Network Administrator Certificate – NAC1

(Embedded in Networking Specialist Diploma and Degree)

Program Description:

This certificate program provides basic training in computer information systems networking. Students are introduced to the basic concepts of network administration. Upon graduation, students will be able to install, configure, and maintain networks using Windows networking software. The student is prepared to take the MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) exam.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing32
Reading Comp.55Reading 70
Arithmetic 34Math26

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 30

Network Administrator Certificate Curriculum Essential Courses

Courses 30 credits

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

CIST 1130Operating Systems Concepts

3

CIST 1122Hardware Installation and Maintenance

4

CIST 2411Microsoft Client

4

CIST 2414Microsoft Server Administrator

4

Select one of three courses below for Introductory-Level Networking Class for a min. of 4 cr.:

CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

CIST 2451Introduction to Networks- CISCO

4

See advisor for list of approved CIS elective courses for min. 4 cr.:

CIST xxxxCIS Elective

4