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Network Administrator

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 65 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Associate in Applied Science Network Administrator degree program is to prepare students for employment as network administrators, through training to install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot network operating systems as well as how to install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot network connectivity devices, in Windows and Unix operating systems, as well as Cisco switches and routers. 

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
CMCIS 151; CMNET 140; CMNET 150; CMNET 165; English;

Spring Semester 1:
CMCIS 152; CMNET 210; Social Science; Laboratory Science/Mathematics

Summer Semester 1:
Communication

Fall Semester 2:
CMCIS 153; CMNET 220; CMNET 230; Social Science; Humanities

Spring Semester 2:
CMCIS 154; CMNET 250; CMNET 270; CMCIS 156 or CMCIS 157 or CMCIS 158; Approved Elective


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGLISH *3
COMMUNICATION *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
LABORATORY SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS *7
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
CMCIS 151NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS 4
CMCIS 152ROUTING PROTOCOLS AND CONCEPTS 4
CMCIS 153LAN SWITCHING 4
CMCIS 154WAN COMMUNICATION 4
CMCIS 156CCNA VOICE 3
or
CMCIS 157CCNA WIRELESS 3
or
CMCIS 158CCNA SECURITY 3
CMNET 140WINDOWS ADMINISTRATION 3
CMNET 150COMPUTER HARDWARE INFRASTRUCTURE 3
CMNET 165HELP DESK CONCEPTS 3
CMNET 210WINDOWS SERVER ADMINISTRATION 3
CMNET 220NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE ADMINISTRATION 3
CMNET 230DIRECTORY SERVICE ADMINISTRATION 3
CMNET 250ADVANCED SECURITY TOPICS 3 to 4
CMNET 270MESSAGING INFRASTRUCTURE ADMINISTRATION 3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
APPROVED ELECTIVE **3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science degree.
** Approved Electives: Any CMNET, CMCIS, CMWEB, or CMPSC 115 or higher; or others with department approval.

For Program Information Contact:
Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309)694-5558