This program prepares students to design, administer, maintain, and troubleshoot networks of all sizes. Skills gained include specification preparation, network management, network design, equipment and system sales and software development. Laboratory courses provide students with hands-on experience to demonstrate the principles of Enterprise Networking. Courses provide learning opportunities for students new to the field, as well as those who are experienced professionals. Specialized courses are also available to help the student prepare for certification exams, including: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization, and AWS Cloud Practitioner.
Learn more about the program on the Computer Science website.
Program Learning Outcomes
- The student will be able to design a network infrastructure to support specific user and business requirements.
- The student will be able to design, implement and maintain appropriate security services for network systems.
- The student will be able to select the components to create a virtual infrastructure.
- The student will be able to specify, design and configure a simple AWS cloud deployment.
Enterprise Networking graduates have career opportunities in Information Communication Technology (ICT), computer networks, cybersecurity, cloud infrastructure management, data center visualization, data communications, marketing, system design, specification writing, technical writing, data center management, network management, sales, equipment installation, diagnostics and programming.
- AS = Associate in Science Degree
- Major: 40.5
Associate Degree Requirements
|Select one of the following:|
|ENGL 1A||COMPOSITION & READING||5|
|ENGL 1AH||HONORS COMPOSITION & READING||5|
& ENGL 1T
|INTEGRATED COMPOSITION & READING|
and INTEGRATED COMPOSITION & READING
|Select one of the following:|
|MATH 105||INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA||5|
|MATH 180||QUANTITATIVE REASONING||5|
|or any MATH course approved for Foothill GE Area V, Communication & Analytical Thinking|
A minimum of 90 units is required1 to include:
- Completion of one of the following general education patterns: Foothill General Education, CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)
- Core courses (31.5 units)
- Support courses (9 units)
Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.
Note: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a grade of "C" or better is required for all core and support courses used for the degree.
Core and Support Courses
|C S 30A||INTRODUCTION TO LINUX||4.5|
|C S 50A||NETWORK BASICS (CCNA)||4.5|
|C S 50B||ROUTING & SWITCHING ESSENTIALS (CCNA)||4.5|
|C S 53A||CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS||4.5|
|C S 53B||FIREWALLS & THREAT MANAGEMENT||4.5|
|C S 55A||INTRODUCTION TO CLOUD COMPUTING IN AMAZON WEB SERVICES||4.5|
|C S 55B||DATABASE ESSENTIALS IN AMAZON WEB SERVICES||4.5|
|Select two courses from one of the following options:||9|
|Cloud Computing Option|
|COMPUTE ENGINES IN AMAZON WEB SERVICES|
|SECURITY IN AMAZON WEB SERVICES|
|Enterprise Security Option|
|INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER FORENSICS|
|LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION|
|ADVANCED LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION|
|LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION: NETWORK SERVICES|