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Networking Technology A.A.S.

Credential: 
Associate in Applied Science
Program Code: 
A25340

The Networking Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment supporting network infrastructure environments. Students will learn how to use technologies to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image, and video communications in business, industry, and education.

Course work includes design, installation, configuration, and management of network infrastructure technologies and network operating systems. Emphasis is placed on the implementation and management of network software and the implementation and management of hardware such as switches and routers.

Graduates may find employment in entry-level jobs as local area network managers, network operators, network analysts, and network technicians. Graduates may also be qualified to take certification examinations for various network industry certifications, depending on their local program.

Evening program may differ in length and course sequence.

Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: ACA, BUS, CIS, CTI, CTS, DBA, NET, NOS, and SEC

First Semester (Fall)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills 1
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 2
NET 125 Networking Basics 3
NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts 3

Second Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 3
NET 126 Routing Basics 3
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3

Third Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4
PSY 150 General Psychology 3

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CTI 240 Virtualization Admin I 3
NET 225 Routing and Switching I 3
NET 226 Routing and Switching II 3
NOS 220 Linux/UNIX Admin I 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic 3
CTI 241 Virtualization Admin II 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3
NET 175 Wireless Technology 3

Sixth Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3
NET 289 Networking Project 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Total Credit Hours Required

73

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