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Networking Specialist - NS13 Degree

Program Description: The Computer Information Systems Networking Specialist Degree 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.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 165 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Curriculum
General Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science – Complete 3 Hours 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Choose One of the Following (3 hours) 3
MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 3
MATH 1101 Mathematic Modeling 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours 3
Occupational Courses 51
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts 4
CIST 1130 Operating Systems Concepts 3
CIST 1122 Hardware Installation and Maintenance 4
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
XXXX xxxx Occupational Electives (14 Hours) 14
XXXX xxxx CIST Security Course (3 Hours) 3
Introductory Level Networking Class - Choose One of the Following (4 Hours) 4
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundamentals 4
CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals 4
8M13 - Microsoft Specialization (16 Hours) 16
CIST 2411 Microsoft Client 4
CIST 2412 Microsoft Server Directory Services 4
CIST 2413 Microsoft Server Infrastructure 4
XXXX xxxx MS Elective (4 Hours)
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Computer Information Systems Technology Instructor


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