Online Degrees & Certificates
AA in Enterprise Networking
This program prepares students to design, administer, maintain and troubleshoot networks of all sizes. Skills gained include specification preparation, network management, network design, equipment and system sales and software development. Laboratory courses provide students with hands-on experience to demonstrate the principles of Enterprise Networking.
Courses provide learning opportunities for students new to the field, as well as those who are experienced professionals. Specialized courses are also available to help the student prepare for certification exams, including: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization, and the Certified Wireless Administrator (CWNA).
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will be able to design a network infrastructure to support specific user and business requirements.
- Students will be able to design, implement and maintain appropriate security services for network systems.
- Students will be able to select The components to create a virtual infrastructure.
- Students will be able to optimize The performance, reliability and availability of network services.
Enterprise Networking graduates have career opportunities in Information Communication Technology (ICT), computer networks, data center visualization, data communications, marketing, system design, specification writing, technical writing, data center control, network management, sales, equipment installation, diagnostics and programming.
Associate Degree Requirements
Units required for Major: 49.5
English proficiency: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1S & 1T, or equivalent.
Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105, 108 or any MATH course approved for Foothill GE Area V, Communication & Analytical Thinking.
A minimum of 90 units is required to include
- Completion of one of the following general eduation patterns:
- Foothill General Education
- CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or
- the Intersegmental Genearl Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)
- Core courses (15-19 units)
- Support courses (8-15 units)
- Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.
NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a grade of "C" or better is required for all core and support courses used for the degree.
Online Courses for Enterprise Networking
The courses listed BELOW are offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see online Schedule of Classes for verification.
- For a complete listing of online courses offered during the current quarter, visit Online Course Information.
- If you need any additional degree information or confirmation, please contact the Counseling Division.
NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.
Core Courses (40.5 units)
|CS 50A||Network Basics (CCNA)||4.5|
|CS 50B||Routing & Switching Essentials (CCNA)||4.5|
|CS 50C||Scaling Local Area Networks (CCNA)||4.5|
|CS 50D||Connecting Networks-WANs (CCNA)||4.5|
|CS 52A||Advanced IP Routing Protocols & Services (CCNP)||4.5|
|CS 52B||Advanced Switching & Campus LAN Design (CCNP)||4.5|
|CS 52C||Advanced Network Troubleshooting (CCNP)||4.5|
|CS 54A||Storage Area Networks||4.5|
|CS 60A||Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012||4.5|
Support Courses (9 units)
Select ONE option from the following
|Option 1: Data Center Visualization & Cloud Computing|
|CS 54B||VMware vSphere Install, Configure & Manage||4.5|
|CS 54D||Cloud Infrastructure & Services||4.5|
|Option 2: Microsoft MSCA Server Option|
|CS 60B||Administering Windows Server 2012||4.5|
|CS 60C||Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services||4.5|
|Option 3: Infrastructure/Desktop Support|
|CS 50E||Introduction to IP Network Security||4.5|
|CS 56B||IT Essentials||4.5|
|Option 4: Enterprise Security
Select TWO courses from the following:
|CS 53A||Cybersecurity Fundamentals||4.5|
|CS 53B||Firewalls & Threat Management||4.5|
|CS 53C||Ethical Hacking||4.5|
|CS 53D||Introduction to Computer Forensics||4.5|
|Option 5: Linux
Select TWO courses from the following:
|CS 30C||Linux System Administration||4.5|
|CS 30D||Advanced Linux System Administration||4.5|
|CS 30E||Linux System Administration: Network Services||4.5|
For a complete list of degree requirements, please visit Enterprise Networking 2019-2020 Degree & Certificates.
Based on the 2019 - 2020 degree program.