Computer Network and Telecommunications Systems

(formerly Computer Networking and Support Services)

Curriculum CIS.CNT.AAS (C207F)

The Computer Network and Telecommunications Systems program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain a position in the specialty of Network and Telecommunications Systems. Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic understanding of computer hardware and software;
  • demonstrate basic level of competency in programming and logic skills;
  • utilize web technologies;
  • present conclusions effectively, orally and in writing;
  • administer and maintain a computer network;
  • work effectively in teams; and
  • apply the skills that are the focus of this program to business scenarios.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Science

3

#

CIS 125

Discrete Mathematics for Computing1

4

 

CIS 174

LAN Administration: Windows Client or

 

 

CIS 177

Introduction to Linux

3

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3

 

 

General education/Humanities

3

 

 

 

16

Semester Two

#

CIS 121

Introduction to Programming

3

#

CIS 276

Operating Systems Introduction or

 

#

CIS 277

Windows Command Processing

3

#

CIS 310

Data Communications & Networking

3

 

SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking

3

 

 

Program electives

6

 

 

 

18

Semester Three

#

CIS 220

Introduction to Network Security

3

 

CIS 236

Introduction to Wireless LAN Administration

 

3

#

CIS 275

Project Management for Small-Business Systems or

 

#

CIS 280

Business Systems Analysis and Design

3

 

 

Program electives

9

 

 

 

18

Semester Four

 

HTH 104

Science of Personal Health or

 

 

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR

2

 

HIS 151

History of the U.S. to 1877 or

 

 

PSC 150

American National Politics or

 

 

SSC 190

Contemporary Society

3

 

 

Program electives

12

 

 

 

17

 

 

Total credits required for graduation

69

Program electives (27):

#

CIS 150

Computer Systems Applications

3

#

CIS 167

Microsoft Access II

3

 

CIS 176

LAN Administration: Windows Server or

 

#

CIS 179

Linux System Administration

3

#

CIS 178

Administering Web Servers

3

#

CIS 222

Administering Network Infrastructure

3

#

CIS 224

Managing a Network Environment

3

#

CIS 226

Advanced Network Security

3

#

CIS 228

Administering Directory Services

3

#

CIS 238

Introduction to Computer Forensics

3

#

CIS 240

Advanced Computer Forensics

3

#

CIS 260

Cooperative Work Experience

3

#

CIS 261

Cooperative Work Experience

3

#

CIS 278

Database Management Systems

3

#

CIS 312

Internetworking, Routing & Switching

3

See CIS course descriptions.

See Humanities General Education requirements.

1CIS 125◊ meets the Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement.

Coordinator: Mike McGuire, Ext. 3349