Dec 16, 2018  
Catalog 2018-19 
    
Catalog 2018-19

Preparation for Network+ Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


The program prepares students for the industry recognized CompTIA Network+ certification exam and validates the knowledge and skills of networking professionals.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


489

Contacts and Additional Information


Department Chair/Program Coordinator:
CCBC Essex, Noell Damron
443-840-2811 or ndamron@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

Courses Needed for This Program*


Program Requirements and Electives - 13 Credits


Total Credits Required for Certificate: 13*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

Program Description


The program prepares students for the industry recognized CompTIA Network+ certification exam and validates the knowledge and skills of networking professionals. The Network+ certification exam is an international, vendor-neutral certification that recognizes a technician’s ability to describe the features and functions of networking components and to install, configure and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols, and services. Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Network+ candidates have at least nine months of experience in network support or administration or adequate academic training, along with a CompTIA A+ certification.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. take the CompTIA Network+ certification exam;
  2. configure networking on systems and workstations;
  3. understand and setup TCP/IP networks and subnets; and
  4. maintain physical and wireless network connections and equipment.

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