Associate of Science in Networking System Administrator

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Program Overview

Do you enjoy solving problems? If you’re the kind of person who wants an in-demand career with lots of variety that is mentally stimulating, the associate of science in network systems administration may be right for you. You’ll learn the skills necessary to perform the vital role of systems administration, including installing and configuring networks, managing data backup, and monitoring and optimizing systems.

This 60 credit Associate of Science in Network Systems Administration program is intended to provide you with the technical training needed to design, install, configure and support computer networks. Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified for entry-level roles in systems administration, network administration, LAN administration and IT help desk support.

Course Overview

Communications (6 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ENC 1101English Composition I*
3SPC 1017Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Humanities (3 Credits)

Behavioral/Social Science (3 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3MAC 1105College Algebra I*

Computers (4 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology
SLS 1501College Study Skills

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3CNT 2000cNetworking Essentials Network+
4CTS 1651LAN Switching and Wireless
3CTS 2151cComputer Repair I - CompTia A+
3CTS 2152cA+ Computer Maintenance and Repair II
4CTS 2300cClient Operating System
4CTS 2302cActive Directory Service
4CTS 2328cServer Installation, Configuration and Admin.
4CTS 2650Routing Protocols and Concepts

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3CGS 1500cWord Processing
3CGS 1516cSpreadsheet Applications
3CGS 1522cMicrosoft Office Specialist/Powerpoint
3CGS 1788cGraphics Design I
4CGS 2540cDatabase Management Systems
3CIS 2202Introduction to Computer Forensics
4CNT 2401Network Security
4COP 2010Visual Basic Programming I
4CTS 2155cIT Help Desk Support
  • *This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
  • All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.
  • MCSA = Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
  • CCENT = Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • CCNA = Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)