CURRICULUM GUIDE

Computer Network/Communication
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0842  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This certificate provides students with the upper level technical skills
necessary to plan, develop, and administer network and communications systems. 
It is designed for students who already have basic computer skills and want to
specialize in computer networking.  This course work will apply toward completion
of the Computer Networking/Communication Associate in Business.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Information Technology and Office Systems Department, Old Central
Building, Room 137, telephone number (517) 483-1546.

REQUIREMENTS                                                TOTAL:  21 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems                                      3
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3
CISB 133    Operating Systems                                                3
CISB 230    Intro to Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 231    Advanced Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 233    Microsoft Network Server                                         3
CISB 234    Linux/UNIX Operating System                                      3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                  TOTAL:  6 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Computer Specialty Area                                  6 Credits
CABS 110    Intro to Microsoft Office                                        3
CABS 210    Advanced Microsoft Office                                        3
CISB 122    Adv Windows Prog Visual BASIC                                    3
CISB 137    Introduction to Oracle: SQL                                      3
CISB 180    Intro to C/C++ Program for Bus                                   3
CISB 235    Microcomputer Hardware Support                                   3
CISB 236    Microcomputer Software Support                                   3
CISB 247    Microcomputer Project                                            2
CISB 250    Database Concepts                                                3
CISB 260    Systems Analysis and Design                                      4
CISB 281    Visual C++ Programming                                           3
CISB 283    Intro to JAVA Programming                                        3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   27

1.    Prerequisites may be waived based on experience.  See an Information
      Technology program advisor prior to registration for more information.
2.    Students must complete each CABS and CISB course with a minimum grade of
      2.0 to receive this certificate of completion.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
CISB 100          CISB 130          CISB 230          CISB 231
Lim.Ch.           CISB 133          CISB 233          Lim.Ch.
                                    CISB 234