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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

IT-Network Administration (AAS.ITNET)

The concentration in Network Administration provides an intensive course of study that prepares a student to work in a business environment while maintaining or administering a microcomputer network. The core required classes cover general areas in information technology and the concentration classes cover both the physical network and operating system environment in great detail. Many of the classes can be used as preparation for various hardware, networking, and OS certifications from Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco and others.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CIS-160
Practical Software Applications

CIS-160
Practical Software Applications

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

This introductory course teaches web page design principles, including proper use of HTML5 and CSS3 and introductory JavaScript.


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-156
Computer Logic

CIS-156
Computer Logic

This course is an introduction to basic computer programming terms and concepts. JavaScript is used to illustrate variables, conditional statements, functions, loops, and arrays. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
EET-060
Computer Hardware

EET-060
Computer Hardware

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of computer hardware and give students hands on experience in assembling, upgrading and troubleshooting basic computer systems and hardware.

Course Outline

OR
ITT-063
Innovation I

ITT-063
Innovation I

This course examines the history, technology, and progression of innovation and innovative ideas in IT, robotics, electronics, and DIY makerspace environments. The tools and techniques used in the innovation lab will be explored.


Course Outline

3.0
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CIS or ITT Elective

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CIS or ITT Elective

No Description Available
2.0

Semester Totals

14.0
Second Semester
CIS-079
Client Operating System

CIS-079
Client Operating System

A comprehensive examination of Client Operating Systems. Course of study includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft client operating systems. Topics include installation, configuration, optimization, administration, network integration and other support issues. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

+++
3.0
CIS-081
Networking Essentials

CIS-081
Networking Essentials

An introduction to networking technology for Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and the Internet. Designed for those seeking a career in network administration and support or those seeking professional certification. Leads toward Network+ Certification. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-060
Project Management

CIS-060
Project Management

An overview of project management as it applies to information technology projects. Project management software will be introduced. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.


Course Outline

3.0
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.


Course Outline

OR
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

3.0
MAT-090
Math for Computer Applications

MAT-090
Math for Computer Applications

Covers mathematical concepts used in the computer and business field. Topics include algebra; addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of decimals and fractions; hexadecimal, binary and octal number systems. Problem solving techniques will be used to solve business-related narrative problems.


Course Outline

OR
MAT 1---
Math Elective

MAT 1---
Math Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

17.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CIS-070
Network Security

CIS-070
Network Security

An overview course of security topics as it applies to a typical Server-based network. Course of study includes Security+ Exam content: authentication, remote access, external attacks, intrusion detection, web and email security, and disaster recovery. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

+
3.0
CIS-084
Server Operating Systems

CIS-084
Server Operating Systems

A comprehensive examination of server operating systems. Course of study includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft server operating systems. Topics include installation, configuration, optimization, administration, network integration and other support issues. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

+
3.0
CIS-087
TCP/IP and Routing

CIS-087
TCP/IP and Routing

An in-depth study of the TCP/IP protocol and router technology. Topics include installation, configuration, optimization, and administration of routers in an Internet, intranet or LAN environment. Troubleshooting, network integration and other support issues will also be discussed. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-073
Survey of Operating Systems

CIS-073
Survey of Operating Systems

An overview study of Operating Systems from command line systems through 32-bit and 64-bit GUI interface Operating Systems. The broad exposure is appropriate for the beginner, but the depth of study also makes it appropriate for the advanced student. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
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Social Science Elective

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Social Science Elective

No Description Available
3.0
BUS-142
Introduction to Business

BUS-142
Introduction to Business

Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

Course Outline

OR
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CIS or ITT Elective

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CIS or ITT Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
CIS-053
Wireless Networking

CIS-053
Wireless Networking

An overview course of wireless LAN technologies and implementations. Course of study includes both theory and configuration of current wireless devices, details of 802.11 standards and discussions of security implementations and concerns. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

+++
3.0
CIS-085
Adv Server Operating System

CIS-085
Adv Server Operating System

An advanced course in the design, installation, configuration, and support of a Local Area Network using the server operating systems and their tools. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

+++
3.0
CIS-089
Advanced Routing

CIS-089
Advanced Routing

An in-depth look at the components of the Routing and Switching and the tools that are used in the implementation, configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting of the LAN/WAN environment. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-074
IT Seminar

CIS-074
IT Seminar

Places emphasis on the student's on-the-job experiences. Job related aptitude tests as well as job hunting techniques are discussed. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

1.0
ITT-043
IT Network Admin Degree Internship

ITT-043
IT Network Admin Degree Internship

Designed to give Network Administration students on-the-job experience. The students must work in the community in a computer related area. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

2.0
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Social Science Elective

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Social Science Elective

No Description Available
3.0
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CIS or ITT Elective

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CIS or ITT Elective

No Description Available
2.0

Semester Totals

17.0

Total Program Hours

66.0
Suggested Electives
ITT-064
Innovation II

ITT-064
Innovation II

A practical, lab-based class that concentrates on the design, development, and implementation of physical and electronic computer interfaces. The goal is to extend the reality of computer use and/or game play using both currently available and custom hardware and software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-063
3-D Computer Animation

CIS-063
3-D Computer Animation

An overview and exploration of the different applications and techniques used in the development of 3D models for game, video and web animation. The course will explore a variety of commonly used tools and will identify their strengths and capacities. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
CIS-066
Digital Video Production

CIS-066
Digital Video Production

An overview course discussing the development of digital video including planning and shooting, editing, titling, effects and animation, soundtrack creation and audio editing and output in DVD, video and the Web. Streaming output will also be discussed. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
ITT-068
Digital Video Effects

ITT-068
Digital Video Effects

This course is a continuation of post-production techniques that includes but is not limited to compositing, chromakeying, rotoscoping, motion tracking, matte effects, 3D production techniques and motion graphics. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-062
Computer Game Development

CIS-062
Computer Game Development

A practical exploration of video game development using both original programming and modification of existing game code. A variety of game types will be explored and created with the focus being on understanding, exploration and creativity in the development process. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
ITT-066
Indie Game Development Lab

ITT-066
Indie Game Development Lab

This course is a production class that mimics the game development environment in an indie development house. Methods of production will be covered, options will be discussed and assignments will be made based on skill and ability. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-069
Cross Platform Game Development

CIS-069
Cross Platform Game Development

Advanced features of modeling and animation software will be covered including architecture, character creation, texturing and animation. Emphasis will be placed on integration of cross platform apps into the creation of an electronic game, including the use of multiple file formats for exporting and importing. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0