This certificate program is a second level certificate that continues to build from either the Microsoft Server or CISCO Networking certificates and leads into the Datacenter Admin certificate. Students who complete this degree will qualify for several entry level jobs in the IT field. 

This certificate is approved through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. Upon satisfactory completion of the listed requirements and filing an application for graduation with Admissions and Records, the student’s transcript will reflect completion of this certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this degree, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in the area of Cisco Networking. To demonstrate competence in this area the student will be able to build networks with the following features: three computers on a LAN using a switch; a router with passwords, interfaces, routing protocol configured; a switch with two VLANs and STP protocol; PPP encapsulation and PAP/CHAP authentication protocols between two routers connected with a serial link.
  • This certificate program is a second level certificate that continues to build from either the Microsoft Server or CISCO Networking certificates and leads into the Datacenter Admin certificate. Students who complete this degree will qualify for several entry level jobs in the IT field. 

Certificate Requirements

  • CIS 2 Introduction to Computer Science 4
  • CIS 15 Install and Configure Microsoft Server 3
  • CIS 16 Administering Microsoft Server 3
  • CIS 17 Configure Advanced Server Services 3
  • CIS 31 CCNA 1 Routing and Switching – Introduction to Networks 3
  • CIS 32 CCNA 2 Routing and Switching – Routing and Switching Essentials 3
  • CIS 33 CCNA 3 Routing and Switching – Scaling Networks 3
  • CIS 34 CCNA 4 Routing and Switching – Connecting Networks 3
  • CIS 92 Introduction to Computer Security – Security + 3
  • CIS 94 CIS Worksite Learning 1
Total Units for Certificate: 29

For reference only as of 2019/2020

Degree Requirements and Courses

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