Mission Critical Operations – Information Technology Diploma (D40430I)

The Mission Critical Operations curriculum prepares graduates for employment in a wide range of positions in information technology (IT). Course work includes the development of a student’s ability to maintain technically sophisticated systems for business continuity and near continuous uptime using information technology skills. The course work emphasizes analytical and problem-solving skills required to sustain high availability national security interests and includes instruction in electromechanical systems, networking, automation, cybersecurity, emergency management and systems integration. The program will incorporate the competencies of an industry-recognized certification exam.

Mission Critical Operations Infrastructure

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
CTS-120 - Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring
MCO-110 - Introduction to Mission Critical Operations 2 2 3 fall
MCO-115 - Mission Critical Operations Infrastructure 2 2 3 fall
MNT-222 - Industrial Sys Schematics 1 2 2 spring
NET-125 - Introduction to Networks 1 4 3 spring
NOS-110 - Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 3 fall
NOS-120 - Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 3 spring
NOS-130 - Windows Single User 2 2 3 spring
SEC-110 - Security Concepts 2 2 3 spring

Total Major Hours: 31

General Education Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
Communications:
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Humanities/Fine Arts:
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Total General Education Hours: 7

Fall Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
CTS-120 - Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
MCO-110 - Introduction to Mission Critical Operations 2 2 3 fall
MCO-115 - Mission Critical Operations Infrastructure 2 2 3 fall
NOS-110 - Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 3 fall

Spring Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring
MNT-222 - Industrial Sys Schematics 1 2 2 spring
NET-125 - Introduction to Networks 1 4 3 spring
NOS-120 - Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 3 spring
NOS-130 - Windows Single User 2 2 3 spring
SEC-110 - Security Concepts 2 2 3 spring

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 38

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