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Computer Networks Technician - Diploma

 

 

Students enrolled in this program earn a Diploma in Computer Networks Technician. The program is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge to design, manage and service computer networks.

 

 

The aims and objectives of the program are:

  1. To introduce techniques for the design, management, service and support of data communication networks using the appropriate software and hardware.
  2. To recognize and restore technical damages of networking issues, by identifying the problematic components and troubleshoot them.
  3. To supervise, troubleshoot and maintain network systems.
  4. To ensure and verify the proper operation of computer networks (as a network administrator) by making all the necessary remedial actions using the appropriate tools.
  5. To safeguard computer systems and networks from malicious intrusions by applying the security principles for computer systems and stand-alone computers.
  6. To recognize and restore damages in data communication networks.
  7. To extend current network systems in respect to the fundamentals of data network security.
  8. To achieve efficient time management based on financial resources, security and quality management.
  9. To provide students with the necessary skills to be able to use popular software applications such as word processing, internet, electronic mail, spreadsheets and presentations applications.
  10. To enhance students’ critical thinking and to develop their basic analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

 

 

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
 

  1. They have a full understanding of the theoretical and practical operation of communications and local networks.

     
  2. They have knowledge of the means and techniques required to install and operate modern local networks.

     
  3. They use and parameterize basic networking equipment (network cards, switches, subnetting)

     
  4. They know the basic IT terminology in hardware and software.

     
  5. They apply the rules relating to the hygiene and safe exercise of their duties.

     
  6. They educate the use of new software and hardware or self-training with the use of appropriate telematics software (tele-education, etc.).

     
  7. Design, maintain and support data transmission networks using the appropriate tools (software and hardware), as instructed by their manufacturers.

     
  8. They manage data transmission networks through the operating system or other management tools.

     
  9. They control at the first level and maintain network facilities.

     
  10. They perform diagnostic tests on computer network installations and identify causes of damage.

     
  11. They interconnect local data networks with other networks.

     
  12. They have the knowledge and the ability to manage, support and maintain Internet access facilities, depending on the time and financial resources they are given, as well as rationally managing security and quality.

     
  13. They have the knowledge to configure active network devices to properly allocate their load.

     
  14. Detect and repair malfunctions in data transmission networks.

     
  15. Restore network operating problems.

     
  16. They make job offer suggestions, according to the defined invitations they receive.

 

 

 

 

The program requires a minimum of 120 ECTS credits as follows:

 

Credits

 

 

 

General Education Requirements

18

 

Major Requirements

90

 

Free Electives

12

 

Total

120

 

 

General Education Requirements

 

ENG101 English Communication (6)

ENG102 English Writing (6)

ENG201 Advanced English (6)

 

Major Requirements

CSC117 Introduction to Computing (6)

CSC118 Data Structures and Algorithms (6)

CSC119 Computer Architecture (6)

CSC120 Operating Systems I (6)

CSC121 Data Communication (6)

CSC122 Network Administration I (6)

CSC123 Computer Networks I (6)

CSC124 Computer Applications (6)

CSC127 Computer Networks II (6)

CSC216 Electrical and Digital Measurements (6)

CSC217 Operating Systems II (6)

CSC218 Network Security (6)

CSC219 Network Administration II (6)

CSC220 Network Installations (Structured Cabling) (6)

CSC221 Computer Networks III (6)

 

Free Electives

 

The student is free to take any course offered by the College.

 

The number of credits each course is carrying is indicated in the parenthesis following the
course title.

 



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