The Certificate in Computer Systems and Network Technologies provides the education and skills required to configure, install, manage, and administer computer systems and basic network infrastructures. The broad goal of this program is for graduates to be able to support, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade hardware and software, implement network security, and perform network administrative duties.
Students who complete the Certificate in Computer Systems and Network Technologies are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
- Create and manage files and folders on a computer
- Demonstrate the knowledge to install, configure, optimize, secure, and manage Windows
- Apply effective troubleshooting processes to identify and remedy problems with hardware, operating systems software, and networks
- Demonstrate the knowledge to install and configure various hardware, peripherals, expansion cards, RAM, and devices
- Identify how to setup, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a wired and wireless network
Computer Systems and Network Technologies Certificate Program – Topics Include:
Computer technology, installation and configuration
Virtualization, desktop imaging, and hardware systems and architectures
Computer hardware systems and architectures
Local Area Networking (LAN), Internet connectivity, and security
Wired networks, wireless networking, and network configuration
Students may transfer credits from the Computer Systems and Network Technologies program into the Associate of Science in Integrated Technologies program. Students should be aware that while the transfer credit option is available, the Computer Systems and Network Technologies program is a certificate program and not a degree program.