Associate in Applied Science
- Network Administration
The Information Technology major is designed to provide students interested in beginning, changing, or advancing technology careers with a broad-based background in all areas of Information Technology. IT majors with this option are qualified for positions as a Network Administrator, Network Support Specialist, Network Analyst, Internet Support Specialist, and Technical Support Specialist. Students will be prepared to support computing in a networked environment and also be able to transfer to selected institutions of higher learning.
Graduates will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts and theories of Information Technology (Networking, Security, Databases, Information Literacy).
- Apply various problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to develop algorithmic solutions.
- Utilize productivity software suitable for use in a professional environment.
- Demonstrate communication skills, professionalism, and ethical behavior as an Information Technology profession in a culturally diverse business environment.
- Demonstrate knowledge of networking technologies including Addressing, Protocol, Services, Monitoring, Name Resolution, Design, Wireless and Standard.
- Demonstrate adequate knowledge of implementing networking systems (Networking Operating System (NOS), Physical Devices, Security tools and Troubleshooting Hardware/Software).
- Demonstrate skills required to manage Network Resources including User Accounts, policies, permission, WORKGROUP, Domain elements, Security and recovery.