Computer Systems and Networking
Program Information -
Career Cluster: Information Technology
Pathway: Computer Systems Networking I & II
DOE Code: 5234, 5237
High School Credits: 12
End of Course Assessment:
Dual Credits : 16, Vincennes University CMET 140 / CMET 185 / CMET 215 / CPNS 101 / CPNS 102 / CPNS 170
Offered: A.M. and P.M. sessions
Industry Certifications (National) Available: A+ Certification, Net+ Certification, Microsoft MCSA Windows 10, Cisco CCNA
Computer Systems and Networking focuses on the software skills needed to manage a network. Students will learn and practice the skills necessary to perform in the role of a network administrator. They will be able to accomplish fundamental network management tasks on a server such as set up of computer network services, create users and appropriate login scripts, develop groups, set the server remotely, set up security remotely, backup/restore the server and setup/maintain clients.
During the two years you will become acquainted with computer systems and networking through classroom, laboratory activities, computer assisted training and hands-on construction and analysis experiences. Find yourself exploring computer systems, computer networking, devices such as routers and switches, installing, maintenance, and troubleshooting network equipment, installing hardware components, and locating and eliminating hardware conflicts. This course also includes the basics of digital electronics. Learn procedures to troubleshoot repair and upgrade computers. During your training, expect to perform such tasks as installing, operating, maintaining, troubleshooting networks, and replacing computer and network components. The curriculum will help you prepare to take several industry certifications. This program also serves as an excellent stepping-stone to further your career opportunities, training and/or post secondary education.