Computer Network Technology students have the opportunity to pursue a one-year Certificate of Applied Science or continue on to receive a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. 

This Computer Network Technology program introduces students to the design, implementation, and management of linked systems of computers and peripherals. Theprogram provides students with knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify computer hardware, software and applications
  • Configure local area (LAN) and wide area (WAN) networking
  • Summarize principles of information systems security
  • Install, configure, manage, and maintain network infrastructure equipment and software
  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer and network systems terms and concepts
  • Install, configure, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot server computer systems
  • Setup, install, configure, and troubleshoot hardware/software for desktop computer systems

Students will also learn to maximize efficiency and productivity in preparation to work in the broad field of IT. The final goal of this program is to prepare students to sit for industry recognized certifications including: CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux+, CompTIA Security+, Cisco CCNA, Microsoft.

 

Sample Course Plan

Year 1 Credits
  FALL SPRING
WRIT 101W - College Writing I 3  
ITS 164 - Networking Fundamentals (First 8 weeks) 3  
ITS 280 - Computer Repair Maintenance (First 8 weeks) 4  
ITS 163 - Windows and Configuration (Second 8 weeks) 4  
ITS 218 - Network Security (Second 8 weeks) 3  
M 108 - Business Mathematics
or M 121Q - College Algebra
  3
ITS 110 - Introduction to Networking and Cabling (First 8 weeks)   3
ITS 170 - Microsoft Windows Serve (First 8 weeks)   4
ITS 142 - CCNA 2: Discovery (Second 8 weeks)   4
ITS 224 - Introduction to Linux (Second 8 weeks)   4
Year Total: 17 18
Year 2 Credits
  FALL SPRING
ITS 125 Fundamentals of Voice and Data Cabling 3  
ITS 250 CCNA 3 Exploration 3  
WRIT 121 Technical Writing 3  
COMX 222 - Professional Communication 3  
CSCI 107 - Joy and Beauty of Computing 3  
ITS 179 Cloud Systems 3   3
ITS 221 Project Management   3
IT 252 CCNA 4 Exploration   4
ITS 299 Capstone   3
Year Total: 15 13
Total Program Credits: 63

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