Network Systems Technology AS
The Network Systems Technology, A.S. Program provides students with the technical training needed for IT (information technology) careers in computer network management, design, installation, maintenance and support.
Students learn the fundamentals of computer hardware, operating systems and network essentials. The program teaches how to install, configure, maintain, troubleshoot and repair computers and networks.
Students will 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.
Students transferring into DSC’s BSIT should take the following classes to maximize their articulation transfer to the BSIT program: MAC1105 to satisfy Mathematics core; CTS2321, CET1112C and EET1011C as Electives.