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Major: 5032
Effective Term: 2022 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 24-28
CIP Code: 11.1001

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
15-1211.00 Computer Systems Analysts
15-1212.00 Information Security Analysts
15-1244.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
15-1231.00 Computer Network Support Specialists

Upon completion of a bachelor`s degree, students may pursue a career as:
11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers
15-1241.00 Computer Network Architects

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in VMware Network Administrator program is designed to help students prepare for VMware industry certifications and work in a variety of information technology environments including software-defined data centers. Courses will build the knowledge and skills for students to design, install, configure, troubleshoot, and manage virtual environments and help prepare students for the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux +, CompTIA Network +; VMware VCA, VCP, and/or VCAP-NV Deploy certification exams. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and to help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

Required Courses
+ BPC170 A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support 3
+ BPC270 A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support 3

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-3

CIS126DL Linux Operating System (3) OR
CIS126RH Red Hat System Administration I (3) 3

CIS189 Virtualization and IT Solutions for Digital Businesses 3

+ CIS190 Introduction to Networking (3) OR
CNT140AB Introduction to Networks (4) 3-4

+ CIS197 VMware ESXI Server Enterprise 3
+ CIS198 VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale 3
+ CIS200 VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage 3
Credits: 24-28

Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and theories of virtualization and cloud computing. (CIS126DL, CIS126RH, CIS189)
2. Apply virtualization concepts to hardware hierarchies. (BPC170, CIS105, CIS197)
3. Design, install, configure, and manage VMware environments including basic network functions. (BPC270, CIS105, CIS126DL, CIS126RH, CIS190, CIS197, CNT140AB)
4. Optimize and scale vSphere. (CIS198)
5. Troubleshoot and document virtual networks. (CIS190, CIS197, CIS198, CIS200, CNT140AB)
6. Build an enterprise level virtual network infrastructure using industry best practices. (CIS190, CIS197, CIS198, CIS200, CNT140AB)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2019

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.