Computer Networking Systems Technician

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Downtown Campus

David Skeen
Instructor
253.680.7066

Bob Traufler
Career Advisor
253.680.7006

Location Downtown Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m - 3 p.m.

Computer Networking Systems TechnicianComputer network systems technicians link the hardware and software that comprise computer data communications networks. They install, configure and maintain network components, work on client workstations, servers, domain controllers, shared printers, cables, and routers. They maintain network equipment, applications, data and user interfaces and workstations as well as troubleshoot local and wide area networks. Desktop, server and network administration positions are needed in all industries due to the ongoing movement towards computer automation. Students are encouraged to obtain Microsoft, Comptia and Cisco certifications, including A+,MCSA, MCITP, MCTS, MCDST and CCNA.

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Technology Degree: 112 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

100+ Level Human Relations
100+ Level Communications
100+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

ETECH 101 Introduction to Electronics
ETECH 102 DC Circuits
ETECH 103 AC Circuits
ETECH 104 Analog Circuits
ETECH 105 Digital Circuits
ETECH 106 Microcontrollers
CNST 110 MS Client Operating Systems
CNST 201 Cisco Network Fundamentals
CNST 202 Cisco Routing Protocols and Concepts
CNST 205 Fundamentals of Linux
CNST 207 Network Infrastructure
CNST 209 Directory Services
CNST 210 Network Security
INFO 101 Computer Applications Essentials
INFO 104 A+ Essentials
INFO 105 A+ Practical
INFO 110 Emerging Technologies

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Students must choose 15 credits from the elective list below.

ELECTIVES LIST CREDITS

WIRE 201 Telecommunications Network Cabling
WIRE 202 Fiber Optics
CNST 212 Cisco LAN Switching and Wireless
CNST 213 Cisco-Accessing the WAN
INFO 108 Project Management
INFO 109 Employment Preparation

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