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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Systems Technology, Network Infrastructure Concentration, AS

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Program Code: 3651

The Networking Systems Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in Network Server Administration and Network Infrastructure, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. This program includes both technical skill and professional skill development. Students who successfully complete this Associate in Science degree are exposed to the competencies included in the following industry certifications: CompTIA’s A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+ and IT Project+ ; CIW Web Security Specialist; Cisco’s CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Administrator); Microsoft’s MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) and Windows Server & Desktop exams.

General Education Requirements

Communications (6 Credit Hours)

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)

Choose one from the following:

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Choose one from the following:

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credit Hours)

Choose one from the following:

Total General Education Hours: 15

Professional Core Requirements

Subtotal NST Core Courses: 30

Subtotal NST Electives Courses

(number of electives will depend on main specialization track)

Total Professional Hours: 45

Concentration in Network Infrastructure Courses

Subtotal Network Infrastructure Track Courses: 12

Total Program Hours: 60


  1. An overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher is required for all students seeking an AS degree in this program.
  2. All requirements must be passed with a minimum grade of C.
  3. Typing proficiency is recommended for this program.

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