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Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Networking Specialist NS14

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Computer Information Systems

Diploma

Program Description

The Computer Information Systems Networking Specialist program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as networking specialists.

Program Approval

The CIS program is a Certified CISCO Network Academy.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills Courses

 

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

EMPL 1000 - Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

CIST 1001 - Computer Concepts

4

CIST 1130 - Operating Systems Concepts

3

CIST 1122 - Hardware Installation and Maintenance

4

CIST 1601 - Information Security Fundamentals

3

CIST Elective

9

Introductory-Level Networking Class - Choose one of the following:

 

CIST 1401 - Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

CIST 2451 - Cisco Network Fundamentals

4

Specializations - Choose One of the Following:

 

Microsoft Specialization 8M42

 

CIST 2411 - Microsoft Client

4

CIST 2412 - Microsoft Server Directory Services

4

CIST 2413 - Microsoft Server Infrastructure

4

CIST 2414 - Microsoft Server Administrator

4

or CIST 2420 - Microsoft Exchange Server

4

Cisco Exploration Specialization 8C12

 

CIST 2451 - Cisco Network Fundamentals

4

CIST 2452 - Cisco Routing Protocols and Concepts

4

CIST 2453 - Cisco LAN Switching and Wireless

4

CIST 2454 - CISCO Accessing the WAN

4

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

54

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