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Advanced Network Infrastructure
Program Information
A.S. Certificate - Code 0908 - Catalog 2013/2014
Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155
Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, sullivi@daytonastate.edu
07/17/2013 M - 1534

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The certificate program is designed to provide the students with a solid background of computer networking and communications. Students plan, install, configure, and monitor computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses latest technology, thus encouraging student success.

Description:
The certificate program in Advanced Network Infrastructure is designed to provide a strong background of computer networking, network communications, network security and wireless technology . Students plan, install, configure, and monitor computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Students will be prepared to apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to the workplace utilizing technical skills learned during the program. 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. Configure a wireless network according to client requirment.
2. Measure and evaluate network security, associated technologies and their application.
3. Evaluate how data communications protocols and devices interact with each other.
4. Plan and perform troubleshooting and maintenance on network hardware and software.
5. Plan out and program network devices such as switches and routers and configure wireless devices.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Program Tuition and Fees: $4,284*
Access Fee: $225 ($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: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. 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 Most of these courses count toward the AS degree in Computer Engineering Technology, and some courses could be applied toward AS degrees in Computer Information Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Networking Services Technology and Computer Programming and Analysis.

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 four (4) semesters for a full-time student, with 25% graduating within 4 semesters for 2012-13. The Florida Education and Training Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2010-11) for this field at 100%.

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

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:
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Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
CET2850 Wireless Networking   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CIS2350 Principles of Information Assurance   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
CET2620 Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
CET2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Computer Engineering Technology   1.00
CET2615 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CTS2306 Microsoft Windows Professional   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CTS2328 Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2306
CTS2321 Linux System Administration   4.00
CET2626 Building Cisco Remote Access Networks   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615

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
CTS2321 Linux System Administration   4.00
CTS2306 Microsoft Windows Professional   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CET2615 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2850 Wireless Networking   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2620 Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
CTS2328 Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2306
   
... ... 3rd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CET2626 Building Cisco Remote Access Networks   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
CET2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Computer Engineering Technology   1.00
   
TOTAL  ...   36.00

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



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