Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog

Enterprise Network 2: CA (SLTC)(CTE)

Certificate of Achievement | 360 clock hours

Program Website
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Program Description
This program provides a comprehensive introduction to the networking field and in-depth exposure to fundamental networking, LAN switching, wireless LANs, basic routing, Cybersecurity, WAN concepts, VPNs, QoS, virtualization, and network automation. Threaded throughout the program are security concepts and skills including threat mitigation through LAN security, ACLs, and IPsec. Through hands-on lab activities, students learn how to implement network technologies and troubleshoot common issues.

Career Opportunities
Network Administrator
Network Analyst
Systems Administrator

Transfer/Articulation Information
Articulation is currently in work with CSIS.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees:
Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.
Supplies: $ 30.00 for USB drive and headset

Specialized Program Accreditation
This program is taught through the Cisco Network Academy sponsored by Cisco Systems. Cisco provides all curriculum and professional development to faculty that has passed the Cisco Networking Academy and have passed Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. All students who pass the Cisco final exams with the required score or higher receive a voucher for their certification exam.

Program Requirements

Time to Completion

Time to completion is 15 weeks based on a full-time minimum of 24 clock hours per week. Less than 24 clock hours per week will increase time to completion.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Build simple local area networks (LAN) that integrate IP addressing schemes. [1,4]
  • Configure network security. [1,6]
  • Perform basic configurations for routers and switches. [9]
  • Explain switching technologies and router operations that support small-to-medium business networks that includes wireless local area networks (WLAN). [2]
  • Explain basic security concepts. [2]
  • Explain key switching and routing concepts. [2]
  • Perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting. [7]
  • Configure and secure a basic WLAN. [1,7]
  • Identify and mitigate LAN security threats.  [4,8,9]
  • Explain the considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. [1,2]
  • Configure and troubleshoot enterprise networks and identify and protect against cybersecurity threats. [4,5,7]
  • Explain wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access. [1,2]
  • Describe software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks. [1,2]