The Networking Technology program plays a pivotal role in Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s mission in Caldwell and Watauga counties by:
- Providing effective and affordable instruction in Networking Technologies.
- Offer educational opportunities to all who enter “the open door” to improve the educational well-being of individuals and the community
The mission of the Networking Technology program at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute includes, but is not limited to:
- Deliver consistent high-quality meaningful instruction to students in Network Technology at a convenient time and place.
- Prepare student to enter the workforce with the appropriate and necessary skills required by industry.
- Provide high quality certificate, and associates degrees.
- Provide meaningful instruction in an all related courses required in other programs.
- Provide general interest network-related courses for students within the service area.
The Networking Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment supporting network infrastructure environments. Students will learn how to use technologies to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image, and video communications in business, industry, and education. Course work includes design, installation, configuration, and management of network infrastructure technologies and network operating systems. Emphasis is placed on
the implementation and management of network software and the implementation and management of hardware such as switches and routers. Graduates may find employment in entry-level jobs as local area network managers, network operators, network analysts, and network technicians. Graduates may also be qualified to take certification examinations for various network industry certifications, depending on their local program.
CCC&TI offers several different educational programs in this area:
For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog and its corresponding Addendum. Courses in the Information Systems program are taught during the day and evening.