NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog
    Instructional Programs

Networking Specialization AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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Purpose: This specialization provides technical knowledge and skills regarding network system components, functions, and capabilities for persons seeking employment as network specialists.

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   IST104Operating System & Software Utilities I1
   IST200Local Area Networks3
   IST216Personal Computer Hardware
___Social Science Elective3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   ___General Elective 3
   IST203Administration of Local 
   Area Networks 3
   IST206Network Servicing 3
   IST208TCP/IP Protocols & Configurations 4
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1716

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Information Systems Technology with a Specialization in Networking = 67.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 It is recommended that IST elective be chosen from IST 108, 205, 220, 250, any TEL course, or any IST networking elective approved by your faculty advisor.

4 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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