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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Analyst-Data Center Technician

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Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta

Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term. Fall term is the start of the program course sequence.

Award: Certificate

Description: The Data Center Technician certificate provides the training needed for future employment with data centers. The coursework meshes the skills of programming, networking, servers, storage and virtualization to create a complete picture of modern virtualized data center infrastructure. Information security is integrated and emphasized throughout the curriculum. Remote monitoring and management of devices is also implemented for performance graphing and alarming.

Note: Computer Technology, Networking and Programming graduates can obtain this certificate by taking two courses: NET 282  and NET 285 .

Program Admission: In addition to the College enrollment process outlined under the Enrollment Process , program applicants must have successfully completed 12 credits of the following courses or equivalent transfer credits:

CIS 125  or CIS 122  or CIS 197 ; and

CIS 142  or CIS 161 ; and

NET 266  or NET 725 ; and

NET 267  or NET 684  

Academic Requirements: To earn a certificate, students must complete all required coursework with a “C-” grade or above and earn a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

Minimum Credits: 22 including admission requirements

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