Networking Technology

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Associate in Science
Program Coordinator: Allan Anderson - 860-215-9403
                               George Volkov - 860-215-9483

The Networking Technology Certificate program will provide students with marketable skills that grow increasingly crucial in the present technological age. Networking Technology courses are hands-on and offer students and opportunity to develop knowledge an skills in networking technologies. After completing the Networking Technology Certificate Program, students will be eligible to take the CompTIA Network+, i-Net+, Server+, and Security+ Certification exams.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.



Course ID Title of Course Credits
CST* K175° Networking Administration Support 4
CST* K176° @ Internet Technologies 4
ENG* K101° Composition 3
MAT* K135° Topics in Contemporary Math
or or 3
__________ Higher Math  
CST* K177° @ Server Technologies 4
CST* K275°@ Information Security 4
ENG* K202° Technical Writing 3

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.
@ Technical Elective in Computer Science Technology Associate degree


Networking Technology, Certificate
Program Outcomes

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the typologies and functions of local and wide area networks, intranets, and internets and the Internet.

  2. implement and administer network operating systems, network security, user accounts and file sharing, backups and data redundancy, servers, software licensing, network monitoring and virus protection.

  3. install and support network components, including modems, hubs, network adapters, switches, repeaters and routers.

  4. understand and be able to describe network protocols, structures, communication architecture and standards.

  5. recognize and explain networking terminology, components, and applications