Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3208
First Term: 2018 Spring   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 63-70
CIP Code: 11.0901
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 15-1142

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Networking System Administration program provides students with background knowledge and skills required for learning the specific tasks and industry recognized standards associated with computer networks and data communications. The student will develop skills and knowledge required to perform local area network administration and management. The curriculum combines course in network administration with a General Education component.

Required Courses
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) 3

+ BPC170 A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support 3
+ BPC270 A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support 3
+ CIS126++ Any Linux Operating System course(s) (1-3) 3
+ MST150++ Any Microsoft Windows Operating System course 3
+ CIS266 Network Integration Capstone 4

+ CIS270 Essentials of Network and Information Security (3) OR
+ CNT205 Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (4) OR
+ CIS271DL Linux Security (3) 3-4

CNT140AA Introduction to Networks 4
Credits: 26-27

Program Competencies
1. Install and troubleshoot microcomputer problems, including startup, operation, keyboard, display, and other hardware components, interfaces, operating systems and application software. (BPC170, BPC270)
2. Explain the role of computer technology, concepts, and terminology in business and society. (CIS105, BPC110)
3. Explain and define common networking terminology, planning, design and basic networking concepts. (CNT140AA)
4. Administer a network using Microsoft Windows operating systems. (MST150++)
5. Use troubleshooting techniques to configure, diagnose, and service a variety of networking equipment. (CIS266)
6. Evaluate, explain, and apply basic security concepts and procedures associated with data, information and networks. (CIS270, CNT205, CIS271DL)
7. Identify, define and use software components of the Unix or Linux operating system. (CIS126++)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: October 24, 2017

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.