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Network Infrastructure


Network Infrastructure
Program Information
A.S. Certificate - Code 0922 - Catalog 2013/2014
Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155
Timothy Pintello, Assistant Chair, 386-506-4126
Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, sullivi@daytonastate.edu
07/17/2013 M - 1547

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills of network support, telecommunications and user support. The curriculum includes, networking fundamentals and troubleshooting, and network communications. This program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses the latest technology, thus encouraging student success.

Description:
The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and maintain simple networks. The program includes networking fundamentals, routing concepts and protocols along with router configuration skills. The students can take the CCNA exam, if they wish to, after completing the courses. The overall benefits for preparing for such a certification is to increase the holder's professional credibility by ensuring high standards of technical expertise. In particular, the CCNA certification indicates knowledge of networking for the Small-Office, Home-Office (SOHO) market and the ability to work in small businesses or organizations whose networks have fewer than 100 nodes. Program courses transfer directly into Associate of Science Network Systems Technology and other Associate degree programs.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Plan and create a computer network system.
2. Plan and assess the proficiency in network communications.
3. Design and set up a computer network with routers and bridges and hubs.


Note: To ensure Financial Aid program eligibility, students need to also be accepted to the parallel associate degree program.

Approximate Additional Costs Program Tuition and Fees: $1,254*
Access Fee: $131 ($6.24 per credit)
Assessment Fee: $30
Lab Fees: $15
Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements - It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a college preparatory English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores.

Careers All of these courses count toward either the AS degree in Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Information Technology, Computer Programming and Analysis, Electronics Engineering Technology, and Networking Services Technology.

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

The typical length of this program is two (2) semesters. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2010-11) for this field at 79%.

15-1081.00 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1081.00
15-1081.01 Telecommunications Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/help/bright/15-1081.01

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Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
CET2615 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2620 Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
CIS2350 Principles of Information Assurance   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2850 Wireless Networking   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CIS2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Computer and Information Systems   2.00

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
CIS2350 Principles of Information Assurance   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2615 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CET2620 Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
CET2850 Wireless Networking   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CIS2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Computer and Information Systems   2.00
   
TOTAL  ...   21.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


2013-2014 College Catalog. To view previous catalogs, please click here.