PGM Code – 608C
Program Description The Network Technology Certificate program is designed to train a technician to be capable of installing, troubleshooting, upgrading, and repairing computers and installing computer networks. Courses cover computer software, hardware, and networking essentials. At the completion of the program, a student should be able to prepare for and take the A+ Certification Exam. Students will also learn and gain practice in the topics covered by the Certified Wireless Network Administrator Certification exam (CWNA). The curriculum is carefully constructed and kept up to date with the ongoing advice of our advisory committee. This Network Technology certificate program is the first year of the Network Technology Associate of Technical Arts degree program.
Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.
Credit/Grade Requirements The Network Technology Certificate program is awarded upon a student’s completion of the required 61 credits from the Program Requirements as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third, whichever is less, of the required credits must have been received from Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.
Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement. CD classes appear in the class listings section of the quarterly schedule.
Students pursuing an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree must take at least five (5) credits of CD courses. Courses that satisfy the CD requirement address at least two of the three areas below:
- Knowledge of culture and its influence on individuals and groups in our society
- Awareness of attitudes and values regarding life in a multicultural society
- Skills to recognize, analyze, and evaluate multicultural perspectives and issues
High School Transition Program Students (Tech Prep, College in the High School, and Running Start) It is recommended that high school students who have earned college credit through dual credit programs meet with a college adviser.
Students Are Advised To
- Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
- Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
- Communicate with a faculty adviser.
Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458
The advisers for this program are
Kay Latimer | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1136
Bill Marshall | email@example.com | 425.640.1985
Computers, Electronics, and Networks | www.edcc.edu/cen
CWU BAS-ITAM | www.cwu.edu/~itam
Gainful employment information is available for this program.