Computer Science Department

Foothill Debuts Computer Science Department
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Foothill has upgraded its Computer Science Department to offer new and revised courses that meet the needs of university transfer students, new IT systems administrators and experienced Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals. Computer science courses lead into associate degree programs as well as career training certificates.

Courses include object oriented programming, data structures, computer architecture, network infrastructure, systems security, VMware, storage area networks and many others. In addition, new courses are continually added to keep pace with industry developments.

Cisco Certification

You can complete a series of courses that lead to Cisco CCNA and CCNP certification, Cisco security certification, VMware Certified Professional, and EMC Information Storage and Management Certification.

Enterprise Networking

Foothill's Enterprise Networking Program will prepare you to design, administer, maintain and troubleshoot networks of all sizes. Through hands-on lab assignments, you'll develop a comprehensive skills set, including specification preparation, network management, network design, equipment and system sales, and software development. In addition to learning how to design network infrastructure to support specific user and business requirements, you'll learn how to design, implement and maintain appropriate security for network systems.

If you're interested in the Associate in Science Transfer degree, be certain to meet with a Foothill counselor. To schedule a consultation, call (650) 949-7423 or access For registration instructions, access

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