Information Technology/Computer Careers

Information Technology/Computer Careers

 

NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST

This diploma provides the skills needed to design, manage, troubleshoot and secure a network environment. Platforms include Windows 2000/XP, Linux, Cisco and the Internet. Skill development includes data communications, TCP/IP, hardware, software, network operating systems, and security.

Program Title:
Information Technology/Computer Careers

Award Type:
Diploma

Credits: Total Diploma Credits 44
Award Outcomes:
  • Install hardware and software to meet enterprise needs.
  • Perform tasks required of a Windows network administrator.
  • Provide Technical Support for computers.
  • Set up computer networks.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.
  • Demonstrate safe service and repair practices.
  • Explain principles of network operation.

Career Opportunities:
Positions are available as Network Administrators or Network Developers.

Choose Total Diploma Credits 44 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 33 Credits
CCIS1000 Information Systems 3
CCIS1080 Microsoft Office 2013 3
CCIS1101 Windows 8 3
CCIS1105 Network Essentials 4
CCIS1110 Windows Admin 1 3
CCIS1121 Linux Admin 1 3
CCIS1421 CCNA-2: Basic Router and Switch Configuration 4
CCIS2675 A+ Hardware Support 3

Choose one of the following:
CCIS1431 CCNA-3: Intermediate Router and Switch Configuration 4
CCIS2122 Linux Admin 2 4
CCIS2150 Windows Admin 2 4

Choose one of the following:
CCIS1505 Fundamentals of Programming 4
CCIS1515 Web Programming Overview 3
Technical Studies Electives: 4 Credits
Any CCIS course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective. Recommended:
CCIS1135 Desktop Linux 3
CCIS1301 HTML 3
CCIS1480 CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Exam Prep 1
CCIS2380 Network Support Internship 2-8
CCIS2680 A+ Software Support 3
CCIS2685 A+ Exam Prep 1
General Education Required: 7 Credits


Choose two of the following:
COMM1040 Job Seeking Skills 2
COMM1050 Communication in the Workplace 2
COMM1131 Customer Service in the Workplace 2
COMM2050 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM2060 Small Group Communication 3
COMM2130 Public Speaking 3

Choose one of the following:
ENGL1021 Essay Fundamentals 3
ENGL1026 Writing for Careers 3
ENGL2121 Writing and Research 4
ENGL2125 Technical Writing 3
General Education Electives: 0 Credits