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Computer Network and Telecommunications Systems, Associate in Applied Science

(formerly Computer Networking and Support Services)

Curriculum CIS.CNT.AAS (C207F)

The Computer Network and Telecommunications Systems program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain a position in the specialty of Network and Telecommunications Systems.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES: 

At the successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Computer Network and Telecommunications Systems program, the graduate will be able to:

  • describe hardware and software components of client computers, servers and networks in order to identify their areas of vulnerability;
  • write programs to develop computer logic and reasoning skills to be utilized in troubleshooting networks and network applications;
  • describe network topologies, routers, switches and protocols in order to design a network;
  • design and implement wired and wireless LAN’s, Internetworks and VPN’s (Virtual Private Networks) to enable communications and access to share resources;
  • administer and maintain networks in order to keep them operating efficiently;
  • analyze network traffic and troubleshoot network equipment to maintain network operations;
  • install, configure and maintain Windows client and server components of a network in order to make resources available to users; and
  • design and implement network security and assess and remediate vulnerabilities to protect network resources.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

CIS 101Computer Systems & Business Applications

3 credits

 

CIS 125 #Discrete Mathematics for Computing

4 credits

OR

MAT 110 #College Algebra

5 credits

OR

MAT 111 #Pre-Calculus

5 credits

OR

MAT 114 #Plane Trigonometry

3 credits

 

CIS 174Windows Client-Server Systems Administration

3 credits

OR

CIS 177Introduction to Linux

3 credits

 

RHT 101 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3 credits

General education/Humanities

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15-17

CIS 125◊, MAT 110◊, MAT 111◊, MAT 114◊: Meets the Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement.

Semester Two

CIS 121 #Introduction to Programming

3 credits

 

CIS 276 #Operating Systems Introduction

3 credits

OR

CIS 277 #Command Processing and Scripting

3 credits

 

CIS 210 #Data Communications & Networking Fundamentals

3 credits

SPE 101 #Principles of Effective Speaking

3 credits

Program electives

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Semester Three

CIS 220 #Introduction to Network Security

3 credits

CIS 212 #Internetworking, Routing and Switching

3 credits

CIS 236Introduction to Wireless LAN Administration

3 credits

Program electives

9 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Semester Four

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Program electives

12 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Program electives (27):

CIS 176LAN Administration: Windows Server

3 credits

OR

CIS 179 #Linux System Administration

3 credits

 

CIS 178 #Administering Web Servers

3 credits

CIS 222 #Administering Network Infrastructure

3 credits

CIS 224 #Managing a Network Environment

3 credits

CIS 226 #Advanced Network Security

3 credits

CIS 228 #Administering Directory Services

3 credits

CIS 238 #Introduction to Computer Forensics

3 credits

CIS 240 #Advanced Computer Forensics

3 credits

CIS 260 #Cooperative Work Experience

2 credits

CIS 261 #Cooperative Work Experience

2 credits

CIS 278 #Database Management Systems

3 credits

CIS 214 #Scaling & Connecting Networks

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 66-68

See CIS course descriptions.

See Humanities General Education requirements.

Coordinator: David Anderson, Ext. 3349