2022-2023 Course Catalog 
  
    Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog

Network Technology, (CSC)


Program Info

Minimum credits: 23
Length: 2 semesters

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-732-07 CIP Code: 15.0303

The Career Studies Certificate in Network Technology provides foundational courses in routing, switching, local area and wide area networks, and administration and maintenance of networked servers. All coursework transfers into the Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology Network Engineer.

Program Integration: This program shares 2 courses/8 credits (ITN 154  and ITN 155 ) with the Networking Technology Fundamentals and Networking with Cisco/CCNA CSCs. Courses directly transfer into the IST Network Engineer A.A.S.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Implement Information Technology skills required by software applications.
  • Apply methodologies to stay current in IT offerings, trends, and certifications.
  • Apply analytical and problem-solving skills for computer system designs, planning, and support.
  • Design, code, test, debug, and document software needed for computer system implementation and maintenance.
  • Apply current IT industry standards, protocols, and techniques.
  • Use instructional applications and material which could lead to industry certifications.

 

Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Network Technology provides foundational courses in routing, switching, local area and wide area networks, and administration and maintenance of networked servers. All coursework transfers into the Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology Network Engineer.

Industry Certifications: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT); Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) - Networking & Server; Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP); Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server.

Total Credit Hours: 22


Note:


*Advanced standing credit may be awarded to students who demonstrate proficiency or prior certification in Microsoft Windows or Linux Desktop Operating Systems.