Computer Information Systems – System and Network Administration – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 0708.20

This system and network administration program prepares students with necessary skills to seek entry-level employment in the field of Information Technology to administer an enterprise network infrastructure and/or a network operating system infrastructure.  Instruction includes training in installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting network devices and end devices with an emphasis on Cisco enterprise network infrastructure administration. Upon completion of coursework, students will have the foundation needed to pursue industry certifications including but not limited to CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, Cisco CCNA CyberOps, and Microsoft MCSA Windows Server or CompTIA Linux+/LPI Linux Administrator.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Explain the key components of basic enterprise system and network administration.
  2. Apply skills needed to:
    1. Administer a Cisco enterprise network infrastructure for an organization of any size.
    2. Administer a network operating system infrastructure for an organization of any size.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Required Courses
CIS 040UNIX/LINUX ADMINISTRATION3-4
or CIS 045 MCP: MICROSOFT WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION
CIS 041CCNA: INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS3
CIS 042CCNA: ROUTING, SWITCHING, AND WIRELESS ESSENTIALS3
CIS 061INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY3
CIS 164CCNA: ENTERPRISE NETWORKING, SECURITY, AND AUTOMATION3
Required Electives
Select one of the following:3-4
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING USING PYTHON
INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
UNIX/LINUX ADMINISTRATION
MCP: MICROSOFT WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION
INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY: ETHICAL HACKING
DIGITAL FORENSICS FUNDAMENTALS
MCSA: MICROSOFT WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION 2
VCP-DCV: VMWARE VSPHERE ADMINISTRATION
CISCO IP TELEPHONY ADMINISTRATION
Total Units18-20

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General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree