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Systems Administration/Networks

Certificate

Pursue a systems administration or networking career. Concentrate on a specific type of system or follow the administrator concentration for a well-rounded exposure to network administration. 

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTNETWRKADM/CSD/**** (see concentration codes below)

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Become a CISCO, Linux, Microsoft or general network administrator.

Academic options: Continue your studies by taking courses toward a System Administration/Networking or Associate of Science degree.

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Program Requirements
  

Required Core Courses

Complete required courses from one of the Concentrations. Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting a Concentration.

Course # Course Title Credits
CISCO Concentration: (Concentration Code: CSNC)
CIS 170 CISCO I Networking Fundamentals 5
CIS 171 CISCO II Networking Routing Technologies 5
CIS 172 CISCO III Advanced Routing and Switching 5
CIS 173 CISCO IV Project Based Learning 5
Subtotal 20
Linux Concentration: (Concentration Code: CSNX)
CIS 136 Microcomputer Components 3-4
 or TEC 130/130LB   Computer Assembly and Testing/Computer Assembly and Testing Lab   
CIS 119 Network Essentials 3-5
 or CIS 170   Cisco I: Networking Fundamentals    
CIS 137 Introduction to Unix Operating System 3
CIS 225 Linux (UNIX) System and Network Administration 4
CIS 226 Advanced Linux Networking 4
Subtotal 17-20
Microsoft Concentration: (Concentration Code: CSNM)
CIS 103 Microsoft Windows Operating System
4
CIS 221 Microsoft Windows Server 4
CIS 222 Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure 4
CIS 223 Implementing Windows Directory Services 4
CIS 224 Designing Windows Network Security 4
Subtotal 20
Administrator Concentration: (Concentration Code: CSNA)
CIS 103 Microsoft Windows Operating System
4
CIS 119 Network Essentials 3
CIS 220 Novell NetWare Networking and Administration 4
CIS 221 Microsoft Windows Server 4
CIS 225 LINUX (UNIX) System and Network Administration 4
Subtotal 19
Total 17-20