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    Dec 03, 2023  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Computer Management | A.A.B.

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The Network Computer Management program provides students with fundamental knowledge and the latest technologies utilized in data communications. The program also allows students to apply Cisco course credit toward their Associate of Applied Business.♦

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
integrate Edison State core values into every aspect of the program;
incorporate Edison State general education outcomes into every aspect of the program;                                   
evaluate and analyze problems and apply the tools of logical problem solving;        
demonstrate basic computer skills in areas such as applications, operating systems and programming;          
support new technology and demonstrate sufficient knowledge to adapt to this technology;
recognize and understand data communication and its relationship to solve business related technological problems and issues;
apply programming, database, operating systems, virtual machine concepts, security and business application skills to troubleshoot and solve information technology problems specific to degree option; and
demonstrate ability to research, select, use and troubleshoot hardware, software and network connections appropriate to degree option.

Certifications ►
Students who pass certification exams and submit verification can receive college credit as follows.
Students with A+ certification may apply for credit for Microcomputer Hardware .
Students with NET+ certification may apply for credit for Networking Essentials .
Students with Security+ certification may apply for credit for Computer Security Essentials .
Students with CCNA certification may apply for credit for CCNA 1 , CCNA 2 , CCNA 3  and CCNA 4 .
NOTE  CCNA 1, CCNA 2, CCNA 3 and CCNA 4 help prepare students for the CCNA examination.

Semester 1

  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications 1   3     ►Student should apply for Choose Ohio First scholarship and Hands On Technology scholarship before or during first semester.
►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 2.
  CIT 211S Operating System Concepts      3 C  
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication      3    
  ENG 121S Composition I      3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective 2 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1Or any combination chosen from CIT 101S, CIT 102S, CIT 103S, CIT 104S or NET 100S.
2Refer to AAB general education requirements.

Semester 2

  CIT 214S Networking Essentials    3 C   Advisor to evaluate student’s eligibility to graduate with Computer Maintenance Short-Term Technical Certificate.
  CIT 215S Microcomputer Hardware      3    
  CIT 232S Spreadsheets       3    
  MTH 122S College Algebra  OR     3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics         
  Humanities Elective 1 3    
  Credit Hours 15      
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.  

Semester 3

  BUS 223S Business Communication  OR 3     ►Student should meet with Career Services.
►Advisor to evaluate student’s eligibility to graduate with Help Desk or Networking Short-Term Technical Certificate.
►Student to meet with advisor to identify internship opportunities.
  ENG 125S Technical Writing        
  CIT 139S Word Processing  OR 3    
  CSC 211S CCNA 2     C  
  CIT 237S Computer Security Essentials 1    3    
  CSC 210S CCNA 1  OR 3 C  
  NET 101S Introduction to Internet Development        
  MKT 218S Customer Service   1    
  NEP 236S Configuring Microsoft Windows Workstation   3    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1Requires background check.  

Semester 4

  CIT 212S Introduction to LINUX  OR 3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Advisor to evaluate student’s eligibility to graduate with Network Computer Management Certificate.
►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.
►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school, if applicable.
  CSC 213S CCNA 4        
  CIT 236S Windows Based Database Processing  OR 3    
  CSC 212S CCNA 3     C  
  CIT 216S Capstone Project  OR 3    
  CIT 291L Internship Experience  AND      
  CIT 291R Internship Seminar        
  ENG 125S Technical Writing  OR 3    
  MGT 223S Project Management            
  Technical Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1To be chosen from CIT 111S, CIT 212S, CIT 236S, CIT 248S, CIT 280S, CSC 117S, NET 101S or NET 105S.

Total Credit Hours | 61

♦ Students who cannot demonstrate basic computer skills must take Introduction to Computers before entering this program.

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