Associate of Applied Science in Computer Systems Technology
This program is delivered only through Matanuska-Susitna College. Admission to this program is currently suspended at Kodiak College; contact the college for more information.
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Computer Systems Technology prepares students for employment in the field of network and systems administration. This program encompasses vendor-neutral and theoretical concepts and practices; it also includes both Windows Server operating systems and Cisco routing and switching technology.
- Complete the General University Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the General Education Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the following major requirements with a minimum grade of C:
|BA A151||Business Foundations||3|
|BA A231||Fundamentals of Supervision||3|
|CIS A105||Introduction to Personal Computers and Application Software||3|
|or CIS A110||Computer Concepts in Business|
|Computer Knowledge and Project Skills|
|CNT A160||PC Operating Systems||3|
|CNT A165||Customer Service Fundamentals||1|
|CNT A168||Computer User Support and Help Desk||3|
|CNT A180||PC Peripherals, Storage and A+ Certification||3-4|
|or CNT A210||PC Technician Fundamentals|
|CNT A275||Information Technology Project Management||2|
|CNT A276||Individual Technical Project||1-3|
|or CNT A282||Industry Workplace Experience|
|Industry Server Operating System Environment|
|CNT A240||Industry PC Configuration Essentials||2|
|CNT A241||Administering and Supporting Industry Network Infrastructure||3|
|CNT A242||Industry Network Directory Configuration||3|
|CNT A243||Industry Application Infrastructure||3|
|Network Router and Switching|
|CNT A170||CCNA 1||4|
|CNT A261||CCNA 2||4|
|CNT A270||CCNA 3||4|
|CNT A271||CCNA 4||4|
|Complete 6 credits from the following:||6|
|Introduction to Information Security|
|Selected Topics in Information Technology 1|
|Selected Topics in Computer and Networking Technology 1|
A minimum of 67 credits is required for the degree.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon program completion, Computer Systems Technology graduates will be able to demonstrate:
- The ability to manage an IT-related project by professionally and ethically utilizing business principles, communication skills and teamwork
- Competence in IT workplace service skills through customer service, troubleshooting and implementation of security
- An understanding of IT concepts and technical skills, installing and configuring operating systems, and using utility software
- Knowledge of computer hardware and peripherals
- Knowledge of network infrastructure, network work groups and domain administration.