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Network Administration with Cyber-Security Fundamentals AAS Degree
Semester Hours:  67
Effective Term: Fall 2017
Prerequisites: RDG100
Corequisites: None

Program Description: The Network Administration with Cyber-Security Fundamentals A.A.S. Degree covers building a network, configuring networks and cyber-security fundamentals, which prepares students for an entry-level position as a network administrator. Graduates may enter a Baccalaureate Degree program and/or sit for Network+ Certification and A+ Network Certification examinations.

Recommended Proficiencies: None

Course Requirements
Network Systems Administration AAS
Total Credits: 67

General Education Requirements (22-23 credits)

Written Communications (6)
ENG101 English Composition III (3)
ENG102 English Composition IV (3)

Communications (3)
COM263 Intercultural Communication (3)

Art and Humanities (3)
PHI105 Introduction to Ethics (3)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3)
Select one:
ECN201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECN202 Principles of Microeconomics

Physical and Biological Sciences (4)
Select a 4-credit course with lab numbered 100 or above from the Biological and Physical Science lab list. Students may also choose a course from the Biological and Physical Lab Science AGEC list.

Mathematics (3-4)
Select one:
BUS101 Business Mathematics (3)
MAT121 Intermediate Algebra, Standard (4) or higher

Core and Elective Requirements (45 credits)
BUS100 Introduction to Business (3)
BUS207 Business Communications (3)
CIS120 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)
(Fulfills Computer Competency requirement)
CIS121 Microcomputer Operating System Fundamentals (3)
CIS123 Introduction to Programming (3)
CIS130 Networking Essentials (3)
CIS135 Principles of Telephony and Telecommunications (3)
CIS150 Windows Server (3)
CIS152 Networking Infrastructure (3)
CIS153 Network Security (3)
CIS210 Cloud Computing (3)
CIS213 Linux Server (3)
CIS215 CISCO Routers (3)
CIS219 Exchange Server (3)
CIS220 Security for Wireless Networks (3)

Other Requirements (0-3)

Reading Competency:
RDG094 College Reading
Equivalent reading assessment test score

Computer Competency (0-3):
CIS120 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)
Also fulfills Core Requirements

Students must earn:
a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale;
a minimum of 20 credits from CAC;
a minimum of 67 credits.

Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Design and construct a secure and efficient wireless network, including hardware and software.
2. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the basic concepts and the history of telecommunications and career opportunities in the telephony field.
3. (Synthesis Level) Manage users, groups, login security and system resources in Linux.
4. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate each of the seven layers of the OSI model.
5. (Synthesis Level) Configure SMTP, POP3, MAPI and Internet clients in the most current version of Exchange Server.
6. (Evaluation Level) Install, configure and trouble shoot a CISCO router for a network environment.
7. (Application Level) Install and test the most current version of Windows server and Windows workstation, including users, DNS and trust relationship.
8. (Synthesis Level) Analyze network security options and techniques to create security plans.
9. (Evaluation Level) Install and customize the Windows operating systems, and evaluate the features, prominent system properties and common operating system commands.
10. (Synthesis Level) Plan, write, revise and deliver oral, written and electronic business communications.
11. (Synthesis Level) Build mathematical solutions for business problems.
12. (Evaluation Level) Interpret Networking laws and regulations in which businesses operate, including local, regional and global markets.
13. (Application Level) Implement and maintain the Cloud Computing environment.
Standards for Program
Networking Certification exams, URL:

Optional for Advanced Students: