CCSF CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
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CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO C.N.I.T. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Windows Networking COMPUTER NETWORKING & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT The program of study for the Certificate in Windows Networking Certificate programs are intended for students who already have includes instruction and practice in the theory, design, 50 Phelan Avenue degrees or have job skills in other areas and wish to acquire configuration, and operation of local and wide area networks. This San Francisco, CA 94112 computer skills to enhance employment opportunities. Program length ranges from 12 to 25 units. course of study prepares students for entry-level positions in OFFICE: Science Hall 147 network management and technical support for Windows networks. (415) 452-5323 Computer Technical Support Fax: (415) 239- 3314 This program provides instruction in the support of a typical Web-Site Development Techniques www.ccsf.edu/cnit workplace computer environment including hardware, operating The program of study for the Certificate in Web Site Development systems, and application programs. Students in this program Techniques includes instruction and practice in the design, practice diagnostic troubleshooting, technical and logical problem configuration, programming, and operation of web sites. This solving, and customer relations skills . course of study prepares students for entry-level positions in web C.N.I.T. site administration and for the I-Net+ exam. Computer Technician Wireless Networking Department Certificates The program of study for the Certificate in Wireless Networking The program of study for the Computer Technician Certificate includes description, installation, and configuration of network includes instruction and practice in the identification, installation, devices for wireless communication, and focuses on issues of Computer Technical Support and configuration of hardware devices to build, maintain, upgrade, and improve performance in a computer system. This course performance and security. Completion of the certificate prepares Computer Technician students to take the Certified Wireless Network Administrator prepares students for CompTIA's A+ exam, a certification exam (CWNA). Fundamentals of Networking equivalent to six month's work experience as a computer technician. Routing and Switching (Cisco) Network Security Windows Networking Website Administration Fundamentals of Networking This program provides instruction in the measures that must be Wireless Networking The program of study for the Fundamentals of Networking taken to detect and prevent network security mistakes and Network Security vulnerabilities, and includes descriptions of common attacks and Certificate provides a solid core of the concepts and terminology, methods to configure the operating system, servers, routers, E-Commerce Systems Development an introduction and overview of all aspects of computer firewalls, and email. This course of study prepares students for Web Certificate networking, including components and principles of local and the CompTIA Security+ exam. wide area networking and the Internet. Students who complete this certificate will be ready to undertake further study and advance to more specific industry training. E-Commerce This program provides instruction in the fundamental concepts Industry Certificates Routing & Switching (Cisco) and technical skills needed to design, develop and support a The program of study for the Certificate in Routing & Switching commercial Internet website and database. Teams of students in A+ Hardware (Cisco) includes instruction and practice in the theory, design, this program plan, design, develop and test a working practical CCNA/CCNP configuration, and operation of simple Local and Wide Area project in the workplace or on campus . Networks. This course of study prepares students for entry-level MCSE/MCSA/MCP positions in network administration and for the Cisco Certified MS Desktop Support Network Associate (CCNA) and Network+ exams. Network+ Security + Web Coding and Scripting CWNA The program of study for the Web Coding and Scriptingt certificate includes instruction and practice in the creation and operation of interactive web sites. This course of study prepares students for entry-level positions in neb creation and operation Revised September 2004 INDUSTRY CERTIFICATES Network+ Microsoft Certifications The Microsoft Certified Professional CompTIA industry-validated certification, Vendors of computer hardware and (MCP) certification is obtained after Network+ tests student’s knowledge and passing any one Windows operating system software, as well as a vendor-neutral experience relevant to the terminology, consortium (CompTIA), offer testing test. The MCSA (Microsoft Certified specifications, hardware, and technologies System Administrator) can be obtained by leading to widely recognized and accepted of networking in general. This can be certifications. The programs in the CNIT passing four tests, and the MCSE (Certified completed in one semester. Systems Engineer) is granted after a series department follow the prescribed curriculum for these certificates. CNIT 106 of seven tests are completed. Also the Students are not required to follow any of MCDBA certification validates one's these programs nor to take any of these preparation for employment using tests, but the CNIT department is proud to Cisco Certification Microsoft database server products. offer these opportunities for students to Cisco, a leading internetworking company, The Windows Networking program of City enhance their training. recognizes the need for high school and College follows the official curriculum and college technical training programs closely course of study leading to these certifications, preparing for entry-level A+ tied to the current needs of the networking industry. There are currently 10,000 Cisco technical positions as users, managers, A+ Certification is a CompTIA-sponsored Networking Academies throughout the administrators, technicians or database testing program that certifies the world. CCSF is a Cisco Networking managers of Windows networks. competency of entry-level computer service Academy. The Cisco Networking Academy CNIT 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, technicians. This certification signifies that program prepares students for entry-level 248, and 251 the individual possesses the knowledge and skills essential for a successful entry-level networking positions. After completing the computer technician, as defined by experts first four courses, students may take the Microsoft Certified Desktop from across the industry. The testing covers Cisco Certified Networking Associate Support Technician a broad range of hardware and software (CCNA) exam, the first-level certification, A new Microsoft certificate covering: which tests knowledge of setup, wiring, and Administration of the XP client technologies and troubleshooting situations, maintenance of equipment such as hubs, Configuring the XP operating system and and is not bound to any vendor's products. applications running on XP. Major computer hardware and software switches, and routers. The Cisco Certified Twp Microsoft courses in one – CNIT 235 manufacturers, distributors, resellers, and Networking Professional (CCNP) test publications back the program. follows another four courses: routing, CWNA This can be completed in two semesters remote access, switching, and support. The Certified Wireless Network CNIT 103, 103L, 104, 104L, 105, 111 and The CCNA program can be completed in Administrator is the only vendor-neutral 112 four semesters. certification for wireless networking widely CNIT 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and recognized in the industry as validating the 208 knowledge and skills associated with designing, configuring, and troubleshooting Revised September 2004 802.11 wireless networks. CNIT 107, 108.