Computer Networking Software, Certificate of Achievement

The Computer Networking Certificate is designed to prepare students for 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; and preparations for an AS degree and/or for transfer to a four-year college.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate understanding of advanced networking and operating concepts by proposing solution to a extreme difficult networking and operating system problems, and also perform configurations of both hardware, software and writing scripts in Unix/Linux or administer Windows server implement the proposed solution across the network using Active Directory and Group Policies.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of how the different parts of a computer performs by diagnosing a problem and also perform the necessary diagnostic task.

Core Requirements

Complete 36 units

COM ST 001A

Fundamentals of Speech

3

CS 011

Fundamentals of Computer Science

3

CS 032

Introduction to Computer Operating Systems

3

CS 042

UNIX

3

CS 054

Fundamentals of Data Communications

3

CS 056

Networking Essentials

3

CSN 058A

Microsoft Windows XP Professional

3

CSN 058B

Microsoft Windows 2003 Server

3

CSN 060

Network Security

3

CSP 029A

Pascal Programming

3

CSW 023

HTML for Web Publishing

3

ENG 001A

Reading and Composition

3

Restricted Electives

Area A - Complete 2.5 units selected from:

CS 014B

Microcomputer Evaluation and Installation

3

ELECT 014C

Troubleshooting Computers

2.5

Area B - Complete 3 units selected from:

CSP 026A

Java Programming

3

CSP 028A

Visual Basic .NET Programming

3

CSP 031A

C Programming

3

Area C - Complete 3 units selected from:

CSP 026A

Java Programming

3

CSP 026B

Data Structures with Java

3

CSP 028A

Visual Basic .NET Programming

3

CSP 031A

C++ Programming I

3

CSP 031B

C++ Programming II

3

Area D - Complete 3 units selected from:

CSN 058C

Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure

3

CSN 058D

Implementing Windows Active Directory Services

3

Minimum Units Required: 47.5

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