Computer and Networking Technology Certificate (09040.CT)

School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

The Computer Technology and Information Systems AS degree prepares student to enter the fields of IT Support Specialist, Cybersecurity, System Administration or Networking Professional. Classes are focused on computer technology used to collect, record, organize and access data. Many career paths are available in this broad field.

The Certificate of Achievement degree in Computer and Networking Technology is available for students who complete the following required courses, with a minimum grade of a ā€œCā€ (or P) in each course in the degree and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

A. Demonstrate the use of network devices, network operating systems, and networking models and their related protocols.

B. Evaluate computer hardware components.

C. Design a functional computer system.

D. Explain the basics of network security systems.

E. Evaluate networking problems and resolving system faults.

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Program Requirements:

Program Core: (37 Units)


CTIS-03 Information and Communication Technology Essentials


CTIS-15 Computer Network Fundamentals


Programming: Plus 3 units from the following:

CPSC-05A Application Development and Programming (3)
CTIS-02 Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies (3)
CTIS-04 Programming with Python (3)
CTIS-07 Linux Shell Scripting and Programming (3)


Specialization: Plus 27 units from the following:

ELCT-34 Digital Logic Circuits and Systems (3)
ELCT-36 Networking Topologies and Cabling (3)
CTIS-09 Cloud Computing Infrastructure and Services (3)
CTIS-11 Linux System Administration (3)
CTIS-12 Windows Server System Administration (3)
CTIS-16 Routing and Switching (3)
CTIS-18 Network Security and Automation (3)
CTIS-20 Introduction to Information Systems Security (3)
CTIS-23 Network Security (3)
CTIS-33 Firewalls and VPN (3)


Total: (37 Units)

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Contact Information


Marie Bruley


(209) 384-6293

School Office



(209) 381-6478

Computer Info Systems Tech