Network Technology - Associate of Applied Science (Major Code - NWT)

The Network Technology Associate of Applied Science degree provides students with the knowledge and skills for immediate employment in the field of computer networking. Major areas of study include network fundamentals, Linux, network security, Active Directory, and network troubleshooting.

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to do the following:

  • Diagnose and remedy many of the common causes of network failure in current network operating systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interconnect multiple networks and servers using current network operating systems.
  • Install additional PC workstations by using current network technologies and by properly configuring network hardware, software, and user accounts.
  • Determine with reasonable accuracy whether network user problems arise from the workstation, network cabling, network configuration, or network application; and take steps to correct the problems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with a variety of networking technologies including, but not limited to, network routing, Linux, and Microsoft.

Degree Map

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 18-19 CREDITS

Composition 6 credits

ENG 101Composition**

3

ENG 102English Composition**

3

Mathematics 3-4 credits

MAT 142College Mathematics**

3

or higher (3-4 credits)

Liberal Arts 6 credits

PSY 101Introduction to Psychology**

3

Liberal arts

3

Technology Literacy 3 credits

CIS 120Introduction to Information Systems**

3

CORE CURRICULUM 48 CREDITS

CIS 128Linux Operating System**

4

CIS 140Introduction to Operating Systems**

3

CIS 150Essentials of Networking**

3

CIS 160Introduction to Information Security**

4

CIS 161Network Security**

4

CIS 179Applied Technical Writing*

3

CIS 229Linux System Administration*

4

CIS 236Microsoft Workstation Operating Systems**

4

CIS 245Microsoft Server and Active Directory*

4

CIS 260Service and Maintenance of Personal Computers

4

CIS 262Network Support and Troubleshooting*

4

CIS 270Systems Analysis*

4

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS 66-67 CREDITS