Students completing this certificate will have preparation for employment as a computer network support specialist, specializing in Cisco networking technology, used industry-wide in small, medium, and enterprise level networks.
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Completion of this certificate will prepare students for employment as a computer network support specialist specializing in Cisco networking technology, used industry-wide in small, medium, and enterprise level networks. It is recommended for students beginning a career in networking as well as those already in the information technology career field who want to improve their computer networking skills.
This program fulfills the college mission of providing career technical education programs that meet the workforce needs of our diverse communities.
The department and college use the program review process to assess program improvement needs. The department meets twice annually with its industry-based advisory committee to discuss industry/workplace needs and the enhancement of instructional programs to facilitate those needs. Discussions focus on specific skill sets desired by employers as well as current industry trends and issues with which students must be familiar upon program completion.
The courses for this certificate are housed within existing facilities. Faculty teaching in the program meet minimum qualifications. The instructional, library, and student support services are adequate to meet thneeds of the program.
|CCNA (12 units)||IS 52||Introduction to Networks||4||Semester 1|
|IS 53||Switching and Routing Essentials||4||Semester 2|
|IS 54||Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation||4||Semester 3|
|Select one course (1 unit)||IS 19V||Cooperative Work Experience, Information Systems||1||Any semester|
|IS 59||Careers in Computing||1|
|OT 17||Job Retention and Responsibilities||1|