Associate of Applied Science in Computer and Networking Technology
This associate degree prepares students to install, configure, administer, operate and repair networks used to connect computing and digital communications systems of various types.
Students should meet with CNT faculty concerning what courses to take each semester as well as general degree planning.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the General Course Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees (15 credits). WRTG A212 recommended.
- Complete the program requirements below.
- Earn a satisfactory grade (C or higher, or P) in all Program Requirements.
|CNT A162||PC Architecture and Building||3|
|CNT A165||Customer Service Fundamentals||1|
|CNT A170||CCNA 1||4|
|CNT A180||Enterprise Design, Peripherals and Storage||4|
|CNT A183||Local Area Networks||3|
|CNT A240||Industry PC Configuration Essentials||2|
|CNT A261||CCNA 2||4|
|CNT A264||Introduction to Information Security||3|
|CNT A270||CCNA 3||4|
|CNT A271||CCNA 4||4|
|CNT A280||Server Operating Systems||3|
|Complete at least 12 credits from the following or courses approved by CNT faculty advisor:||12|
|Computer Technical Support|
|Individual Technical Project|
|Industry Workplace Experience|
|Selected Topics in Information Technology (May be taken mutliple times under different titles)|
|Selected Topics in Computer and Networking Technology (May be taken mutliple times under different titles)|
A minimum of 62 credits is required for the degree.
Students graduating with an Associate of Applied Science in Computer and Networking Technology will be able to demonstrate:
- Proficiency in Cisco router installation, configuration and troubleshooting in multi-protocol inter-networks.
- Proficiency in Cisco switch and VLAN installation, configuration and troubleshooting in multi-protocol inter-networks.
- Competency in entry-level tasks of planning, design, installation, operation and troubleshooting Ethernet and TCP/IP networks.
- Computer literacy in PC applications and operating systems.
- Proficiency in PC architecture, troubleshooting and repair.
- The installation, configuration, basic administration and troubleshooting of the current prevalent operating systems.
- Basic computer and network system administration.
- The configuration and maintenance of network and computer system security including security incident response.
- Proper documentation, customer service skills, phone and closing skills.
- The ability to think critically and solve problems within the domain.