Department of
Computing and Information Technology

Fall 2012 Textbooks


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(Posted 30 June 2012)

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Course Instructor ISBN Author Title Publisher Required or Optional
CF 117 STHULTZ 9781435498839

9781435498860

Nelson

Labmentors

Guide to Computer Forensics etc (w/DVD)

WEB-BASED LABS FOR COMPUTER FORENSICS & INVESTIGATIONS 4E

Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning

Required

Optional

CF 118 STHULTZ 9780735712652 Northcutt Network Intrusion Detection Cengage Learning Required
CF 119 STHULTZ 9780131886834 Knetzger Investigating High Tech Crime Prentice-Hall Required
CF 124 STHULTZ 9780123742681 Casey Digital Evidence & Computer Crime Academic Press Required

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Course Instructor ISBN Author Title Publisher Required or Optional
CIT 95
(Taught in Spanish)
DOMINGUEZ - No textbook required
CIT 95 All other instructors 9781111620288 CSN Bundle for CIT 095 Cengage Learning Required
CIT 96 KINNAIRD 9780619202231 Shelly & Cashman Understanding and Troubleshooting Your PC Course Technology Required
CIT 100 LUMKEE - No textbook required
CIT 110 BECKSTRAND 9780071701334

9781935080350

Meyers

Testout

CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Guide (w/CD)

A+ Essentials 09 (LabSim 220-701)

McGraw-Hill

McGraw-Hill

Optional

Required

CIT 110 All other instructors 9781435487383 Andrews CompTIA A+ Guide to Hardware (w/Res CD) Cengage Learning Required
CIT 111 BECKSTRAND 9780071701334

9781935080367

Meyers

Testout

CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Guide (w/CD)

Labsim 220-702: A+ Practical Application Exam

McGraw-Hill

TestOut Corp (LabSim)

Optional

Required

CIT 111 All other instructors 9781435487376 Andrews CompTIA A+ Guide to Software (w/CD) Cengage Learning Required
CIT 112 ALPERN 9780071789110 Meyers Managing & Troubleshooting Networks (w/CD) McGraw-Hill Required
CIT 112 BECKSTRAND 9780071789226

9781935080435

Meyers

LabSim

Network+ Certification Exam Guide (w/CD)

Network Pro/N10-005

McGraw-Hill

TestOut Corp (LabSim)

Optional

Required

CIT 112 PANNELL 9781935080435 LabSim Labsim (Network+ - CompTIA Exam N10-005) TestOut Corp (LabSim) Required
CIT 112 STAFF 9780071789110 Meyers Managing & Troubleshooting Networks (w/CD) McGraw-Hill Required
CIT 119 MILLER 9780136100126 Business Data Networks and Telecommunications (8th Edition) Pearson Required
CIT 130 All instructors 9780132164764 Gaddis Starting Out w/Java: Early Objects (w/Bind-in Access Code) Addison Wesley Publishing Required
CIT 131 MESS 9781614904281

9780393979503

Cram101

King, K.N.

Outlines, Notes & Highlights for C Programming: A Modern Approach by K.N. King

C Programming: A Modern Approach, 2nd Edition

CTI

Norton

Optional

Required

CIT 132 PANDEY 9780073517254 Bradley Programming in Visual Basic 2010 McGraw-Hill Required
CIT 133 HERAVI 9781133626381 D.S. Malik C++ Programming: From Problem Analysis to Program Design Cengage Learning Required
CIT 151 All instructors 9781133526100 Bojack Blended HTML and CSS Fundamentals: Introductory, 3rd Edition Cengage Learning Required
CIT 152 BRODERSEN 9780071632959 Pollock JavaScript: Beginner's Guide McGraw-Hill Required
CIT 154 FIGHTMASTER - No textbook required
CIT 160 STHULTZ 9780789748904 Easttom Computer Security Fundamentals Second edition 2012 Pearson Required
CIT 160 TAYLOR 9781435454149 Mark Ciampa Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security In Your World Cengage Learning Required
CIT 173 HARWOOD 9780072226959 Muster Intro to UNIX & Linux (w/2 CDs) McGraw-Hill Required
CIT 174 HARWOOD 9781418837211 Eckert Linux+ Guide to Linux Cert (w/CD)(w/Access Code) Cengage Learning Required
CIT 180 PULLING 9781435457515

9781419670275

Rockoff, Larry

Joe Herzog

The Language of SQL

Database Design in Plain English

Cengage Learning

BookSurge

Required

Required

CIT 183 FIGHTMASTER 9780201741292 Craig S. Mullins Database Admin: Complete Guide to Practices & Procedures Addison Wesley Publisher Required
CIT 198 MESS - No textbook required
CIT 201 Dreven 9780077394950

- OR -

9780077904999

SimNet One Module for Office 2010

-

SIMNET 2010 /SIMGRADER combo

McGraw-Hill

-

McGraw-Hill

Required

-

Required

CIT 202 Dreven 9780077394950

- OR -

9780077904999

SimNet One Module for Office 2010

-

SIMNET 2010 /SIMGRADER combo

McGraw-Hill

-

McGraw-Hill

Required

-

Required

CIT 206 PHALKE 9780470908518

- OR -

9781118101353

9781118164242

9781118197547

  Exam 77-884 Microsoft Outlook 2010 (eTextbook)

-

Exam 77-884 Microsoft Outlook 2010

Practice test

Practice test + MOS Exam

WILEY

-

WILEY

WILEY

WILEY

Required

-

Required

Optional

Optional

CIT 211 PANNELL 9781935080374 Test Out Labsim (Configuring Windows 7 - Microsoft Exam 70-680) TestOut Corp (LabSim) Required
CIT 211 STAFF 9780735627086 McLean Configuring Windows 7: Training Kit (MCTS Exam 70-680)(w/CD) Microsoft Press Required
CIT 212 ALPERN 9780734649095 Orin Thomas and Ian McLean Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator Self Paced Training Kit, Second Edition Required
CIT 217 ALPERN 9781935080404 LABSIM LABSIM Security + SYO-301 LIMSIM Required
CIT 217 BECKSTRAND 9781935080404

9781598638134

Test Out

Mark Ciampa

LabSim Security+ 2011 (Exam SYO-301)

CompTIA Security+ 2008 In Depth

TestOut Corp (LabSim)

Cengage Learning

Required

Optional

CIT 218 PANNELL 9780470597095 Gibson Windows 7 Desktop Supp & Admin: Real etc (w/CD) WILEY Required
CIT 230 PANDEY Instructor is still reviewing books
CIT 238 BRODERSEN 9780672335761 John Ray Sams Teach Yourself iOS 5 Application Development in 24 Hours Pearson Required
CIT 251 PANDEY 9781118162132 Joe Fawcett, Danny Ayers, Liam R. E. Quin Beginning XML, 5th Edition WILEY Required
CIT 252 PULLING 9781890774561 Murach & Harris Murach's PHP and MySQL Mike Murach & Associates Required
CIT 257 BRODERSEN - No textbook required
CIT 263 All instructors 9781111221751 Schwalbe Info Tech Proj Mgmt:Covers MS Proj (w/Access & CD)(Rev) Cengage Learning Required
CIT 290 TAYLOR - No textbook required

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Course Instructor ISBN Author Title Publisher Required or Optional
CSCO 105 EGGERS 9780763733933 Shimonski Network Cabling Illuminated Jones & Bartlett Required
CSCO 120 All instructors 9781587132032

9781587133480

Rufi

Dye

Network Fund: CCNA Exp Labs & Study Guide (w/CD)

Network Fund: CCNA Exp Comp Guide (w/CD)

Pearson

Pearson

Required

Required

CSCO 121 All instructors 9781587132049

97815871332728

Johnson

Graziani

Routing Protocols etc (Labs/Study Guide)(w/CD)

Routing Protocols etc (w/CD)

Cisco Press

Cisco Press

Required

Required

CSCO 205 MAGNESS 9781401812706 Technicians Guide to Fiber Optics, 4th ed. Cengage Learning Required
CSCO 220 All instructors 9781587201936

9781587132025

9781587132070

Empson

Johnson

Lewis

CCNA Portable Command Guide

LAN Switching & Wireless (CCNA Labs/SG)(w/CD)

LAN Switching & Wireless (w/CD)

Cisco Press

Cisco Press

Cisco Press

Required

Optional

Optional

CSCO 221 LISA 9781587201936

9781587132018

9781587132056

Empson

Rullan

Vachon

CCNA Portable Command Guide

Accessing the WAN (Labs & SG)(w/CD)

Accessing the WAN (w/CD)

Cisco Press

Cisco Press

Cisco Press

Required

Optional

Optional

CSCO 230 UECKER 9781587132490 Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Security Prentice-Hall Optional
CSCO 282 LISA 9781587058844 Richard Froom, Balaji Sivasubramanian, Erum Frahim Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH) Cisco Press Required

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Course Instructor ISBN Author Title Publisher Required or Optional
GIS 109 TANDON 9781589482609 Ormsby Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop (v 10.0)(w/CD) ESRI Press Required
GIS 198 MESS - No textbook required

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Course Instructor ISBN Author Title Publisher Required or Optional
IS 101 CONTRERAS DEFINCH 9780077904999 Triad simnet office 2010 package (csn) McGraw-Hill Required
IS 101 DREVEN 9780077904999 Triad simnet office 2010 package (csn) McGraw-Hill Required
IS 101 MAC sections (2009, 2011,2015, 2016) 9781133799276 Shaffer BNDL: ACP IS 101 FOR MAC FOR CSN Cengage Learning Required
IS 101 All other instructors 9781133295266 Beskeen BNDL: ACP IS 101 FOR COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA Cengage Learning Required
IS 115 All instructors 9780324828269

9781133172178

- OR -

9780538478663

-

Herbert

-

Herbert

BNDL: A GUIDE TO WORKING WITH VISUAL LOGIC

Introduction to Programming Using Alice 2.2 (e-book)

-

Introduction to Programming Using Alice 2.2 (printed book)

Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning

-

Cengage Learning

Required

Required

-

Required


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