2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Information Technology - Network Management Diploma (D25590N)

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum with a diploma in Network Management prepares graduates for positions supporting network infrastructure environments with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, communicate, and store information.

Course work includes development of a student's ability to communicate and solve technical issues related to network infrastructure support and services. Students will develop an ability to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image, and video communications.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CTI 110Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation
2
2

3

CTI 120Network & Sec Foundation
2
2

3

CTS 120Hardware/Software Support
2
3

3

NET 125Introduction to Networks
1
4

3

NET 126Routing Basics
1
4

3

NOS 110Operating Systems Concepts
2
3

3

NOS 120Linux/UNIX Single User
2
2

3

NOS 130Windows Single User
2
2

3

SEC 110Security Concepts
2
2

3

Major Elective: Select 3 hours

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CTI 140Virtualization Concepts
1
4

3

CTI 141Cloud & Storage Concepts
1
4

3

CTI 240Virtualization Admin I
1
4

3

Total Major Hours: 30

General Education Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

SOC 210Introduction to Sociology
3
0

3

Total General Education Hours: 7

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

CTI 110Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation
2
2

3

CTI 120Network & Sec Foundation
2
2

3

CTS 120Hardware/Software Support
2
3

3

NOS 110Operating Systems Concepts
2
3

3

Major Elective*
1
4

3

Total Credit Hours:
9
16
16

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
NET 125Introduction to Networks
1
4

3

NET 126Routing Basics
1
4

3

NOS 120Linux/UNIX Single User
2
2

3

NOS 130Windows Single User
2
2

3

SEC 110Security Concepts
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
8
14
15

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
6
0
6

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37