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Networking


Get the preparation you need to obtain a key support position in the fast-growing field of network information systems and CISCO Networking with an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems - Networking.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyze, design and document computer network requirements
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot network hardware and software
  • Perform network maintenance such as disassembling, troubleshooting, upgrading and replacing parts
  • Implementing Local Area Networks (LANs) using both static and dynamic addressing including subnetting
  • Complete the Cisco Certified Network Associate certificate exam
  • Take the A+, CompTIA Network +, and Security + Certification exams
  • Use computer systems in a responsible and ethical manner

Courses:

See your specific degree plan and advisor for class details and sequence.  Search Course Listing for class dates and times.


Degree, Transfer Options and Careers:

Many courses at NWACC carry transfer credit to four-year institutions and can fulfill general education requirements.

Those who pursue a degree in Networking may find job opportunities in the following occupations:

  • Computer Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Computer Network Analyst
  • Network Installation Technician