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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

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Network Infrastructure CCC




Network Infrastructure (6542)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/ComputerScience


Program Description
This college credit certificate consists of four modules. The program is designed to teach students the skills necessary to design, build and maintain small to medium-sized networks. The knowledge gained will allow networking for the Small Office, Home Office (SOHO) market and the ability to work in small businesses or organizations with networks of fewer than 100 nodes.

Based on the Cisco Networking Academy materials, this CCC has courses in networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local-area networks, wide area networks, Open System Interconnection models, cabling, cabling tools, Cisco routers, router configuration, Cisco switches and configuring switches. This course covers the competencies for the Cisco CCENT certification.


Admission Requirements


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


Program Length
Approximate program length is one year. 


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Loxahatchee Groves campuses.


For More Information
Professor Brent M. Ferns, Sr., Department Chair, fernsb@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3225                                Dr. Ali Fazelpour, fazelpoa@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3220


Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities include network administration and networking infrastructure support. 


Career Path Notes
Credits in this certificate program will transfer directly into the Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) Routing and Switching CCC and/or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Networking Administrator.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/