Why an AAS in Networking?
In addition to providing you with your computer, technical skills, this program gives you foundations in business and communications, enabling you to understand and communicate in the business environment in order to effectively apply networking solutions. Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and solving problems or appreciate what it takes to maintain computer system networks? Then this could be the degree program for you. The AS in Networking Technology will prepare you to install and upgrade hardware as well as configure workstation and server software. Our hands-on instruction and well-equipped labs provide instruction that is aligned with networking standards and vendor certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and CompTIA.
Davenport offers course credit for specific certifications. In addition, certification exams are highly recommended after completing certificate related courses. See our certification page for additional information.
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE • 60-61 CREDITS MINIMUM • NETWTECH AAS
The Computer Networking Technology program is designed to provide students with the technical knowledge, skills, and strategies required to install, administer, and maintain computers and network systems. The courses in this program will cover topics directly related to the objectives of certification exams.
|Foundations of Excellence||21-22 cr.|
|ACES100 or OPEN||Achieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective||3 cr.|
|COMM120||Presentation Techniques||3 cr.|
|ENGL110||Advanced Composition||3 cr.|
|MATH125||Intermediate Algebra||3 cr.|
|MATH135 or MATH150||College Algebra or Pre-Calculus||3-4 cr.|
|SOSC201||Diversity in Society||3 cr.|
|Foundations of Business||6 cr.|
|BUSN210||Professional Ethics||3 cr.|
|MGMT211||Management Foundations||3 cr.|
|Foundations of Technology||6 cr.|
|BITS211||Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet||3 cr.|
|CISP111||Requirements Planning and Developing||3 cr.|
|IAAS224||Implementing Network Security||3 cr.|
|NETW101||PC Operating Systems||3 cr.|
|NETW141||MS Client and Server OS||3 cr.|
|NETW151||Cisco Networking Fundamentals||3 cr.|
|NETW152||Cisco Routing and Switching||3 cr.|
|NETW201||PC Maintenance and Management||3 cr.|
|NETW217||UNIX Operating System||3 cr.|
|NETW235||UNIX/Linux Server Administration||3 cr.|
|NETW241||MS Implement Network Infrastructure||3 cr.|