Cisco Technician (CA)

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This program is designed for students who want to work as network administrators with local area network systems. Network administrators maintain network operations, conduct performance monitoring, network security, firewalls, VPNs, design networks, perform backup and recovery procedures, and perform troubleshooting.

Major Area Requirements
NTEC 103IP SUBNETTING3
NTEC 125INFORMATION SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS3
NTEC 132WINDOWS MTA SERVER ADMINISTRATION FUNDAMENTALS3
NTEC 142CLOUD COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS3
NTEC 151LINUX ESSENTIALS6
NTEC 220DEPLOYING LINUX SERVER SERVICES6
NTEC 221CISCO CCNA 1:INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS6
NTEC 222CISCO CCNA 2: ROUTING & SWITCHING ESSENTIALS6
NTEC 252LINUX ADMINISTRATION 16
Total Credits/Units42

Note: Students will be required to have access to the Internet to complete their coursework.

To learn more about this program's employment outlook, approximate cost and potential careers, please visit the Gainful Employment Program Information page.

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Design converged networks to meet specific business needs.
  • Implement converged networks to meet specific business needs.
  • Maintain converged networks to meet specific business needs.
  • Resolve common issues with converged networks.