AAS Networking System Administration
Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
The Network core courses will also prepare students towards industry certifications.
For students in the 90/30 program, 4 credits are required in the science area, therefore recommend selecting MAT141 from the MAT options.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Networking System Administration program provides students with background knowledge and skills required for learning the specific tasks and industry recognized standards associated with computer networks and data communications. The student will develop skills and knowledge required to perform local area network administration and management. The curriculum combines course in network administration with a General Education component.
What You’ll Learn
This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Install and troubleshoot microcomputer problems, including startup, operation, keyboard, display, and other hardware components, interfaces, operating systems and application software.
- Explain the role of computer technology, concepts, and terminology in business and society.
- Explain and define common networking terminology, planning, design and basic networking concepts.
- Administer a network using Microsoft Windows operating systems.
- Use troubleshooting techniques to configure, diagnose, and service a variety of networking equipment.
- Evaluate, explain, and apply basic security concepts and procedures associated with data, information and networks.
- Identify, define and use software components of the Unix or Linux operating system.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|Students should select 15-16 credits from the following, except any courses used to satisfy Required Courses area.|
|CIS163AA||Java Programming: Level I||3|
|MST150++||Any Microsoft Windows Operating System course||3|
|CIS197||VMware ESXI Server Enterprise||3|
|CIS198||VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale||3|
|CIS200||VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage||3|
|CIS238DL||Linux System Administration||3|
|CIS239DL||Linux Shell Scripting||3|
|CIS240DL||Linux Network Administration||3|
|CIS270||Essentials of Network and Information Security||3|
|MST155++||Any Windows Network Infrastructure course||4|
|MST157++||Any Active Directory Windows Server Configuration course||4|
|MST158++||Any Windows Server Administration course||4|
|CNT150AA||Cisco - Routing and Switching Essentials||4|
|CNT170AA||Cisco - Connecting Networks||4|
|CNT2++++ Any 200-level CNT Cisco Network Technology course||4|
|ITS240||Ethical Hacking and Network Defense||3|
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This Associate in Applied Science is associated with
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