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Full Curriculum


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.


***Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here for the program sequence. (pdf download)


Foundations of Excellence36-37 cr.
ACES100 or OPENAchieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective3 cr.
COMM120Presentation Techniques3 cr.
ENGL109Composition3 cr.
ENGL110Advanced Composition3 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
MATH125Intermediate Algebra3 cr.
MATH135 or MATH150College Algebra or Pre-Calculus3-4 cr.
PHYS100 and PHYS100LApplied Physics and Applied Physics Lab3 cr.
SOSC201Diversity in Society3 cr.
SOSC301Globalization and World Diversity3 cr.
STAT220Introduction to Statistics3 cr.
Choose one of the following:3 cr.
MATH140Finite Mathematics3 cr.
MATH250Discrete Structures3 cr.
STAT322Inferential Statistics3 cr.
Foundations of Business9-10 cr.
ACCT200 or ACCT201Accounting Basics for Managers or Accounting Foundations I3-4 cr.
BUSN210Professional Ethics3 cr.
MGMT211Management Foundations3 cr.
Foundations of Technology21 cr.
BITS211Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet3 cr.
CISP111Requirements Planning and Developing3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.
NETW101PC Operating Systems3 cr.
NETW141MS Client and Server OS3 cr.
NETW201PC Maintenance and Management3 cr.
NETW217UNIX Operating System3 cr.
Major48-49 cr.
NETW151Cisco Networking Fundamentals3 cr.
NETW152Cisco Routing and Switching3 cr.
NETW235UNIX/Linux Server Administration3 cr.
NETW241MS Implement Network Infrastructure3 cr.
NETW251Cisco Scaling Networks3 cr.
NETW252Cisco Connecting Networks3 cr.
NETW325Wireless Networking and Security 3 cr.
NETW326IP Telephony3 cr.
NETW440Network Design and Management3 cr.
NETW490* or TECH489*Networking Internship or Field Experience in Technology3 cr.
TECH497College of Technology Capstone3 cr.
Choose one of the following specialty areas:(15-16) cr.
Advanced Cisco Networking Specialty [ACNS](16) cr.
NETW311Cisco Networking Advanced Routing4 cr.
NETW312Cisco Networking Secure WANs4 cr.
NETW411Cisco Networking Advanced Switching4 cr.
NETW412Cisco Networking Optimize WANs4 cr.
Server Administration Specialty [SADS](15) cr.
IAAS224Implementing Network Security3 cr.
NETW243MS Administer SQL Server3 cr.
NETW341MS Plan and Implement Active Directory3 cr.
NETW350Configuring MS Exchange Server3 cr.
NETW435Virtualization3 cr.
Open Electives3-6 cr.