Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5869
First Term: 2009 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 17
CIP Code: 11.09.01
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 15-1121, 15-1122, 15-1143, 15-1152

Description: This certificate will equip students with marketable skills associated with managing and maintaining computer networks. This certificate can help prepare students for the professional certification as a Microsoft Certified Product Specialist.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS121AB Microsoft Command Line Operations 1

+ CIS190 Introduction to Local Area Networks (3) OR
MST140 Microsoft Networking Essentials (3) 3

+ MST150++ Any Microsoft Windows Operating System course 3
+ MST152++ Any Microsoft Windows Server course 4
+ CIS270 Essentials of Network and Information Security 3
Credits: 17

Program Competencies
1. Install and troubleshoot problems with various network configurations. (MST140, CIS190)
2. Apply computer concepts, microcomputer applications and programming techniques. (CIS105)
3. Identify, define and use Windows operating system commands. (MST150++)
4. Identify, define and use basic operating system commands from a command line. (CIS121AB)
5. Identify, define and use local area networks, metropolitan area networks and wide area networks. (CIS190, MST140)
6. Implement network services, protocols, and tools. (MST152++)
7. Identify LAN fileserver and workstation configuration issues and requirements. (MST152++)
8. Describe security threat trends, including common network vulnerabilities and attacks, and their ramifications. (CIS270)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 4-25-06

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.