Mission Statement

The mission of the Information Technology – Networks Systems degree is to prepare students for careers dealing with network systems analysis, planning, and implementation. Students will gain the necessary skills to analyze network system needs for design, installation, maintenance, and management of network systems. Skills acquired will assist students to obtain computer hardware and network certifications.

This degree will prepare the student to find employment as a:

  • Network Specialist
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Communications Analyst
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Administration
  • Network Maintenance and Operations
  • Hardware Support/Maintenance Network Administrator
  • Customer Service Coordinator
  • Hardware Installations Coordinator
  • Network Technician

Learning Outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  • Manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install and configure basic network infrastructure devices.
  • Select, install, manage, and troubleshoot server hardware and network operating systems, and manage clients on these systems.
  • Maintain and update a website.

Degree Requirements

Associate of Applied Science – Information Technology-- Network Systems Major (92205)

DescriptionCredits
Major Area required courses:
ELE 11303 Introduction to Networking3
ELE 21303 Computer Network Security3
ELE 25303 Server Virtualization3
IT 10203 MS Office and the Internet I3
IT 20103 Windows Operating System and Hardware3
IT 20303 DBMS Concepts3
IT 20403 Web Development3
IT 20803 Database Communication3
IT 20903 Web Technology3
IT 21203 Enterprise Computing3
Total Major Area hours30
Total hours required for degree60
* Placement determined by testing.

Graduation requires students to achieve a 2.0 grade point average in all major courses and a 2.0 overall grade point average in all coursework in order to receive an associate degree.