Computer Networking - Essentials, Certificate of Achievement

The Computer Networking - Essentials Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level careers in information technology specifically in the area of computer networking. Students learn how to design and implement network software using Microsoft Windows and/or similar operating systems.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate understanding of how the different parts of a computer performs by diagnosing a problem and also perform the necessary diagnostic task.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of basic networking and operating concepts by proposing solution to a simple networking and operating system problem, and also perform basic configurations of both hardware and software to implement the solution.

Core Requirements

Complete 12 units

CS 011

Fundamentals of Computer Science

3

CS 032

Introduction to Computer Operating Systems

3

CS 056

Networking Essentials

3

CSP 029A

Pascal Programming

3

Restricted Electives

Area A - Complete 3 units selected from:

COM ST 001A

Fundamentals of Speech

3

ENG 001A

Reading and Composition

3

Area B - Complete 2.5 units selected from:

CS 014B

Microcomputer Evaluation and Installation

3

ELECT 014C

Troubleshooting Computers

2.5

Minimum Units Required: 17.5

Complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better.