John "Buddy" Spisak

Assistant Professor

Computer Information Science

Teaching Schedule

Spring 2023:

     CISC 360: Information & Communication      Technology Essentials (A+)
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISC 360: Information & Communication      Technology Essentials (A+)
     Course Information (16w)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 342: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)      Enterprise Networking, Security, and      Automation
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISS 316: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)       Cybersecurity Operations
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Fall 2022:

     CISC 360: Information & Communication      Technology Essentials (A+)
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 300: Network Systems Administration
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 304: Networking Technologies
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISS 310: Network Security Fundamentals
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISS 316: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)       Cybersecurity Operations
     Course Information (16w)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Summer 2022:

     CISC 360: Information & Communication      Technology Essentials (A+)
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 341: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)      Networking Theory and Routing Technologies
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Spring 2022:

     CISC 360: Information & Communication      Technology Essentials (A+)
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 342: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)      Enterprise Networking, Security, and      Automation
     Course Information (16w)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Fall 2021:

     CISN 304: Networking Technologies
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISS 310: Network Security Fundamentals
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISS 327: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)       Security: Implementing Network Security
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Summer 2021:

     CISC 360: Information & Communication      Technology Essentials (A+)
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 341: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)      Networking Theory and Routing Technologies
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Fall 2020:

     CISS 316: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)       Cybersecurity Operations
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISS 327: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)       Security: Implementing Network Security
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Summer 2020:

     CISN 341: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)      Networking Theory and Routing Technologies
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISS 316: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)       Cybersecurity Operations
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Spring 2020:

     CISN 304: Networking Technologies
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 304: Networking Technologies
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 341: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)      Networking Theory and Routing Technologies
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 490: Networking Helpdesk Practicum
     Course Information (16w)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Fall 2019:

     CISC 360: Information & Communication      Technology Essentials (A+)
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISN 341: Cisco Networking Academy (CCNA)      Networking Theory and Routing Technologies
     Course Information (8w2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Summer 2019:

     CISC 360: Information & Communication      Technology Essentials (A+)
     Course Information (8w1)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

     CISS 356: Introduction to Information      Assurance
     Course Information (8W2)
     Syllabus
     Online Orientation
     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Useful Links

     Cisco Networking Academy
     Class Archive
     Clubs and Associations
     Teaching Philosophy

California Virtual Campus:

     Home Page
     Canvas
     Collabortive CyberSecurity Certificate

Cosumnes River College:

     Home Page
     Canvas
     Computer Information Science Page
     High School Cyber Bootcamp

Fresno City College:

     Home Page
     Canvas




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Email Me

Office Phone:  (916) 691-7062
Office Location: SOC-115

Office Hours Fall 2022:

Office & Online
Mondays/Wednesdays from 1:30 to 3:00 pm
Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:30 to 2:30 pm
August 8 through December 16




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     I hold a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of San Francisco. I have over 30 years of computer experience in such areas as programming, network administration, and network security.

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