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Network Administration AAS Degree

The Network Administration AAS degree program is designed to prepare students for positions in the networking field. The program curriculum covers planning, implementing, managing, and troubleshooting a network infrastructure. Topics include Microsoft client & server operating systems, Unix client & server operating systems, PC hardware, network hardware, routing, security, and server applications.

Network Administration AAS Degree (68 semester credit hours)

Course Course Title / Certifications Sem. Hours
Freshman Year, First Semester
  Introduction to Computing 3
ITSC 1325 Personal Computer Hardware 3
ITSC 1305 PC Operating Systems 3
TSE 1329 or COSC 1436 Programming Logic and Design or Programming Fundamentals I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
  15 semester hours
Freshman Year, Second Semester
ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration – Network Fundamentals 4
CSIR 2351 Fiber Optic Communication System Installation and Repair 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
ITNW 2305 Network Admin 3
ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I 3
  16 semester hours
Summer I
ITCC 1404 Cisco Exploration 2 – Routing Protocols and Concepts 4
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
  7 semester hours
Sophomore Year, First Semester
ITSY 1342 Information Technology Security 3
ITNW 1345 Implementing Network Directory Services 3
ITSC 1358 Unix Administration I 3
Elective ** Science or CETT 1331 or any ITSC, ITCC, ITNW, IMED, ITSW, or ITSE course 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
  15 semester hours
Sophomore Year, Second Semester
ITNW 2311 Implementing Mail Servers 3
ARTS, DRAM, or MUSI Any ARTS, DRAM, or MUSI course 3
ITNW 2335 (CC) Network Troubleshooting and Support 3
Elective ** Science or CETT 1331 or any ITSC, ITCC, ITNW, IMED, ITSW, or ITSE course 3
ITNW 2352 Administering SQL Server 3
  15 semester hours

**Elective: If planning to continue on to a 4-year degree, Science should be taken for electives. If not, CETT 1331 or any ITSC, ITCC, ITNW, IMED, ITSW, or ITSE elective can be taken.

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