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Systems Administration/Networks


Program Inactivated

This certificate has been inactivated.
No new students are being accepted into this certificate program.

Pursue a systems administration or networking career. Concentrate on a specific type of system or follow the administrator concentration for a well-rounded exposure to network administration. 

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTNETWRKADM/CSD/**** (see concentration codes below)

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Become a CISCO, Linux, Microsoft or general network administrator.

Academic options: Continue your studies by taking courses toward a System Administration/Networking or Associate of Science degree.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Required Core Courses

Complete required courses from one of the Concentrations. A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting a Concentration.

Course # Course Title Credits
CISCO Concentration: (Concentration Code: CSNC)
CIS 170 CISCO I Networking Fundamentals 5
CIS 171 CISCO II Networking Routing Technologies 5
CIS 172 CISCO III Advanced Routing and Switching 5
CIS 173 CISCO IV Project Based Learning 5
Subtotal 20
Linux Concentration: (Concentration Code: CSNX)
CIS 136 Microcomputer Components 3-4
 or TEC 130/130LB   Computer Assembly and Testing/Computer Assembly and Testing Lab   
CIS 119 Network Essentials 3-5
 or CIS 170   Cisco I: Networking Fundamentals    
CIS 137 Introduction to Unix Operating System 3
CIS 225 Linux (UNIX) System and Network Administration 4
CIS 226 Advanced Linux Networking 4
Subtotal 17-20
Microsoft Concentration: (Concentration Code: CSNM)
CIS 103 Microsoft Windows Operating System 4
CIS 119 Network Essentials 3-5
  or CIS 170   CISCO I Networking Fundamentals
CIS 221 Microsoft Windows Server 4
CIS 222 Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure 4
CIS 223 Implementing Windows Directory Services 4
Subtotal 19-21
Total 17-21