Fall 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Professional Development CompTIA Certifications Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a nonprofit industry trade association that provides technology-neutral and vendor-neutral certifications for people in the IT industry. Begin your career with one of the most widely recognized certifications as a computer technician with CompTIA A+. This entry point into the technology field will allow you to continue building on your A+ knowledge by adding network technician to your resume via ComptTIA Network+ Certification and continuing with advanced courses leading to Microsoft Certified Professional Certifications. CompTIA A+® Certification CompTIA A+® Certification validates foundationlevel knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. Obtaining certification proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. This course will prepare you to take the 2 requisite exams, CompTIA A+ Essentials and CompTIA A+ Practical Application. Exam prices not included. CompTIA Network+® Certification Comp TIA Network+® Certification is a globally recognized certification attesting to competency in managing, maintaining, installing, troubleshooting, operating and configuring basic networking infrastructures. This course prepares you for the requisite exam. Exam prices not included. Prerequisites: At least six months of experience in network support or administration . Adequate academic training along with a CompTIA A+ Certification. . . . Prerequisites: High School Diploma or GED® Fluency in English Working knowledge of PC & Windows interface . M & W 6:00pm to 9:30pm 11/4/13-1/22/14 CE3021-SP01 80 hrs. 20 sessions $1,599* Price includes textbooks *14 in-class plus 6 online sessions T & Th 6:00pm to 9:30pm TBA CE3022-SP01 98 hrs. 19 sessions $1,899* Price includes textbooks *19 in-class plus 9 online sessions Microsoft Certifications Microsoft Certifications are information technology professional certifications for Microsoft products. Individual certifications are received upon passing one or more exams. The certifications mainly focus on their respective product, as opposed to employment aptitude tests designed for programmer trainee jobs. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) An exam preparation course designed for IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise managing and troubleshooting systems environments running on Windows operating systems. Microsoft suggests that candidates typically have 6-12 months experience in client administration and networking operating systems. Candidates are also expected to be knowledgeable in implementing, managing and maintaining complete computing environments for mid-size to large companies. This course prepares you for the 4 requisite exams. Exam prices not included. T & Th 6:00pm to 9:30pm TBA CE3023-SP01 94.5 hrs. 27 sessions $1,699* Price includes textbooks *18 in-class plus 9 online sessions Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) An exam preparation course designed for IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise in designing and implementing business solutions based on the Windows platform and Windows Server system. MCSE is a natural track to follow after MCSA certification for individuals who are seeking to attain a higher level of proficiency in their field. This course prepares you for the 7 requisite exams. Exam prices not included. T & Th 6:00pm to 9:30pm TBA CE3024-SP01 168 hrs. 48 sessions $2,999* Price includes textbooks *32 in-class plus 16 online sessions 36 Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development