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    Aug 13, 2022  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Systems Administrator | A.A.B.

The Systems Administrator option is a two-year program incorporating the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification and the Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA). Edison State Community College is a Microsoft Academic Alliance Member and a Cisco Academy commissioned to deliver training. Students who complete this degree are qualified to install, configure, manage troubleshooting, support a network operating system and install and manage network infrastructure.♦

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 MCITP:SA certification may apply for 16 credit hours in Network Engineering.
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 exam.

Semester 1

  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications      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 1  3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.  

Semester 2

  CIT 214S Networking Essentials       3 C   ►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school, if applicable.
►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 3.
  CIT 215S Microcomputer Hardware        3    
  MGT 223S Project Management   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

  CSC 210S CCNA 1 1 3 C   ►Student should meet with Career Services.
►Student to meet with advisor to identify internship opportunities.
  CSC 211S CCNA 2 1 3 C  
  MKT 218S Customer Service   1    
  NEP 236S Configuring Microsoft Windows Workstation 1 3    
  NEP 237S Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 1 3 C  
  Technical Elective2 3    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1CSC courses require a lab fee of $192. NEP courses require a lab fee of $96.
2To be chosen from CIT 111S, CIT 212S, CIT 236S, CIT 237S, CIT 248S, CIT 250S, CIT 280S, CSC 117S, NET 101S or NET 105S.

Semester 4

  CIT 216S Capstone Project  OR 3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.
►Advisor to evaluate student's eligibility to graduate with Systems Administrator Certificate.
►Advisor approves graduation application and encourages student to participate in  commencement ceremony. 
  CIT 291L Internship Experience  AND      
  CIT 291R Internship Seminar        
  CSC 212S CCNA 3   3 C  
  CSC 213S CCNA 4        3    
  NEP 238S Administering Microsoft Windows Server   3    
  NEP 239S Configuring Advanced Windows Server   3    
  Credit Hours 15    

Total Credit Hours | 61

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