Computer Networking Technology, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of the Computer Networking Technology A.S. Degree program, the student will demonstrate the ability to function as an entry-level computer networking technician. The student will attain the required skills to: design and implement Local Area Networks (LANs) and autonomous Wide Area Networks (WANs), wire infrastructure as per industry standards, select and implement appropriate protocols, configure network devices such as routers and switches, as well as manage, maintain and troubleshoot networks. The program prepares the students for industry certification such as CCNA and entry-level positions in the IT industry such as network technician, network administrator, network system installer, network system sales/marketing, or independent network services contractor. A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.

Minimum Units Required: 60.0

First Semester

Units

ELECT 030A

Basic Electronic Computer Networks

4

ELECT 030B

Advanced Electronic Computer Networks

4

ELECT 014C

Troubleshooting Computers

2.5

GE Choice

Social Science - Group B

3

Second Semester

ELECT 030C

Basic Electronic Network Systems

4

ELECT 030D

Advanced Electronic Network Systems

4

CS 014B

Microcomputer Evaluation and Installation

3

GE Choice

Natural Science

3-5

Third Semester

ELECT 030E

Network Hardware Application

2

CS 042

UNIX

3

CSA 035

Multimedia Presentations

3

GE Choice

Learning Skills - Group C

3

GE Choice

Social Science - Group A

3

GE Choice

Humanities

3-5

Fourth Semester

CSN 058A

Microsoft Windows XP Professional

3

CSA 020

MS Word, Excel, and Access

3

GE Choice

Contemporary Perspectives

3

GE Choice

Learning Skills - Group A

3-6

GE Choice

Learning Skills - Group B

3-5

Minimum Units 59.5