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2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog 
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Network Infrastructure Technician: CP (Competency-Based)(CTE)

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Certificate of Proficiency l 865 Clock Hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location: Taylorsville Redwood Campus, TB 517
General Information: 801-957-7522
Program Information: 801-957-3354
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor: Liliana Rodriguez, SCC SCM 1-061L, (801) 957-3469

Program Faculty:
Associate Professors − Douglas Miller
Assistant Professor - Steven Fogg

Program Description:
This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education, and completing globally recognized certifications (CCENT and CCNA) in order to support, install and maintain computer networking infrastructures. Students learn to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-sized router and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. The curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these networking protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2), VLANs, Ethernet, access control lists (ACLs).

Career Opportunities:
For state and national occupation information, visit and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 15-1081.00 Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts
  • 15-1071.00 Network and Computer Systems

Transfer/Articulation Information: Please check with the department for current articulation information

Program Entry Requirements: Students must demonstrate basic education skills as assessed by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE):

Reading 10
Math 9

Estimated Cost for Students: Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.

Estimated Time to Completion: 865 Clock Hours

Specialized Accreditation: Cisco Network Academy

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
Students will learn to design, install, and support an organization’s local area network (LAN) 1,2,3,4,6,7
Maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users. 1,2,3,4,6,7
Plan, coordinate, and implement recommendations for enhancements of networks. 1,2,3,4,6,7
Students will develop customer service and communication skills to work with clients. 1,2,3,4,6,7

Elective Courses: (150 Clock Hours)

Advising Notes:

Students wishing to take only the Routing and Switching courses will need instructor’s permission.

Additional Program Notes:

Course offered in this program directly reflect the most current requirements for certifying in the following areas:

  • CCENT: The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician certification validates candidate’s ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network and perform basic network security tasks.
  • CCNA: The Cisco Certified Network Associate certification validates candidate’s ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-sized routed and switched networks, and implement and verify connections to remote sites in a wide-area network (WAN).

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