

Topic

1
:

Hardware (CPU, Memory, Storage
)

-

E
xamine early building blocks to personal
computing and basic hardware configuration.


/ Focus on Hardware

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L2.T1

Topic

2
:

Boolean Logic

and
Sets

-

I
dentify the key concepts and theories pertaining to logic and
philosophies that are applied to computing.

/ Logic and Sets

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L2.T2

Topic

3
:

Software (Procedural Languages, Object
-
Oriented Languages, Functional Languages,
Scripting Languages)

-

I
dentify the collective instructions that provides basic computing functions
and operations.

/

Focus on Software

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L2.T3

Topic

4
:

The
Logic in Programming

-

E
xamine basic

mathematical computations and logic and
how it

s applied to information technology.

/

Logic in Programming

/

CITmn.C1.O1.L2.T4

Topic 5_
Mastery:

D
emonstrate knowledge of market t
rends and innovative technology, by

p
repa
ring

a presentation
integrating your personal interpretation on how computing has evolved
and affected your life

using two topics presented in this lesson.
/
Mastery/
CITmn.C1.O1.L2.TM


Materials:



Computer Concepts: Illustrated Introductory,
8
th

Edition (ISBN
-
10: 0538749393
|

ISBN
-
13:
978
-
0538749398) by Cengage Learning (http://www.cengage.com)



A History of Modern Computing,
Paul Ceruzzi, (MIT) (ISBN
-
10: 0262532034 ISBN
-
13: 978
-
0262532037)



Introduction to Computing Systems from Bits to Gates,
Pra
ll and Patel, (McGraw Hill) (ISBN
-
10: 0072467509

|

ISBN
-
13: 978
-
0072467505)


Lesson 3
:

Emerging Technologies
-

E
valuate the social and economic impact of Information Technol
ogy
in the country, as well as g
loball
y
.

/ Emerging Technologies

/

CITmn.C1.O1.L
3

(
CIT 294

-

0
.
6 / BBA
305W


0.3
)


Topic 1:

Innovations in Information Technology (Software and Hardware)

-

E
xamine the many
innovations and its usability in information technology especially the current state of software and
hardware.


/ IT Innovations

/
CITmn.C1.O1.L3
.T1

Topic 2:


Examine the fundamental difference between Information Systems and Information
Technology and how it affects the computing industry.

/ IS vs. IT
/ CITmn.C1.O1.L3.T2

Topic 3:

Effects of IT in the

Global Business and Markets

-

E
xamine some of the social and
economic impact of information technology both locally and globally.

/ G
lobal Business Markets

/

CITmn.C1.O1.L3
.T3

Topic 4:

Collaboration in the Global Village
: H
ow IT and Humans responds to each other

-

I
dentify key
technology elemen
ts and theories that contribute

to the increasing connectivity
between humans, products, views and ideas.

/ Global Village

/

CITmn.C1.O1.L3
.T4

Topic 5:

The Web and Social Networking
-

I
dentify key information technol
ogy concepts and
theories that a
ffects the society and economy.


/ W
eb and Social Networking

/
CITmn.C1.O1.L3
.T5

Topic 6:

Information Te
chnology and Social Evolution
or is it Revolution?

-

I
dentify

the key
factors affecting social evolution and its cultural impact.

/
Evolution or Revolution?

/
CITmn.C1.O1.L3
.T6

T
opic 7
:

Identify current and relevant emerging
Legislation and/or R
egulations

in the information
technology industry.


/ Regulations &

Legislation

/
CITmn.C1.O1.L3
.T7


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Topic 8_
Mastery:


Develop

a paper focusing on how Information Technology changes and
how it
af
fects our social and economic condition. Present a minimum of (3) Case Studies in applying
theories.
/
Mastery/
CITmn.C1.O1.L3
.TM


Materials:



Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging
Human
-
Technology Civilization

(TED Books), Parag
Khannaand Ayesha Khanna

(
ASIN:

B0085BLPW8
)



Wharton on Managing Emerging Technologies
, G.S. Day, P.J. Schoemaker, R.E. Gunther
(Paperback)
-

ISBN
-
10:

0471689394

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0471689393



Using MIS
, David Kroenke (McGraw Hill/Pearson)



How would you move Mt. Fuji
(Paperback)
,
Poundstone (Microsoft) (
ISBN
-
10:

0316778494,
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0316778497)



Soft News Goes to War: Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media
Age
[Hardcover] by Matth
ew A. Baum
-

ISBN
-
10:

0691115869

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0691115863



Inc. Triad Interactive
, Microsoft Office 2012: A Skills Approach, 1
st

ed.
Boston:
McGraw
-
Hill



Lesson 4
:
E
xamine the different popular m
edia f
ormats

in Information Technology
.

/ Media Formats
in
IT

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L4

(
CIT 121



0.6 /
CIT 361



0.3
)


Topic

1
:

Culture of Gaming



Overview, Platforms, and Genres

-

E
xamine the different media
formats for popular gaming.


/
Culture of Gaming

/

C
ITmn.C1.O1.L4.T1

Topic

2
:

Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence

-

I
dentify current trends in VR and Artificial
Intelligence.

/ Virtual Reality and AI

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L4.T2

Topic

3
:

Parallel Life with
Second Life

-

E
xplore Second Life

and

identify other relevant
virtual
worlds.

/ Parallel Life & Computing

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L4.T3

Topic

4
:

Effects of IT

in the Entertainment Industry

(
Music, Films, Television and Advertising
)
-

Identify

the social and economic impact that Information Technology has in the music, film,
television, and advertising industries.

/ Entertainment Industry

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L4.T4

Topic

5
:

Social and Economic Implications of Information Technology



I
dentify and con
trast

two
examples of the social and economic implications of Information Technology.

/
Society &
Economics

/ CITmn.C1.O1.L4.T5

Topic 6_
Mastery:
Develop

a paper focusing on the effects of Information Technology on you
r

choice of media format
.
/
Mastery
/
CITmn.C1.O1.L4.TM


Materials:



Using Information Technology 9e Complete Edition

[Paperback] by Brian Williams and Stacey
Sawyer
-

ISBN
-
10:

0073516775

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0073516776



The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

(Ex Machina: Law,
Technology, and Society)

[Hardcover] by Ramesh Subramanian and Eddan Katz



Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World

[Paperback] by Jack Goldsmith and
Tim Wu
-

ISBN
-
10:

0195340647

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0195340648



The Future of

the Internet
--
And How to Stop It

[Paperback] by Jonathan Zittrain



Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and
Learn

[Hardcover] by Cathy N. Davidson
-

ISBN
-
10:

0670022829

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0670022823


Lesson
5
:

Standards and
Regulations



C
ompare and contrast

the varied interpretations of IT and how it

has

impact
ed

legislation and organizational structures
.


/
S
tandards and Regulations

/

CITmn.C1.O1.L5

(
CIT 294

-

0
.
6
)

Topic 1
:


Computers and Human Interaction

-

I
dentify key theories and concepts pertaining to
human interaction with computers.

/ H
umans and Computers

/

CITmn.C1.O1.L5.T1


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Topic

2
:

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Regulatory Agencies

-

I
dentify key
regulatory organizations and their
role in information technology.

/

Regulatory Agencies

/
CITmn.C1.O1.L5.T2

Topic 3
:


Public Policy and Issues relating to Computers and Information Technology

-

I
dentify
key issues and policies affecting the growth and evolution in information technology.


/ Issues and
Public Policy

/
CITmn.C1.O1.L5.T3

Topic 4
:


Sustainability and Information Technology

-

C
ompare and contrast key elements of
information technology and how it affects global sustainability.

/ Sustainability & IT

/
CITmn.C1.O1.L5.T4

Topic 5_
Mastery:
Develop

a paper focusing on the various models/patterns of
organizational inter
-
relationships in and among
st

the Fede
ral and International agencies.

Or

Develop

a paper on human interaction with computers based on the provided research paper by
Richard Harper
directing

your
personal opinion on the topics discussed.

/

Mastery/

CITmn.C1.O1.L5.TM


M
aterials:



Being Human

by Richard Harper

-

http://research.microsoft.com/en
-
us/um/cambridge/projects/hci2020/downloads/beinghuman_a4.pdf



Human
-
computer Interaction Institute (Carnegie Mellon)

-

http://www.hcii.cmu.edu/



http://www3.weforum.org/docs/Global_IT_Report_2012.pdf




Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governa
nce (Information Revolution and
Global Politics)

[Hardcover] by Milton L. Mueller



Greening through IT: Information Technology for Environmental Sustainability

[Paperback] by Bill
Tomlinson
-

ISBN
-
10:

0262517507

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0262517508



C2:
Examine

Data

Management

and Administration
:

/ Database Concepts

/ CITmn.C2


Objective 1
:
D
emonstrate the ability to manage the dissemination of
information
via different
formats,
including data
types,
storage, archiving
,

and retrieval systems, applyi
ng common
compliant data
models/
standards

to meet the sophisticated demand for data organization and manipulation
.

/ Database
Administration

/
CITmn.C2
.O1


Lesson
1
:

E
xecute
key concepts, theories and applicable
knowledge in database design and
m
anagement
.

Database Theories
/
CITmn.C2
.O1
.L1
(
CIT 341

-

0.6

/

CIT 311



0.
6
)

Topic
1
:


Organizing Data and Computer Applications



E
xamine

key theories in organizing
digital data

with the use of available computer applications.

/ Organizing Data

/
CITmn.C2
.O1.L1.T1

Topic

2
:

Challenges of Early Data Systems



E
xamine

the early types of data systems and
how
it has evolved.

/ Early Data Systems

/
CITmn.C2
.O1
.L1.T2

Topic

3
:

Database Design and Normalization



I
dentify

key concepts and theories in designing a
database and the process of data normalization.

/
Design and Normalization

/
CITmn.C2
.O1
.L1.T3

Topic

4
:

Non
-
Relational Databases (
Flat Files, Document Databases
)


I
dentify key concepts
and theories of non
-
relational database and it basic processes.

/ Non
-
Relational Databases

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L1.T4

Topic
5
:

Orac
l
e XE Database (Instances and Schemas)



I
dentify key concepts and theories of
a basic database instances and

schemas.

/
Instances and Schemas

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L1.T5

Topic

6
:

Queries (SQL)


E
xamine key concepts and theories relevant to information retrieval
language.
Queries (SQL)

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L1.T6


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Topic

7
:

Stored Procedures



I
dentify key elements in storing
processes and procedures in a
database.

/ S
tored Procedures

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L1.T7

Topic

8
:

High Availability Databases



I
dentify key theories affecting performance and
availability in a database process.

/ High Availabil
ity & Databases

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L1.T8

Topic 9_
Mastery:

C
reate a simple flat
-
file database
using Microsoft Excel
with a minimum of (10
-

15) columns and (300)

rows.
Analyze the data and generate
(5)

specific
report
s as approved by
faculty mentor
.
/
Mastery/

CITmn.C2.O1.L1.TM


Materials:



Databases DeMYSTIFieD,
Andrew J. Oppel, McGraw Hill, 2010



Fundamentals of Database Systems

(6
th

Edition), Ramez Elmasri and Shamkant
Navathe (
ISBN
-
10:

0136086209

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0136086208
)


Lesson
2
:


Identify

and e
valuate the different types of d
atabase s
ystems
.

Data
base

Systems

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L2

(
CIT 341



0.
3
/
CIT 294



0.
6
)

Topic

1
:

Define the different types of database systems
.

/ Types of Database
s

/

CITmn.C2.O1.L2.T1

Topic

2
:

Hierarchical and
Networked Databases



C
ompare and contrast the two main types of
databases and

/ Networked Databases

/

CITmn.C2.O1.L2.T2

Topic

3
:

Key
-
Value Pairs Structure


I
dentify key elements of a key
-
value pairs in a database
table.
/
K
ey
-
Value Pairs Structure

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L2.T3

Topic

4
:

Fundamentals of
Relational Database

(RDMS)



E
xamine basic elements of a
relational database.

/ Relational Database

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L2.T4

Topic

5
:

Edgar F. Codd’s 12 Rules


E
xamine the Codd’s 12 rules in designing relational
databases.

/ E
dgar F.
Codd’s 12 Rules

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L2.T5

Topic

6
:

Fundamentals of Object
-
Oriented Databases



E
xamine the basic elements of an
object
-
oriented database.

/ Object
-
O
riented Databases

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L2.T6

Topic

7
:

Entity Diagramming and Technical Writing

-

E
xplore the different elements in
documenting a database design and implementation.

/ Entity Technical Writing

/

CITmn.C2.O1.L2.T7

Topic 8_
Mastery:

Create

a
comparative
report
u
tilizing a real business example,
the
and highlighting the
advantages and
disadvantages of using one database type over
another.
/

Mastery/

CI
Tmn.C2.O1.L2.TM


Materials:



Fundamentals of Database Systems

(6
th

Edition), Rame
z Elmasri and Shamkant Navath
-

ISBN
-
10:

0136086209

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0136086208




No SQL Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Emerging World of Polyglot Persistence
,
Sadalage and Martin Fowler, Addison
-
Wesley, not yet released, August, 2012.



Databases DeMYSTIFieD,
Andrew J. Oppel, McGraw Hill, 2010



MTA:
Database Administration Fundamentals

(Microsoft: Exam 98
-
364)
Microsoft Official
Academic Course

(Jul 12, 2011)


Lesson 3
:

Identify key concepts in m
anag
ing l
arge

and
c
omplex

d
atabases
.
/ C
omplex
Databases
/ CITmn.C2.O1.L3

(
CIT 121



0.6 /
CIT 137



0.6 /
CIT 250



0.3
)

Topic

1
:

Design
Schemas


I
dentify key concepts and theories involving database
schemas in of a complex database.
Design Schemas

/ CITmn.C2.O1.L3.T1

Topic

2
:

Hadoop/Map Reduce


E
xamine the programming model for processing large
data sets.
Hadoop/Map Reduce

/ CITmn.C2.O1.L3.T2


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22


Topic

3
:

Data Mining
,
Data Warehouse
, and
Data Mart



E
xamine the different process
of data manipulation.

/ Data Mart, Mining, Warehouse

/

CITmn.C2.O1.L3.T3

Topic 4
:

Data Mining Ethics and Social Impact



E
xamine several ethical and social
issues with data mining.

/
Ethics/Social Impact

/ CITmn.C2.O1.L3.T4

Topic 5_
Mastery:


Develop

a paper on the advantages

and disadvantages of
Cassandra and Hadhoop
with respect to specific data management problem.

/ M
astery/
CITmn.C2.O1.L3.TM


Materials:



Databases DeMYSTIFieD,
Andrew J. Oppel, McGraw Hill, 2010




http://userpages.uni
-
koblenz.de/~laemmel/MapReduce/paper.pdf

-

paper by Ralf Lämmel
(from

Microsoft
)



Related Sites:
http://hadoop.apache.org/



Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques
, Third Edition (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data
Management Systems)
by
Jiawei Han
,

Micheline Kamber
,

Jian Pei

-

ISBN
-
10:

0123814790
|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0123814791



Agile Analytics: A Value
-
Driven Approach to Business Intellig
ence and Data Warehousing
(Agile

Software Development Series),

Ken Collier, Addison
-
Wesley Professional, 2011


Lesson
4
:

A
nalyze key concepts and theories in
Business Intelligence
.

/ Business Intelligence

(BI)
/
CITmn.C2.O1.L4
(
CIT 250



0.3

/
CIT 222



0.
6
)

Topic

1
:

Aggregating Data
Sources


E
xamine the result of applying the process of combining
data elements from different sources.
/ A
ggregating Data Sources

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L4
.T1

Topic
2
:


Information Lifecycle Management (ILM)

(
Data Classification
)



I
dentify key concepts
and
theories of information
and its life
-
cycle.
/ Information Lifecycle

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L4
.T2

Topic

3
:

Structured vs. Unstructured Data



C
ompare and contrast the difference between a
structure and unstructured data.

/ Structured/Unstructured Data

/
CITmn.C2.O1.L4
.T3

Topic

4
:

Prioritizing your Business Intelligence Projects



E
xamine the multiple processes
involved in implementing a Business Intelligence projects.

/

BI Projects

/

CITmn.C2.O1.L4
.T4

Topic

5
:

E
nterprise Resource Planning
(ERP
)



E
xamine the basics on enterprise resource
planning.
/
En
terprise Resource (ERP)
/
CITmn.C2.O1.L4
.T5

Topic

6
:

Utilizing Enterprise systems in the Organization



E
xamine in depth how ERP
automates and integrates many different activities within an
organization.


/ ERP in Organizations
/

CITmn.C2.O1.L4
.T6

Topic 7_
Mastery:

Develop

a report explaining why a business should choose one Cloud system
over another with reference to at least three
service
providers.

Or,

Create a Server on the Amazon Cloud
/
Mastery
/

CITmn.C2.O1.L4
.TM



Materials:



Successful Business Intelligence: Secrets to Making BI a Killer App

By
Cindi Howso
n
ISBN
-
10:

0071498516

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0071498517



Profiles in Performance: Business Intelligence Journeys and the Roadmap for Change

by Howard
Dresner, ISBN
-
10:

0470408863 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0470408865



Cornell University


Center for Advanced Human Recource Studies:
http://digitalExaminecommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cahrs/



Decision Support and Business Intelligence Systems

(9
th

Edition) by Efraim Turban
-

ISBN
-
10:

0073376221

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0073376226



Lesson
5
:

Web and
Cloud
Data Management



I
nvestigate data management in the Web and Cloud
environment.

/Web and Data Management
/

CITmn.C2.O1.L5
(
CIT 341

0.6 /
CIT 311



0.6
)


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
7

of
22


Topic
1
:

Describe and define the a
dvantages of Cloud

infrastructure.

/ Benefits of Cloud Data
/

CITmn.C2.O1.L5.T1

Topic
2
:

IaaS

(
Amazon
)



E
valuate

the basic concept
s

and theories of Infrastructure as a
Service applications.

/
IaaS

/

CITmn.C2.O1.L5.T2

Topic

3
:

SaaS

(
Sales Force and Workday
)
-

E
xamine

the basic concept and theories of a
Software as a Service application.

/
SaaS

/ CITmn.C2.O1.L5.T3

Topic

4
:

PaaS
(
Google App Machine, Oracle Cloud
)
-

E
xamine

the basic concept and theories
of a Platform as a Service application.

/PaaS

/ CITmn.C2.O1.L5.T4

Topic

5
:

Identify the key business model used by Amazon on their cloud
infrastructure

and other
organizations deployment models
.
/ A
mazon

/ CITmn.C2.O1.L5.T5

Topic 6_
Mastery:


Develop

a report explaining why a business should choose one Cloud system
over another with reference to at least three providers

OR
Create a Server
on the Amazon
Cloud
/
Mastery
/

CITmn.C2.O1.L5.TM

Materials:



Migrating to the Cloud: Oracle Client/Server Modernizaiton
, Laszewski and Nauduri, Syngress,
2011.



Google Apps Express: The Fast Way to Start Working in the Cloud
, James Beswick,
CreateSpace, 2011
.



Startup@Cloud: 33 Tips for running your company using cloud
-
based software
, Virtabrae LLC,
2011.


C3:
Examine
IT
Business Operations and Leadership
:

/Operations & Leadership
/CITmn.C3


Objective 1
:

D
emonstrate acquired knowledge to translate business

pr
oblems into responsive solutions
through leadership and
by managing
business assets and resources utilizing performance indicators,
organizational behavior and project management.

/

Organizational Management
/

CITmn.C3.O1


Lesson 1
:

Identify and break
down key concepts and theories in Organizational Behavior and
Leadership.

/
Organizational Leadership
/ CITmn.C3.O1.L1

(
CIT 121



0.6
)

Topic

1
:

Politics and Culture in Information Technology



I
dentify significant political and cultural
issues affecting information technology.
/Politics and Culture

/

CITmn.C3.O1.L1.T1

Topic

2
:

Organizational Behavior (
Case Studies
)


E
xamine case studies in organizational
behavior and its impact in information
technology.

/Case Studies

/

CITmn.C3.O1.L1.T2

Topic

3
:

One
-
Minute Manager:
D
eveloping L
eadership



I
dentify the

essentials skills and
proficiencies in developing lea
dership.

/
Developing Le
adership

/
CITmn.C3.O1.L1.T3

Topic 4_
Mastery:

Develop

a paper focusing on the challenges in organizati
onal behavior and
leadership.
Present a minimum of (3) Case Studies in applying theories.
/
Mastery/

CITmn.C3.O1.L1.TM


Materials:



Essentials of Organizational Behavior
-

“Leadership”:

http://www.graduate.au.edu/download/content/file/school%20of%20business/MBA%20ProD&E%
20Comprehensive/Pro
MBAEveB3/Robbins_EOB9_IM_CH11.pdf



Organizational Behavior:

Essential

theories of motivation and

leadership

[Book]

by John B. Miner
in Books



Cases on Information Technology and Organizational Politics & Culture

(Cases on Information
T
e
chnology Series) by

Mehdi Khosrow
-
Pour

-

ISBN
-
10: 599044110 | ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1599044118



One Minute

Manager
by Kenneth H. Blanchard and Spencer Johnson
-

ISBN
-
10:

0688014291
|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0688014292



Revised 09/05/2012


Page
8

of
22


Lesson 2
:

Information Technology and its Human Resources
-

E
xplain qualifications and skills required
to be successful in
a broad range of positions in computer information technology.
/ IT Resources
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L2
(
CIT 294

-

0.6


CIT 222



0.3
)

Topic

1
:

Occup
ational Titles and Skill sets
-

E
valua
te the broad
range of CIT skill
sets and
qualifications in the different businesses and industry

/ IT Skill Sets

/

CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T1

Topic

2
:


HR Usage, Roles and Effectiveness



D
escribe

the basic function of human resources
in an organization, its roles and effectiveness and information technology integration.
/ HR
E
ffectiveness
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T2

Topic

3
:

Race, Age and Gender in Information Technology



E
xamine the many different factors
affecting progress and evolution in information technology.
/ Race, Age and Gender
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T3

Topic 4:

Global Resources and Outsourcing



I
dentify key concept and theories of outsourcing
and the use of global resources in information technology.

/Global Outsourcing
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T4

Topic

5
:

Technical Business Analyst



I
dentify key concepts, skills and proficiencies of a
technical busines
s analyst.

/
Business Analyst
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T5

Topic

6
:

Computer Programmer
-

I
dentify key concepts, skills and proficiencies of a
c
omputer
programmer.

/ C
omputer Programmer
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T6

Topic

7
:

Systems and Software Administrator

-



I
dentify
key concepts, skills and proficiencies of
a systems and software administrator.

/ Software Administrator
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T7

Topic

8
:

Database Administrator
-



I
dentify key concepts, skills and proficiencies of a database
administrator.

/
Database
Administrator
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T8

Topic

9
:

Web and Application Developer

-

I
dentify key concepts, skills and proficiencies of a web
and application developer.

/ Web App Developer
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T9

Topic

10
:

IT Project Manager
-



I
dentify key concepts, skills and proficiencies of a project
manager focusing on information technology implementations.
/ I
T Project Manager
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T10

Topic

11
:

Health and Bioinformatics



I
dentify key concepts, skills and proficiencies involving
health and bioinformatics in information technology.

/
Health & Bioinformatics
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T1
1

Topic

12
:

Information Security and Forensics





I
dentify key concepts, skills and proficiencies
necessary to be a information security and forensics professional.

/ Security & Forensics
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T1
2

Topic

13
:

Professional Practice and Ethics



E
xamine essential professional practice and ethics
ne
cessary to succeed in the information technology field.

/ Practice & Ethics
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L2.T1
3

Topic 14
_
Mastery:
Create job descriptions and interview questions suitable for presenting to an
HR department for each position
/
Mastery/

CITmn.C3
.O1.L2.TM




Materials:



Referen
ce Sites:
Monster.com, Dice.com, Jobing.com



Occupational Information Network (O*NET)
-

http://www.onetonline.org/find/quick?s=information+technology



Sample Career Clusters:
http://www.onetonline.org/find/career?c=11



Theorizing Gender and the Information Technology Reaserch

by Eileen M. Trauth

-

http://www.personal.psu.edu/staff/g/m/gms/trauth/
Theorizing%20Gender%20and%20Information
%20Technology%20Research.pdf



Race, Gender and Information Technology: The New Digital Divide

by Linda A. Jackson, Hao,
Kolenic, etc. from the CyberPsychology and Behabior
-

http://academics.hamilton.edu/ebs/pdf/NDD.pdf



Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology

(2 Vol. Set) by Eileen Moore Trauth
-

ISBN
-
10:

1591408156

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1591408154



Notable Women and Broken ceilings: Female First in
Computing Including Henrietta Swan
Leavitt, Radia Perlman and More

-

ISBN
-
10:

1171173806 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1171173809


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
9

of
22




IT Manager's Handbook: The Business Edition

[Paperback] by Bill Holtsnider and Brian D. Jaffe
-

ISBN
-
10:

0123751101

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0123751102



Lesson 3
:

I
T Project Management



A
nalyze
s

the key concepts, theories an
d

methodology of P
roject
M
anagement.

/
IT Project Management

/

CITmn.C3.O1.L3
(
CIT 361

-

0.6

/ BBA 305W
0
.
6
)

Topic

1
:

Fundamentals of Project Management


I
dentify basic concepts and theories of project
management.

/ F
undamentals &
Processes
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T1

Topic 2:

Integration Management

-

E
xamine the integration management subset of a project
focusing on generally accepted practices.
/ Project
Integration
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T2

Topic 3:

Scope Management
-

E
xamine the scope management subset of a project focusing on
generally accepted practices.
/
Scope Management
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T3

Topic 4:

Time Management
-

E
xamine the time management subset of
a project focusing on
generally accepted practices.

/
Time Management
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T4

Topic 5:

Cost Management
-

E
xamine the cost management subset of a project focusing on
generally accepted practices.

/ C
ost Management
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T5

Topic 6:

Human Resource Management
-

E
xamine the human resource subset of a project
focusing on generally accepted practices.


/ H
uman Resource Management
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T6

Topic 7:

Communications Management
-

E
xamine the communications management subset of a
pr
oject focusing on generally accepted practices.

/ Co
mmunications Management
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T7

Topic 8:

Risk Management

(Making Trade
-
off Decisions)
-

E
xamine the risks management
subset of a project focusing on generally accepted practices.

/ M
aking
Trade
-
off Decisions
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T8

Topic 9:

Procurement Management
-

E
xamine the procurement management subset of a project
focusing on generally accepted practices.


/ P
rocurement Management
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T9

Topic

10
:

Agile vs. Traditional


I
dentify key concepts and processes in an agile project
management versus a traditional project management.

/
Agile vs. Traditional
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T10

Topic

11
:


Describe
capital expeditures (
CapEx
)
,
operating expenditures (
OpEx
)
,
return of
investment (
ROI,
) and total cost of ownership (
TCO
)
.

/ Operating Expenses
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L3.T11

Topic

12
:


Create

an email explaining a budget you have created and that you attach to the
email.

/ Project Budgeting
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.T12

Topic 13_
Mastery:

Develop

a paper on the advantages and disadvantages of applying an agile
vs. a traditional project management framework.

Mastery/ CITmn.C3.O1.L3
.TM


Materials:



Head First PMP: A Brain Friendly Guide to Passing the Project Management Professional
Exam,
Greene and
Stellman (O’Reilly)



Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum
, Mike Cohn (Addison Wesley).



Information Technology Project Management with CD
-
ROM

by Jack Marchewka
-

ISBN
-
10:

1118057635

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1118057636



Information Technology
Project Management, Revised

(w/ Premium Online Content Printed
Access Card) by Kathy Schwalbe
-

ISBN
-
10:

1111221758

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1111221751




“A Project Management Primer or a guide on how to make projects work”

by Nick Jenkins
-

http://www.nickjenkins.net/prose/projectPrimer.pdf



Lesson 4
:


Create a Project Management Plan

-

P
erform rudimentary duties of a project manager
following a
cquired knowledge from Lesson 3
/

Duties of a Project Manager /
CITmn.C3.O1.L4


(
CIT 361

0
.6

/

BBA 305W
0
.
6
)

Topic

1
:


Initiating (
Plan

a Budget
)


D
efine

and proposed a simple project.

/ Initiating a Budget

/

CITmn.C3.O1.L4
.
T1

Topic

2:


Create

a Budget


C
reate a simple budget based on the Topic 1 proposed project.


/
Create

a Budget

/

CITmn.C3.O1.L4
.
T2


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
10

of
22


Topic

3:

Executing
-

Tasks, Assignments



O
utline and executes tasks and assignments for the
proposed project on Topic 1.

/ Executing Tasks

/

CITmn.C3.O1.L4
.
T3

Topic

4:

Monitoring and Controlling


I
dentify key elements in controlling project implementation
tasks and monitoring success.
Monitoring and Controlling

/
CITmn.C3.O1.L4
.
T4

Topic

5
:

Closing Requirements


S
ynthesize

tasks involved in closing a project including project
documentation.

Closing Requirements

/

CITmn.C3.O1.L4
.
T5

Topic 6_
Master
y
:


Merge more than three

plans into one project management plan


Or,

Earn Certification
http://www.pmi.org/en/Certification/Certified
-
Associate
-
in
-
Project
-
Management
-
CAPM.aspx/

Mastery/

CITmn.C3.O1.L4
.
TM



Materials:



The second book is relevant other places in the major so it will live in more than this lesson.



Project Management for Profit: A Failsafe Guide to Keeping Projects on Track and on
Budget,
Knight, Angus and Case (Harvard Business Review).



Information Technology Project Management with CD
-
ROM

by Jack Marchewka
-

ISBN
-
10:

1118057635

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1118057636



Information Technology Project Management, Revised

(w/ Premium Online Content Printed
Access Card) by Kathy Schwalbe
-

ISBN
-
10:

1111221758

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1111221751



Lesson 5
:

Communicate Effectively in an IT Environment

-

D
efine

organizational structure, line and staff
responsibilities, the flow of communications, independent and interdependent decision
-
making, and its
impact to the overall business structure.

/

Communicate Effectively
/ CITmn.C3.O1.L5
(BBA 305W


0.6 /
CIT 341



0.6
)

Topic

1
:

Communication for Business Audiences



I
dentify the

common strategies and skills in
communicating effectively to business professionals.

/ Business Audiences
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L5.T1

Topic

2
:


Effective Email


I
dentify common strategies of writing effective emails to business and
IT professionals.
/ E
ffective Email
/ CITmn.C3.O1.L5.T2

Topic

3
:


Represent a Plan or System in a Written Document



E
xplore key strategies in writing
and reporting
technical documents.


/
Technical
Business Writing
/ CITmn.C3.O1.L5.T3


Topic

4
:


Use Power Point Effectively



E
xamine the

fundamentals of a presentation software for
practical applications.

/ Presentation Skills
/ CITmn.C3.O1.L5.T4

Topic

5
:


Create a Business Plan with Pitch



C
reate a business plan and transpose the plan into
a presentation pitch.

/ Pitching your Business
/ CITmn.C3.O1.L5.T5

Topic 6_
Mastery:

Report on a business plan pitch
/
Mastery/
CITmn.C3.O1.L5.TM



Materials:



Good Communication


The Other Social Network
for Successful IT Organizations

by Lisa
Trubitt and Jeff Overholtzer; 2009 EDUCAUSE



Harvard Business Review on Communicating Effectively
, Harvard Business Review, 2011.



Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group
Productivity
, David Sibbert, Wiley, 2010.



Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Designs and Delivery,
Garr Reynolds (New
Riders Press)


Les
son 6
:

Customer Relations

and Change Management



I
dentify

the fundamentals of customer
relations and change management that are mission
-
critical processes in
i
nformation technology.
CRM
and IT Changes
/

CITmn.C3.O1.
L6
(BBA 465C
-

0.
3

/ BBA 460 0.
3
)

Topic

1
:

Understand

how to e
nhanc
e

Business Solutions with Customer Management
.

/

Customer Management
/
CITmn.C3.O1.
L6.T1

Topic

2
:

B
uilding a Successful Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Roadmap



D
iscover
key concepts and theories in building a successful CRM roadmap.

/ CRM
Roadmap
/

CITmn.C3.O1.
L6.T2


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
11

of
22


Topic

3
:

Focus on IT Change and Releas
e Management


-

E
xamine how IT changes affect
overall project and the benefit of release management.
/ Release Management
/

CITmn.C3.O1.
L6.T3

Topic 4_
Mastery:

Develop

a paper focusing on how change management enhances business
continuity. Present a minimum of (3) Case Studies in applying theories.

Or,

Create a simple CRM Roadmap for a fictitious or actual business of choice. Present a minimum
of (3) Case Studies in

applying theories.
/
Mastery/

CITmn.C3.O1.
L6.TM


Materials:



Managing Customer Relationships: A Strategic Framework by Don Peppers and Martha
Rogers
-

SBN
-
10:

0470423471

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0470423479



CRM at the Speed of Light, Fourth Edition: Social CRM 2.0
Strategies
, Tools, and
Techniques for Engaging Your Customers (Unknown Series)

by

Paul Greenberg

-

ISBN
-
10:

0071590455 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0071590457



Change Management by Jeffrey Hiatt and Timothy Creasey
-

ISBN
-
10:

1930885180 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1930885189



Implementing ITIL Change and Release Management by Larry Klosterboer


SBN
-
10:

0138150419

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0138150419


Lesson 7:

Identify the key concepts involving p
roduct
development, lifecycle and m
anagement

/
Product Management
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L
7
(BBA
465C
-

0.3 / BBA 460 0.3)

Topic 1:

Product Development and IT



S
ynthesize the methods and processes involved in
developing a product and the integration of technology.

/ Product Development
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L
7.T1

Topic 2:

Defining Product Requirements and
Roadmaps


E
xplore requirements and sample
roadmaps in developing a product.

/
Product Roadmaps
/
CITmn.C3.O1.L
7.T2

Topic 3:
Product Marketing and Sales



I
dentify key technology integration with common
marketing and sales strategies in developing and promoting a product.

/ Marketing and Sales
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L
7.T3

Topic 4:

Data Gathering and Customer Feedback



S
ynthesize tasks and processes in
gathe
ring
product data and customer feedback.


/ Customer Feedback
/

CITmn.C3.O1.L
7.T4

Topic 5
_Mastery:

Create a project plan based on a candidate product including
marketing/branding, roadmaps, business case and feasibility.
/
Mastery/
CITmn.C3.O1.L
7.TM



Materials:



On Product Management

-

http://onproductmanagement.net/2008/02/02/product
-
manager
-
vs
-
product
-
management
-
part
-
6/



Agile Product Management with Scrum:
Creating Products that Customers Love

(Addison
-
Wesley Signature Series (Cohn))

[Paperback] by roman Pichler
-

ISBN
-
10:

0321605780

|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0321605788




42 Rules of Product Management: Learn the Rules of Product Management from Leading
Experts "from"
Around the World

[Paperback] by Brian Lawley, Greg Cohen, and Laura
Lowell
-

ISBN
-
10:

1607730782 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1607730781



The Product Manager's Handbook 4/E

[Hardcover] by Linda Gorchels
-

ISBN
-
10:

0071772987 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0071772983





Revised 09/05/2012


Page
12

of
22






C5:
Examine
Enterprise
Architecture,
Network and
Telec
ommunications
Technology
:

/
CITmn.C5


Objective

1
:
Demonstrates knowledge of a comprehensive IT framework to manage systems and have the
ability to align IT strategies to support the organization’s mission critical

goals and structure
; demonstrate a
balance coverage of the technical and managerial aspects of network and data communications.


/Enterprise
& Networking
/CITmn.C5.O1


Lesson 1
:

Underst
a
nd the function of Architecture in IT


I
dentify and analyze the key
concepts,
principles, and function of inform
ation technology architecture. /
IT Architecture
/
CITmn.C5.O1.L1
(BBA
460
-

0.3
/
CIT 341



0.3
)

Topic

1
:


Architecture Framework

and
Lifecycle



I
dentify key concepts and theories in
architecture framework and lifecycle that guides the redesign and development of organizational
processes and functions.

/ Architecture Framework
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L1.T1

Topic

2
:

The Open Group Architecture Framework (
TOGA
F
)



I
dentify key concepts and
theories involving a comprehensive approach to information architecture.

/ Open Framework
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L1.T2

Topic

3
:

Open Systems Model


I
dentify key elements and theories in an open system
s
environment
provide technology services.

/ O
p
en Systems Model
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L1.T3

Topic

4
:

Federal Enterprise Architecture



I
dentify common methodologies and practices in
providing information technology services and aligning resources within the federal agencies.
/
Federal Architecture
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L1.T4

Topic

5
:

Gartner (Formerly Meta Framework)



I
dentify key elements and theories in

a top
-
down
approach to enterprise framework and architecture.


/ Meta Framework
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L1.T5

Topic

6
:

Legislation and Ethics


I
dentify key legislation involving the design and implementation
of an enterprise architecture and its social and economic impact.
/ L
egislation and Ethics
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L1.T6

Topic 7_
Mastery:

C
reate a roadmap
using a

current business model and
or

thoroughly
e
valuate
an existing architecture

including applicable changes or improvements.
/
Mastery/
CITmn.C5.O1.L1.TM


Materials:




Computer Networks (5
th

Edition
) by Andrew S. Tanenbaum and David J. Wetherall
-

ISBN
-
10:

0132126958

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0132126953



An Enterprise Architecture Development Framework

[Kindle Edition]
by

Adrian Grigori

-

ASIN:

B004JN0KYA (Free Kindle/Amazon Prime Textbook



Launching an Enterprise

Business Architecture Practice: A Playbook for Getting Started

[Kindle
Edition]

by

Guy Sereff

-

ASIN:

B0075T2T2G



TOGAF Version 9 Enterprise Edition: An Introduction (White Paper)

(The Open Group White
Papers)

[Kindle Edition] by

Andrew Josey

-

ASIN:

B004RPWKBQ



Microsoft MSDN Library


“A Comparison of the Top Four Enterprise Architecture”

-

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en
-
us/library/bb466232.aspx



Federal Chief Information Offi
cers C
ouncil



Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework




http://www.cio.gov/docuemnts

/fedarch1.pdf



Institute for Enterprise Architecture Developments
-

Extended Enterprise Architecture Framework
Essentials
Guide by J. Schekkerman



TOGAF 9 Certification by The Open Group


http://www.opengroup.org/togaf9/cert/



Enterprise Architecture As Strategy:
Creating a Foundation for Business Execution

[Hardcover]
by Jeanne W. Ross, Peter Weill, David Robertson
-

ISBN
-
10:

1591398398 | ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1591398394


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
13

of
22



Lesson 2
:

IT Infrastructure and Data Center



E
valuate the different perspective and methodology in
designing and implementing all key
aspects of the information technology infrastructure.



/

Infrastructure & Data Centers
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L2

(CIT 127



0.6

/
CIT 361



0.6 /
CIT 222



0.3
)

Topic

1
:

Fundamentals of Data Center Design



I
dentify key concepts and theories in designing
a data center for an enterprise infrastructure.

/ Fundamentals and Design
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L2.T1

Topic

2
:

Server Virtualization

and Cloud Computing



I
dentify key concepts and best practices
of server virtualization and cloud computing.

/ Virtualization & the Cloud
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L2.T2

Topic

3
:

High Availability
, Redundancy, Fail
-
over and Fail
-
back



I
dentify key concepts and best
practices in designing a robust and self
-
healing server infrastructure.
/ Design Requirements
/
CITmn.C5.O1.L2.T3

Topic

4
:

Design
Sustainability in
to your

IT Infrastructur
e


I
dentify key concepts and theories in
designing a sustainable and green infrastructure.
/ Designing Sustainability
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L2.T4

Topic

5
:

Data Center Performance and Metrics



E
xamine common data center performance
issues and several methodologies in

monitoring and tracking essential infrastructure metrics.

/
Performance and Metrics
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L2.T5

Topic 6_
Mastery:

Create a data center design based on the previous lesson roadmap.

/

Mastery/ CITmn.C5.O1.L2.TM


Materials:




Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) (Data Center):
A Complete Reference Guide to the
Cisco Data Center Virtualization Server Architecture (Networking Technology)

[Paperback] by
Silvano Ga
i, Tommi Salli, Roger Andersson (Cisco Press)
-


ISBN
-
10:

1587141930

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1587141935




IT Infrastructure Architecture: Infrastructure building blocks and concepts

[Hardcover] by
Siaak Laan
-

ISBN
-
10:

1447881281 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1447881285



The Gree
n

and Virtual Data C
enter

by Greg Schulz
-


ISBN
-
10:

1420086669

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1420086669



Data Center Fundamentals

[Hardcover] by Mauricio Arregoces and Maurizio Portolani
-


ISBN
-
10:

1587050234

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1587050237



Cloud Computing: Automating the Virtualized Data Center

(Networking
Technology)

[Paperback] by Venkata Josyula, Malcolm Orr, Greg Page
(Cisco Press)
-

ISBN
-
10:

1587204347

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1587204340



Data Center Handbook

by Hwaiyu Geng
-

ISBN
-
10:

0071622926

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0071622929


Lesson 3
:

Fundamentals of Networking



D
emonstrate
extensive knowledge of data transmission
concepts, architecture, functions and mechanisms
.
This competency will address the implementation
requirements, their

development, and maintenance.
Fundamentals of Networking
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L3

(
CIT
341



0.
3

/
CIT 311



0.6/
CIT 250



0.6
)

Topic 1:

Hardware and Software


E
xamine current trends and development in enterprise
infrastructure focusing on both hardware and software
for networking
design

and implementation
that are

available in the industry.
/ H
ardware and

Software
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T1

Topic

2
:

Open Systems Interconnection Layers (OSI)

-

I
dentify key elements and theories in an
open system and the hierarchical model of how different devices, protocols, and applications can
interoperate to provide technology services.
/
OSI Layers
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T2

Topic

3
:

Type of Networks (
WAN, LAN, MAN
)



E
xamine the different types on network design
and implementation and how it impacts overall infrastructure deployment.

/ Type of Netwo
rks
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T3

Topic

4
:

Wireless and Mobile Technologies



I
dentify key elements and best practices in
designing and implementing a wireless and mobile services.

/ Wireless & Mobile
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T4


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
14

of
22


Topic

5
:

Evaluate networking tools

and key elements in monitoring and tracking data traffic and
information flow.

/ Networking Tools
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T5

Topic

6
:

Routing and Switching Technologies



E
xamine

basic routing and switching
technologies that enables
dissemination of information and the path it takes on the network.


/
Routing and Switching
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T6

Topic

7
:

Perimeter Security and
Firewalls



I
dentify key concepts and theories in implementing
perimeter security and deploying firewalls.

/ Security & Firewalls
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T7

Topic

8
:

Addressing
,
Routing
, and Protocols



D
efine

basic concepts and theories in Internet
protocol addressing and providing end
-
to
-
end connectivity between devices.

/
TCP/IP and
Protocols
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T8

Topic
9
:

Web Protocols


E
xamine

basic concepts and theories on services and protocols that
are key building blocks for web applications.
/ W
eb Protocols


HTTP
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T9

Topic
10
:

Domain N
ame Service (DNS

and
Zone Files
)


E
xamine

key elements in a domain
name service.

/
Domain Name Service
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T10

Topic

11
:

Technical Writing and Metrics



I
dentify

best practices in presenting infrastructure
design elements and reporting on network/traffic metrics.

/
Technical Writing & Metrics
/
CITmn.C5.O1.L3.T11

Topic 12_
Mastery:

Develop

a report explaining a preferred network configuration for a small
office, including cost, efficiency, speed and security.
/
Mastery/

CITmn.C5.O1.L3.TM


Materials:



Interconnection: Bridges, Routers, Switches, and Internetworking Protocols
(2
nd

Edition) by
Radia Perlman
-

ISBN
-
10:

0201634481

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0201634488



Data Communications and Networking

by Behrouz A. Forouzan
-

ISBN
-
10:

0073376221

|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0073376226




Business Data Communications and Networking
, 11th Edition

[Print
Replica]

[Kindle Edition]
by

Jerry Fitzgerald

-

ASIN:

B006QOJDCU



Open Systems Interconnection Layers

-

http://osilayers.org/



Three Undocumented Layers of the OSI Model and Their Impact on

Security

by Michae
l
Sc
heidell, Network Security Corp.

-

http://www.secnap.com/pdf/support/whitepapers/osi
-
model
-
hidden
-
layers.pdf



A Human Factors Extension to the Seven
-
Layer OSI Reference Model

by Bauer, B., &
Patrick, A.S. (2004)

-

http://www.andrewpatrick.ca/OSI/10layer.html



Lesson 4
:


Know your way around IT Certifications
/ E
valuate key concepts and theories in acquiring
vendor or non
-
vendo
r specific certification and

added value
.

/

IT
Certifications
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L4
(BBA
460
-

0.3
)

Topic
1
:

Industry Demand for Certification



I
dentify key concepts on the industry demand for
crucial professional certifications.

/ Industry Demand
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L4.T1

Topic
2
:



Non
-
degree vs. Degree Certification



C
ompare and contrast key elements on a
degree versus a non
-
degree certification.

/
Degree vs. Non
-
Degree
/ CITmn.C5.O1.L4.T2

Topic

3
:


Top Ten IT Certifications


which one is best for you!



A
nalyze past and current
certification trends and its professional career impact.

/ Top Ten IT Certification
/
CITmn.C5.O1.L4.T3

Topic
4
:

Competency Testing


I
dentify key element and theories of competency testing and the
complementing common
standards and performance assessments
.

/ Standards & Performance
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L4.T4

Topic 5
:
Vendor
-
specific
Certification (Case Studies)


C
ompare and contrast specific
certifications.
/ V
endor
S
pecific Certification
/

CITmn.C5.O1.L4.T5

Topic 6
_
Mastery:

Complete

a

simulated certification exam

by selecting on certification
track
.
/
Mastery/
CITmn.C5.O1.L4.TM



Revised 09/05/2012


Page
15

of
22



Materials:



Complete List of IT Certifications (Technical Certs)
-

http://www.mcmcse.com/othercerts.shtml



Article


The
Best 10 IT Certifications: 2012
-

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10things/the
-
10
-
best
-
it
-
certifications
-
2012/3138



List of IT Certificat
i
ons
-

http://www.itcertificationmaster.com/list
-
of
-
all
-
it
-
certifications/



Networking Analysis, Architecture, and Design.
James D. McCabe, Morgan Kaufmann, 2007


C8:
Examine
Business
Analysis and Design
:

/

Business Analysis and Design

/
CITmn.C8


Objective 1
:
Demonstrate
an

understanding of
information technology and its business processes and
strategies.

/Business Analysis and Design
/CITmn.C8.O1


Lesson 1
:

E
valuate
IT a
dministrative
f
undamentals
.

/ IT
Administrative Fundamentals
/ CITmn.C8.O1.L1

(BBA 305W
-

0.6 /
CIT 341

-
0.3

/
CIT 311

-

0.
6
/
CIT 321



0.3
)


Topic

1
:

Map a Business Process (BPMN)
.

/ Business Process Map
/ CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T1

Topic

2
:

Performance Indicators (KPI)

and Metrics



I
dentify

basic concepts and theories of
performance indicators and metrics and how it improves business processes.

/ Performance
Metrics
/ CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T2

Topic

3
:

Return of Investment


I
dentify key concepts and theories on performing a return of
investment an
alysis.
/ R
eturn of Investment (ROI)
/ CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T3

Topic

4
:

Business Process
Improve
ment and
Efficiency



I
dentify key methodologies and
strategies of business process improvement and how it can optimized efficiency.

/ BP
Improvement
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T4

Topic

5
:

Essential Administrative Tools and Techniques



E
xamine common tools and
techniques essential to administratively managing procedures and processes.

/ Tools &
Techniques
/ CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T5

Topic

6
:

WBS, Workout and Total Qualit
y Management (TQM)



I
dentify key processes and
methods in managing tasks and work flow.

/
Work Processes
/ CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T6

Topic

7
:

Infrastructure Processes


I
dentify key concepts in managing and tracking
infrastructure processes and improvements.

/ I
nfrastructure Processes
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T7

Topic

8
:

Infrastructure Library (ITIL)


I
dentify key concepts and theories of ITIL and how is
enhances services and processes in information technology.

/
ITIL (Infrastructure L
ibrary)
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T8

Topic
9
:

Computer Deployment and Acceptable Use Policy



I
dentify common standards,
policies, and issues
involving acceptable
-
use

and
common
procedures for computer deployment.

/ Deployment and Use Policy
/ CITmn.C8.O1.L1.T9

Topic 10_
Mastery:

Select a
n

information technology process a
nd apply improvements.
Develop

a paper based on this process improvement plan including the
newly designed forms and tools
.

/

Mastery/

CITmn.C8.O1.L1.TM

Materials:



Essential System Administration
, Third Edition

[Paperback]

by E
leen Firsch
-

ISBN
-
10:

0596003439

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0596003432



IT Systems Management

(2nd Edition)

[Hardcover] by Rich Schies
-

ISBN
-
10:

0137025068

|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0137025060



Improving Business Processes (Pocket Mentor)

[Paperback] by Harvard Business
School
Press (2010)

-

ISBN
-
10:

142212973X |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1422129739


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
16

of
22




The Power of Business Process Improvement: 10 Simple Steps to Increase Effectiveness,
Efficiency, and Adaptability

[Hardcover] by Susan Page
-

ISBN
-
10:

0814414788 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0814414781



The Basics of Process Mapping
, 2nd Edition

[Paperback] by Robert Damello
-

ISBN
-
10:

1563273764

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1563273766



Key Performance Indicators (KPI): The 75 measures every manager needs to know

(Financial Times Series)

[Paperback] by Bernard Marr
-

ISBN
-
10:

0273750119

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0273750116




Project Management Metrics, KPIs, and Dashboards: A Guide to Measuring and Monitoring
Project Performance

[Paperback] by Harold Kerzner
-

ISBN
-
10:

1118026527

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1118026526



Key Performance Indicators,
David Parmenter (Wiley)


Lesson 2
:

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans



I
dentify
key concepts and theories of
information technology and its application, business continuity, and response to business

/ BCP and
Disaster Recovery
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L2
(BBA 465C


0.9

/
CIT 222



0.3

/
CIT 321



0.6
)

Topic

1
:

Business Continuity


I
dentify key practices and methods in designing and implementing
business continuity.
/ B
usiness Continuity
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L2.T1

Topic 2:

Contingency and Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP)



E
xamine tools and
techniques in planning for business contingency and continuity.
/
Business Contingency

&
Continuity

/
CITmn.C8.O1.L2.T2

Topic

3
:

Managing User Data


D
escribe common practice in managing simple and complex
user profiles and data.
/
M
anaging User Data
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L2.T3

Topic
4
:

Data Backups and Archiving



D
escribe different elements of data backups and
archiving and its impact on business continuity.
/ Data Archiving
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L2.T4

Topic
5
:

Data Synchronizatio
n


E
xamine the basic process of data integration and
synchronization.
Data Synchronization
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L2.T5

Topic 6:

Disaster Recovery Planning


E
xamine common methods and practices in designing
and implementing a disaster recovery plan.
/ Disaster Recovery (DR)
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L2.T6

Topic 7_
Mastery:

Develop

a paper on best practices for setting up a BC and DR Plan focusing
on a specific organizatio
n or IT industry
/
Mastery/

CITmn.C8.O1.L2.TM


Materials:



Preserving Digital Information

[Paperback] by Henry Gladney
-

ISBN
-
10:

3642072399

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
3642072390



Study

G
uide for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for IT Professionals

by
Susan Snedaker, (Cram101

Textbook Outlines)

[Paperback]


ISBN
-
10: 1614614547 | ISBN
-
13: 9781597491723


Lesson

3
:

Identify the fundamentals of business in

information technology that formulate business
strategy

and how it can transform business challenges
/ Business Problem Solving
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L3
(BBA 305W
0.3 / BBA 460


0.6

/
CIT 311

-

0.
6

/
CIT 321



0.3
)

Topic

1
:

Apply

information technology

to solve common business problems
.

/ Common Business
Problems
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L3.T1

Topic

2
:

Propose and defend an effective solution to
a
business problem
.

/ Effective Solution
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L3.T2

Topic

3
:

Create a database application to solve a business problem
.

/ Database & Problem

Solving
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L3.T3

Topic

4
:

Develop and use a SharePoint s
ite with collaborators
.

/ Collaboration & SharePoint
/
CITmn.C8.O1.L3.T4

Topic 5_
Mastery:

Solve a problem at current place of work using an IT solution and present t
he
solution to faculty mentor.

Or,


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
17

of
22


Develop

a paper using three business case studies where IT solutions have increased efficiency
.

Mastery/
CITmn.C8.O1.L3.TM


Materials:



The Microguide to Process Modeling in BPMN 2.0,
Debevoise, Geneva, Welke
(Createspace)



Business Intelligence Roadmap: The Complete Project Lifecycle for Decision Support
Applications,
Moss and Atre (
Addison
-
Wesley)



Foundations of IT Service Management: The ITIL Foundations Course in a Book

[Paperback]
by Brady Orand and Julie Villareal
-

ISB
N
-
10:

1463635346

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1463635343




IT Systems Management

(2nd Edition)

[Hardcover] by Rich Schies
-

ISBN
-
10:

0137025068

|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0137025060



Key Performance Indicators,
David Parmenter (Wiley)



Project Management Metrics, KPIs, and Dashboards:

A Guide to Measuring and Monitoring
Project Performance

[Paperback] by Harold Kerzner
-

ISBN
-
10:

1118026527

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1118026526


C
9
:
Examine
Web
-
based Systems and
Technologies
:

/ Web Technologies
/CITmn.C9


Objective 1
:
D
emonstrate knowledge in the fundamentals of web technologies
and I
nternet standards relative to
web technology development, i.
e., organizational implications.


/ Web
Technology Development
/CITmn.C9.O1


L
esson 1
:

Identify and evaluate key concepts of
Web
Services and
Standards
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L1
(
CIT
121

-

0
.
3

/
CIT 221



0
.6

/
CIT 361

0.6
)

Topic

1
:

History and Evolution of Web Design



E
xamine historical overview of the web and
complementing web design processes.

/ History & Evolution
/ CITmn.C9.O1.L1.T1

Topic

2
:

Examine key concepts and elements of the
Web as a Platform
.

/
Web as a Platform

/
CITmn.C9.O1.L1.T2

Topic

3
:

Describe and evaluate key concepts of
Web Architecture Principles

and Techniques
.

/
Principles & Techniques
/ CITmn.C9.O1.L1.T3

Topic

4
:

Web 2.0


I
dentify key elements of Web 2.0 and how it impacted growth and trends.
/
W
eb 2.0
/ CITmn.C9.O1.L1.T4

Topic

5
:

The Web and Business Intelligence



I
dentify key concepts and theories on the web
and its application to business intelligence.

/ Web Business Intelligence
/ CITmn.C9.O1.L1.T5

Topic

6
:

Managed and Hosting Services



E
xamine policies and procedures of a managed web
service and how it impacts business strategies.

/ Hosting Services
/ CITmn.C9.O1.L1.T6

Topic

7
:

Browsers and Web Usability



E
xamine different web browsers and we design usability.

/ Design Usability
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L1.T7

Topic

8
:

Project Management and

Web Development

-

I
dentify key project management
elements in a web design and development.

/ Web

Project Management
/ CITmn.C9.O1.L1.T8

Topic 9_
Mastery:


Create a project plan based on a simple simulated web development project
applying theories on web application and usability.

Mastery/ CITmn
.C9.O1.L1.TM


Materials:



Web Application Architecture:
Principles, Protocols and Practices

by Leon Shklar and Rich
Rosen
-

ISBN
-
10:

047051860X

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0470518601



Content is Currency: Developing Powerful Content for Web and Mobile

[Paperback] by Jon
Wu
-

ISBN
-
10:

1857885732 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1857885736



Convert!: Designing Web Sites to Increase Traffic and Conversion

[Paperback] by Ben Hunt
-

ISBN
-
10:

0470616334

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0470616338


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
18

of
22




The Ultimate Web Marketing Guide

[Paperback] by Michael Miller
-

ISBN
-
10:

0789741008

|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0789741004



W3.org


http://w3.org/standards



“The Evolution of Web Design”

by Cameron Chapman (Six Revisions)
-

http://sixrevisions.com/web_design/the
-
evolution
-
of
-
web
-
design/


Lesson 2
:


A
nalyze key concepts and theories surrounding
Web
technologies
and
its major role in
m
arketing
, social and economic impact.

/ Key Concepts & Theories
/ CITmn.C9.O1.L2
(
CIT 137

0.9 /
CIT
222



0.3
)

T
opic

1
:

E
-
commerce and Innovation



D
iscover innovations

and influence of e
-
commerce in
information technology.

/ E
-
commerce & Innovation
/
CITmn.C9.O1.L2.T1

Topic

2
:

Copyright and Trademark



I
dentify key concepts and theories of copyright and
trademark.

/ Copyright & Trademark
/
CITmn.C9.O1.L2.T2

Topic

3
:

Advertising,

Digital Signage

and Internalization



D
iscover major elements of the web
that impacts global markets and internalization.

/ Global M
arketing
/
CITmn.C9.O1.L2.T3

Topic

4
:

Social and Economic Impact,
Issues
,

and Ethics



I
dentify social and economic brought
about by the web revolution.
/ Issues and Ethics
/
CITmn.C9.O1.L2.T4

Topic

5
:


S
ocial Media
, Wikis, Blogs and Instant Messaging



E
xamine the different social media
formats and its effect on the dissemination of information.

/ Social Media
/
CITmn.C9.O1.L2.T15

Topic

6
:

Search Engine Optimization



I
dentify key elements and practice of a search engines
and optimizing access to information via the web.

/ Search Engines
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L2.T6

Topic

7
:

Web Analytics, including Google Analytics



D
iscover the different software applications
used to monitor data flow and traffic metrics on the web.

/ Web Analytics
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L2.T7

Topic

8
_Mastery:


Develop

a paper contrasting the legal policies and issues on copyright and
trademark with a focus on web technologies.

Or,

Develop

a paper illustrating the real
-
life scenario on the social and economic impact of the web
explosion and social media.
/Mastery/

CITmn.C9.O1.L2.TM


Materials:



White Space is Not Your Enemy: A Beginner's Guide to Communicating Visually through
Graphic, Web and Multimedia Design

[Paperback] by Kim Golombisky and Rebecca Hagen
-

ISBN
-
10:

0240812816

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0240812816



Web
Analytics 2.0: The Art of Online Accountability and Science of Customer
Centricity

[Paperback] by Avinash Kaushik


ISBN
-
10:

0470529393

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0470529393



The New Rules of Marketing & PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile
Applications, B
logs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers
Directly

[Paperback] by David Meerman Scott
-

ISBN
-
10:

1118026985 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1118026984



Marketing in the Age of Google, Revised and Updated: Your Online Strategy IS Your
Business Strategy

[Paperback] by Vanessa Fox
-

ISBN
-
10:

1118231937 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1118231937


Lesson 3
:

Describe

the basic concepts and theories in creating a s
tatic Web Site
.

/ Static Web Sites
/
CITmn.C9.O1.L3
(
CIT 213



1.2/
CIT 137

-

0.6
)

Topic

1
:


Introduction to Web Language (
HTML/
HTML5
/Canvas
, XHTML, XML
)


D
iscover the
basic design languages for developing a simple web site.

/Intro to Web Language
/
CITmn.C9.O1.L3.T1

Topic

2
:

Basic Web Design Principles and
Powerful Content



E
xamine basic design principles
and procedures in planning or crafting most common web sites.
/ Basic Design Principles
/
CITmn.C9.O1.L3.T2

Topic

3
:

Web Accessibility Standards and Policy



E
xamine the basics of web accessibility, its
purpose, and common standards and policies.


/

Standards and Policy
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L3.T3


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
19

of
22


Topic

4
:

Presentation Semantics (
Using CSS

Framework
)


D
iscover the basics of presentation
semantics and using a simple CSS framework.

/
CSS Framework
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L3.T4

Topic 5:

Prototype and Site Storyboard



D
iscover web site design and development by creating
a mock
-
up or prototype following simple theories.
/ Site Prototyping
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L3.T5

Topic

6
:

Explore
Software Tools
-

open
-
source or commercial

(Photoshop or Gimp)

/ Open
-
S
ource Tools
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L3.T6

Topic

7
:

Web Design Documentation and Technical Writing



S
ynthesize the basic of design
documentation and web technical writing.

/ Web Technical Writing
/

CITmn.C9.O1.L3.T7

Topic

8
_Mastery:

Create and l
aunch a web site with a purpose.

Describe in a report how the
site will be used, what would constitute success and how that success will be

measured.
/Mastery/

CITmn.C9.O1.L3.TM


Materials:



HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites

[Paperback] by Jon Duckett
)
-

ISBN
-
10:

1118008189

|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1118008188



Article:
10 Principles of Effective Web
D
esign

by Vitaly Friedman (Smashing Magazine)
-

http://uxdesign.smashingmagazine.com/2008
/01/31/10
-
principles
-
of
-
effective
-
web
-
design/



W3.org
-

http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/accessibility.php/



Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning

(2nd
Edition) (Voices That Matter)

[Paperback] by Dan M. Brown
-

ISBN
-
10:

0321712463

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0321712462



The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS3 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP

[Paperback] by David
Powers
-

ISBN
-
10:

1590598598

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1590598597


Objective 2
:
D
emonstrate
applied
knowledge
in
web technologies and its implementation including
application
development,
support and
maintenance, and
the variety of application for

web
-
based systems and services
/

CITmn.C9.O2


Lesson 1
:

Describe

the basic concepts and theories in creating a d
ynamic Web Site
.

/

Dynamic Web
Sites
/CITmn.C9.O2.L1
(
CIT 121

-

0.3

/
CIT 213



1.2 /
CIT 222



0.3
)

Topic

1
:

Using PhP


E
xamine the basics of PhP programming tools and techniques and how it
can enhance a wed design.
/ U
sing PhP
/

CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T1

Topic

2
:


Using C# and ASP.NET

-

E
xamine the basics of C# programming tools and techniques
and how it can enhance a wed design.

/ C# and ASP.NET/

CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T2

Topic

3
:


Using Ruby on RAILS

-

E
xamine the basics of Ruby on Rails programming tools and
techniques and how it can enhance a wed design.

/ Ruby on Rails
/

CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T3

Topic

4
:

Dynamic HTML


I
dentify key concepts and theories in developing a dynamic HTNL
web site.
/ D
ynamic HTML
/
CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T4

Topic

5
:

Action Scripts and Flash



E
xamine the basic concepts of action scripts and flash
technologies.

/
Action Scripts & Flash
/

CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T5

Topic

6
:

Introduction to JavaS
cript and Web Design



E
xplore the common application of
JavaScript to a web design and development.

/ Intro to Javascript
/

CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T6

Topic

7
:

Document Object Model


E
xplore the basics of interacting with objects in a web
environment.
/ D
ocument Object Model (DOM)
/

CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T7

Topic

8
:

Codes and Naming Conventions



I
dentify key concepts and theories in applying
programming styles and practices, i.e. codes and naming conventions.

/ Codes & Conventions
/

CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T8

Topic

9
:

Best Practices and Lessons Learned

(Case Studies)


I
dentify key concepts and
theories on maintaining and documenting best practices and lessons learned.
/ Best Practices
/

CITmn.C9.O2.L1.T
9

Topic

10
_Mastery:
Desi
g
n and l
aunch a
simple
web site with a purpose. Describe in a report
how the site will be
used, what would constitute success and how that success will be measured.
/

Or,

Using an existing web site that you have designed, enhance the design by applying one of the
programming techniques above.

Mastery/ CITmn.C9.O2.L1.TM


Revised 09/05/2012


Page
20

of
22



Materials:



PHP Solutions:

Dynamic Web Design Made Easy

[Paperback] by David Power
-

ISBN
-
10:

1430232498

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1430232490



Professional JavaScript for Web Developers

[Paperback] by Nicholas C. Zakas
-

ISBN
-
10:

1118026691

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1118026694



Modern JavaScript: Develop
and Design

[Paperback] by Larry Ullman
-

ISBN
-
10:

0321812522

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0321812520



Learning Web Design

[Paperback] by Jennifer Niedrest
-

ISBN
-
10:

1449319270

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1449319274




DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object
Model

[Paperback] by
Jeremy Keith and Jeffrey Sambellsv
-

ISBN
-
10:

1430233893

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1430233893



JavaScript Patterns

[Paperback] by Stoyan Stefanov
-

ISBN
-
10:

0596806752 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0596806750



DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Doc
ument Object Model

[Paperback] by
Jeremy Keith
-


ISBN
-
10:

1590595335

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
1590595336



Agile Web Development with Rails
Ruby and David Hansson (Pragmatic Bookshelf)


Lesson 2
:


A
nalyze key concepts and theories of
Web Service
-
oriented Computing

principles and
processes.

/ Principles & Processes
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2

(
CIT 137

-

0.9 /
CIT 222



0.6 / BBA 370 0.6
)

Topic

1
:


Web Services Basics


I
dentify key elements of a web service.
/W
eb Services B
asics
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.T1

Topic

2
:

Se
r
vice
-
oriented
Architecture and Implementation (SOA)



E
xamine service
-
oriented
architecture and implementation in a web environment.

/ Service
-
O
riented Architecture
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.T2

Topic

3
:

Client
-
Server Model


I
dentify key concepts and theories of a client
-
server environment.
Client
-
Server Model
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.T3

Topic

4
:

Integration Pattern


E
xamine basic
principles and
patterns in integrati
ng

applications
and business solutions.
Integration Pattern
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.T4

Topic

5
:

Basic XML


E
xplore tools and techniques of XML.
/ B
asic XML
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.T5

Topic

6
:

Describe
Simple Object Access Protocol (
SOAP
)


-

I
dentify key concepts and theories
in using simple object access protocol for web development.

/ SOAP
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.T6

T
opic

7
:


Describe
Representational State Transfer (
REST
)

-


I
dentify key concepts and theories
of a representational state transfer software architecture.
/ REST
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.T7

Topic

8
:


Create a Web Service using C#
.

/ C# Project
/

CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.T8

Topic

9
_Mastery:

Develop

a paper representing a comprehensive and coherent approach to
web service
-
oriented computing appl
ying theories
,
best
practices
,

and technologies. Present a
minimum of (3) Case Studies in applying theories.
/
Mastery/
CITmn.C9.O2.
L2.TM


Materials:



Web
Services: Principles and Technology

[Paperback]
2
nd

Edition
by Machael Papazoglou
-


ISBN
-
10:

0273732161 |
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0273732167



Service
-
Oriented Architecture (SOA): Concepts, Technology, and Design

[Hardcover] by
Thomas Erl
-

ISBN
-
10:

0131858580

|
ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0131858589



Understanding Web Services: XML, WSDL, SOAP, and UDDI

[Paperback] by Eric Newcomer
-

ISBN
-
10:

0201750813

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0201750812



RESTful Web Services,
Leonard Richardson, Ruby and Hansson, O’Reilly, 2007



Java Web Services,
Kalim,
O’Reilly, 2009



Service
-
oriented Computing and Web Software Integration:
From Principles to Development

[Paperback] by Chen Yinong and Tsai Wei
-
Tek
-

ISBN
-
10:

0757592392

| ISBN
-
13:

978
-
0757592393





Revised 09/05/2012


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21

of
22




PART II
-

NAU COURSES MAPPED TO COMPETENCIES




CIT 121

Foundations of Computer Information Technology



(3)



CIT 311

Analysis, Design, and Modeling of Databases




(3)



CIT 294

Technology Information

Literacy






(3)



BBA 305W

Effective Business Communications





(3)



CIT 341

Management and Information
Technolog
y




(3)



CIT 361

Fundamentals of Information Technology and Project Management

(3)

___________

Total Hours:


(
18
)




PART III
-

TRANSFERABLE CERTIFICATION



The BBA/CIT bachelo
r’s degree program requires that
our student demonstrate si
gnificant IT
experience

and
competency
by allowing certifications earne
d

within the last five years. The
following IT
certifications are
transferable and are intended as a guideline and do

not represent a
ny

special

vendor

endorsement. An extended
list will be provide
d upon registration.




Cisco Certifications



CompTIA Certifications



CIW Certifications



(ISC)2 Certifications



Microsoft Certifications



Project Management Institute Certifications



Oracle/Java Certifications



GIAC Certifications



IBM Certifications



CISSP Se
curity

Information Certification



Project Management Institute







Revised 09/05/2012


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22

of
22


PART IV



NAU COMPETENCY GRID





PL
COMPUTER INFOR
M
ATION TECHNOLOGY (
M
inor
)






















Notes:

Total Competency Units =
(
18
)

Credit Hours


Competency

CIT
121

CIT
311

CIT
294

BBA
305W

CIT
341

CIT
361

C1

0.6


1.8

0.3


0.6

C2

0.6

1.2

0.6


1.5


C3

0.6


0.
6

1.8

0.6

1.2

C5


0.6



0.6

0.6

C8


1.2


0.
9

0.3


C9

0.6





0.
6















Competency

UNITS

3
.0

3
.0

3
.0

3
.0

3
.0

3
.0