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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.

Diploma

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NC CIP: 11.0901
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
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 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 13
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 14

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User REVISED 2012 2 2 0 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User REVISED 2012 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 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 10
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
NOS 220 Linux/UNIX Admin I 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 115
OR
Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
MAT 140
OR
Survey of Mathematics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
MAT 161 College Algebra Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 4
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
SEC 210 Intrusion Detection 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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.

General Education Courses

Written Communication:

ENG 111

Mathematics:

MAT 115, MAT 140, MAT 161

Technology:

CIS 110, CIS 111

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