Upon the completion of the degree in Computer Networking, graduates will be able to:
- Assemble the components of a PC and install one or more operating systems resulting in a functioning PC that is appropriate for a particular end user.
- Design a small or medium sized computer network including media types, end devices, and interconnecting devices that meets a customer’s specific needs.
- Perform basic configurations on routers and Ethernet switches.
- Perform basic tasks expected of a Network Administrator including management of user accounts, shared resources, and network security.
- Perform operational tasks within a Linux environment, such as the creation and management of files.
- Construct simple computer programs that accomplish a given task.
- Perform standard database management operations, such as query creation, query execution and output of results.
- Use the Internet effectively for learning and troubleshooting.
- Apply critical thinking skills to resolve troubleshooting issues.
- Communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences in both written and oral form.
- Relate networking functions to the OSI model and the TCP/IP protocol stack.
- Participate effectively as a member of a team.