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Advanced Network Infrastructure, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 0908 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, paula@DaytonaState.edu

Timothy Pintello, Assistant Chair, 386-506-4126, pintelt@DaytonaState.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, Linda.Sullivan@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The certificate program is designed to provide the students with a solid background of computer networking and communications. Students plan, install, configure, and monitor computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses latest technology, thus encouraging student success.

Description:

The certificate program in Advanced Network Infrastructure is designed to provide a strong background of computer networking, network communications, network security and wireless technology . Students plan, install, configure, and monitor 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. Program courses transfer directly into Associate of Science Network Systems Technology and other Associate degree programs.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Configure a wireless network according to client requirement.
  2. Measure and evaluate network security, associated technologies and their application.
  3. Evaluate how data communications protocols and devices interact with each other.
  4. Plan and perform troubleshooting and maintenance on network hardware and software.
  5. Plan out and program network devices such as switches and routers and configure wireless devices.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees: $3,686*

Access Fee: $49 ($1.35 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $31

Lab Fees: $15

Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Careers

Most of these courses count toward the AS degree in Computer Engineering Technology, and some courses could be applied toward AS degrees in Computer Information Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Networking Services Technology and Computer Programming and Analysis.

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

Program Length: The typical length of this program is four (4) semesters (36 weeks) for a full-time student, with no students graduating within 4 semesters for 2014-15. The Florida Education and Training Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2013-14) for this field at 100%.

15-1081.00 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1081.00

15-1081.01 Telecommunications Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/help/bright/15-1081.01

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:

http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=151081&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

CET2850Wireless and Mobile Security

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

CTS2320Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Infrastructure

3

CET1600Network Plus

3

CET2620Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)

3

CET2615Advanced Cisco Router Configuration

3

CTS2306Microsoft Windows Professional

3

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

CTS2321Linux Fundamentals

3

CET2625Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks

3

Computer Elective (Choose 6 credit hours)

CTS2310Designing Windows Network Security

3

CTS2302Microsoft Windows Active Directory Services

3

CTS2370Virtualization Infrastructure: Installation and Configuration

3

CGS2840Cryptology

3

CIS2381Foundations of Digital Forensics

3

EET1607CElectronics Assembly and Cabling and Lab

3

CNT2402Certified Ethical Hacker

3

Total Credit Hours: 36

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

CET1600Network Plus

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

CTS2306Microsoft Windows Professional

3

CTS2321Linux Fundamentals

3

2nd Semester

Elective

3

CET2615Advanced Cisco Router Configuration

3

CET2850Wireless and Mobile Security

3

CET2620Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)

3

3rd Semester

CET2625Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks

3

Elective

3

CTS2320Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Infrastructure

3

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.