Academics

LAN Technician

The LAN Technician Certificate is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in entry-level technologies that focuses on core routing and switching, computer hardware, and operating systems. Instruction includes, but is not limited to networking standards, LAN protocols, cabling standards, IP addressing, and security. The certificate is aligned to the CCENT and A+ certifications and aimed at helping students prepare for entry-level networking opportunities.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 17

Program Requirements

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Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
CMCIS 151NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS 4
CMCIS 152ROUTING AND SWITCHING ESSENTIALS 4
CMNET 150COMPUTER HARDWARE - A+ 3
CMNET 151OPERATING SYSTEMS - A+ 3
COMM 113BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL SPEAKING 3

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CMCIS 151; CMCIS 152; CMNET 150: CMNET 151; COMM 113

Program Contact Information

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

Illinois Career Cluster

Information Technology

Career Pathway:
Network Systems