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Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Networking Technology (2014-2015)

 

Description

 

This degree consists of 20 General Education credits and 47 Networking Studies credits. The AAS in Networking Technology is designed to provide students with skills that will prepare them to work in a variety of computer networking environments. In addition, students can earn industry certifications that show employers that you have mastered the subject matter.

This program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to gain employment as an information technology professional in the field of networking technology. Emphasis is placed on managing and supporting desktop computers, servers, and network operating systems, and designing and supporting complex wired and wireless network infrastructures. Students interested in college transfer for Bachelor degrees in Information Technology or Technology Management should see an academic advisor.

 

Course List

 

General Education

Foundation Studies 12 credits

College Composition or Applied Communications

Select and complete any option for the Associate of Applied Science degree

6

Numeracy

MAT 100 or higher

3

Workplace Readiness

Select and complete one course from the approved list of General Education

Courses

1

Critical Thinking

Select and complete one course from the approved list of General Education

Courses

3

Area Studies (7 credits)

Physical and Biological Science

Select and complete one course from the approved list of General Education

Courses.

4

Social and Behavioral Science

Select and complete one course from the approved list of General Education

Courses

3

General Studies Credits

19

 

 

Networking Studies Requirements

CNT-100

Introduction to Computer Networking Technology

3

CNT-110

A+ Computer Technician Certification

4

CNT-115

Network+: Networking Technologies Certification

4

 

CNT-120

Intro to Windows Server

3

CNT-121

Windows Client Operating System

3

CNT-122

Windows Server I

4

CNT-123

Windows Server II

3

CNT-135

Security+: Implement/Maintain

3

CNT-140

Cisco Networking Fundamentals

4

CNT-150

Cisco Networking Router Tech

3

CNT-160

Cisco LAN Switching & Routing

3

CNT-170

Accessing the WAN

3

CNT-294

CNT Project

2

Subtotal:

42

Related Requirements

BSA-102

Career Search and Success

1

Electives

Select a minimum of 5 credits from the following:

CNT-130

Linux+ Certification

4

CNT-155

Wireless Networking Fundamentals

3

CNT-180/WEB-180

Website Implement and Mngt

3

CNT-185

IT Project Mangement

2

CNT-220

Windows Server III

3

CNT-296

CNT Internship

3

CSA-282

Microcomputer Databases

3

CSA-161

Intro to Computer Science

3

CSA-164

C# Programming

3

CSA-167

PHP and MySQL Progr.

3

Subtotal

5

Total Minimum Credit Hours

67

 

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Computer Networking Technology Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe and configure the hardware and software used in a small- to medium- sized computer network. (CNT 100)
  2. Maintain and repair personal computers. (CNT 110)
  3. Discuss the methods and operation of local and wide area networks. (CNT 115)
  4. Perform administrative and troubleshooting tasks on Windows server operating systems. (CNT 120)
  5. Perform administrative and troubleshooting tasks on Windows client operating systems. (CNT 121)
  6. Manage and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory environment. (CNT 122)
  7. Manage and support a Microsoft Windows Server network infrastructure. (CNT 123)
  8. Configure and implement network security. (CNT 135)
  9. Describe the function of TCP/IP and the OSI model and related devices. (CNT 140)
  10. Configure Cisco routing technologies. (CNT 150)
  11. Configure Cisco switching and wireless technologies. (CNT 160)
  12. Configure and describe wide area network access technologies. (CNT 170)
  13. Analyze, design, implement, and present a networking project. (CNT 294)

 

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