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Network Systems Technology


Network Systems Technology
Program Information
A.S. Degree - Code 2002 - Catalog 2013/2014
Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155
Timothy Pintello, Assistant Chair, 386-506-4126
Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, sullivi@daytonastate.edu
07/17/2013 M - 1501

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The program is designed to prepare students to plan, install, configure, monitor, troubleshoot and manage computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. This program helps students learn the fundamentals of computer hardware, operating systems and network essentials. Student success is encouraged by using innovative teaching methods. After completion, students may seek career jobs or transition into baccalaureate programs.

Description:
The Network SystemsTechnology program provides students with the technical credentials needed for IT (information technology) careers in computer network management, design, installation, maintenance and support. This program helps students learn the fundamentals of computer hardware, operating systems and network essentials. It shows students how to install, configure, maintain, troubleshoot and repair computers and networks. Students choose networking elective courses to further prepare to administer, configure, connect, plan, maintain, manage and secure complex local area and wide area networks. Depending upon network electives selected, the student can simultaneously complete industry certifications including Microsoft MCSA Certification, CompTIA A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Wireless Networking Certifications, and Cisco CCNA Certification. After completion, students may seek career jobs or transition into baccalaureate programs.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Analyze a problem, and identify and define the network services requirements appropriate to its solution.
2. Design, implement and evaluate a network services based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
3. Apply knowledge of network services appropriate to the discipline.
4. Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
5. Apply and understand professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities.
6. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
7. Analyze the local and global impact of network services on individuals, organizations and society.
8. Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development.
9. Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for network services practices.
10. Apply network services foundations and theory in the modeling and design of network services based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
11. Apply design and development principles in the construction of network services systems of varying complexity.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Class Materials Fees: Refer to course descriptions in the current college catalog.

Additional Admission Requirements It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a college preparatory English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores.

General Education Courses
Course Title    
   
... ... General Education Core - 15 Credits  
... ... Communications Core (6 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Mathematics Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
   
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core (3 credits)  
... ... Choose One Course  
  SEM HRS  
DEP2004 Developmental Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core (3 credits)  
... ... Choose One Course  
  SEM HRS  
AML2050 Modern American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2060 Contemporary American Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2600 Introduction to African American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
ARH1000 Art Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
DAN1100 Dance Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
ENL2931 Selected Topics in Shakespeare   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2230 Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2210 Prehistory to Medieval Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2040 Dramatic Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2110 Masterpieces of World Literature I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2120 Masterpieces of World Literature II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2380 Literature By Women   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2602 Maritime Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
MUH2110 Introduction to Music History and Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: MUT1121 AND MUT1121L
MUL1010 Music Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
MUL2380 Popular Music in America   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
THE1000 Dramatic Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101

Note: It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a developmental English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
CTS2306 Microsoft Windows Professional   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2154 A+ Computer Repair   4.00
COP2220 Computer Programming "C"  OR Pre-Reqs: COP1000 OR MAC1105
COP2001 Computer Programming "C++"   Pre-Reqs: COP1000 Conc-Reqs: COP2001L
COP2001L Computer Programming "C++" Lab  OR Conc-Reqs: COP2001
COP2800 Computer Programming "Java"   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP1000
CET2660 Fundamentals of Network Security   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
COP1000 Principles of Computer Programming   3.00
CIS2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Computer and Information Systems   1.00
CTS2321 Linux System Administration   4.00
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
CIS2350 Principles of Information Assurance   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
EGS1000 Professional Performance for Technicians   3.00
... ... Computer Elective (15hrs).Choose 15 credit hours.   15.00
   
... ... Recommended Security Concentration Electives  
  SEM HRS  
CGS2840 Secure Electronic Commerce   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CIS2381 Foundations of Digital Forensics   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600 AND CTS2321
CNT2402 Enterprise Security Management   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
   
... ... Computer Elective (4 Hrs.) - Any from the List  
... ... Recommended CISCO Concentration Electives  
  SEM HRS  
CET2615 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2620 Cisco Wide Area Network (WAN)   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
CET2626 Building Cisco Remote Access Networks   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615
   
... ... Computer Elective (3 Hrs.) - Any from the List  
... ... Recommended Windows Concentration Electives  
  SEM HRS  
CTS2328 Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2306
CTS2320 Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Infrastructure   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2306
CTS2302 Microsoft Windows Active Directory Services   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2328
   
... ... Computer Elective (3 Hrs.) - Any from the List  
... ... Computer Electives List  
  SEM HRS  
EET1607 Electronics Assembly and Cabling   2.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607L
EET1607L Electronics Assembly and Cabling Lab   1.00 Conc-Reqs: EET1607
CTS2330 Microsoft Exchange Server Implementation and Administration   4.00 Pre-Reqs: COP2010
CTS2311 Linux Networking and Security   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2321
CTS2303 Designing Windows Active Directory Services   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2302
CET2850 Wireless Networking   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2625 Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET2615

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... First Year  
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
CET2154 A+ Computer Repair   4.00
COP1000 Principles of Computer Programming   3.00
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core   3.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CET1600 Network Plus   4.00
CTS2321 Linux System Administration   4.00
CTS2306 Microsoft Windows Professional   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core   3.00
   
... ... Summer Semester  
  SEM HRS  
SPC2608 Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Second Year  
... ... 1st Semester  
  SEM HRS  
COP2220 Computer Programming "C"  OR Pre-Reqs: COP1000 OR MAC1105
COP2001 Computer Programming "C++"   Pre-Reqs: COP1000 Conc-Reqs: COP2001L
COP2001L Computer Programming "C++" Lab  OR Conc-Reqs: COP2001
COP2800 Computer Programming "Java"   3.00 Pre-Reqs: COP1000
... ... Computer Elective   4.00
CIS2350 Principles of Information Assurance   3.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
CET2660 Fundamentals of Network Security   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CET1600
EGS1000 Professional Performance for Technicians   3.00
   
... ... 2nd Semester  
  SEM HRS  
CTS2328 Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment   4.00 Pre-Reqs: CTS2306
... ... Computer Elective   4.00
... ... Computer Elective   3.00
CIS2949 Cooperative Education Experience in Computer and Information Systems   1.00
TOTAL  ...   63.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


Notes Any AS degree at Daytona State College will articulate into and allow admission into the BS programs offered at Daytona State College.

2013-2014 College Catalog. To view previous catalogs, please click here.