Information Technology/Computer Careers

Information Technology/Computer Careers

 

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR/ANALYST

This degree provides the skills needed to design, manage, troubleshoot and secure a network environment. Platforms include Windows 2000/XP, Linux, Cisco and the Internet. Skill development includes data communications, TCP/IP, hardware, software, network operating systems, and security.

Program Title:
Information Technology/Computer Careers

Award Type:
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Credits: Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 60
Award Outcomes:
  • Install hardware and software to meet enterprise needs.
  • Perform tasks required of a Windows network administrator.
  • Provide Technical Support for customers.
  • Set up computer networks.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.
  • Demonstrate safe service of system operation.
  • Explain principles of system operation.

Career Opportunities:
Positions are available as Network Administrators and Network Developers.

Choose Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 60 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 42 Credits
CCIS1105 Network Essentials 4
CCIS1110 Windows Admin 1 3
CCIS1121 Linux Admin 1 3
CCIS1421 CCNA-2: Basic Router and Switch Configuration 4
CCIS1431 CCNA-3: Intermediate Router and Switch Configuration 4
CCIS1442 CCNA-4: WANs, ACLs, and VPNs 3
or
CCIS2421 CCNA Security 3
CCIS1505 Fundamentals of Programming 4
or
CCIS1515 Web Programming Overview 3
CCIS2122 Linux Admin 2 4
CCIS2150 Windows Admin 2 4
CCIS2161 Linux Admin 3 3
or
CCIS2270 Windows Admin 3 4
CCIS2675 A+ Hardware Support 3
CCIS2841 Client/Server Computing 4
Technical Studies Electives: 3 Credits
Any CCIS course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective. Recommended:
CCIS1135 Desktop Linux 3
CCIS1301 HTML 3
CCIS1480 CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Exam Prep 1
CCIS2380 Network Support Internship 2-8
CCIS2680 A+ Software Support 3
CCIS2685 A+ Exam Prep 1
General Education Required: 12 Credits
ENGL2121 Writing and Research 4
or
ENGL2125 Technical Writing 3

Choose one of the following:
COMM2050 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM2060 Small Group Communication 3
COMM2130 Public Speaking 3

Choose one of the following: Any course from Goal 2 (Critical Thinking)
or
Goal 4 (Mathematical/Logical Reasoning) of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum 3

Choose one of the following: Any course from Goal 5 (History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences)
or
Goal 9 (Ethics and Civic Responsibility) of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum 3
General Education Electives: 3 Credits
Hennepin Technical College’s 2000-level general education courses meet the guidelines of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).