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Network Systems Technology (AS)


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Admission Program Objective Code NSTC
State CIP Code 1511100112

Students may apply selected credits from this program to the requirements of the following college credit certificates:  Digital Forensics (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0511100119), Network Security (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0511100118), Network Server Administration (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0511100112), and/or LINUX System Administrator (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0511100122).

General Education


Select one course from each category; see the AS Degree General Education Requirements  section of catalog for specific course listings:

  • ____ ____ Communication Skills 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Humanities 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Mathematics 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Natural Sciences 4 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Social Sciences 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Additional General Education Credits 2 Credit Hours

Total General Education Credits Required: 18


Total Core Credits Required: 21


Total Technical Elective Credits Required: 21


Total Program Credits Required: 60


Suggested Two Year Academic Plan


This program admits students in the fall/spring/summer semester(s). Below is a sample academic plan for these students admitted in the identified semester.

Network Systems Technology (AS) (NSTC) Companion Certificates
First Year DGFO* NESC* NNSA* NUNX*
Fall Semester
CET 1660 - Introduction to Network Security 3 Credit Hours          
CET 2179C - PC Operating Systems A+ 3 Credit Hours     
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  15
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spring Semester
CTS 1156C - Desktop Support 3 Credit Hours    
CTS 2134 - Network Technology 3 Credit Hours    
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  15
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Second Year        
Fall Semester
COP 1000 - Introduction to Programming Concepts and Logic 3 Credit Hours  
CTS 1383C - Windows Server Admin Fund 3 Credit Hours            
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course 4 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  16
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spring Semester
CTS 2163C - Windows 7 Client Operating System 3 Credit Hours  
General Education Course 2 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total Program Hours:  60        
*  Courses with √ can also be used in the Companion Certificate indicated:
*  DGFO - Digital Forensics (CCC)  *   
*  NESC - Network Security (CCC)  
*  NNSA - Network Server Admin. (CCC)  *   
*  NUNX - UNIX/Linux System Admin. (CCC)  
       

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