What will I learn?

The Network Engineering option prepares students for employment as networking specialists in the communications industry. The material presented in the Network Engineering curriculum provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete many of the exams required for Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and Microsoft (MS) certifications.

The Associate in Applied Sciences in the Information Technology (IT) Career Degrees at Delaware County Community College blends the theoretical with the practical. Students are offered a choice of specializations: Computer Programming, Game Development, Help Desk/Technical Support, Interactive Multimedia, Network Engineering, Mobile Computing, and Web Development. Students have the benefit of classroom or online instruction, dedicated laboratory facilities and participation in co-curricular activities. Students in the IT Career Degrees are required to take program courses and related electives in their specialization as well as four IT core courses.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Install and configure a Linux network operating system.
  • Install and configure a MS Windows Network operating system.
  • Administer, manage, and troubleshoot a Linux operating system.
  • Administer, manage, and troubleshoot a MS Windows operating system.
  • Analyze, test, and propose solutions for problems relating to network cabling, hubs, servers, workstations, and other physical network devices.
  • Analyze, test, and propose solutions relating to network printing.
  • Analyze, test, and propose solutions for problems relating to network protocols, including the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).

Which department am I in?

Division of Business, Computing and Social Science

Study options

Full Time (64 hours)

Tuition fees
US$11,816.00 per year
USD $5,908 per semester
Application deadline

Expected November 2021

Start date

Expected January 2022

Venue

Division of Business, Computing and Social Science

Academic Building, Room 3306,

MEDIA,

Pennsylvania,

19063, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have high school/secondary school diploma/certificate of graduation. English proficiency: TOEFL iBT score of 80+, TOEFL PBT score of 550+, or IELTS score of 6.5+

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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