Dec 01, 2021
This program course of study provides students with education and skills required by today’s computer networking industry. Instruction includes courses on router/switch centric internetworking. It provides students with a wide array of training in various areas related to computer networking. Completion of this program prepares students for successful completion of a number of industry certification exams such as CompTIA A+, Network+, Cisco CCENT, and CCNA. Instruction takes place in a hands-on state-of-the-art lab environment.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Differentiate the functions of networking components.
- Assemble a computer networking system.
- Specify configuration parameters to include: IP addressing, AAA, QoS prioritization, capacity and redundancy.
- Modify operating system configurations in client, server, and intermediary devices.
- Optimize hardware configurations in client, server, and intermediary devices.
- Optimize operating system configurations in network intermediary devices.
General Education Requirements (23 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
English Composition (3-5 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Communications (3 Credits)
Strongly Recommended: COM 115.
Human Relations (3 Credits)
Natural Science (4 Credits)
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)
- any AM prefix course
- or any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
- or any ART prefix course
- or any COM prefix course
- or CRJ 104 - Introduction to Administration of Justice
- or DAN 101 - Dance Appreciation
- or any ECON prefix course
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
- or GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
- or HHP 150 - Living Healthy and Well
- or HHP 201 - Stress Management
- or HHP 213 - Healthy Aging
- or any HIST prefix course
- or any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
- or any PHIL prefix course
- or PHO 101 - Beginning Photography
- or any PSC prefix course
- or any PSY prefix course
- or any SOC prefix course
- or any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
- or WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
- or World Languages 101B or above course (includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Special Program Requirements (41 Credits)
Core Requirements (41 Credits)
Digital Literacy Requirement (0-3 Credits)