This system and network administration program prepares students with necessary skills to seek entry-level employment in the field of Information Technology to administer an enterprise network infrastructure and/or a network operating system infrastructure. Instruction includes training in installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting network devices and end devices with an emphasis on Cisco enterprise network infrastructure administration. Upon completion of coursework, students will have the foundation needed to pursue industry certifications including but not limited to CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, Cisco CCNA CyberOps, and Microsoft MCSA Windows Server or CompTIA Linux+/LPI Linux Administrator.
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Explain the key components of basic enterprise system and network administration.
- Administer a Cisco enterprise network infrastructure for an organization of any size.
- Administer a network operating system infrastructure for an organization of any size.
Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement
|CIS 040||UNIX/LINUX ADMINISTRATION||3-4|
|or CIS 045||MCP: MICROSOFT WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION|
|CIS 041||CCNA: INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS||3|
|CIS 042||CCNA: ROUTING, SWITCHING, AND WIRELESS ESSENTIALS||3|
|CIS 061||INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY||3|
|CIS 164||CCNA: ENTERPRISE NETWORKING, SECURITY, AND AUTOMATION||3|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS|
|INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING USING PYTHON|
|INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS|
|MCP: MICROSOFT WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION|
|INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY: ETHICAL HACKING|
|DIGITAL FORENSICS FUNDAMENTALS|
|MCSA: MICROSOFT WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION 2|
|VCP-DCV: VMWARE VSPHERE ADMINISTRATION|
|CISCO IP TELEPHONY ADMINISTRATION|
Visit the Program Mapper for a suggested sequence of courses.