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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 Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

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 focuses on creating and maintaining web pages using HTML5 and CSS3 Code.


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-156
Computer Logic

CIS-156
Computer Logic

Familiarizes the student with techniques and problem-solving aids necessary for the solution of computer programming. The exercises will use a programming language to develop the skills needed for solving problems. (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

3.0
SFS-101
Strategies for Success

SFS-101
Strategies for Success

Designed to improve student performance in college and beyond. Topics include: college resources; identification of college and career goals; implementation of study, note-taking, and test-taking strategies; and development of life management skills including time management, stress management, and relationship skills.

Course Outline

OR
PED ---
P.E. Elective

PED ---
P.E. Elective

No Description Available
OR
HED ---
Health Elective

HED ---
Health Elective

No Description Available
2.0
--- ---
IT Elective

--- ---
IT Elective

No Description Available
2.0

Semester Totals

16.0
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
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-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
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

OR
--- ---
Social Science Elective

--- ---
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

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 Net Admin Degree Internship

ITT-043
IT Net 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
ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

Course Outline

OR
--- ---
Social Science Elective

--- ---
Social Science Elective

No Description Available
3.0
--- ---
IT Elective

--- ---
IT Elective

No Description Available
**
2.0

Semester Totals

17.0

Total Program Hours

68.0
 

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