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Computer Networking Technology

Certificates

Certificate of Achievement Cisco Network Associate

Program Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the Cisco Network Associate Certificate of Achievement, students will be able to configure a WAN with routing, Troubleshoot WAN configuration.
  • Upon successful completion of the Cisco Network Associate Certificate of Achievement, students will be able to configure a LAN with routing, Troubleshoot LAN configuration.

Courses

  • CNT 50 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems)
  • CNT 51 (Comptia’s A+ Certification Computer Technician)
  • CNT 52 (Networking Fundamentals)
  • CNT 62A (Cisco Networking Academy CCNA I)
  • CNT 62B (Cisco Networking Academy CCNA II )
  • CNT 43 (Professional Communications)

Total Units Required: 20

Career Certificate Computer Desktop OS Security§

Program Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Desktop OS Security Career Certificate, students will be able to identify, install, configure, and manage common network cables, devices and services.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Desktop OS Security Career Certificate, students will be able to demonstrate professional behavior such as working in a team and communicating in a professional manner.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Desktop OS Security Career Certificate, students will be able to explain the basic objectives of cybersecurity and the importance of information security.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Desktop OS Security Career Certificate, students will be able to install, configure, and manage computer and network hardware.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Desktop OS Security Career Certificate, students will be able to install, configure, and manage desktop operating systems.

Courses

  • CNT 51 (Comptia’s A+ Certification Computer Technician)
  • CNT 69 (Network Security, Sec+)
  • CNT 74.1 (Intro to Linux/Unix, Linux+)

And one course from the following:

  • CNT 52 (Networking Fundamentals)
  • CNT 62A (Cisco Networking Academy CCNA I)

Total Units: 14-15

§ This certificate is not transcripted. This group of courses provides industry-based professional development. Individual courses will appear on transcript. See a counselor for further information.

Career Certificate Computer Forensics Examiner§

Program Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Forensics Examiner Career Certificate, students will be able to image and examine evidence in a forensically sound manner.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Forensics Examiner Career Certificate, students will be able to perform evidence examination and evaluation and present in a standard forensic case report.

Courses

  • CIS 50 (Intro to Computer & Information Technology) or
    • CNT 62A (Cisco Networking Academy CCNA I) or
    • CNT 51 (Comptia’s A+ Certification Computer Technician)
  • CNT 68 (Computer Forensics I)
  • CNT 70 (Computer Forensics II)
  • AJ 60 (Criminal Law)
  • AJ 61 (Evidence)

Total Units: 15-16

§ This certificate is not transcripted. This group of courses provides industry-based professional development. Individual courses will appear on transcript. See a counselor for further information.

Career Certificate Computer Network Administration § (Microsoft)

Program Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Administration (Microsoft) Career Certificate, students will be able to analyze, design and document computer network specifications to meet client needs.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Administration (Microsoft) Career Certificate, students will be able to analyze, design, and document Windows enterprise services to meet client needs.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Administration (Microsoft) Career Certificate, students will be able to demonstrate professional behavior such as working in a team and communicating in a professional manner.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Administration (Microsoft) Career Certificate, students will be able to install, configure, and manage client and server operating systems.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Administration (Microsoft) Career Certificate, students will be able to install, configure, and manage network dependencies and services.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Administration (Microsoft) Career Certificate, students will be able to install, configure, and manage Windows client operating systems.

Courses

  • CNT 50 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems) or
    • CIS 65 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems)
  • CNT 52 (Networking Fundamentals)
  • CNT 54 (Windows Professional)
  • CNT 55 (Windows Server)
  • CNT 56 (Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure)
  • CNT 57 (Implementing Windows Directory Services)

Total Units: 17

§ This certificate is not transcripted. This group of courses provides industry-based professional development. Individual courses will appear on transcript. See a counselor for further information.

Career Certificate Computer Network Technician§

Program Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Technician Career Certificate, students will be able to analyze, design and document computer network specifications to meet client needs.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Technician Career Certificate, students will be able to demonstrate professional behavior such as working in a team and communicating in a professional manner.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Technician Career Certificate, students will be able to install, configure, and manage client and server operating systems.
  • Upon successful completion of the Computer Network Technician Career Certificate, students will be able to install, configure, and manage computer hardware.

Courses

  • CNT 50 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems) or
    • CIS 65 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems)
  • CNT 51 (Comptia’s A+ Certification Computer Technician)
  • CNT 52 (Networking Fundamentals)
  • CNT 43 (Professional Communications)

Total Units: 12

§ This certificate is not transcripted. This group of courses provides industry-based professional development. Individual courses will appear on transcript. See a counselor for further information.

Career Certificate Network and Wireless Security§

Program Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the Network and Wireless Security Career Certificate, students will be able to identify risk management strategies and mitigating controls for wired and wireless networks.
  • Upon successful completion of the Network and Wireless Security Career Certificate, students will be able to identify threats and vulnerabilities to wired and wireless networks.
  • Upon successful completion of the Network and Wireless Security Career Certificate, students will be able to implement secure configuration management.
  • Upon successful completion of the Network and Wireless Security Career Certificate, students will be able to install, configure, and manage wired and wireless networks.

Courses

  • CNT 52 (Networking Fundamentals)
  • CNT 62A (Cisco Academy CCNA I)
  • CNT 67 (WiFi Cisco & CWNA)
  • CNT 68 (Computer Forensics I)
  • CNT 69 (Network Security Sec+)

Total Units: 16

§ This certificate is not transcripted. This group of courses provides industry-based professional development. Individual courses will appear on transcript. See a counselor for further information.

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Las Positas Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program.