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Online Degrees & Certificates

AS in Enterprise Networking

Program Description

This program prepares students to design, administer, maintain, and troubleshoot networks of all sizes. Skills gained include specification preparation, network management, network design, equipment and system sales, and software development. Laboratory courses provide students with hands-on experience to demonstrate the principles of Enterprise Networking. Courses provide learning opportunities for students new to the field, as well as those who are experienced professionals. Specialized courses are also available to help the student prepare for certification exams, including: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization, and AWS Cloud Practitioner.

Learn more about the program on the Computer Science website.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to design a network infrastructure to support specific user and business requirements.

The student will be able to design, implement, and maintain appropriate security services for network systems.

The student will be able to select the components to create a virtual infrastructure.

The student will be able to specify, design, and configure a simple AWS cloud deployment.

Career Opportunities

Enterprise Networking graduates have career opportunities in Information Communication Technology (ICT), computer networks, cybersecurity, cloud infrastructure management, data center visualization, data communications, marketing, system design, specification writing, technical writing, data center management, network management, sales, equipment installation, diagnostics, and programming.

Award Type(s)

AS = Associate in Science Degree

Units Required

Major: 40.5

Online Courses for Enterprise Networking

The courses listed BELOW are offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see the Class Schedule for verification.

NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.

Associate Degree Requirements

English Proficiency: Select one of the following
ENGL 1A Composition & Reading 5
ENGL 1AH Honors Composition & Reading 5
ESLL 26 Advanced Composition & Reading 5
or equivalent    
Mathematics Proficiency:
College-level math course at or above the level of Intermediate Algebra

A minimum of 90 units is required* to include:

Completion of one of the following general education patterns: Foothill General Education, CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)

Core courses (31.5 units)

Support courses (9 units)

*Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.

Note: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a grade of "C" or better is required for all core and support courses used for the degree.

Core and Support Courses

Core Courses

C S 30A Introduction to Linux 4.5
C S 50A Network Basics (CCNA) 4.5
C S 50B Routing & Switching Essentials (CCNA) 4.5
C S 53A Cybersecurity Fundamentals 4.5
C S 53B Firewalls & Threat Management 4.5
C S 55A Introduction to Cloud Computing In Amazon Web Services 4.5
C S 55C Compute Engines in Amazon Web Services 4.5

Support Courses (9 units)

Select TWO courses from one of the following options
Cloud Computing Option
C S 55B Database Essentials in Amazon Web Services 4.5
C S 55D Security in Amazon Web Services 4.5
Enterprise Security Option
C S 53C Ethical Hacking 4.5
C S 53D Introduction to Computer Forensics 4.5
Linux Option
C S 30C Linux System Administration 4.5
C S 30D Advanced Linux System Administration 4.5
C S 30E Linux System Administration: Network Services 4.5
Total Units   40.5

 Note that this is a list of fully online courses that satisfy degree requirements.

For a complete list of degree requirements, please visit Enterprise Networking 2023-2024 Degree & Certificates.

Based on the 2023 - 2024 degree program.