Associate in Applied Science Degree in Computer Systems and Networking

General

Program Description

This program is available on campus

Description

In this program, students will learn about the latest desktop, server, and networking technologies. This program has a core of hardware, operating system and scripting that all students must complete. In addition to the common core subjects, students will select a specialized track in one of the following areas: Local and Wide Area Networking, Microsoft Network Operating Systems, Linux Network Operating Systems, Computer and Network Security, or Data Recovery.

Articulation

Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan has more than 120 articulation agreements with four-year colleges throughout the state. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should meet with an advisor to ensure Michigan Transfer Agreement requirements are met.

Contact Information

We welcome your questions, suggestions or comments. Please email us at studrec@wccnet.edu or call 734-973-3543. Our office hours are 12:00pm to 11:00pm (GTM) Monday through Thursday, 12:00pm to 9:00pm (GMT) Friday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm (GMT) on Saturday.

Requirements

Core Program Courses (All Tracks):
Administering Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems
Computer Technology
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Introduction to Networks
Introduction to PowerShell
Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals
Microsoft Command Line Fundamentals
PC Networking
Routing and Switching Essentials

Elective Course Credits Required: 18
Total Credits Required: 66

Computer and Network Security (CSEC) Track Additional Courses

Essentials of Network Penetration Testing
Introduction to Network Security
Network Perimeter Protection - CCNA Security

Computer Forensics (CSFC) Track Additional Courses

Computer Forensics
Computer Forensics for Mobile Devices

Elective Course Credits Required: 18
Total Credits Required: 65

Linux Network Operating System (LNOS) Track Additional Courses

Linux/UNIX II: Basic System Administration, Networking, and Security
Linux/UNIX III: Intermediate System Administration, Networking, and Security
Linux/UNIX Programming and Scripting

Elective Course Credits Required: 18
Total Credits Required: 66

Local and Wide Area Networking (NETW) Track Additional Courses

Computer Forensics
Creating the Customer Experience
Internetworking IV - WANs
Scaling Networks

Elective Course Credits Required: 18
Total Credits Required: 66

Microsoft Network Operating System (MNOS) Track Additional Courses

Administering Windows Server 2012
Computer Forensics
Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Creating the Customer Experience

Elective Course Credits Required: 18
Total Credits Required: 66

Last updated Apr 2019

About the School

For over 40 years, WCC’s open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register ... Read More

For over 40 years, WCC’s open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register for credit classes each year, and thousands more enroll in Economic and Community Development classes. WCC’s diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from over 100 foreign countries. Read less