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Networking & Convergence Technologies

photo of networkingIn 2 years or less, you can learn or enhance your current skills in Networking & Convergence Technologies. BMC offers programs in a flexible day, evening and weekend schedule to help you train and ultimately improve your employment prospects. Take advantage of optional internships, resume and interview workshops, the many services of our Career Center, and industry certification testing offered by BMC's Testing Center.

 

Program Description

BMC's Networking and Convergence Technologies program prepares students for careers in network administration and technical support for both traditional and wireless networks. A series of non-technical and technical core courses provide fundamental computer and system concepts along with related business, office, and communication skills. Advanced course work includes training in PC hardware and operating systems, Windows servers, networking, routing, security and wireless networking. Students can prepare for industry certifications such as A+, and Network+ in a hands-on lecture and laboratory environment

Degrees & Certificates

Networking & Convergence Technologies program certificates are available as stand-alone certificates or they can be applied to the Associate of Applied Sciences degree.

  • Associate of Applied Sciences Degree
  • Help Desk Certificate: This certificate prepares students to perform fundamental PC support tasks and for entry level jobs as a help desk technician. Students are encouraged to sit for the A+ certification exam upon certificate completion.
  • Technical Support: Builds on basic PC support and networking skills and experience to develop more advanced networking skills. Students are encouraged to sit for the Network + certification exam as part of this certificate.
  • Network Administration & Support: Prepares students to perform entry-level network administration tasks on both local and wide area networks.

If a 4-year degree is your goal, each of our Associate in Applied Science degree programs has several 4-year degree transfer options.

Program Planning

Academic Performance Requirement: All coursework in the program must be completed with grades of 'C' or higher to qualify for any certificates or degrees.

Prerequisites

  • Assessment above or completion of MATH 75
  • Assessment at college-level English or completion of ENGL 95
  • Assessment at college-level Reading or completion of READ 95
  • Completion of CU 100 and CU 101 with a 'C' or higher or instructor permission

Course Descriptions

 

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