Network Administration & Design

Academic Credits: 42
Program Hours: 850
Assigned Course Preparation Hours: 210

Program Description

This program is composed of a set of core courses and two sets of specialty courses. All students take the core and one of the two specialties. The core introduces students to fundamental internet and computing skills including the use of Microsoft Office applications, and prepares students to sit for the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ exams by providing requisite knowledge and hands-on experience. The Windows specialty prepares students to sit for Microsoft Windows Client and Server certification exams. The Cisco/Linux specialty prepares students to sit for the CompTIA Linux+ exam and Cisco networking devices exams.

Learning Objectives

Core

  1. Students acquire skills related to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applications.
  2. Students focus on these certification objectives:
  3. Students prepare for entry-level employment in a variety of positions including Computer Repair/Support Technicians, Desktop Support Technicians, Help Desk Technicians, and Networking Support.
  4. Students demonstrate expertise in the resolution of end-user incident requests involving troubleshooting and configuration of hardware, software and network settings.
  5. Students communicate effectively, either independently or in a team, to solve problems using computers and computer repair principles.

Windows Specialty

Students focus on these certification objectives:

Cisco/Linux Specialty

Students focus on these certification objectives:

Methods of Instruction

Courses are computer-based and instructor-led. Students learn via one-to-one or small-group instruction, LMS modules, textbooks, workbooks, and online forums and discussions.

Policies

Refer to the Student Catalog and Handbook for the full list of policies.

Courses

Core Courses

Course Name/SyllabusNumberProgram Hours Preparation Hours
Internet and ComputingSIT-0015012
CompTIA A+ Part 1SIT-00211027
CompTIA A+ Part 2SIT-00311027
CompTIA Network+SIT-00410025
CompTIA Security+SIT-00510025
TOTALS470116

Windows Specialty Courses

Course Name/SyllabusNumberProgram Hours Preparation Hours
Windows ClientSIT-0068020
Windows Server 1SIT-00715037
Windows Server 2SIT-00815037
TOTALS38094

Cisco/Linux Specialty Courses

Course Name/SyllabusNumberProgram Hours Preparation Hours
Cisco ICND 1SIT-00911027
Cisco ICND 2SIT-01011027
CompTIA Linux+SIT-01116040
TOTALS38094
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