Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Computer Network Technology – Systems Administration AAS - Academic Plan


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The Computer Network Technology program prepares individuals for jobs in the computer networking field. Students in this program gain hands-on experience with computer hardware, software and networks. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will have the needed background to prepare to take one or more of the following exams: Network+; Security+; MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist); Security +; or CISCO CCNA.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 61

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
BUS 2017   - Business Communicaiton & Report Writing 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CIS 1018   - Intro to PC Applications 3 No Yes Yes Yes
COM 1150   - Public Speaking* OR
COM 1250   - Interpersonal Communication
3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021   - English Composition GT-CO1 OR
ENG 1031   - Technical Writing: GT-CO1*
3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1340   - College Algebra: GT-MA1 or Higher* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
CIS 2002   - Automated Project Management: MS Project 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CIS 2087   - Cooperative Education 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CNG 1021   - Computer Technician I: A+ 4 No Yes Yes Yes
CNG 1024   - Networking I: Network+ 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CNG 1025   - Networking II: Network+ 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CNG 1032   - Network Security Fundamentals 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CNG 2012   - Configuring Windows Server 4 No Yes Yes No
CNG 2024   - Microsoft Windows Wireless Network 3 Yes Yes Yes No

 

Required Courses - Concentration Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
CIS 2020   - Fundamentals of Unix 3 No Yes Yes No
CIS 2032   - Unix Shell Programming 3 No No Yes No
CNG 1042   - Introduction to Cloud Computing Concepts 3 No Yes No No
CNG 2002   - Unix/Linux Server Admin 3 No Yes No No
CNG 2013   - Administering Windows Server 4 Yes Yes No No
CNG 2040   - Virtual Environment Administration 3 Yes No Yes No

 

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001   – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021   or ENG 1031   must also register for ENG 0094   unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094   standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the Computer Networking Faculty (mark.snyder@arapahoe.edu or Nina.amey@arapahoe.edu) for additional elective recommendations.

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