Networking Specialist NS14

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.

*Choose either the Microsoft or the Cisco Specialization

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.

Basic Skills Courses — 8 Hours

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Title
Credits
Minimum Basic Skills Courses Credit Hours:
8

Occupational Courses — 26 Hours

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Title
Credits
CIST Electives (9 credits)  +
9
Minimum Occupational Courses Credit Hours:
26

Introductory-Level Networking Class — 4 Hours

* Choose one of the following

* CIST 2451: Only if not used as a Cisco Specialization course

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Title
Credits
Minimum Introductory-Level Networking Class Credit Hours:
4

Microsoft Specialization 8M42 — 16 Hours

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Title
Credits
Minimum Microsoft Specialization 8M42 Credit Hours:
16
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation:
54

Overview

Program

Type

Diploma

Location(s)

Golden Isles, Jesup, Waycross