Microsoft Networking Technology

Microsoft Technical Specialist - CCL

Effective term: 
2018 Spring
Final term: 
Total credits required: 

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Technical Specialist program provides training for an entry-level position working with Windows networks. Knowledge and skills are developed to install, configure, customize, optimize, and troubleshoot Windows servers and Windows client workstations. The courses in the program also help to prepare for Microsoft Certified Product Specialist (MCP) and Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) examinations. The curriculum ideally is taught by Microsoft Certified Professionals.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

++ indicates any suffixed courses.

CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Department or Division 0-3
CIS121ABMicrosoft Command Line Operations (1) OR
CIS221ABMicrosoft Power Shell (1) 1
BPC170A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support 3
BPC270A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support 3
CIS190Introduction to Networking (3) OR
CNT140AAIntroduction to Networks (4) OR 3-4
MST150++Any MST150 Microsoft Windows course 3
CIS270Essentials of Network and Information Security 3
  1. Implement DOS commands and functions. (CIS121AB, CIS221AB)
  2. Identify basic personal computer architecture and components. (BPC170, BPC270)
  3. Troubleshoot problems with various common hardware and software configurations. (BPC170, BPC270)
  4. Analyze local area network LAN topologies and communication standards. (CIS190, CNT140AA, MST150++)
  5. Identify the hardware and software components of a local area network. (CIS190, CNT140AA)
  6. Create and manage user and group accounts. (CIS190, CNT140AA, MST150++)
  7. Implement and troubleshoot network printers. (MST150++)
  8. Secure network resources with share permissions and New Technology File System (NTFS) permissions.
  9. (MST150++, CIS270)
  10. Install, configure, and optimize Windows network operating system. (MST150++)
  11. Monitor network resources and events. (CIS270)