Initiating College: Estrella Mountain Community College
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Program Availability: Shared
Program Availability: CG EM GC MC
Field of Interest: Computer and Information Technology
Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
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.
Program Notes: Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
Students who pursue this Certificate of Completion (CCL) should have a basic level of computer literacy including navigating the internet and computer systems or take CIS105 as indicated in the required courses. Students with the requisite skills may have the CIS105 requirement waived by permission of the Program Director.
Courses within any of the following prefixes must be taken within five (5) years prior to completion of the program to be applied toward this award: AIM, BPC, CIS, CLD, CNT, CSC, ITS, and MST.
Program Prerequisites: None
+ 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
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.