Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Network Infrastructure [3033] Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Network Infrastructure [3033]


(21 Credit Hours)

NOTE: Federal Financial Aid Eligibility Pending

Program Director

William Culver
941-752-5509 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65509 Venice

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within the field the information technology career cluster. This certificate program is part of the Network Sysytems Technology  AS degree program  [2027], and is aligned with the CISCO Certified Network Associate  (CCNA) industry certification.

Program Goals

Specific Program Goals of the Certificate are:

  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of computer networking.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of routing concepts.
  • Demonstrate router configuration skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of LAN design and concepts.
  • Demonstrate VLAN configuration skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic wireless concepts and configuration.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of wide area networks (WAN).
  • Demonstrate Wide Area Network configuration skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of network security.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of remote access.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of IP Addressing Services.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of network maintenance, support and troubleshooting.



Program Requirements

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CET 1600 - Networking Fundamentals (3 Credit Hours)
CET 1605 - CCNA1 Introduction to Networks (3 Credit Hours)
CET 1610 - CCNA2 Routing and Switching Essentials (3 Credit Hours)
CET 2615 - CCNA3 Scaling Networks (3 Credit Hours)
CET 2620 - CCNA4 Connecting Networks (3 Credit Hours)
CIS 1355 - Security Engineering (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 1150C - Microcomputer Hardware and Maintenance (3 Credit Hours)

Total Credit Hours: 21


This program will require some or all classes to be taken at one campus location. Contact the program director for specific details.

Credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress.

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