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Catalog 2015-16 
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General Networking Certificate

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Department Chair/Program Coordinator:
CCBC Essex, Noell Damron
443-840-2811 or

Program Requirements and Electives - 42 Credits

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 42*

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.


Program Description

In this certificate program, students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to become a well-rounded LAN Technician and pass the industry recognized A+, Network+, and Security+ certification exams, all at the same time! Students apply concepts and technologies to install, configure, troubleshoot, integrate, and secure multiple network operating systems, including Windows and Linux/UNIX.

Program Outcomes

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

  1. configure hardware and applications software on personal computers;
  2. troubleshoot and repair personal computer systems and operating systems;
  3. understand network infrastructure and protocols; and
  4. install and configure Linux and Microsoft operating systems.

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