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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 are subject to change.

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

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

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

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

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

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