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

Networking Technology Fundamentals, (CSC)


Program Info

Minimum credits: 16
Length: 1 - 2 semesters

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-732-00 CIP Code: 15.0303

The Career Studies Certificate in Networking Technology Fundamentals allows students entering the IT Networking field to develop basic skills in routing, switching, basic PC software installation, and hardware repair.

 

Program Coordination:

This program shares 2 courses/6 credits (ITN 106  and ITN 107 ) with the IT Support Specialist CSC; 2 courses/8 credits (ITN 154  and ITN 155 ) with the CSCs in Network Technology and Networking with Cisco/CCNA; and provides 8 credits towards the IST Network Engineer A.A.S. Industry Certifications: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), CompTIA A+

Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Networking Technology Fundamentals allows students entering the IT Networking field to develop basic skills in routing, switching, basic PC software installation, and hardware repair.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will demonstrate:

  1. Preparation to earn the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Certification.
  2. Preparation to earn the CompTIA A+ Certification.
  3. Recognition of IT Certifications and their role in careers.
  4. Preparation for entry-level employment in the field of IT.