NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
    Instructional Programs

Network Administration Specialization AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   IST104Operating System & Software Utilities I1
   IST200Local Area Networks3
   IST216Personal Computer Hardware
___Social Science Elective3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
IST203Administration of Local Area Networks 3
IST206Network Servicing 3
   IST208TCP/IP Protocols & Configurations 4
   IST293Studies In Network Administration or 
   IST290 Coordinated Internship 4
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1717

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Information Systems Technology with a Specialization in Network Administration = 68.

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, 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).

5 IST 203 will be taught during the first 8 weeks and IST 206 will be taught during the second 8 weeks.

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