This curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment as entry level network technicians. Students that successfully complete the Entry Network Technician certificate will be able to install, operate and troubleshoot small enterprise networks and perform basic network security. This certificate also prepares students to pass the CISCO ICND-1 examination and the CompTIA Security+ examination..Please contact the Student Success Team for this program if you have any questions.
|CIT 101 - Introduction to Computer Information TechnologyM||3.0|
CIT 101 - Introduction to Computer Information Technology (3.0 units)
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; CIT 051
This course is an examination of information systems and their role in business. It will focus on information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware and software components. It will apply these concepts and methods through hands-on projects developing computer-based solutions to business problems.
|Total Semester Units:||3.0|
|CIT 210 - Cisco Networking IM||3.0|
CIT 210 - Cisco Networking I (3.0 units)
Prerequisite: CIT 101 with a grade of "C" or better
This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP (Internet Protocol) addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for further study of computer networks. It uses the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. This course is also the first of two courses designed to prepare students for the ICND 1 examination to achieve CCENT (Cisco® Certified Entry Networking Technician) Certification and helps in preparation for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
|Total Semester Units:||3.0|
|CIT 211 - Cisco Networking IIM||3.0|
CIT 211 - Cisco Networking II (3.0 units)
Prerequisite: CIT 210 with a grade of "C" or better
This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This course is the second of two courses designed to prepare students for the ICND 2 examination to achieve CCENT (Cisco® Certified Entry Networking Technician) certification.
|CIT 192 - Security +M||3.0|
CIT 192 - Security + (3.0 units)
Prerequisite: CIT 171, CIT 210
This course is an introduction to information technology security and risk management at the organizational level. The course addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to organizational cybersecurity and risk management. This course prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam, and is intended to help students meet educational requirements to qualify for entry-level information technology jobs with cybersecurity skills.
|Total Semester Units:||6.0|
|Total Units for Computer Information Technology - Entry Network Technician CC program||12.0|
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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921