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Information Technology Technician CCC

Information Technology Technician Overview (6143)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem/default.aspx

Program Description

This college credit certificate program prepares individuals to plan, install, configure, monitor, troubleshoot and manage computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Students will be prepared to apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to the workplace utilizing technical skills learned during the program. This certificate covers the core competencies for networking but does not contain General Education requirements.

Course content includes computer hardware concepts, networking terminology, Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory implementation and administration, Linux implementation and administration, and network security. These courses cover competencies for several certifications: A+ and Network.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

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

Program Length

Approximate program length: one year.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth, Loxahatchee Groves, Belle Glade and Boca Raton campuses.

For More Information

Professor Virginia Carneiro de Paula, Department Chair, carneirv@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3367 (Lake Worth)

Professor John Hadley, Department Chair, hadleyj@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 862-4437 (Boca Raton)

Employment Opportunities

This program prepares students for employment as help desk and network support specialists.

Career Path Notes

Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Information Management College Credit Certificate and the 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: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 21)

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

CTS1110Microcomputer Operating Systems (AS)

3 Credits

CTS1150Computer Maintenance and Repair (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2301Linux Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2402Implementing and Administering Network Security (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2000Network Technologies (AA)

3 Credits

CET2792Installing and Configuring Windows Server (AA)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 21

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 6)

CTS1150Computer Maintenance and Repair (AS)

3 Credits

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 15)

CTS1110Microcomputer Operating Systems (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2301Linux Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2402Implementing and Administering Network Security (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2000Network Technologies (AA)

3 Credits

CET2792Installing and Configuring Windows Server (AA)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 21