C. Network Technician
Why Network Technician?This one-year certificate program is designed to provide students with networking skills for employment in entry-level networking support positions. Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) certification could be obtained after completing this certificate. Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they expect to transfer and select appropriate courses in consultation with their advisor.
Upon completion of this program students will will be able to:
|First Year - Fall Semester     15(16) Credits||Credits|
CAPP 120CAPP 120 - Introduction to Computers
This course emphasizes the practical aspects of today's computing environment. Instruction includes the basic computer architecture and operation, hardware, operating systems, network communication, ethical issues associated with computers, and aspects of integrated software with an emphasis on business applications.
|Introduction to Computers||3|
|Written Communication Elective||(3)|
M 108M 108 - Business Mathematics
This course is a study of math and terminology used by business and industry. The course will begin with a review of the fundamental principles of arithmetic and percentages. Payroll, bank records, interest, notes, discounts, markup, inventory, depreciation, and stocks and bonds will be covered. This course does not fulfill General Education requirements for the AA/AS degree. Pre-requisite: appropriate placement score or concurrent enrollment in NC 021 Supplemental Instruction/Academic Support for Mathematics. For those in NC 021, attendance and participation in NC 021 will be reported to your M 108 instructor for consideration in your M 108 grade.
NTS 104NTS 104 - CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks
Introduction to Networks. This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. A hands-on approach is used to teach students to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
|CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks||4|
|Oral Communications Core Requirement||2(3)||First Year - Spring Semester     13 Credits||Credits|
|MS Windows Server 2012||3|
GDSN 145GDSN 145 - Introduction to Web Design
This course provides fundamental instruction on creating, editing, and enhancing Internet web sites. Students will gain hands-on experience that includes internet navigation and communication, web page creation using basic HTML/XHTML code and Adobe Dreamweaver, publishing web pages to the World Wide Web, and web site management and maintenance.
|Introduction to Web Design||3|
NTS 105NTS 105 - CCNA 2: Routing & Switching
This course focuses on the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. Students will configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
|CCNA 2: Routing & Switching||4|
ITS 165ITS 165 - Intro to Operating Systems and Command Line
This course examines the role of operating system software and various user interfaces including the use of virtual machines. The curriculum focuses on using both a command line interface and a graphical user interface for system management tasks, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery.
|Intro to Operating Systems and Command Line||3|
Please refer to the the Current Catalog for specific program details.