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Chair: Michael Matera
Phone: 831.477.3270
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Division: Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS)
Divison office: Room 701
Counselor: 831.479.6274

CIS 71 Information & Communication Technology Essentials

This course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level Information Communication Technology (ICT) professionals. The fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an ICT professional will be introduced. Preparation for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Computer Networking and System Administration (CNSA)

Gartner Says 6.4 Billion Connected "Things" Will Be in Use in 2016. The demand for skilled Information Technology employees will sky rocket. Networking, security, storage, and cloud programming will be highly marketable skills. CIS students improve their career prospects by gaining the skills needed in the IT industry.

Cabrillo College's Computer Networking and System Administration program prepares students to work in the Information Technology (IT) industry, specifically in computer networking and system administration.  Courses include networking concepts and theory, network infrastructure administration including the Cisco Systems CCNA/CCNP courses, system and network administration using Unix/Linux and Microsoft operating systems, network security, network management, virtualization, storage technologies, and emerging technologies.  Various certificate and degree options are available, including courses which transfer to four-year universities for those students pursuing a bachelor degree.

Program Details

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  • Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Cloud Computing

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