Computer Information Systems — Network Administration
Covers a wide range of topics within the computer networking field including basic networking, Cisco CAN, computer repair, security and Wireless LANs, network server operating systems such as Microsoft Server, Novell NetWare and Unix/Linux, basic network connectivity, repairing and upgrading computers, setup and configuration of switches, routers, VLAN’s and VPN’s, security weaknesses of multiple types of systems, and administrative tasks including installation, user account creation, file system security, network printing and performance monitoring.
- Install, maintain and administer a Novell NetWare operating system
- Install, maintain and administer Windows Server operating system
- Develop the programming logic required for system scripts
- Interface with the Unix/Linux operating system, including the vi editor, file management, and shell scripting
- Install, maintain and administer the Unix/Linux operating system
- Develop a comprehensive security plan and create security policies to mitigate network vulnerabilities
- Design, implement and document a comprehensive network environment
- Install, configure and troubleshoot network devices
All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.
Complete 15 credits from:
American Society, Events, Institutions and Cultures Outcome: Complete at least one course:
- ENG-235: American Literature Before 1900
- ENG-236: American Autobiography
- ENG-237: American Literature Since 1900
- CRJ-131: Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
- HIST-151: American History I
- HIST-152: American History II
- POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science
- SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology
- SSC-131: A Survey of the Social Sciences
Computer Literacy Outcome: The following course is required in this program and satisfies this General Education Outcome for this program. Students who change their program will need to confirm in advance that they are completing all required courses for their specific program of study, including additional General Education courses:
Critical Thinking Outcome: Complete at least one non-activity based course numbered 100 or higher
Information Literacy and Written Communication Outcome: Take either English sequence:
Fulfill the Required Core, Required Support, and/or Elective Courses for this program.
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.
Requirements are Subject to Change
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).
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