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Butte College 2016-2017 Catalog. Program details:

Computer Networking

Career/Technical
AS Degree in Computer Networking
Certificate of Achievement in Computer Networking
Certificate in Cisco Network Administration

Computer Networking Program
www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/computerscience/
Linda Fischer, Advisor (530) 893-7402
Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531
Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

The Computer Networking program prepares students for industry standard certification exams and entry-level positions as computer networking professionals. The core curriculum covers networking fundamentals, WAN technologies, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks.

No prerequisite skills are required for students to enroll in the program




Career Opportunities

The program offers courses that prepare students for a variety of industry certification exams, including Cisco CCENT, Cisco CCNA, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, and Microsoft MCSA.

Gainful Employment Information
Certificate of Achievement in Computer Networking:
www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/3124200CA.html

To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed at the beginning of the Career and Technical Education Programs section of that catalog.

Note that some courses have a prerequisite (P), corequisite (C), or both (P/C). Prerequisites and corequisites are listed within each course description in that catalog.


AS Degree in Computer Networking 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Design and implement basic software solutions using the building blocks of modern computer software systems.
  • Apply the fundamental techniques of computer security to ensure account and data integrity.
  • Identify labor market needs and properly prepare for the most relevant industry certification exams.
  • Identify, describe, install, and maintain the fundamental hardware and software components of a modern computer system.
  • Apply knowledge of computer security concepts, tools, and procedures to anticipate and react to computer security incidents.
  • Identify and describe connection-oriented network services and the functions of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model.
  • Design, build, configure, and maintain small to medium-sized computer networks utilizing switches, routers, and WAN connections.
Required courses for the major: 30 Units



Certificate of Achievement in Computer Networking 30 Units

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Design and implement basic software solutions using the building blocks of modern computer software systems.
  • Apply the fundamental techniques of computer security to ensure account and data integrity.
  • Identify labor market needs and properly prepare for the most relevant industry certification exams.
  • Identify, describe, install, and maintain the fundamental hardware and software components of a modern computer system.
  • Apply knowledge of computer security concepts, tools, and procedures to anticipate and react to computer security incidents.
  • Identify and describe connection-oriented network services and the functions of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model.
  • Design, build, configure, and maintain small to medium-sized computer networks utilizing switches, routers, and WAN connections.
Required courses for the certificate:


Certificate in Cisco Network Administration 10 Units

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify and describe connection-oriented network services and the functions of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model.
  • Design, build, configure, and maintain small to medium-sized computer networks utilizing switches, routers, and WAN connections.
  • Identify labor market needs and properly prepare for the most relevant industry certification exams.
Required courses for the certificate:

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