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Networking - Certificate

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Admission Type:

General College Admission
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Locations:

Conway

Contact:

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(843) 347-3186

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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.

For more information, contact:
Lou Ann Timmons  - (843) 349-5367

Career Outlook

A network technician has the technical knowledge and ability to work as a network engineer, network technician, and network administrator.

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources. 


Gainful Employment Information:

See:  Networking Gainful Employment

Program Information

Course Sequence and Progression
A minimum grade of "C" or better is required for all CPT and IST-prefixed courses for progression and graduation.

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall
   
CPT 209 Computer Systems Management 3
IST 201 CISCO Internetworking Concepts 3
  TOTAL 6
Second Semester - Spring    
IST 190 LINUX Essentials 3
IST 202 CISCO Router Configuartion 3
  TOTAL 6
Third Semester - Summer    
IST 162 Introduction to Workstation Networking Administration 3
IST 203 Advanced CISCO Router Configuration 3
  TOTAL 6
Fourth Semester - Fall    
IST 198 Cloud Essentials 3
IST 291 Fundamentals of Network Security I 3
  TOTAL 6
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 9
  TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 33