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Networking Technology -
MCITP-EA

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 diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D25340E1)

Diploma

D25340EA REVISED
NC CIP: 11.0901
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2014

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
NET 125 Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Natural Science/Mathematics Elective * * * 3
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 9
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
NOS 130 Windows Single User NEW VERSION 2014 2 2 0 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I NEW VERSION 2014 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy REVISED REQUISITE 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 6
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support NEW VERSION 2014 2 3 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry NEW VERSION 2014 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 3
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 277 Network Design & Imp 2 2 0 3
CTS 250 User Support & Softw Eval 2 2 0 3
NOS 231 Windows Admin II NEW VERSION 2014 2 2 0 3
NOS 232 Windows Admin III NEW VERSION 2014 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 8
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Total Credit Hours: 38

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

Natural Science/Mathematics Elective - Select one course: MAT 110 or MAT 143

D25340EA REVISED