Design, install, and troubleshoot complex computer and audio/visual network systems. Build, upgrade, and repair computers and peripherals. Configure software security programs that protect computers and networks.
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Prepared for further education, advanced certifications, and immediate employment as an IT professional.
Satisfactory completion of this program earns you college credits. See details on our College Partners page.
Students in the Computer Networking program may earn the following industry certification:
You should have the ability to think logically; good speaking, reading, and writing skills; and, the ability to pay attention to detail.
Instruction includes safety, networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local-area networks (LANS), wide-area networks (WANS), Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling, cabling tools, routers, router programming, Ethernet, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and network standards.
In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment.