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Network Administration and Engineering AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 69
Program Start: Fall

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Semester 1
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $603.00
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3 $603.00
CSC-116 Information Computing -OR- 3 $603.00
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers -OR- O E 3 $603.00
BCA-205 Database/Spreadsheets 3 $603.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts O E 3 $603.00
NET-109 A+ Certification Prep Course 4 $942.00
NET-115 College Experience 1 $201.00
NET-213 Cisco Networking 4 $844.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
CIS-303 Introduction to Database 3 $603.00
NET-225 Routing and Switching Essentials 4 $854.00
NET-313 Windows Server 3 $663.00
NET-412 Linux System Administration 3 $603.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $603.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $603.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 16

Semester 3
NET-168 Administering Windows Server 3 $603.00
NET-268 CCNA Routing and Switching: Scaling Networks 3 $618.00
NET-310 Virtual Machines 3 $623.00
NET-346 Windows Exchange Server 3 $603.00
NET-612 Fundamentals of Network Security 3 $603.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 4
CIS-750 Project Management 3 $603.00
NET-269 CCNA Routing and Switching: Connecting Networks 3 $623.00
NET-475 Certification Preparation -OR- 2 $402.00
NET-474 Certification Preparation * -OR- 1 $201.00
CIS-604 Visual Basic -OR- 3 $603.00
NET-949 Special Topics * 1 $201.00
NET-710 SQL Database 2 $402.00
NET-916 Experiential Learning 5 $1005.00
NET-932 Internship 2 $402.00
Total Credits 17

* Must take a minimum of 2 credits from this elective list.

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Academic/College Success Advisor

Lisa Wright
Black Hawk Hall 201
319-296-2329 ext.1068
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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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Business and Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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