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Program Outcomes - Systems Administration/Networking Certificate

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Systems Administration/Networking Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Design a class A, B, or C IPv4 networking scheme and be able to subnet the network based upon requirements for number of networks and number of hosts required.
  2. Based upon requirements, design a logical network(s), including IP networking scheme and placement of network services (e.g., DNS, DHCP, and Printing).
  3. Configure & troubleshoot services (e.g., DNS, DHCP, routing, printing) in a networked environment.
  4. Given a network problem, develop a plan, use internet research, define options, and provide options for further study, leading to a problem solution.

Upon successful completion of the CISCO Concentration (CSNC), the learner will also be able to:

  1. List the 7 layers of the OSI Reference Model and provide specific examples of protocols/concepts used at each layer. List the 4 layers of the TCP/IP Protocol Suite and compare the two Models.
  2. Configure routers and switches to perform routing and maintain virtual LANs (VLANs) in a logical network.

Upon successful completion of the Linux Concentration (CSNX), the learner will also be able to:

  1. Install, configure, and troubleshoot a Linux Operating System on a PC.

Upon successful completion of the Microsoft Concentration (CSNM), the learner will also be able to:

  1. Configure and maintain Active Directory (AD) in a networked environment.
  2. Install, configure, and maintain a Windows OS on a PC.

Upon successful completion of the Administrator Concentration (CSNA), the learner will also be able to:

  1. Install, configure, and troubleshoot a Linux Operating System on a PC.
  2. Configure routers and switches to perform routing and maintain virtual LANs:  a) (VLANs) in a logical network.