Associate of Applied Science Degree
Program Description: The Computer Information Systems – Networking Specialist 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, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as networking specialists.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will design and configure a new desktop computer.
• Students will install and configure an operating system.
• Students will setup, troubleshoot, and maintain a server environment.
• Students will setup, troubleshoot, and maintain a complex local area network (LAN).
Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton
Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters
Cost of Program: Click Here for the Cisco Track. Click Here for the Microsoft Track.
Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
Program Final Exit Point: Networking Specialist, Associate of Applied Science. Graduates who complete CIST 2451, CIST 2452, CIST 2453, and CIST 2454 are eligible to sit for the Cisco CCNA certification exam.
Credits Required for Graduation: 69 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.