Networking - Certificate
The global use of computer technology has led to an ongoing demand for skilled technicians in all areas of computing. The Networking Certificate program prepares students for positions as network administrators and engineers by providing the knowledge required for certification by the network-industry leaders. All classes in this certificate transfer to HGTC's Associate in Applied Science in Network Systems Management Degree program.
A network technician has the technical knowledge and ability to work as a network
engineer, network technician, network administrator, systems administrator, systems
analyst, and help desk technician.
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Course Sequence and Progression
|First Semester - Fall
|Choose One:||MAT 101, MAT 102, MAT 110 or MAT 120||3|
|IST 201||CISCO Internetworking Concepts||3|
|Second Semester - Spring|
|IST 190||LINUX Essentials||3|
|IST 202||CISCO Router Configuartion||3|
|Third Semester - Summer|
|IST 162||Introduction to Workstation Networking Administration||3|
|IST 203||Advanced CISCO Router Configuration||3|
|Fourth Semester - Fall|
|IST 196||Cloud Storage Fundamentals||3|
|IST 291||Fundamentals of Network Security I||3|
|Fifth Semester - Spring|
|IST 261||Advanced Network Administration||3|
|IST 292||Fundamentals of Network Security II||3|
|IST 295||Fundamentals of Voice Over IP||3|
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||33|