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Computer Network Systems Associate of Applied Science Degree

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate technical issues related to computer networks through presentations and reports, both written and verbal.

  2. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams.

  3. Demonstrate the ability to implement network design and construct network info structure.

  4. Demonstrate working knowledge of the OSI and TCP layered models.

This degree can be completed through a mix of face-to-face, hybrid and online classes. Several of the courses are offered in an 8-week term, rather than a 16-week term. The program is designed to take two years to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

ITSC 1325PERSONAL COMPUTER HARDWARE

3 credit hours

ITNW 1358NETWORK+

3 credit hours

ITCC 1414CCNA 1: INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS

4 credit hours

ITCC 1440CCNA 2: ROUTING AND SWITCHING ESSENTIALS

4 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

ITNW 1353SUPPORTING NETWORK SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE

3 credit hours

ITCC 2412CCNA 3: SCALING NETWORKS

4 credit hours

ITCC 2413CCNA 4: CONNECTING NETWORKS

4 credit hours

ITNW 1308IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING CLIENT SYSTEMS

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:14

Third Semester

ITNW 1354IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING SERVER ENVIRONMENT

3 credit hours

ITSY 1342INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY

3 credit hours

ITSC 1316LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION

3 credit hours

ENGL 1301COMPOSITION I

3 credit hours

ITNW 1313COMPUTER VIRTUALIZATION

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

MATH 1332CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS I

3 credit hours

ENGL 2311TECHNICAL & BUSINESS WRITING

3 credit hours

ARTS 1301ART APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

EECT 1300TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE

3 credit hours

GOVT 2305FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (Federal constitution & topics)

3 credit hours

ITNW 2280COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-COMPUTER SYSTEMS NETWORKING

2 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:17

Total Credit Hours:  60

Capstone Requirement: ITNW 2280 Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications is the capstone requirement and may not be substituted. It should be taken the last semester before graduation.