Computer Networking Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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The Associate of Applied Science Degree provides students with practical and relevant skills in the field of Computer Networking and Information Technology. In addition to obtaining an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the program provides a foundation for students to further achieve industry certifications such as CompTIA Network+ and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate). Students completing this program will be able to demonstrate knowledge of computer software, computer hardware, network operating systems, networking device configuration, and network administration. Students entering this program should have a good foundation in math and reading, as well as basic familiarity with Microsoft Windows and internet browsers. Students may be advised to take additional courses to prepare them for the degree program.

Students may complete deficiencies concurrently with the beginning courses in the program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have instructor permission to enroll.

General Education Courses

BUS 115

Introduction to Business

3

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

or

 

 

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

(3)

ENG 131

Technical Writing I

3

MAT 107

Career Math

3

or

 

 

MAT 112

Financial Mathematics

(3)

 

 

15

Other Course Requirements

CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CIS 155

PC Spreadsheet Concepts

3

CIS 202

Automated Project Management: MS Project

3

CIS 267

Management of Information Systems

3

CNG 101

Introduction to Networking

3

and

 

 

CNG 104

Introduction to TCP/IP

3

or

 

 

CNG 260

Cisco Network Associate I

(5)

CSC 120

Problem Solving with (Software Package)

3

CWB 110

Complete Web Authoring

3

Electives

Choose nine (9) hours from electives listed below

9

 

 

32-33

Electives

Choose nine (9) hours from any courses within the disciplines of BUS, CIS, CNG, CSC, CWB, MAN, MAR, MGD except CIS 118, CNG 101, CSC 105, and MGD 104.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

CNG 261

Cisco Network Associate II

5

CNG 262

Cisco Network Associate III

5

CNG 263

Cisco Network Associate IV

5

 

 

15

Total Credit Hours for CCNA Emphasis

62-64

Network+

CIS 223

Linux

3

CNG 102

Local Area Networks

3

CNG 103

Wide Area Networks

3

CNG 108

Network Analysis & Design

3

CWB 221

Technology Foundations for E-Commerce

3

 

 

15

Total Credit Hours for Network+ Emphasis

62-64

Certificates

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The Computer Networking Technology certificate provides students with practical and relevant skills in the field of Computer Networking and Information Technology. The Certificate program provides a foundation for students to further achieve industry certifications such as CompTIA Network+ and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate). Students completing this program will be able to demonstrate knowledge of computer software, computer hardware, network operating systems, networking device configuration, and network administration. Students entering this program should have a good foundation in math and reading, as well as basic familiarity with Microsoft Windows and internet browsers. Students may be advised to take additional courses to prepare them for the degree program.

Students may complete deficiencies concurrently with the beginning courses in the program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have the instructor permission to enroll.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

or

 

 

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

(3)

CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CIS 155

PC Spreadsheets Concepts

3

CNG 260

Cisco Network Associate I

5

CNG 261

Cisco Network Associate II

5

CNG 262

Cisco Network Associate III

5

CNG 263

Cisco Network Associate IV

5

CWB 110

Complete Web Authoring

3

Total Credit Hours

32

Network+

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

or

 

 

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

(3)

CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CIS 155

PC Spreadsheets Concepts

3

CIS 223

Linux

3

CNG 101

Introduction to Networking

3

CNG 102

Local Area Networks

3

CNG 103

Wide Area Networks

3

CNG 104

Introduction to TCP/IP

3

CWB 110

Complete Web Authoring

3

CWB 221

Technology Foundations for E-Commerce

3

Total Credit Hours

30