Why choose Computer Networking at PPCC?
Amazon. Craigslist. Facebook. Uber. Nearly every aspect of today's modern society is reliant upon a dependable network and efficient computer hardware. Individuals with a deep understanding and working knowledge of such technologies are indispensable. In choosing a career in Computer Networking, you are choosing to help shape society's future. This program also offers various specialized certificate programs to meet your needs.
What will I study?
The Computer Networking program provides students with the practical skills that employers are seeking in the fields of Computer Networking and Information Technology. Student will:
- Understand and be current in operating systems
- Gain knowledge of strategic planning
- Learn how information is ordered
- Build deductive reasoning
Example Classes I Might Take
Is Computer Networking Right for You?
You should consider a career in computer networking if you identify with some of the following:
- Always want to work with new technology?
- Enjoy figuring out how technology works while solving puzzles?
- Like to think outside the box to find uses for technology in a field that promises new adventures every day?
- Enjoy tinkering with computers in your spare time?
- Always fixing your friend's computer problems?
- Others think you are a "computer wizard?"
If so, a career in Computer Networking might be for you!
Computer Networking Program Learning Outcomes
- Analyze, design, install, configure, document, and troubleshoot network & system hardware and operating systems
- Implement LANs using both static and dynamic addressing techniques, including sub-netting
- Identify risks, assess threats, and develop effective countermeasures aimed at protecting computer assets and data
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, using proper computer system & networking terminology
- Work as an effective member of a team
Cyber Defense Center
Pikes Peak Community College is expanding Cyber Security education and working with local and national partners to make PPCC a National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence for 2 year schools (CAEY2).
Learn more about our emerging programs and efforts on the PPCC Cyber Defense Center homepage.