Computer Networking AS Degree


The Computer Networking Program will prepare students for an entry-level position in an IT related industry with emphasis in either systems administration or network administration.

The associate degree has two options: CCNA Network Administrator or MCSA Systems Administrator. It is designed for transfer to four-year colleges or universities.

The program also offers the following Certificate of Specializations: Network Associate and Systems Associate. Classes are designed for first-time college students, re-entry students, and current industry employees requiring skill enhancement or upgrade training. Emphasis is placed on hands-on labs and case studies designed to apply principles and develop troubleshooting skills.

Students can prepare for industry certifications from industries and organizations such as BICSI, Cisco, CompTIA, or Microsoft.

Student Learning Outcome:
Design, implement, troubleshoot and maintain networking systems.

Program Requirements:

CMPNET 131
Network Cabling Infrastructure | 4 units
CMPNET 132
A+ Computer Repair | 4 units
CMPNET 133
Data Center | 4 units
ESYST 101
Basic Electronics | 4 units

Plus fourteen units from the following:

CMPNET 151
CCNA Prep 1 | 7 units
or

CMPNET 154

CCNA R&S: Introduction To Networks | 3.5 units
and
CMPNET 155
CCNA R&S: Routing & Switching Essentials | 3.5 units
CMPNET 152
CCNA Prep 2 | 7 units
or
CMPNET 156
CCNA R&S: Scaling Networks | 3.5 units
and
CMPNET 157
CCNA R&S: Connecting Networks | 3.5 units
CMPNET 166
MCSA Prep 1 | 7 units
or
CMPNET 176
MCSA: Client OS | 3.5 units
and
CMPNET 177
MCSA: Server OS | 3.5 units
CMPNET 167
MCSA Prep 2 | 7 units
or
CMPNET 178
MCSA: Administering Windows Server | 3.5 units
and
CMPNET 179
MCSA: Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services | 3.5 units

Recommended electives:
ESYST 111
Electromechanical Systems | 4 units
ESYST 112
Industrial Robotics | 4 units
ESYST 113
Industrial Controllers | 4 units
CWE 188
Cooperative Work Experience Education 1 | 1-4 units
MATH 140
Introductory Statistics | 4 units
or
MATH 140H
Introductory Statistics - Honors | 4 units

Total Units 30





Computer Networking student at computer.  photo © Robin Spurs

Computer Networking student working with cables.  photo © Robin Spurs