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Computer Networking

Welcome to the Computer Systems Networking Class page!

Before enrolling in this program, students should have a basic understanding of computers. Students should be familiar with the following: 

  • Installing and running programs.
  • Using basic productivity software including word processing applications.
  • Saving files created by common applications.
  • Browsing the Internet.
In addition, students should have a general interest in computers, computer repair, or networking (linking computers together).

 

CAREER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM INFORMATION CHART

Reading Level of Textbook

and Program Materials

10th Grade. The program also includes instructional videos that the students watch.

Math Skills

used in this program

Algebra 1

Classroom Tests

 

Quizzes, Section Tests after all units in a section are complete

Certification Tests

 

CareerSafe (OSHA)

NOCTI

PCPro

NetworkPro

A+

Network+

Lecture

 

30-45 minutes a day

5 times a week

Homework Requirement

Study for tests and quizzes.

Task List

Aligned with: PA Department of Education Program of Study
More information available on www.citvt.com

 

 

Program Aptitudes

Basic Computer Skills necessary

Ability to read and comprehend technical information

Essential Physical Requirements

 Must be able to sit at a computer for long periods of time. 

Soft Skills

Ability to work independently
Self-motivation
Ability to read and follow directions
Problem solving/troubleshooting skills

Uniform & Tool Requirements

None

Work Environment

Indoors

Cool/Air conditioned

 

Safety Concerns

Eye strain may develop from continuous viewing of computer screen

 

 

 

Co-op / Clinical

 

Must meet eligibility requirements for grades, attendance, performance and percentage of program completion.

Articulation Agreements

           

Most current information can be found through www.citvt.com, look for “How to Earn College Credit”

Sample of Career Opportunities

(O*Net ID)

Computer Systems Analyst (15-1121.00)

Information Security Analyst (15-1122.00)

Computer Network Analyst (15-1143.00)

Computer User Support Specialist (15-1151.00)

Computer Network Support Specialist (15-1152.00)

 

PROGRAM NAME:  Computer Systems Networking  and Telecommunications            C.I.P. CODE: 11.0901