Computer Information Systems — Network Administration
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Network Administration covers a wide range of topics within the computer networking field. Classes include basic networking, Cisco CAN courses, computer repair, security and Wireless LAN’s to name a few. Network server operating systems such as Microsoft Server, Novell NetWare and Unix/Linux are also covered in-depth.
Classes also include extensive laboratory work ranging from basic network connectivity to repairing and upgrading computers. In the Cisco labs, a student will learn to setup and configure switches, routers, VLAN’s and VPN’s. The security courses offer labs that have students dissect the security weaknesses of multiple types of systems. When the student takes the networking operating system classes, they perform a wide variety of administrative tasks including installation, user account creation, file system security, network printing and performance monitoring.
• PC Software Installation • PC Hardware Installation • Network Administration • Computer Network Support Specialist • Network Control and Systems Technician • LAN/WAN Technician • Cabling Installation Technician
The AAS degree in Network Administration prepares students to successfully complete a number of
Industry Certification Exams, including Comp-TIA A+, Comp-TIA Network+, Comp-TIA Server+,
Comp-TIA Security+, Novell NetWare Certified Network Administrator (CNA), Microsoft Windows
Server Administration (MCP), and Cisco Systems Certified Network Associate (CCNA). These
certification tests are administered at HFCC''s M-TEC Center, 3601 Schafer Rd., Dearborn, MI
48126, 313-317-6600. Payment and scheduling of these exams are through the Pearson-Vue Web site (http://www.pearsonvue.com).
- Davenport University
- Ferris State University
- Lawrence Technological University
Required Core Courses
Required Support Courses
*The following courses do not meet the requirements for this program: MATH 121, MATH 127, MATH 221, and MATH 225.
Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Applied Science Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses for the, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Applied Science degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education requirements when applicable.
Requirements are Subject to Change
Recommended Course Sequence
CIS*: Students may select any course from the list of courses in the Required Core Courses.
ENG 132*: Students may select either ENG 132 or ENG 135.
MATH 100*: MATH 100 or above, excluding MATH 121, MATH 127, MATH 221 and MATH 225.
Gen Ed: It is recommended that students fulfill their General Education Outcome #1: American Sociery, Events, Institutions, and Cultures course requirement, in the Winter II semester.