The following curriculum meets the requirement for a Certificate of Achievement in Computer Information Technology/ System Administrator. The courses needed for the certificate are designed to prepare students for employment in Computer Information Technology as a System Administrator with the option to focus on Microsoft Server Operating Systems or Linux Server Operating Systems.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 100A
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.
|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 180 - PC Maintenance-A+ CertificationM||4.0|
CIT 180 - PC Maintenance-A+ Certification (4.0 units)
Prerequisite: CIT 101
This course will prepare students with the necessary competencies of an entry-level IT professional with hands-on experience and theory in computer technology, networking and security. The student will also learn communication skills and professionalism now required of all entry-level IT professionals. This course is intended for IT students wishing to prepare for the CompTIA A+ Essentials and CompTIA A+ Practical Application examinations, the two exams required to achieve CompTIA A+ certified status.
|Total Semester Units:||10.0|
|CIT 192 - Security +M||3.0|
CIT 192 - Security + (3.0 units)
Prerequisite: CIT 101, CIT 210
This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles and topics of Information Technology Security and Risk Management at the organizational level. It addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to organizational cybersecurity and risk management. This course provides preparation for the CompTIA Security+ certification exams.
|Total Semester Units:||3.0|
|CIT 212 - Cisco Networking IIIM||3.0|
CIT 212 - Cisco Networking III (3.0 units)
Prerequisite: CIT 211 with a grade of "C" or better
This course is the first of two courses designed to prepare students for the ICND-2 examination to achieve CCNA (Cisco® Certified Network Administrator) certification. Students will learn the architecture, components and operations of routers and switches in a large and complex network. Students will also learn to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks along with developing skills needed to implement DCHP and DNS operations in a network.
|CIT 213 - Cisco Networking IVM||3.0|
CIT 213 - Cisco Networking IV (3.0 units)
Prerequisite: CIT 212
This course is the second of two courses designed to prepare students for the ICND-2 examination to achieve CCNA (Cisco® Certified Network Administrator) certification. Students will learn about WAN technologies and network services for complex networks. Students will learn to troubleshoot network devices and issues with data link protocols, and implement IPSec and virtual private networks.
|Total Semester Units:||6.0|
|Total Units for Computer Information Technology/Network Administrator COA program||22.0|
|M||Major course; course may also meet a general education requirement|
Students will demonstrate knowledge of the architectural principles of computer networks in a business environment.
Students will apply critical-thinking and problem-solving skills in a computer network environment.
Students will demonstrate basic knowledge of the cybersecurity principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA).
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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