Computer Networking

 

Computer Science and Computer Technology
Certificate, Credential,Associate of Science and
Associate of Applied Science degrees

    The Associate of Science degree program in Computer Science is for the student who wishes to pursue an interest in computer software design. Students in computer science study methods of formulating and solving problems with the aid of high-speed computers. In addition to numerical calculations, the field includes such topics as network analysis, graphics, modeling and simulation, parallel computation and artificial intelligence. CWC provides the successful student a background of coursework aimed at facilitating transfer to a four-year institution for completion of a baccalaureate degree program.

 

Computer Technology

    The Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Technology is designed for students who have minimal experience and knowledge of PC computer technology.  

    The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop critical and creative thinking, computation, and communication skills.  The program requirements introduce students to the basic Cisco networking principles, CompTIA A hardware standards, a Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office suite software applications.

    The program electives provide students with a blended knowledge of computer networking hardware/software, software design and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system.

 

Certificate

    The certificate program in Computer Technology is designed for students who have had previous coursework or work experience with PC computer technology. The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop computation and communication skills.  

    The program requirements introduce students to the basic CompTIA A hardware standards, multimedia applications and Windows operating system.  

    The program electives provide students with a blended knowledge of computer networking hardware/software, software design, Microsoft Office Suite software applications and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system. Gainful Employment

 

Credential

    The Credential for Computer Technology is designed for students who have coursework in the computer field and/or work experience in the computer networking industry.  

    Students may select courses in computer networking hardware/software, software design, Microsoft Office Suite software applications and operating systems.

    Students who choose this credential and are deficient in computer skills, theory, hardware, software/operating systems coursework may be required to take prerequisite coursework before enrolling in the Cisco or Microsoft certification courses.

    Completion of the credential involves more than one semester.

 

Transfer Information

    CWC has an articulation agreement with the University of Wyoming for transfer. Students who transfer to UW with the Associate of Science (AS) degree and have a minimum of two three (3) credit college level math courses will be deemed to have met UW's lower division general education requirements.

    Students planning to transfer to another four-year college or university are advised to obtain a catalog from the institution to which they wish to transfer. Using Central Wyoming College's catalog, along with the four-year institution's catalog and advisement information, the student will be able to make appropriate decisions for maximum transferability of his or her courses.

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