Computer Information Systems

Certificate in Computer Networking
This certificate is for individuals who desire an understanding of personal computer networks and their use in the workplace. The course of study will provide you with a thorough knowledge of local area network design, network management, installation, servicing and support. Students will possess an understanding of PC network technology and programming, set-up, communications, utilities and system management.
College Catalog

Please see advisor for alternative classes.

Course No. Title Credits
Visual Basic I or
Programming I
CST*H120 Intro to Operating Systems 3
CST*H130 Network Essentials I 3
Three Elective Courses (9 credits) from this list
CST*H235 Network Systems 3
CST*H236 Advanced Network Systems 3
CST*H239 Servicing & Support of LANS† 3
CST*H274 Network Security Technology 3
CST*H248 Practices in Security Management 3
CSC*H101 Introduction to Computers 3
  Total Credit Hours 18

† Please see advisor for alternative classes.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Provide the student with the personal computer skills necessary to effectively function in today’s workplace.
  • Offer a “hands-on” learning experience in the personal computer networking software most commonly used in business and industry.
  • Provide the opportunity for a more advanced technical understanding of personal computer local area networks, their design, installation and management.
  • Provide entry-level opportunities to individuals seeking positions requiring computer networking skills.
  • Upgrade the personal computer knowledge and skills of individuals currently employed.

Program Coordinator
Sandra Eddy
203-596-2130 (p)
Room: T635
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