Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG ****]

Network Routing and Switching: CP (CTE)


Certificate of Proficiency | 16 credits minimum

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 114
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-5150
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
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Program Description
Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of an organization’s computer networks. They organize, install, and support an organization’s computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems.

Career Opportunities
Employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for these workers is high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks.

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Transfer/Articulation Information
Courses in this CP transfer as elective credit. Creating articulation agreements among USHE institutions in this area is an ongoing effort.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

Note: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine course and program eligibility.

Estimated Time to Completion
2 semesters

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy

Gain the knowledge and skills required to successfully design, install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network.

1

Install, configure, and troubleshoot network devices using appropriate tools, and equipment.

1

Identify, data communication analyze, and troubleshoot network issues.

1

Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business.

5

 

Elective Courses (5 Credits Minimum)


For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.