Network Engineering Associate NEA.S.STC
Short-term Technical Certificate - 18 Credit Hours
Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Science and Information Technology
Effective as of Fall 2013
What is the program about?
This certificate program will provide the student with state-of-the-art networking skills taught via the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum. The curriculum includes all aspects for an introductory network engineering position. This program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to understand and participate in basic networking design, installation, configuration and troubleshooting corporate network infrastructure. Included in this program are networking theory, Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, networking media, physical and logical design, maintaining networking equipment, designing and implementing internet protocol schemas, the basics of all current internal routing protocols, beginning security information and safety.
- Employ basic cabling and network designs to build a simple Ethernet network using routers, switches and appropriate cabling. Demonstrate use of command-line interface (CLI) commands to perform basic router and switch configuration and verification, as well as network troubleshooting.
- Describe the operations of reference models and identify the applications and services provided by the TCP/IP protocol suite. Demonstrate how communication works in data networks and the Internet.
- Design an IP addressing scheme and configure distance-vector and link-state routing protocols in a small routed network. Use router show and debug commands to troubleshoot common errors that occur on small routed networks.
Employment opportunities in IT include entry-level positions such as network security analyst, network architect and network engineer.
This program is available in the following format:
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule
This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.