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C.C., Computer Specialist Certificate

Certificate Type: C.C.
Major Code: COMSP-CC
CIP: 0611100604
Former CIP: 0615040203

This certificate prepares students to administer and manage complex local area networks as well as wide area networks. Graduates qualify for roles as network administrators, network designers, network integrators and network analysts in the enterprise environment. This certificate is upward compatible with the A.S. degree, Information Systems Technology and A.S. degree, Network Services Technology - General.

Major Courses
AvailableCET1178CNetwork Computer Maintenance and Repair (A+)
This course is an introduction to network maintenance and repair. Preventative maintenance and diagnosis of the microcomputer will be emphasized along with basic-to-advanced troubleshooting skills. Software and hardware tools will be used and evaluated in class. Preventative maintenance, upgrades, system diagnostics, configuration files, power, memory, drives, input/output (I/O), modems, communications, printing and how these topics interact in the network will be examined. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableCET1179Network Concepts and Operating Systems
This course is an introduction to computer networks and operating systems. Computer components are identified and their functions explained. Operating system functions include command execution, disk drive operations, file maintenance, directory maintenance, batch files and system configurations. Network topics include proper logging in, logging out, network security and network questions and solutions. Operating typical business software such as word processing, spreadsheets and database management of a network will be introduced. Lab fee required.
3
AvailableCET1600CCisco Networking Fundamentals (Net+)
This course is designed to prepare the student to apply and understand the basics of networking hardware. The course covers the OSI Model and industry standards, network topologies, IP addressing, subnetting and basic network design. This is the first of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Exam. Lab fee required.
3
AvailableCET1610CCisco Router Technology
This course is designed to prepare the student to apply and understand the basics of routing. The course covers the beginning router configurations, routed and routing protocols and an introduction to LAN switching. This is the second of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Exam. Lab fee required.
4
Support Courses
AvailableCET1854CIntroduction to Wireless Technologies
This course is designed to provide students with a complete foundation of knowledge for entering into or advancing in the wireless networking industry. It covers basic RF theory to link budget math, including topics from troubleshooting to performing a site survey. This course delivers hands-on training that will benefit the novice as well as the experienced network professional. Lab fee required.
4
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Not availableCET1675CIntroduction to IP Telephony
This course explains how companies are using IP Telephony equipment and software to efficiently upgrade existing telephone systems. In addition, the course will give the student a fundamental understanding of the architecture of voice communication and how signaling, call quality and public switched telephone networks operate in a LAN/WAN networking environment. The use of IP Telephony products will be discussed and how software allows companies to cost-effectively upgrade and eventually replace existing (legacy) telephone systems with more cost-effective and easy-to-use telephone equipment. Lab fee required.
4
Choose four credits from the following list:
Not availableCTS1162Configuring Windows Vista Client (70-620 exam/MCTS)
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform installation, post-installation, configuration and day-to-day administration tasks in a single-domain or multiple-domain using Windows Vista. Lab fee required.
4
Not availableCTS1163CConfiguring Windows 7 Client (70-680 exam/MCITP)
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform installation, post-installation, configuration and day-to-day administration tasks in a single domain or multiple domain environment using Windows 7.
4
Not availableCTS1300Supporting Windows XP Professional (70-270 exam/MCSE)
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft Windows XP Professional on stand-alone computers and on client computers that are part of a workgroup or a network environment. Topics include pre/post installation, troubleshooting system startup, TCP/IP configuration, Internet Connection Firewall, Remote Desktop and Assistance options, along with the ability to monitor and manage files/folders/storage devices/display devices and local/network printer installations. Knowledge of Network Concepts, DOS and hardware knowledge is required. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableCTS1327CConfiguring Windows 8 (70-687 exam/MCSA)
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform installation, post-installation, configuration and day-to-day administrative tasks in enterprise systems in single domain or multiple domain environments using Windows 8.
4
General Education Courses
Choose six credits from the following list:
AvailableENC1101English I
This is a course in the process of expository writing. Students will read essays and compose papers that are unified, organized, logically developed and supported, clearly stated and well-focused. Research techniques are introduced and incorporated into at least one composition. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher.
3
AvailableENC1102English II
In this course students develop the ability to read literary texts critically, to think logically and creatively and to write and research effectively. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
3
AvailableMAC1105College Algebra
This course is a study of the fundamental topics in advanced algebra with emphasis on applications, the understanding of the function concept and manipulative skills. Major topics include operations on algebraic expressions and complex numbers; solving polynomial equations and inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities and rational equations and inequalities; applications; functions; exponents and logarithms; graphs of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions and systems of equations and inequalities. The use of graphing calculators will be incorporated throughout the course. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
3
or higher level MAC prefix course that meets mathematics general education requirement.
Total Credits:28

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.

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