Network Administration and Engineering

Computer Networking Technician – Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 33
Program Start: Fall only

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Computer Networking Technician program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $533.25
ENG105 Composition I 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $533.25
MGT208 Introduction to Information Systems -OR- 3 $533.25
CSC110 Introduction to Computers -OR- 3 $533.25
BCA205 Database/Spreadsheets 3 $533.25
NET109 A+ Certification Prep Course 4 $751.00
NET213 CISCO Networking 4 $751.00

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Total Credits 17
Semester 2
CIS303 Introduction to Database 3 $533.25
NET225 Routing and Switching Essentials 4 $761.00
NET313 Windows Server 3 $593.25
NET412 Linux System Administration 3 $533.25
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 16

Course Cost Calculation:
2017–2018 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
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Student Success Specialist

Valerie Eagen
Bremer Hall 102
319-296-2329 ext.1061
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Program Advisor

Todd Bengen
Black Hawk Hall 114
319-296-2329 ext.1124
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Chad Dean
Black Hawk Hall 106
319-296-2329 ext.1707
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Cynthia Bottrell, Ph.D.
Grundy Hall 266
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