Information Technology - Network Technician (AAS) A25590T - Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

Information Technology – Network Technician (AAS) A25590T

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum with emphasis in Network Technician prepares graduates for employment supporting network infrastructure environments with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, communicate, and store information.

Course work includes the development of a student’s ability to communicate and solve technical issues related to network infrastructure support and services. Students develop an ability to design, install, configure, and manage network infrastructure and network operating systems. Students will learn how to use technologies to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image, and video communications in business, industry, and education.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Network Technician - Network Technician Certificate (C25590N)

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CIS-115 - Intro to Prog & Logic 2 3 3 spring
CTI-110 - Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation 2 2 3 fall
CTI-120 - Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 3 fall
CTS-115 - Info Systems Business Concepts 3 0 3 fall
CTS-120 - Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
CTS-217 - Computer Train/Support 2 2 3 fall
CTS-220 - Adv Hard/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
NET-125 - Introduction to Networks 1 4 3 spring
NET-126 - Routing Basics 1 4 3 summer, fall
NET-225 - Routing & Switching I 1 4 3 spring
NET-226 - Routing & Switching II 1 4 3 spring
NOS-110 - Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 3 fall
NOS-120 - Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 3 spring
NOS-230 - Windows Admin I 2 2 3 fall, spring
SEC-110 - Security Concepts 2 2 3 spring
SEC-150 - Secure Communications 2 2 3 fall
WEB-287 - Web E-Portfolio 1 2 2 spring

Total Major Hours: 50

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
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
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

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
MAT-121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 3 fall, spring
(MAT 121 or higher)

Total General Education Hours: 16

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
CTI-110 - Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation 2 2 3 fall
CTI-120 - Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 3 fall
CTS-120 - Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
MAT-121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 3 fall, spring
(MAT 121 or higher)
NOS-110 - Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 3 fall
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
NET-125 - Introduction to Networks 1 4 3 spring
NOS-120 - Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 3 spring
SEC-110 - Security Concepts 2 2 3 spring
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Summer Term
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CTS-115 - Info Systems Business Concepts 3 0 3 fall
CTS-217 - Computer Train/Support 2 2 3 fall
CTS-220 - Adv Hard/Software Support 2 3 3 fall
NET-126 - Routing Basics 1 4 3 summer, fall
SEC-150 - Secure Communications 2 2 3 fall

Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CIS-115 - Intro to Prog & Logic 2 3 3 spring
NET-225 - Routing & Switching I 1 4 3 spring
NET-226 - Routing & Switching II 1 4 3 spring
NOS-230 - Windows Admin I 2 2 3 fall, spring
WEB-287 - Web E-Portfolio 1 2 2 spring

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 66

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