Networking Specialist NS13

The Computer Information Systems - Networking Specialist program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as networking specialists.

Program Approval

The CIS program is a Certified CISCO Network Academy.
The CIS program is a member of the Microsoft IT Academy.

* Students: Choose between either a Microsoft Specialization 8M13 or a Cisco Specialization 8C23

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application;
  • High School diploma or equivalent required: Yes
  • Age Requirement: 16
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts, if applicable;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.

Area I - Language Arts/Communications — 3 Hours

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Title
Credits
Minimum Area I - Language Arts/Communications Credit Hours:
3

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts — 3 Hours

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Title
Credits
Minimum Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts Credit Hours:
3

Specific General Education Core Elective — 3 Hours

* Choose one additional course from the complete Area I, II, III, or IV listings:

General Education Courses

Minimum Specific General Education Core Elective Credit Hours:
3

Occupational Courses — 31-32 Hours

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Title
Credits
CIST Electives (14 credits)  +
14
Minimum Occupational Courses Credit Hours:
31-32

Introductory Networking Class — 4 Hours

* Choose one of the following:

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Title
Credits
Minimum Introductory Networking Class Credit Hours:
4

Microsoft Specialization 8M13 — 16 Hours

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Credits
Minimum Microsoft Specialization 8M13 Credit Hours:
16
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation:
66

Overview

Program

Type

Associate of Applied Science, AAS

Location(s)

Golden Isles, Jesup, Waycross