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    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Administration | A.A.B.

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The Network Administration 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

  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications   3     ►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 2.
  CIS 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

  CIS 212S Linux Administration    3      
  CIS 214S Networking Essentials   3 C  
  CIS 215S Microcomputer Hardware      3    
  MGT 223S Project Management       3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics    3    
  Credit Hours 15    

Semester 3

  CIS 213S Database Management Concepts   3     ►Meet with Career Services.
►Advisor evaluates student’s eligibility to graduate with Help Desk Short-Term Technical Certificate.
►Meet with advisor to identify internship opportunities.
  CYB 236S Computer Security Essentials 1    3    
  CYB 246S CCNA 1   3 C  
  CYB 247S CCNA 2   3 C  
  ENG 125S Technical Writing   3    
  MKT 218S Customer Service   1    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1Criminal record background check required.   

Semester 4

  CIS 290S Capstone Project  OR 3     ►Submit graduation application.
►Advisor evaluates student’s eligibility to graduate with Networking Certificate.
►Advisor reviews student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.
►Meet with transfer institution advisor, if applicable.
  CIS 291L Internship Experience  AND      
  CIS 291R Internship Seminar        
  CYB 237S System Vulnerabilities & Security 1 3    
  CYB 248S CCNA 3   3 C  
  CYB 249S CCNA 4   3    
  Humanities Elective 2 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1Criminal record background check required. 
2Refer to AAB general education requirements.

Total Credit Hours | 61

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

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