Completion of this Associate Degree provides students with the knowledge and skills to analyze, test, troubleshoot, secure (cybersecurity) and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Students also learn how to perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption by designing, implementing, managing, and troubleshooting current industry equipment in real world scenarios. The program's focus is on direct employment skills and knowledge as a foundation in small to medium scale network infrastructure. A Certificate of Achievements is also available. The Certificate of Achievement and Associate Degree are focused on developing entry-level careers and updating existing careers.
|Required Core Courses (27 units):||Units|
|NETX 400||Introduction to Local Area Network||3 units|
|NETX 420||PC Configuration and Repair||6 units|
|NETX 430||Introduction to Routers||3 units|
|NETX 431||Network Switches - Concepts and Applications||3 units|
|NETX 432||Routing Concepts and Applications||3 units|
|NETX 435||Network Security||3 units|
|NETX 439||Troubleshooting the Internetwork||3 units|
|NETX 440||Introduction to Microsoft Server Administration||3 units|
|Plus a minimum of 9 units from the following:||Units|
|ELEC 111||Introduction to Electronics Fundamentals||3 units|
|NETX 402||Cybersecurity Infrastructure Essentials||3 units|
|NETX 403||Cloud Infrastructure Essentials||3 units|
|NETX 405||Data Center Infrastructure Essentials||3 units|
|NETX 410||Structured Wiring and Cabling||3 units|
|NETX 411||Fiber Optics Technology||3 units|
|NETX 413||Wireless Local Area Networks||3 units|
|NETX 443||Introduction to Linux Administration||3.5 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.