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  Nov 24, 2017
 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems - Network Technology Certificate


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PGM Code – 608C

Program Description The Network Technology Certificate program is designed to train a technician to be capable of installing, troubleshooting, upgrading, and repairing computers and installing computer networks. Courses cover computer software, hardware, and networking essentials. At the completion of the program, a student should be able to prepare for and take the A+ Certification Exam. Students will also learn and gain practice in the topics covered by the Certified Wireless Network Administrator Certification exam (CWNA). The curriculum is carefully constructed and kept up to date with the ongoing advice of our advisory committee. This Network Technology certificate program is the first year of the Network Technology Associate of Technical Arts degree program.

Common Course Numbering  Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements The Network Technology Certificate program is awarded upon a student’s completion of the required 61 credits from the Program Requirements as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third, whichever is less, of the required credits must have been received from Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning a degree or certificate of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by taking at least five (5) credits of CD courses. To learn more, go to Academic Information – Cultural Diversity Requirement  in the online academic catalog.

High School Transition Program Students (Tech Prep, College in the High School, and Running Start) It is recommended that high school students who have earned college credit through dual credit programs meet with a college adviser.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Communicate with an academic adviser.
  • Submit an “Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits” form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds Community College

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Advisers
The advisers for this program are
Kay Latimer | klatimer@edcc.edu | 425.640.1136
Bill Marshall | bmarshal@edcc.edu | 425.640.1985

Department websites
Computers, Electronics, and Networks | www.edcc.edu/cen
CWU BAS-ITAM | www.cwu.edu/~itam


Gainful Employment
Gainful Employment information is available for this program.

Advising Note


This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

General Education/Related Instruction Requirements (15 credits)


Communication Skills (5 credits)


 Choose one of the following.

Quantitative Skills (5 credits)


Human Relations/Group Interaction (5 credits)


Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

General Education/Related Instruction Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate General Education/Related Instruction Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Communication Skills: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.
Quantitative Skills: Apply mathematical, quantitative or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.
Human Relations/Group Interaction: Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed to maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.
Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

Career Management (1 credit)


 Choose one of the following.

Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Requirements for this degree/certificate, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate competency installing, upgrading, troubleshooting and repairing computers.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of wired and wireless LAN operations.
  • Demonstrate competency in software support and desktop applications.
  • Career Management: Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.

Signatures


____________________________________________________________
Adviser’s Signature and Date

____________________________________________________________
Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2013  |  Rev: 03/13

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