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Network Communications (WAN)
Program Information
A.S. Certificate - Code 0924 - 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 - 1545

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills of WAN network support, network designing and field support for the WAN. The program also includes some basic programming logic concepts required for problem solving and support. This program incorporates innovative teaching methods using the latest technology, thus improving student knowledge and encouraging their success.

Description:
The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills of WAN network support, network designing and field support for the WAN. This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a WAN support specialist, network designer, WAN technician, network support technician, field support engineer, or to provide supplemental training to persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

The specialization content includes, but is not limited to, basic electronics skills, telephony cabling and network communications. Students will be prepared for the following industry certifications: CompTIA Network+ and CCNA and CCDA. Program courses transfer directly into other Associate of Science degree programs.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Incorporate the knowledge of basic electronics in network communications and equipments.
2. Plan and assess proficiency in network communications.
3. Plan and analyze basic telephony communication systems.


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: $1,881*
Access Fee: $112 ($6.24 per credit)
Assessment Fee: $30
Lab Fees: $90
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 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 77%.

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Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
CET2615 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2620 Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
COP1000 Principles of Computer Programming   3.00
EET1607 Electronics Assembly and Cabling   2.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607L
EET1607L Electronics Assembly and Cabling Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
EET1607 Electronics Assembly and Cabling   2.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607L
EET1607L Electronics Assembly and Cabling Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607
COP1000 Principles of Computer Programming   3.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CET2615 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2620 Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
   
TOTAL  ...   18.00

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



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