2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Nov 28, 2022  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Information Technology, A.A.S.

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The network information technology program prepares students as LAN and WAN network administrators. Successful completion of the program provides students with the essential skills of networking (TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Wireless, Security, and PC Repair and Maintenance). Students will design, install, configure, maintain, optimize, and troubleshoot networks using a variety of network operating systems (Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X), vendor tools (Microsoft©, Cisco©, Juniper Networks© and Foundry©) and hardware platforms and protocols. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared for numerous computer related certification exams.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot network operating systems
  • Configure, maintain, troubleshoot, & secure routers, switches, and other networking hardware
  • Evaluate current and emerging technologies and assess their applicability
  • Solve problems individually and in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively with peers both verbally and in writing
  • Understand the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, legal, security and global policy issues.


General Education - 20-22 Credits

As described in General Education .

Total credits required for degree: 60-62


* Offered Fall Term only

** Offered Spring Term only

Program Code for registration: NTIT

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Suggested Sequence - Network Information Technology A.A.S.

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total credits: 15-16

Total credits: 15

Total credits: 15

Total credits: 16

Sequence Notes:

NOTE: Students may find it advisable to take some of the General Education  courses during the summer. After the Spring term of the first year, students may be ready to begin taking the Microsoft MCSE Certification Exams. After the Spring term of the second year, students may be ready to take the A+ and Network+ certification exams.

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

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