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Computer Networking Degree | Certification

Computer Networking degrees are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in computer-related professions. Computer networking emphasis degrees focus on the most in-demand and relevant areas of industry.
Dual Degree Option - Computer Information Systems
Motivated students may also pursue and be awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems while earning their AAS in Computer Networking.

Transfer Options
Computer Networking graduates may move on to a 4-year university partnered with PPSC in order to complete their bachelor's degree.

Top Transfer Institutions:

Associate of Applied Science - Computer Networking Technology

Course & Credit Hours

CSC 1005 Computer Literacy (3) Or 

CIS 1018 Introduction to PC Applications

MAT 1340 College Algebra (4)

CNG 1001 Network Fundamentals (3)

CNG 1002 Local Area Networks (3)

ENG 1031 Technical Writing I (3)

Total 16 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

COM 1250 Interpersonal Communications (3)

CIS 1024 Introduction to Operating Systems (3)

CNG 1032 Network Security Fundamentals (3)

CIS 1055 PC Spreadsheet Concepts (3)

Total 15 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

CSC 1020 Problem Solving w/(Software Package) (3)

CWB 1010 Complete Web Authoring (3)

CIS 2023 Linux (3)

CNG 2057 Network Defense & Counter Measures (s)

CIS 1045 Complete PC Database (3) 

Total 15 Credit Hours 

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 2080 Internship (3)

CIS 2002 Automated Project Management (3)

CIS 2067 Management of Information Systems (3)

CIS 2068 Systems Analysis & Design (3)

CWB 2021 Technology Foundations for E-Commerce (3)

Total 15 Credit Hours 

 

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CCNA Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1018 Introduction to PC Applications (3)

or

CSC 1005 Computer Literacy (3)

CWB 1010 Introduction to Web Authoring (3)

CNG 2060 Cisco Network Associate I (5)

CNG 2061 Cisco Network Associate II (5)

Course & Credit Hours

CNG 2062 Cisco Network Associate III (5)

CNG 2063 Cisco Network Associate IV (5)

CIS 1024 Introduction to Operating Systems (3) 

CIS 1055 PC Spreadsheet Concepts (3)

Total 32 Credit Hours 

Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

CNG 2060 Cisco Network Associate I (5)

CNG 2061 Cisco Network Associate II (5)

Course & Credit Hours

CNG 2062 Cisco Network Associate III (5)

CNG 2063 Cisco Network Associate IV (5)

Total 20 Credit Hours 

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Cyber Security Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 2023 Linux (3)

CNG 1001 Networking Fundamentals (3) &

CNG 1004 Introduction to TCP/IP (3)

or

CNG 2060 Cisco Network Associate I (5)

CNG 1002 Local Area Networks (3)

Course & Credit Hours

CNG 1032 Network Security Fundamentals (3) 

CNG 2057 Network Defense & Counter Measures (3)

Total 17 or 18 Credit Hours 

Network+ Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1018 Introduction to PC Applications (3)

or

CSC 1005 Computer Literacy (3)

CIS 1024 Introduction to Operating Systems (3)

CIS 1055 PC Spreadsheet Concepts (3)

CNG 1001 Networking Fundamentals (3)

CNG 1002 Local Area Networks (3)

 

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 2023 Linux (3)

CNG 1004 Introduction to TCP/IP (3) 

CWB 1010 Introduction to Web Authoring (3)

CWB 2021 Technology Foundations for E-Commerce (3)

Total 27 Credit Hours 

Program Information Flyer

The 2-year course offering schedule is intended to be used as a general planning tool. Course offerings may change. Contact an advisor for more information.

2-year Course Offerings Printable Program Flier (PDF)

2-Year Course Offerings - AAS