Networking

Students focus on the strategic role of networking systems, consider how networking systems impact the performance of and add value to organizations, and analyze and design computer-based systems based on a thorough comprehension of management and technology theory and practice.

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What Is The Difference Between Network Design And Network Administration?

Both the Network Design Degree and the Network Administration Degree recognize the basic skills needed in today's networking environment. They focus on the knowledge and skills required for day-to-day operation and management of computer networks. They also prepare students for entry-level positions in computer network design. The Network Design Degree additionally serves as transfer preparation to Bachelor's Degree programs in Industrial Technology.

Why Take Courses In Network Design?

The program of study for the Degree/Certificate in Network Design (CISCO) includes both instruction and practice in the theory, design, configuration, and operation of simple local and wide area networks. This course of study prepares individuals for entry-level positions in network administration and for the CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP), and Network+ exams. The SCC CISCO Networking Academy is an authorized CISCO training center with regionally trained instructors. The Academy offers all four courses needed to prepare for the CCNA exam, as well as all four courses needed to prepare for the CCNP exam. Both CCNA and CCNP certifications are highly regarded by both public and private institutions that manage complex internetworks.

Why Take Courses In Network Administration?

The program of study for the Degree/Certificate in Network Administration includes both instruction and practice in the theory, design, configuration, and operation of a client/server network. This course of study prepares students for entry-level positions in network administration and for the Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) exams. Courses are also offered in Network Administration using Linux.