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The Network Management and Design program will prepare the graduate with the technical knowledge and skills that are required to design, install, administer, upgrade, and maintain network systems and computers. Students will learn problem solving skills as well as the ability to evaluate user needs, purchase and install hardware and software, and administer networks. The courses in this program will cover topics directly related to the objectives of certification exams from Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA.



Foundations of Excellence 36-37 cr.
ACES100 Achieving Career and Education Success 3 cr.
COMM120 Presentation Techniques 3 cr.
ENGL109 Composition 3 cr.
ENGL110 Advanced Composition 3 cr.
ENGL311 Professional Writing 3 cr.
MATH125 Intermediate Algebra 3 cr.
MATH135 College Algebra 3 cr.
PHYS100 and PHYS100L Applied Physics and Applied Physics Lab 3 cr.
SOSC201 Diversity in Society 3 cr.
SOSC301 Globalization and World Diversity 3 cr.
STAT220 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
Choose one of the following: (3-4) cr.
MATH140 Finite Mathematics 3 cr.
MATH150 Pre-Calculus 4 cr.
STAT322 Inferential Statistics 3 cr.
Foundations of Business 9-10 cr.
ACCT200 or ACCT201 Accounting Basics for Managers or Accounting Foundations I 3-4 cr.
BUSN210 Professional Ethics 3 cr.
MGMT211 Management Foundations 3 cr.
Foundations of Technology 21 cr.
BITS211 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet 3 cr.
CISP111 Requirements Planning and Developing 3 cr.
GPMT287 Principles of Project Management 3 cr.
NETW101 PC Operating Systems 3 cr.
NETW141 MS Client and Server OS 3 cr.
NETW201 PC Maintenance and Management 3 cr.
NETW217 UNIX Operating System 3 cr.
Major 48-49 cr.
IAAS325 Wireless Networking and Security 3 cr.
NETW151 Cisco Networking Fundamentals 3 cr.
NETW152 Cisco Routing and Switching 3 cr.
NETW235 UNIX/Linux Server Administration 3 cr.
NETW241 MS Implement Network Infrastructure 3 cr.
NETW251 Cisco Scaling Networks 3 cr.
NETW252 Cisco Connecting Networks 3 cr.
NETW326 IP Telephony 3 cr.
NETW440 Network Design and Management 3 cr.
NETW490 or TECH489 Networking Internship or Field Experience in Technology 3 cr.
TECH497 College of Technology Capstone 3 cr.
Choose one of the following specialty areas: (15-16) cr.
Advanced Cisco Networking Specialty [ACNS] (16) cr.
NETW311 Cisco Networking Advanced Routing 4 cr.
NETW312 Cisco Networking Secure WANs 4 cr.
NETW411 Cisco Networking Advanced Switching 4 cr.
NETW412 Cisco Networking Optimize WANs 4 cr.
Server Administration Specialty [SADS] (15) cr.
IAAS224 Implementing Network Security 3 cr.
NETW243 MS Administer SQL Server 3 cr.
NETW341 MS Plan and Implement Active Directory 3 cr.
NETW350 Configuring MS Exchange Server 3 cr.
NETW435 Virtualization 3 cr.
Open Electives 3-6 cr.