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Computer Network Systems AAS

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree, students will be able to:

  • Communicate technical issues related to computer networks through presentations and reports, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Demonstrate the ability to implement network design and construct network info structure.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the OSI and TCP layered models.

This degree can be completed through a mix of face-to-face, hybrid and online classes. Several of the courses are offered in an 8-week term, rather than a 16-week term. The program is designed to take two years to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Degree Requirements

First Semester
ITSC 1325 PERSONAL COMPUTER HARDWARE 3 credit hours
ITNW 1358 NETWORK+ 3 credit hours
ITCC 1414 CCNA 1: INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS 4 credit hours
ITCC 1440 CCNA 2: ROUTING AND SWITCHING ESSENTIALS 4 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 14
Second Semester
ITNW 1353 SUPPORTING NETWORK SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE 3 credit hours
ITCC 2412 CCNA 3: SCALING NETWORKS 4 credit hours
ITCC 2413 CCNA 4: CONNECTING NETWORKS 4 credit hours
ITNW 1308 IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING CLIENT SYSTEMS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 14
Third Semester
ITNW 1354 IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING SERVER ENVIRONMENT 3 credit hours
ITSY 1342 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY 3 credit hours
ITSC 1316 LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 3 credit hours
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3 credit hours
ITNW 1313 COMPUTER VIRTUALIZATION 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Fourth Semester
MATH 1332 CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS I 3 credit hours
ENGL 2311 TECHNICAL & BUSINESS WRITING 3 credit hours
ARTS 1301 ART APPRECIATION 3 credit hours
EECT 1300 TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE 3 credit hours
GOVT 2305 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (Federal constitution & topics) 3 credit hours
ITNW 2280 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-COMPUTER SYSTEMS NETWORKING 2 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 17

Total Credit Hours: 60

Capstone Requirement: ITNW 2280 Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications is the capstone requirement and may not be substituted. It should be taken the last semester before graduation.