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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 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 D25340N1)

Diploma

D25340NS
NC CIP: 11.0901
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

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 Requisite 1 4 0 3
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts REVISED 2016FA 2 3 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 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 2016FA Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy Requisite 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 15
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 Requisite 2 2 0 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User Requisite 2 2 0 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I Requisite 2 2 0 3
SEC 150 Secure Communications Requisite 2 2 0 3
SEC 160 Security Administration I Requisite 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 Requisite 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110
OR
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (2) (2) (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 Writing and Inquiry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
SEC 210 Intrusion Detection Requisite 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.

D25340NS