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Southern Illinois University



College of Applied Sciences and Arts


System Administration Lab 

Computer Lab
  • Location: ASA 204B
  • Functionality:
    • Installation of a local area network, LAN designs, communication protocols, network certification
      requirements, as well as procedures for selecting, installing, and managing a LAN.

    • Linux distribution, installing applications, operating system security, and basic shell scripting to automate tasks.

    • Enterprise storage systems, methods to create secure and recoverable storage systems and forensic discovery

  • Mobile Development Lab

Mobile Development Lab

  • Location: ASA 208
  • Functionality:
    • Concepts, models, and methodologies for developing applications that run on the Android platform.

    • Creating and deploying mobile application for Android services.

    • Mobile computing, developing and deploying apps onto the mobile market place.

  • Internet of Things (IOT) Lab

Computer Lab

  • Location: ASA 204A
  • Functionality:
    • Introduction to programmable devices which may be used with the Internet of Things (IoT).

    • Cover of essential electronics, device interfacing and programming for local monitoring and control.

    • The use of Wi-Fi or Ethernet for monitoring and control via the Internet.

  • Web Development Lab

Web Development Lab

  • Location: ASA 210
  • Functionality:
    • Designed to provide the fundamentals of client-side web development languages.

    • Introduction of Web standards, Web Design principles, and Web Design and Development tools.

    • Introduction to programming tools and skills used to construct web server platforms.

Cybersecurity Lab

Cybersecurity Lab

  • Location: ASA 212
  • Functionality:
    • Design documentation and implementation of network security solutions.

    • Firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and virtual private networks.

    • Information assurance and security.

    • Technologies and procedures used to improve an organization`s security.

Network Administration Lab

Network Administration Lab

  • Location: ASA 205
  • Functionality:
    • Networking by examining, in depth, the operation of TCP/IP.

    • The operation and implementation of DHCP, DNS, and HTTP.

    • Analysis of the most common data link layer protocols.

    • Installation of physical layer components.

    • Advanced services and application layer protocols.

    • Analyse of technical business requirements in order to design and propose technology.
    • Implementation of the design using common technologies, software, and hardware.

Server Room

  • Location: ASA 135
  • Functionality: Research facility