Networking Specialist, Diploma (NS14) Diploma

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, Diploma. 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: 57 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree program.

Cost
Books: $671.40
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,500.00
Total: $2,472.40
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
Curriculum
1: Basic Skills Courses 8
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
2: Institutional Credit 3
COLL 1500 Student Success 3
3: Occupational Courses 30
CIST 1122 Hardware Install & Maintenance 4
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts 4
CIS 9 Elective 9
CIST 3 Operating Systems Electives 3
CIST 3 Guided Security Course Elective 3
CIST Elec - CIST Elective 9
and one of the following (4 hours) 4
CIST 2451 Introduction to Networks-CISCO 4
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundamentals 4
4: And one of the following specializations (16 hours)
CISCO Specialization 16
CIST 2452 Cisco Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials 4
CIST 2453 Cisco LAN Switching and Wireless 4
CIS 0 Guided Elective 4
Microsoft Specialization 16
CIST 2411 Microsoft Client 4
CIST 2412 Microsoft Server Installation & Maintenance 4
CIST 2413 Microsoft Server Networking 4
CIST MS - CIST Microsoft Course 4
Faculty & Staff
Program Chair

Computer Information Systems Faculty, Business & Computer Technology
Thomasville


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