Networking

The mission of the Networking Certificate is to offer students a working knowledge of the principles, techniques, and skills required to set up and maintain a networking environment, so that individuals following this sequence of courses are prepared for employment or enhancement of their skills as a network technician or network administrator.

Admission to the Program:

Students are expected to be proficient in the use of the Windows operating system. Proficiency may be developed by completing CMGEN 110 with a grade of "C" or better.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 28

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
CMCIS 151 NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS  4
CMNET 140 WINDOWS ADMINISTRATION  3
CMNET 150 COMPUTER HARDWARE INFRASTRUCTURE  3
CMNET 165 HELP DESK CONCEPTS  3
CMNET 210 WINDOWS SERVER ADMINISTRATION  3
CMNET 220 NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE ADMINISTRATION  3
CMNET 230 DIRECTORY SERVICE ADMINISTRATION  3
CMNET 250 ADVANCED SECURITY TOPICS  3 to 4
CMNET 280 FIREWALL ADMINISTRATION  3

Students enrolled in this program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CMCIS 151; CMNET 140; CMNET 150; CMNET 165; CMNET 210
Spring Semester 1CMNET 220; CMNET 230; CMNET 250; CMNET 280

Program Contact Information

Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room TC 205
(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Information Technology

Career Pathway:
Network Systems

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