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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Networking Specialist, AAS


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Program Description

The Networking Specialist program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of language arts or communication, humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as networking specialists. (Program Length: 5 Semesters Minimum)

View the Networking Specialist AAS Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Employment Opportunities

Networking specialists

Curriculum


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)


Area I - Language Arts/Communication


(Successful completion of ENGL 1101  is required)

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences


(Choose ONE of the following)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts


(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:


To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

Essential Technical Courses (34 Credits)


Concentrations


And completion of ONE of the following concentrations (16 hours)

Unix/Linux Concentration (16 Credits)


8L23

Cisco Exploration Concentration (16 Credits)


8C23

Total Hours: 65


Elective(s):


Any CIST course(s) not required for program completion

Note:


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information. Discuss elective options with the program advisor.

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