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College of Computer & Information Technology

Associate in Science

Computer Networking

COMPNET-AS

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Dr. Sharon Setterlind, Dean, SP/G, (727) 341-4724
John Long, Academic Department Chair, (727) 341-4724

Program Summary

This program is designed for students to develop a network utilizing the appropriate analytical skills, develop help desk support platforms that facilitate troubleshooting and to develop secure network strategies that maximize value in the information technology environment. This program prepares students to sit for the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Linux+, CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) industry certifications.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

1511100112: Network Systems Technology

Federal CIP Code

11.1001: Network and System Administration/Administrator.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Job Related Opportunities
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Computer Network Support Specialists
  • Computer User Support Specialists

Graduation Rules

Minimum grade of "C" required in all Major and Subplan courses.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Composition I coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AS degree.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Speech

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Speech coursework . Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Humanities and Fine Arts

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Humanities and Fine Arts coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Mathematics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Mathematics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Ethics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Enhanced World View

Complete at least one 3-credit course intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. In some cases, this course may also be used to satisfy another General Education Requirement.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Computer/Information Literacy Competency

Competency may be demonstrated by completing the Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T) OR by successful completion of one of the approved Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses. No minimum credits required.

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 18 credits

Computer Repair Essentials
3
Computer Support Technician
3
Computer Networking Internship
3
Computer and Information Technology Concepts
3
Fundamentals of Information Storage and Management
3
Configuring and Managing Virtualization
3

Select ONE of the following Subplans

SUBPLAN
Select ONE subplan below (Complete 24 credits)

SUBPLAN CORE COURSES
Subplan: Networking Administration (Complete 24 credits)

Local Area Network Concepts
3
Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services
3
Configuring and Administering MS Windows Client
3
Installing and Configuring Windows Server
3
Administering Windows Servers
3
Fundamentals of the Linux/Unix Operating Environment
3
Linux System Administration I
3
Linux System Administration II
3

SUBPLAN CORE COURSES
SUBPLAN: Networking Engineering (Complete 24 credits)

Introduction to Networks
3
Routing and Switching Essentials
3
Scaling Networks
3
Connecting Networks
3
Implementing CISCO IP Routing (ROUTE)
3
Fundamentals of Voice Over IP (VoIP)
3
Implementing CISCO Network Security (CCNAS)
3
Implementing CISCO IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)
3
60
Total Credits