College of Alameda

  • The Computer Information Systems (CIS) program at College of Alameda prepares students for entry level business positions requiring the use of computer applications, and will qualify students in the use of word processing, spreadsheet and database management applications. More advanced students may enroll in telecommunications and computer networking courses. In some instances, students with work experience in the above mentioned areas may challenge courses based on that experience. Students seeking advanced placement must meet with an instructor to verify knowledge and skills.

  • College of Alameda
    IT Technician Pathway Course Offerings
    Course Name or Topic Course ID Relevant 3rd
    Party Certification

    Computer Retail Sales & Support

    Stage 1

    Introduction to Retail or Business FundamentalsBUS 10
    Customer Service/Human RelationsBUS 5
    Business CommunicationsBUS 208
    Microsoft Office EssentialsCIS 223A, CIS 223B
    Information & Communications Technology EssentialsCIS 200 CompTIA A+
    Business Information Systems, Computer Information SystemsCIS 1

    Help Desk
    User Support

    Stage 2

    Computer Network Fundamentals CompTIA Network+
    Systems and Network Administration (Network Operating Systems) MCSA Server 2016
    Installing, Configuring & Administering a Microsoft OS (Desktop Support Tech I) Microsoft MCTS:Win 10
    Introduction to Information Security Systems CompTIA Security+

    IT Technician

    Stage 3

    Routing & Switching Fundamentals Cisco CCENT
    Installing, Configuring and Administering Linux Operating System CompTIA Linux+
    Introduction to Scripting (Python)
    IT Technician Cybersecurity Specialization
    Course Name or Topic Course ID Relevant 3rd
    Party Certification

    Cybersecurity

    Specialist

    Principles of Cybersecurity Analysis CompTIA CySA+
    Introduction to Computer Forensics Investigations IACIS CFCE
    Introduction to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking EC Council CEH
    Implementing Cisco Network Security CCNA Security
    Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP

    Networking

    Specialist

    CCNA Scaling Networks CCNA Routing & Switching
    CCNA Connecting Networks CCNA Routing & Switching
    Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals CCNA Wireless
    Firewall Essentials Palo Alto Networks ACE

    Contact Information

    • Counselor Phone: 510-748-2209
    • 555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway
    • Alameda
    • 94501

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