This is the parent program for the Computer Network Monitoring and Management, CPC and Computer Network Security, CPC
Total Program Credits: 92-94
Estimated Program Length: Two years
Offered by the Computer Information Technology Department, 541.463.5221
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements
Program Coordinator Joseph Colton, Bldg. 19, Room 144, 541.463.5249, email@example.com
Dean Christopher Rehn
Purpose To train entry-level network support technicians and more advanced network administrators in specific computer networking skills and general troubleshooting of hardware and software related problems.
Advising Deidre Lyons and Elaine Zalonis can be reached at CITPrograms@lanecc.edu
- Explain network technologies
- Explain how devices access local and remote network resources.
- Describe router hardware.
- Explain how switching operates in a small to medium-sized business network.
- Design an IP addressing scheme to provide network connectivity for a small to medium-sized business network.
- Configure initial settings on a network device.
- Implement basic network connectivity between devices
- Configure monitoring tools available for small to medium-sized business networks.
Cooperative Education (Co-op) Co-op is a required and important part of the Computer Network Operations program. It provides relevant field experience that integrates theory and practice while providing opportunities to develop skills, explore career options, and network with professionals and employers in the computer network field. Contact Gerry Meenaghan, Cooperative Education Coordinator, Bldg. 19, Rm. 154, 541.463.5883.
Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022
Career Pathways Roadmap
Lane County openings - 60 annually
Statewide openings - 744 annually
Lane County average hourly - $24.59; average annual - $51,154
Oregon average hourly - $25.70; average annual - $53,467
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*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.
- Prerequisites are required for some courses. See Courses .
- Students planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in Computer Science are advised to also complete the following courses in mathematics: MTH 111 and MTH 231 , MTH 232 , MTH 260 Discrete Mathematics 1, 2, 3.
- If Math is taken in the self-paced format through the Math Resource Center, then all credits must be completed to meet the math requirement.
- The Computer Network Operations degree contains three second-year CS/CIS/GIS electives. Students may want to consider using electives to take a sequence of courses from the Network Security certificate curriculum, or from one of the other degrees or certificates.
- For more information about electives, students should contact the program lead to help determine elective courses that best fit their goals.
- Second Year Requirements - A personal laptop is recommended for second-year students in the degree program. Please contact the Program Coordinator for options and system requirements.