Networking Concentration (CMNC) – Community College of Rhode Island

Networking Concentration (CMNC)

Certificate in Computer Studies and Information Processing (CERT_COMI)

Knight Campus, Warwick only

The Networking concentration prepares students for careers in modern office environments, emphasizing both client and server technologies. Certificate programs emphasize technical coursework only, and do not require the electives needed for the associate degree option.

Note: To be awarded this certificate, students must be registered as matriculating in the Computer Studies program and successfully complete all certificate courses with a grade of C or better. Credits earned in this certificate program may be applied toward the associate degree program. Many courses require prerequisites, corequisites and/or testing. See course descriptions for details.

  • Course sequence and prerequisites for major courses are under review. See Computer Studies department faculty for guidance.
Certificate Requirements
COMI 1100 Introduction to Computers   3
COMI 1451 Introduction to WINDOWS   1
COMI 1640 Introduction to Word Processing   1
COMI 1475 Introduction to VISIO   1
COMI 1420 Introduction to Spreadsheets   1
COMI 1430 Introduction to Database Software   1
COMI 1150 Programming Concepts   3
COMP 1200 Database Design & Management   3
COMI 1415 Personal Computer Operating System   1
COMI 1461 Introduction to UNIX   1
COMI 1800 Computer Networking Software Linux   3
COMI 1840 Microsoft Windows Server   3
COMP 1230 Systems Analysis and Design Computer Studies Department recommends taking COMP 1230 in final semester. 4
Programming Language Elective   Computer Studies Department recommends COMI 1150 as a prerequisite.
Take three credits from programming attribute PROG. See this page.
COMI/COMP/CNVT   Take six credits from COMI/COMP/CNVT courses.
See course descriptions.

Total Certificate Requirements Credits 35

Suggested electives for Network Security emphasis
COMI 2015, 2020, 2035, 2036, 2037 OR take any COMI/COMP/CNVT to total 17 elective credits.

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Last Updated: 4/14/20