Computer Network Technician, Associate in Science
Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Technician Associate in Science Degree program, the student will demonstrate the ability to function as an entry-level computer network technician. The student will attain the required skills to: design and implement Local Area Networks (LANs) and autonomous Wide Area Networks (WANs), wire infrastructure as per industry standards, select and implement appropriate protocols, configure network devices such as routers, firewalls and switches, as well as manage, maintain and troubleshoot networks. The program prepares the students for industry certification such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and entry-level positions in the Information Technology industry such as network technician, network administrator, network system installer, network system sales/marketing, or independent network services contractor.
Program Learning Outcomes
Complete one of the following general education patterns:
Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.
Major Requirements - Core
Complete 35.5 units
Minimum Major Units Required: 35.5
Complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better
Minimum Degree Units Required: 60