2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Computer Network Security Technician Certificate of Achievement

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The Computer Network Security Technician certificate prepares students for a variety of career opportunities including the networking field. The program prepares students for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and CCNA Security certification tests and CompTIA A+ tests. Constantly evolving and modernizing classes include targeted skills training in emerging technologies like Wireless, Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Network Security, and Operating System Hardening. Many of these subjects have become basic required knowledge in other career fields. Students in Business, the Sciences, Arts, and Administration of Justice will all need skills in network technologies to excel in their fields. This course path gives training in today’s important tech knowledge areas. This certificate includes courses that apply towards an Associate in Science degree in Computer Network Technician and Computer Network Technician with emphasis in Security. This degree incorporates the latest in emerging technologies and skills employers are seeking.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze network security for enterprise networks and demonstrate proper network design.
  2. Demonstrate advanced security IOS implementation (IPS, IPSEC, VPNs).
  3. Demonstrate mastery of a networking knowledge base equivalent to obtaining CCNA in Security certifications from Cisco Systems.

Minimum Units Required: 22.5

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

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