Networking Specialist, AAS (NS13) 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.

Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters

Locations Offered:
Moultrie (Veterans Parkway)
Thomasville
Tifton

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.

Cost
Books: $775.20
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,500.00
Total: $2,576.20
Books: $397.14
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,200.00
Total: $1,898.14
Books: $414.10
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,000.00
Total: $1,715.10
Books: $414.10
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,100.00
Total: $1,815.10
Books: $414.10
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,000.00
Total: $1,715.10
Books: $450.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $900.00
Total: $1,651.00
Curriculum
1: General Core Courses 15
Area I: Language Arts/Communication (3 hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 hours) 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 hours) 3
One Mathematics Course
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (3 hours) 3
And one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (3 Hours)(as approved by program advisor) 3
2: Institutional Credit 3
COLL 1500 Student Success 3
3: Occupational Courses 35
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts 4
CIST 1122 Hardware Install & Maintenance 4
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
CIST Operating Systems Course 3
Introductory-Level Networking Class (select one) 4
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundamentals 4
CIST 2451 Introduction to Networks-CISCO 4
Guided Elective 14
Guided Security Course 3
CISCO Specialization 16
CIST 2452 CiscoRouting/SwitchingEssentia 4
CIST 2453 Cisco Scaling Networks 4
CIST 2454 Cisco Connecting Networks 4
and one of the following (4 hours) 4
CIST 2451 Introduction to Networks-CISCO 4
CIS Elective CIS Elective (4 Credits) 4
Microsoft Specialization 16
CIST 2411 Microsoft Client 4
CIST 2412 Microsoft Server Direc Servic 4
CIST 2413 Microsoft Server Infrastructure 4
CIST MS - CIST Microsoft Course 4
Faculty & Staff
Program Chair

Computer Information Systems Faculty, Business & Computer Technology
Thomasville


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