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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Systems and Networking Support, AAS


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Program of Study

The Systems and Networking Support program is designed for students who are analytical, enjoy problem-solving, and enjoy troubleshooting hardware, software and network connectivity issues. Reliability of connectivity of networked equipment such as computers, tablets, smart phones, etc. is mandated by today’s businesses. In addition to networking infrastructure, operating systems and telecommunications, students in the program are introduced to network and operating system security, web design, computer forensics, fiber optics, CAT 5 & 6 cabling and wireless communication.

Graduates of the program will gain experience in the following: technical skills in configuring and troubleshooting connectivity of networked systems, including LAN and WAN concepts; operating systems management; problem-solving using structured logic and mathematical skills; and written and communication skills.

The faculty has identified the following learning Outcomes for all graduates:

  • Create and implement a plan to install, configure and troubleshoot networking hardware and software.
  • Construct and troubleshoot local and wide area networks including wireless based systems.
  • Create and implement a plan to install, configure and troubleshoot multiple types of computer operating systems including virtualized environments.
  • Create a plan, setup and troubleshoot security software and hardware for networking equipment, computers and operating systems.
  • Analyze the structure of an organization and describe the possible roles of the IT professional in the organization.

POTENTIAL OCCUPATIONS:

  • Network Assistant
  • Network Analyst
  • WAN Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Telecommunications Specialist

Total Technical Credit Hours: 33


Total General Education and Related Credit Hours: 32


Total Credit Hour: 65


All students graduating from Terra State Community College with an Associate degree of any kind will be functionally proficient in common computer operations and applications. Please see your academic advisor or academic division office for further details.

See your advisor for appropriate course selection.

Recommended Course Sequence - 2 year
Recommended Course Sequence - 3 year
Recommended Course Sequence - 4 year
 

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