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Online Degrees & Certificates

AS in Enterprise Networking

This program prepares students to design, administer, maintain, and troubleshoot networks of all sizes. Skills gained include specification preparation, network management, network design, equipment and system sales and software development. Laboratory courses provide students with hands-on experience to demonstrate the principles of Enterprise Networking.

Courses provide learning opportunities for students new to the field, as well as those who are experienced professionals. Specialized courses are also available to help the student prepare for certification exams, including: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization, and AWS Cloud Practitioner.

Learn more about the program on the Computer Science website.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to design a network infrastructure to support specific user and business requirements.
  • Students will be able to design, implement and maintain appropriate security services for network systems.
  • Students will be able to select the components to create a virtual infrastructure.
  • Students will be able to specify, design and configure a simple AWS cloud deployment.

Career Opportunities

Enterprise Networking graduates have career opportunities in Information Communication Technology (ICT), computer networks, cybersecurity, cloud infrastructure management, data center visualization, data communications, marketing, system design, specification writing, technical writing, data center management, network management, sales, equipment installation, diagnostics and programming.

Associate Degree Requirements

Award type: AS = Associate Degree in Science

Units required for Major: 40.5
A minimum of 90 units is required to include

  • Completion of one of the following general eduation patterns:
    • Foothill General Education
    • CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or
    • the Intersegmental Genearl Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)
  • Core courses (31.5 units)
  • Support courses (9 units)
  • Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a grade of "C" or better is required for all core and support courses used for the degree.

Associate Degree Requirements

English Proficiency: Select one of the following
ENGL 1A Composition & Reading 5
ENGL 1AH Honors Composition & Reading 5
ENGL 1S Integrated Composition & Reading  
and ENGL 1T and Integrated Composition & Reading 8
Mathematics Proficiency: Select one of the following
MATH 105 Intermediate Algebra 5
MATH 180 Quantitative Reasoning 5
or  any MATH course approved for Foothill GE area V, Communication & Analytical Thinking  

Core Courses (31.5 units)

C S 30A Introduction to Linux 4.5
C S 50A Network Basics (CCNA) 4.5
C S 50B Routing & Switching Essentials (CCNA) 4.5
C S 53A Cybersecurity Fundamentals 4.5
C S 53B Firewalls & Threat Management 4.5
C S 55A Introduction to Cloud Computing In Amazon Web Services 4.5
C S 55B Database Essentials in Amazon Web Services 4.5 

Support Courses (9 units)

Select TWO courses from one of the following options
Option 1: Cloud Computing Option
C S 55C Compute Engines in Amazon Web Services 4.5
C S 55D Security in Amazon Web Services 4.5
Option 2: Enterprise Security
C S 53C Ethical Hacking 4.5
C S 53D Introduction to Computer Forensics 4.5
Option 3: Linux
C S 30C Linux System Administration 4.5
C S 30D Advanced Linux System Administration 4.5
C S 30E Linux System Administration: Network Services 4.5

 Note that this is a list of fully online courses that satisfy degree requirements.

For a complete list of degree requirements, please visit Enterprise Networking 2021-2022 Degree & Certificates.

Based on the 2021 - 2022 degree program.