Prepare for positions like cabling specialist, network control operator, data communications analyst, network technician or systems administrator.

Digital Forensics Option

Become proficient in basic and advanced security concepts, computer forensics investigations, and other skills related to this field. Program Required Courses YEAR I First Semester

  • Social Science General Education - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology - 3 cr.
  • *CTS 1106 Introduction to Unix - 3 cr.
  • *CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • Humanities General Education - 3 cr.
  • CET 1172C Computer Upgrading and Repair - 3 cr.
  • CNT 1401 Introduction to Network Security - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1303 MS Configuring Active Directory - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1102 English Composition II or Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

Third Semester

  • CGS 1103 Project Management - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2091 Information Technology: Ethical and Legal Ethics Issues - 3 cr.

YEAR II First Semester

  • Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.
  • CET 1174C Advanced Computer Repair - 3 cr.
  • CIS 2359C Information Assurance – Network Systems - 3 cr.
  • CIS 2381C Computer Forensics Incident Response - 3 cr.
  • CNT 2510 Wireless Networking - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CEN 2939 Network Administrator Capstone - 3 cr.
  • CIS 2352C Information Assurance – Local Systems - 3 cr.
  • CIS 2353 Security Management and Penetration Testing - 3 cr.
  • OST 1335 Business Communications - 3 cr.

*Permission of instructor required for concurrent enrollment with prerequisite

Network Administrator Option

Acquire the technical skills to be a computer network specialist, network administrator, customer support analyst or network systems engineer. Program Required Courses YEAR I First Semester

  • CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology - 3 cr.
  • *CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking - 3 cr.
  • *CTS 1327 MS Windows Client Operation System - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
  • Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CET 1172C Computer Upgrading and Repair - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1303 MS Configuring Active Directory - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1102 English Composition II OR Social Science General Education - 3 cr.
  • **Elective - 3 cr.
  • Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

Third Semester

  • CTS 1306 MS Windows Server Configuring Networking Infrastructure - 3 cr.
  • Humanities General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR II First Semester

  • CET 1174C Advanced Computer Repair - 3 cr.
  • CNT 1401 Introduction to Network Security - 3 cr.
  • CNT 2510 Wireless Networking - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1106 Introduction to Unix - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1302 MS Windows Applications Infrastructure - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CEN 2939 Network Administrator Capstone - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1103 Project Management - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1328 MS Windows Server - 3 cr.
  • OST 1335 Business Communications - 3 cr.

*Permission of instructor required for concurrent enrollment with the prerequisite. **Select 3 credit hours of electives from the following:

  • CET 1556C Structured Cabling - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1555 Introduction to the Internet - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1761 Computer Operating Systems - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2301 Management Information Systems - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2541 Database Design - 3 cr.

Network Infrastructure Option

Learn network infrastructure concepts, protocols, and configurations related to routers, LAN, VLAN, WAN, IP addresses, and much more. Program Required Courses YEAR I First Semester

  • CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology - 3 cr.
  • *CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
  • Humanities General Education - 3 cr.
  • Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CET 1172C Computer Upgrading and Repair - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1106 Introduction to Unix - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1303 MS Configuring Active Directory - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1102 English Composition II OR Social Science General Education - 3 cr.
  • Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

Third Semester

  • CGS 1103 Project Management - 3 cr.
  • CNT 1401 Introduction to Network Security - 3 cr.

YEAR II First Semester

  • CET 1174C Advanced Computer Repair - 3 cr.
  • CET 1600 Cisco Network Fundamentals - 3 cr.
  • CET 1610 Cisco Router Fundamentals - 3 cr.
  • CNT 2510 Wireless Networking - 3 cr.
  • **Elective - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CEN 2939 Network Administrator Capstone - 3 cr.
  • CET 2615 Cisco Advanced Router Technology - 3 cr.
  • CET 2620 Cisco Wide-Area Networking Technology - 3 cr.
  • OST 1335 Business Communications - 3 cr.

*Permission of instructor required for concurrent enrollment with the prerequisite. **Select 3 credit hours of electives from the following:

  • CET 1556C Structured Cabling - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1555 Introduction to the Internet - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1761 Computer Operating Systems - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2301 Management Information Systems - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2541 Database Design - 3 cr.

Network Security Option

Train to be an information technology security professional assisting business and industry in defending security attacks. Program Required Courses YEAR I First Semester

  • CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1106 Introduction to Unix - 3 cr.
  • *CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
  • Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CET 1172C Computer Upgrading and Repair - 3 cr.
  • CNT 1401 Introduction to Network Security - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1303 MS Configuring Active Directory - 3 cr.
  • CTS 2301 Unix-Linux Administration I - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1102 English Composition II OR Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

Third Semester

  • CTS 2091 Information Technology: Ethical and Legal Ethics Issues - 3 cr.
  • CTS 2322 Unix/Linux Administration II - 3 cr.

YEAR II First Semester

  • CET 1174C Advanced Computer Repair - 3 cr.
  • CIS 2359C Information Assurance: Network Systems - 3 cr.
  • CNT 2510 Wireless Networking - 3 cr.
  • Humanities General Education - 3 cr.
  • Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CEN 2939 Network Administrator Capstone - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1103 Project Management - 3 cr.
  • CIS 2353 Security Management and Penetration Testing - 3 cr.
  • OST 1335 Business Communications - 3 cr.

*Permission of instructor required for concurrent enrollment with the prerequisite.

Unix/Linux Administrator Option

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as a Unix or Linux administrator or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The content prepares individuals to install information technology equipment, troubleshoot information technology equipment, and support information technology users. Program Required Courses YEAR I First Semester

  • CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology - 3 cr.
  • *CTS 1106 Introduction to Unix - 3 cr.
  • *CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
  • Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CET 1172C Computer Upgrading and Repair - 3 cr.
  • CNT 1401 Introduction to Network Security - 3 cr.
  • CTS 1303 MS Configuring Active Directory - 3 cr.
  • CTS 2301 Unix-Linux Administration I - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1102 English Composition II OR Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

Third Semester

  • CGS 1103 Project Management - 3 cr.
  • CTS 2322 Unix/Linux Administration II - 3 cr.

YEAR II First Semester

  • CET 1174C Advanced Computer Repair - 3 cr.
  • CNT 2510 Wireless Networking - 3 cr.
  • CTS 2311 Unix/Linux Security - 3 cr.
  • CTS 2333 Unix/Linux Networking - 3 cr.
  • Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • CEN 2939 Network Administrator Capstone - 3 cr.
  • OST 1335 Business Communications - 3 cr.
  • **Elective - 3 cr.
  • Humanities General Education - 3 cr.

*Permission of instructor required for concurrent enrollment with the prerequisite. **Select 3 credit hours of electives from the following:

  • CET 1556C Structured Cabling - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1555 Introduction to the Internet - 3 cr.
  • CGS 1761 Computer Operating Systems - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2301 Management Information Systems - 3 cr.
  • CGS 2541 Database Design - 3 cr.
Program taught in:
  • English

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