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Net+ Prep Certificate

The Net+ Certificate offers students the opportunity to earn a credential demonstrating fundamentals of computer networking. This certificate consists of the core skills that students need to effectively build and maintain computer networks. In addition, this certificate will provide a way for professionals currently in the industry to update their computer networking skills and for new students to show progress in the CIT program. The Net+ Certificate prepares students for the CompTia Net+ exam which is recognized by the computer industry around the world.
3 Credit Hours

Upon completion of this program, the graduate can:

  1. Plan and install a home or small business network and connect it to the internet.
  2. Identify and explain the types of transmission media used for communications channels.
  3. Verify and troubleshoot network and internet connectivity.
  4. Share resources such as files and printers among multiple computers.
  5. Recognize and mitigate security threats to a home network.
  6. Configure and verify common internet applications.
  7. Configure basic IP services through a GUI.
  8. Explain the OSI 7-layer model.
  9. Terminate cable and understand cable specifications.

Required Course

  • CIT 160 - Intro to Networking Concepts

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