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2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science: Networking Certificate

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The objective of the Computer Science Networking Certificate is to help meet the growing need for qualified networking specialists in the Greater New Haven area. This Certificate will allow students to focus on the specific knowledge, skills and abilities that have been identified and recommended by the computer industry. Upon successful completion, the graduating student will leave Gateway Community College with the ability and knowledge to pass three industry -recognized networking examinations: Certified Cisco Network Engineer; Network+; and Novell Certified Network Administrator. For more information, call Associate Professor Stacy Walker, Program Coordinator, at (203) 285-2462 or email swalker@gatewayct.edu.

Program Outcomes

  • Plan and install security
  • Describe physical topologies, logical topologies and all terminology used in networked environments
  • Identify and describe the functions of each of the layers of the OSI reference model and the TCP/IP network layer protocols
  • Describe the different classes of IP addressing and subnetting
  • Configure IP addresses
  • Describe LAN segmentation using bridges, routers, and switches

Total Semester Credits: 11

Second Semester

Total Semester Credits: 11 - 12

Total Program Credits: 22 - 23

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