Computer Systems, Networking & Telecommunications

Computer Systems, Networking & Telecommunications

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications is a growing field that will only get bigger as businesses embrace and rely on remote communications and wireless technology.

AWARD TYPES: Associate in Science, Certificate Level 1, Certificate Level 2

AREA OF STUDY: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Digital & Information Technology

This program is part of the

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Center of Excellence

 
 
 
 

The Center for Digital and Information Technology provides training and industry credentialing in Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Linux, CompTia and other emerging technologies to meet the needs of the more than 1,000 computer-related companies in Houston.

Degrees and Certificates

Program Information

General Requirements for Network and Computer Systems Administration

 

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications is a growing field that will only get bigger as businesses embrace and rely on remote communications and wireless technology. A Networking Technology degree from HCC is a great way to get started in the Networking field.

The Networking program has three tracks to give students the specific knowledge and skills needed for today’s job market:

  • Network and Computer Systems Administration (MCITP)
  • Network Systems and Cyber Security
  • Network Systems and Unified Communication (cisco)
  • Linux Server Administrator

In addition, the Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications offers the PC Support certificate and AAS degree, the UNIX/Linux AAS degree and the UNIX/Linux certificate.

TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.

General Requirements for Network Systems and Cyber Security Specialization

 

Students will be able to:

The goal of the Network Systems and Cyber Security is to train and educate students in the various technical areas associated with Computer Network Operations that encompasses Computer Network Defense, Computer Network Exploitation, and Computer Network Attacks.

TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.

General Requirements for Network Systems and Unified Communication Specialization

 

The AAS in Network Systems and Unified Communication encompasses several communication systems or models including the handling of voice, fax, and regular text messages as objects in a single mailbox that a user can access either with a regular e-mail client or by telephone collaboration, and interaction systems; real-time and near real-time communications; and transactional applications.

TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.

General Requirements for PC Support Specialization

 

The PC Support (Help Desk) AAS degree program prepares individuals to implement, support, and troubleshoot computer and information technology systems and obtain employment as an IT professional.

Computer support specialists provide technical assitance, support, and advice to computer users. Troubleshooting is at the core of this IT career, as these professionals are called upon constantly to interpret problems, communicate solutions, and educate users about the latest technologies. They are also responsible for the daily administration and maintenance of computer hardware, software, systems, and networks.

TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.

Employment

 

There are 13,356 Computer Systems Analysts employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 10.6% over the next four years.

  • The estimated annual job openings is 638 jobs a year.
  • Median Wages - $44.17 hourly, $92,000 annually

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Abass Alamnehe

Computer Systems, Networking & Telecommunications

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