2015-2016 College Catalog 
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2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Networking Technology Certificate

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Degree Code: K07

Associate in Science

Program Coordinator:
Allan Anderson - 860-215-9403

The Networking Technology Certificate program will provide students with marketable skills that grow increasingly crucial in the present technological age. Networking Technology courses are hands-on and offer students and opportunity to develop knowledge an skills in networking technologies. After completing the Networking Technology Certificate Program, students will be eligible to take the CompTIA Network+, i-Net+, Server+, and Security+ Certification exams.
Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

Networking Technology Certificate Curriculum Requirements

Semester I (Fall)

Semester II (Spring)


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

## Technical Elective in Computer Science Technology, A.S.  

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 25

Networking Technology, Certificate Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the typologies and functions of local and wide area networks, intranets, and internets and the Internet.
  2. implement and administer network operating systems, network security, user accounts and file sharing, backups and data redundancy, servers, software licensing, network monitoring and virus protection.
  3. install and support network components, including modems, hubs, network adapters, switches, repeaters and routers.
  4. understand and be able to describe network protocols, structures, communication architecture and standards.
  5. recognize and explain networking terminology, components, and applications.

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