Computer Science Technology - Network Management
DEC | 420.AC
DEC - Business & Technologies | 420.AC | Computer Science Technology - Network Management

The Computer Science Technology program (DEC), with the Network Management specialization stream, trains computer technicians to design, analyze and troubleshoot computer networks using various technologies (multiplatform).

Graduates of this program will be called upon at critical stages of launching and extending networks, and can fulfill various functions involving system usage, network connections and computer hardware. Network managers may be involved in all stages of creating a network.

The course content is always current and perfectly reflects the latest technological developments, leading to certifications recognized in the job market, such as: Cisco (CCNA), CompTIA (A+) and Microsoft (MCSA).

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All students must come to class with their own personal laptop. Standard or student license software must be installed when requested by teachers

The following features are required for Macs and PCs:

  • Processor: Intel I5 or AMD A8 compatible with VT-X virtualization
  • Memory: 8 GB minimum
  • Hard drive: 500 GB minimum
  • Screen: 14 inches minimum
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0, WIFI and NIC LAN
  • You will need a USB-RJ45 adaptor if your laptop doesn't have a network jack

These specifications also apply to MacBook computers. MacBook Airs are not accepted.

Required software: Office suite

This program provides students with practical skills in the field of networking, including commercial network installation, server configuration, user management, computer connections, and more.

  • Multiplatform Network Administrator
  • Website Administrator, Webmaster
  • Tech Support and Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Network Connections Programmer

Contents of the courses in the Diploma of College Studies (DEC) Computer Science Technology Program are given for information purposes only. LaSalle College reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove one or several software programs or languages of application at any time, while respecting the program objectives and the recommendations contained within the college teaching guide.

  • This program leads to a Diploma of College Studies (DEC).
  • Holders of a Diploma of College Studies (DEC) can either begin to work in their field or pursue university studies.
  • You will have access to software and equipment used by the industry facilitating your professional integration. You will be well prepared to enter the job market or continue your studies in university.
  • You will learn the most up-to-date techniques such as cybersecurity. The standards thought are recommended by CISCO, a world leader in this field.
  • During your last semester, you will have the opportunity for a workplace internship of a duration of 8 weeks which will allow you to put in practice the knowledge acquired during your studies.
  • Applied Mathematics (60 h)
  • Computers Environment (60 h)
  • Date Processing Basics (75 h)
  • Structured Programming (90 h)
  • Communication and Interfaces (45 h)
  • Computer Architecture (75 h)
  • Introduction to object programming (75 h)
  • Applied Statistics (60 h)
  • Operating systems (75 h)
  • PC configuration (75 h)
  • Routers configuration (75 h)
  • Advanced programming (60 h)
  • Routers installation (75 h)
  • Networking architecture (75 h)
  • Advanced networking administration (90 h)
  • Advanced operating system (90 h)
  • WAN conception (90 h)
  • Networking administration (90 h)
  • Advanced Network Technologies (60 h)
  • Networking security (60 h)
  • Networking implementation (90 h)
  • WEB server implantation (135 h)
  • Final project (90 h)
  • Network Internship (300 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.

  • 3 Physical Education Courses (90 h)
  • 3 Humanities Courses (150 h)
  • 4 Literature Courses (240 h)
  • 2 Second Language Courses (90 h)
  • 2 Complementary Courses (90 h)

Have obtained a Secondary School Diploma (DES) and completed the following courses :

  • Language of Instruction from Secondary V,
  • Second Language from Secondary V,
  • Mathematics TS or SN 5e (or Math 526 under previous regime),
  • Physical Sciences from Secondary IV,
  • History from Secondary IV

Have obtained a Professional Studies Diploma (DEP) and completed the following courses:

  • Language of Instruction from Secondary V,
  • Second Language from Secondary V,
  • Mathematics TS or SN 5e (or Math 526 under previous regime)

Have obtained an equivalent education or an instruction deemed sufficient. Every case will be analysed by the college.

The School includes a student-run computer club, which provides support to new computer science students and organizes sports and cultural activities.