Program Overview

The Network Engineering Program prepares graduates to enter the workforce as a PC Support Specialist, entry level Networks System Administrator, and its related fields. A Certificate of Completion and Associate of Science Degree are available. The program's focus is on direct employment skills and knowledge as a foundation in small to medium scale network infrastructure. Students will design, implement, manage and troubleshoot current industry equipment in real world scenario. The Certificate of Completion and Degree are focused on developing entry-level careers and updating existing careers. Note: A grade of C or better is required in all Telecommunications and Network Information Technology courses.

Telecommunications & Network Information Technology (AS) Requirements

Required Core Courses Units
ELEC 110 Fundamentals of Electronics 4 units
TCOM 451 PC Configuration and Repair 6 units
COMP 451 PC Configuration & Repair units
TCOM 480 Intro to Local Area Network 3 units
BCM. 480 Network Fundamentals (LAN) 3 units
TCOM 481 Advanced Local Area Network 3 units
COMP 481 Network Systems Administration units
TCOM 482 Introduction to Routers 3 units
COMP 482 Introduction to Routers units
TCOM 483 Network Switches-Concepts and Applications 3 units
COMP 483 Network Switches – Concepts and Applications units
TCOM 484 Routing Concepts & Apps 3 units
COMP 484 Advanced Routing Concepts and Applications units
TCOM 485 Troubleshooting the Internetwork 3 units
COMP 485 Troubleshooting the Internetwork units
TCOM 486 Network Security 3 units
COMP 486 Network Security units
Plus a minimum of 6 units from the following: Units
TCOM 100 Survey of Telecommunications 3 units
TCOM 405 Electrical Fundamentals: TCOM units
TCOM 410 Structured Wiring & Cabling 3 units
TCOM 415 Wireless&Mobile Communications units
TCOM 460 Fiber Optics Technology 3 units
TCOM 465 Wireless Local Area Networks 3 units
Plus General Education and other requirements for the Associate degree (refer to Associate Degree Requirements).
Total Required Major Units: 37

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.