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Microsoft Networking A.A.S.

Computer Information Technology
Networking: Microsoft

Associate in Applied Science DegreeUpon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• Plan, design, install, configure, maintain, and optimize Microsoft network hardware, software, and communication links
• Diagnose, resolve, and document hardware and software Microsoft network problems
• Provide end user support for Microsoft networks
 
Graduates of this program can expect to obtain employment in Microsoft positions such as computer engineers, computer support specialists, network administrators, managers of Internet/Intranet technology, and network technicians.
The program course requirements are presented in sequence. Part-time students and others who cannot follow this sequence should check course descriptions in the college catalog to determine prerequisites and, in addition, should consult their academic advisor regarding the order in which they take courses.
 
First Year - Fall Semester Cr. Hrs.
CIT 105 Operating Systems - 3
CIT 117 MS Applications - 3
CIT 123 A+ Hardware Essentials - 3
CIT 241 Microsoft Network Administration - 3
ENG 101 College Composition I - 3

First Year - Spring Semester Cr. Hrs.
CIT 184 A+ Networking and Software - 3
CIT 220 Unix/Linux - 3
CIT 245 Network Security Fundamentals - 3
CIT 274 Microsoft Server Setup and Troubleshooting - 3
MATH Core Requirement - 3

Second Year - Fall Semester Cr. Hrs.
CIT 142 Cisco I - 4
CIT 210 SQL Server Administration - 3
CIT 250 IT Analysis and Design - 3
Restricted Elective*** - 3
SPCH 101 Interpersonal Communications - 3
or
SPCH 105 Fundamentals of Speech - (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Cr. Hrs.
CIT 247 Windows PowerShell - 3
CIT 265 Virtualization Concepts - 3
CIT 291 CIT Practicum - 3
CIT Restricted Elective** - 3(4)
PSYC 155 Human Relations - 3

Total Hours in Program – 61-62

**Choose from any other CIT course
***Choose from BA 240, MGT 253, or any CIT course

 

 

 

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