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Computer Technology II

Networking, Web Page Generation and the Internet

This course builds on the skills introduced in Computer Technology I.  Students learn how to connect and install multiple computers and peripherals together to create a computer network.  Students build, configure, and maintain network servers along with installing and configuring various network operating systems such as Windows Server.

Students learn to use troubleshooting services, system monitoring utilities, and data backupo and recovery systems.  Other topics include learning how to connect various network components such as servers, computers, and printers together using data cabling, hubs, and switches.  Students learn to run, terminate, and troubleshoot data cabling.  In addition, students learn how to install and upgrade software across the network, as well as map drives and share resources such as printers, software, and files. 

The course includes setting up and configuring various network services such as TCP /IP, DHCP, DNS, VPN, terminal services, e-mail and web services.  Students learn how to secure and protect network servers and data as well as setting up and configuring a firewall, intrusion detection system, and encryption software for identifying and preventing potential network attacks.  This course is taught in conjunction with CompTia’s Network+ Curriculum.  Each student has the option to purchase vouchers for the certification test at half-price.

DUAL CREDIT OPPORTUNITY:   For Beecher High School Students, successful completion of this program allows an opportunity to earn 3 credit hours at Prairie State Jr. College for ITNET 165, Intro to Networking.



  • 1/2 inch, 3-ring binder
  • Black Ink Pen
  • Blue Ink Pen
  • Pencil
  • One subject college ruled spiral notebook
  • Headphones


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PO Box 570Bourbonnais, IL 60914

815-939-4971Fax: 815-939-7598

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