Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 60 Credits)

This program offers to the students a technical training and a basic foundation designing, installing, configuring and supporting a computer network. Our graduates are ready to get positions as entry-level in System Administrator, Network Administrator, LAN Administrator, and Help Desk Support. The program also includes a fifteen-credit-hour component of General Education/Liberal Arts courses and offers the foundation necessary to continue onto a Bachelor’s Degree. The university awards an Associate of Science Degree upon graduation.

 

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (19 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
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HUMANITIES (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  •  
    3
BEHAVIORAL / SOCIAL SCIENCE (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  •  
    3
MATHEMATICS (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC1105
    College Algebra I **
    3
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     
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CORE REQUIREMENTS (29 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • CTS 2151c
    Computer Repair I (Hardware) - A+
    3
  • CTS 2152c
    Computer Repair II (Software) - A+
    3
  • CNT 2000c
    Networking Essentials ** - Network +
    3
  • CTS 2300c
    Client Operating System - MCSA
    4
  • CTS 2302c
    Active Directory Service - MCSA
    4
  • CTS 2328c
    Server Installation, Configuration and Admin. - MCSA
    4
  • CTS 2650
    Routing Protocols and Concepts**** - CCENT/CCNA
    4
  • CTS 1651
    LAN Switching and Wireless Networking***++ - CCENT/CCNA
    4

SUGGESTED ELECTIVES (12 credits)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1560c
    Operating Systems (LINUX)**
    4
  • CNT 2401
    Network Security**
    4
  • CGS 2540c
    Database Management Systems (Access)
    4
  • COP 2010
    Visual Basic Programming I
    4

All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.
*General Education Component (see page 178)
**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
MCSA = Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
CCENT = Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
CCNA = Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)