Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Computer Networking Certificate

Program: Certificate
School of Polytechnic  
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 205 ~ 260-481-4127

The student learning outcomes for the certificate are as follows:

 Students earning the certificate will have

  • The fundamental knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to understand and relate scientific principles to applications using current computer networking software and equipment.
  • The knowledge and ability to continue learning the principles and applications of future network operating systems and devices.

This certificate program in computer networking provides the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to enable you to work with computer operating systems, data communication and network equipment, networking protocols, network system administration, local area networks, wide area networks, and network security.

The CEIT department also offers the Bachelor and Associate of Science with a major in electrical engineering technology, a Bachelor of Science with a major in computer engineering technology (CPET) and a Bachelor of Science with a major in information technology. In addition to the degrees, the department offers a minor in electronics and certificate programs in advanced microprocessors and computer-controlled systems.

 To earn the certificate in computer networking, you must fulfill all course prerequisites, and successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C- or better in each course. This certificate is not available to any student with a major in CPET (B.S.).

Network Fundamentals: Credits 3

Choose one of the following:

Total Credits: 18-20

Student Responsibility

You are responsible for ensuring that you satisfy all graduation requirements specified for each selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career.  If you cannot complete all program requirements by your stated graduation date but fail to remove those from your plan of study, the Registrar’s Office in consultation with your academic advisor will remove unmet pursuits from your plan of study. Changing curricular records during the graduation term of application may affect state or federal financial aid awards. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.