The Network and Wireless Technologies Discipline is part of the Computer Applications/Computer Science/Network and Wireless Technologies (CA/CS/NW) Department. It contains the fields of Wireless, Cisco, Microsoft and Microcomputer Technology. There are three tracks that can be followed to obtain a Network and Wireless Technologies A.A.S. Degree. They are the Wireless Technologies Track, the Microsoft Track and the Cisco Track. In addition, there is a degree offered in Information Systems technology which is also in the CA/CS/NW Department.
The Wireless Technologies Curriculum consists of Wireless Communications, Electronics, Wireless System Design and Wireless Security along with the use of test equipment for Wireless Systems. The Microsoft Curriculum is designed to prepare students for the Certified Novell Administrator (CNE) Exam as well as for a Windows Network Administration Career. The Cisco Curriculum is designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exams as well as for a Network Engineer Career. The Information systems Technology Program prepares students for entry level positions in cyber security. The program emphasizes computer security and information assurance concepts augmented with current industry standard techniques.
Students who so desire can obtain a Microcomputer Technician Certificate, a Network Administration Certificate in either Microsoft or Cisco, or a Wireless Technologies Certificate. The actual courses taken each semester will be chosen by the student in consultation with a Network and Wireless Technologies faculty advisor.”