Network Engineering, Certificate of Proficiency
This skill-oriented program prepares students to design, implement, troubleshoot, maintain, and secure enterprise network infrastructure. It starts with the foundational principles of local and wide-area, multi-segmented networks, and then covers a wide range of skills associated with all aspects of enterprise level networks for business. The design and implementation skills developed include those required for network and application servers, desktop hosts, infrastructure cabling and connection devices such as switches and routers (including wireless), security appliances and virtualization of resources for performance optimization. The courses in the program provide a combination of online, distance learning and intensive, classroom-based, hands-on skills development. The demonstration of hands-on skills is critical to employers. Students completing the program are prepared for a variety of industry certification exams as well as entry-level employment technical interviews.
Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.
At the completion of the program, students are expected to:
- design network solutions using current knowledge and skills based on industry standards.
- design and development networking solutions as a member of a team.
|IS 130||Hardware and Software Support||3|
|IT 102||Desktop Client Support||3|
|IT 142||Please see an advisor for a course substitution.|
|IT 101||Cisco Networking Academy I: Introduction to Networks||5|
|IT 201||Cisco Networking Academy II: Routing and Switching Essentials||5|
|IS 229||Unix/Linux I||3|
|IS 264||Unix/Linux II||3|
|IS 237||Fundamentals of Information Assurance/Security||3|
|IT 210||Firewall and VPN Security||3|
|IT 211||Introduction to Virtualization and Cloud Computing||4|
|Total Credit Hours||32|
|IS 130||Hardware and Software Support||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|IT 102||Desktop Client Support||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|IT 101||Cisco Networking Academy I: Introduction to Networks||5||Reading Proficiency.|
|IT 201||Cisco Networking Academy II: Routing and Switching Essentials||5||IT 101 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency.||Offered Fall and Spring|
|IS 237||Fundamentals of Information Assurance/Security||3||IT 102 or IS 229 and Reading Proficiency.||First 8 weeks|
|IS 229||Unix/Linux I||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|IS 264||Unix/Linux II||3||IS 229 and Reading Proficiency.||Offered Fall and Spring|
|IT 210||Firewall and VPN Security||3||IS 237, IT 201 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency.||Offered Fall and Spring|
|IT 211||Introduction to Virtualization and Cloud Computing||4||IT 201 and IT 240 with minimum grades of "C", and Reading Proficiency.||Apply for graduation; Offered Summer only|
|Total Credit Hours||35|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.