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2013-2014 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Chesapeake College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PC and Network Management Advanced Certificate (478)


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Award: Certificate

Program Mission: The Chesapeake College PC and Network Management Advanced Certificate provides students with intermediate concepts and skills in microcomputer business and networking systems. The advanced certificate is designed so that students may progress to the PC and Network Management Degree option.

Program Description: The PC and Network Management Advanced Certificate provides students with an adequate understanding of microcomputers and microcomputer networks. Students are offered an opportunity to acquire proficiency in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting microcomputer hardware and software, as well as mastering the principles of microcomputer networks, networking hardware, and networking software. Students can use these skills for immediate entry into a career, or acquire them as an enhancement to existing work related skills. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

Program Goals: The PC and Network Management Advanced Certificate program will:

  • Prepare students to manage and maintain microcomputer business systems and networks.
  • Prepare students to protect business microcomputer systems networks from threat or failure.
  • Prepare students for employment in a PC and network management profession or for further study in the field.

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

  • Evaluate management, maintenance, and security of microcomputer business systems and networks.
  • Protect microcomputer business systems and networks from threat or failure.
  • Independently master emerging technologies.
  • Evaluate professional responsibilities concerning ethical issues that may be present in the PC & network management
    environment.

Contact Person: Mr. Ray Diedrichs

Minimum Required Credits: 29


Note: ENG 100


Students who complete ENG 100 as part of an Advanced Certificate program and then declare a degree major will also be required to complete ENG 101.  Students are encouraged to speak with an advisor regarding their educational goals.

Note(s):


♦ Must be taken within the first 12 hours unless exempted by meeting established standards.

+ Prerequisite or corequisite. See course description for details.

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