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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems Certificate: Network Technology (EK09)

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Campus contact for this program:
Professor Farshad Ravanshad, FRavanshad@hcc.commnet.edu


This certificate program is designed to provide the fundamental networking technology and network administration knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions in network engineering and administration. The program has as its learning outcomes the demonstrated proficiency in the skills listed below:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the information technology field, demonstrate problem-solving and creative-thinking skills 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of programming and be able to write and understand programming code  
  • Demonstrate a basic understating of the Linux operating system, its GUI and command-line environments, and its tools 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of current networking technologies  
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the networking protocols and protocol architecture 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of data transmission and data communication 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of LANs, MANs, and WANs 
  • Demonstrate a basic understating of routers and switches 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Internet and the TCP/IP protocol 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer and network security 
  • Demonstrate the ability to configure, manage and troubleshoot networks 

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