These courses are closely linked to professional certification from Comp TIA and Microsoft, and will help you develop the technical skills needed to support and maintain computer networks, plus the analytical skills needed to analyze and manage computer networks. You will learn how to analyze, diagnose and repair common problems with the Windows operating system on a personal computer and on a network server, determine the hardware and software needs for a common local area network (LAN) of personal computers, and install and support peripheral equipment (such as printers) on a LAN of personal computers.
Network and Systems Administration Proficiency Certificate
|CIS 103 - Applied Computer Technology||3 credits|
|CIS 105 - Computer Systems Maintenance||4 credits|
|CIS 150 - Network Technology||4 credits|
|Students should choose one series to complete their certificate: either CIS 252 & 253 or CIS 256 & 257|
|CIS 252 - Windows Server Configuration &
CIS 253 - Windows Server Administration
|4 credits 4 credits|
|CIS 256 - Cisco Routing Technology & CIS 257 - Advanced Cisco Routing and Switch Technology||CIS 150 CIS 256||4 credits 4 credits|
General Education Requirements:
All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.
Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
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- Test programs or databases, correct errors, and make necessary modifications.
- Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
- Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers and analysts to make changes.
- Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database.
- Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions.
How well does it pay?
New workers generally start around $52,321. Normal pay for Database Administrators is $88,922 per year, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as $131,388.