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Networking Technology -
Networking Security

Curriculum Description

The Networking Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment supporting network infrastructure environments. Students will learn how to use technologies to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image and video communications in business, industry and education.

Course work includes design, installation, configuration, and management of network infrastructure technologies and network operating systems. Emphasis is placed on the implementation and management of network software and the implementation and management of hardware such as switches and routers.

Graduates may find employment in entry-level jobs as local area network managers, network operators, network analysts and network technicians. Graduates may also be qualified to take certification examinations for various network industry certifications, depending on their local program.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
(CTE-Y D25340N1)

Diploma

D25340NS
NC CIP: 11.0901
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2013

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
NET 125 Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
NET 126 Routing Basics 1 4 0 3
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts NEW VERSION 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
   
    7 15 0 14

Spring Semester
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 2 2 0 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 2 2 0 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 2 2 0 3
SEC 150 Secure Communications 2 2 0 3
SEC 160 Security Administration I NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
   
    10 10 0 15

Summer Term
NOS 220 Linux/UNIX Admin I 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
College Algebra NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    4 4 0 6

Fall Semester
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
SEC 210 Intrusion Detection 2 2 0 3
   
    5 2 0 6

Total Credit Hours: 41

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

Additional Information

The Networking Technology Security diploma prepares individuals for employment supporting network infrastructure environments with an emphasis on network security.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

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