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

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Computer Network Systems AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ITSC 1316 LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 3
ITNW 1308 IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING CLIENT OPERATING SYSTEMS 3
ITCC 1414 CCNA 1: INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS 4
ITCC 1440 CCNA 2: ROUTING AND SWITCHING ESSENTIALS 4
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 14

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Computer Network Systems AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ITCC 2412 CCNA 3: SCALING NETWORKS 4
ITCC 2413 CCNA 4: CONNECTING NETWORKS 4
ITNW 1313 COMPUTER VIRTUALIZATION 3
ITNW 1353 SUPPORTING NETWORK SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 14

Third Semester

Third semester courses and credits required to earn the Computer Network Systems AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ITNW 1354 IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING SERVERS 3
ITSY 1342 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY 3
ITNW 1335 INFORMATION STORAGE AND MANAGEMENT 3
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3
ITSC 2325 ADVANCED LINUX 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Fourth Semester

Fourth semester courses and credits required to earn the
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
MATH 1332 CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS 3
ENGL 2311 TECHNICAL & BUSINESS WRITING 3
ARTS 1301 ART APPRECIATION 3
EECT 1300 TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE 3
GOVT 2305 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 3
ITNW 2280 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-COMPUTER SYSTEMS NETWORKING 2
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL 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.