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Computer Networking Technology - CCL

Major: 5869
Effective Term: 2009 Spring Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 17

This certificate will equip students with marketable skills associated with managing and maintaining computer networks. This certificate can help prepare students for the professional certification as a Microsoft Certified Product Specialist.

Program Notes:

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.

++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.

Admission Criteria: None
Program Prerequisites: None
Required Courses
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS121ABMS-DOS Operating System 1
CIS190Introduction to Local Area Networks (3) OR
MST140Microsoft Networking Essentials (3) 3
MST150++Microsoft Windows Professions (any module) 3
MST152++Microsoft Windows Server (any module) 4
CIS270Essentials of Network and Information Security 3

Program Competencies

  1. Install and troubleshoot problems with various network configurations. (MST140, CIS190)
  2. Apply computer concepts, microcomputer applications and programming techniques. (CIS105)
  3. Identify, define and use Windows operating system commands. (MST150++)
  4. Identify, define and use basic operating system commands from a command line. (CIS121AB)
  5. Identify, define and use local area networks, metropolitan area networks and wide area networks. (CIS190, MST140)
  6. Implement network services, protocols, and tools. (MST152++)
  7. Identify LAN fileserver and workstation configuration issues and requirements. (MST152++)
  8. Describe security threat trends, including common network vulnerabilities and attacks, and their ramifications. (CIS270)

Additional information is available at MCCCD's Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation.

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

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