The Networking option prepares students for employment in network support and security in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. Students are prepared for positions that require the maintenance of network hardware and software as well as troubleshooting networks. Among the employment opportunities for graduates are supporting local-area network (LAN), wide-area network (WAN), Internet, and intranet systems.
The following background is recommended for this program: algebra and computer literacy. Students without this background may need to take prerequisite course work prior to enrolling in some of the courses required in this program. Students are strongly urged to meet with their academic advisor on a semester basis to review the program, and discuss course selections for successful completion of the program.
Simultaneous awarding of Certificate and Degree policy: Certificates whose coursework is embedded in an Associate's degree program will not be awarded simultaneously in the same term as the degree is awarded; i.e. Computer Networking(CKD) and Computer Networking Certificate(CKC).
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