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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College

Information Management CCC

Information Management  (6136)

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
This college credit certificate program prepares individuals to plan, install, configure, monitor, troubleshoot and manage computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Students will be prepared to apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to the workplace utilizing technical skills learned during the program. This certificate covers the core competencies for networking, but does not contain General Education requirements.

Course content includes computer hardware concepts, networking terminology, Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory implementation and administration, Linux implementation and administration, and network security. These courses cover competencies for several certifications: A+, Network+, MCP and MCSA.

Admission Requirements


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length
Approximate program length: one year.

The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Boca Raton campuses.

For More Information
Dr. Elizabeth Horvath,, (561) 868-3228

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Required Courses Credits: 24
CGS1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
COP1000 Introduction to Programming Logic 3
CTS1110 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3
CNT2000 Network Technologies 3
CTS2301 UNIX Installation and Administration Using LINUX 3
CNT2402 Implementing and Administering Network Security 3
CTS2334 Local Area Networks 3
CTS2320 Wide Area Networks 3
Total Program Credits: 24

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Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities include information technology specialists, network technicians, network specialists, network managers, network systems analysts, network systems technicians, network support specialists, network administrators, network troubleshooters, help desk specialists, LAN/WAN managers, or systems administrators.

Gainful Employment
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Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Networking Administrator.

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