Network Engineering (Certificate)

Certificate Description

The Network Engineering Certificate is designed to develop skills related to network engineering and to enhance written communications skills and professional readiness.   The  Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level Information Technology positions requiring hands-on technical networking skills that support home/small to medium size businesses.  This certificate provides students with knowledge and skills appropriate for entry level network engineer occupations. Emphasis is on basic skills such as installing, maintaining, and monitoring advanced technology such as routers and switches. Students may apply credit hours earned in this program toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Network Engineering.   

Certificate Requirements: 15 credits

Course

Course Title

Hours

BUS 111

Business English

3

CIS 130

Digital Technology Repair and A+ Introduction

4

CIS 140

Cisco Networking Academy Semester 1

4

CIS 150

Cisco Networking Academy Semester 2

4

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, student will:

  • Define terms related to networks

  • Emphasize using hands-on  approach

  • Emphasize the knowledge and relationships to server operating software programs

  • Enhance communications skills

  • Emphasize professional readiness