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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

Network Administration
Career Studies Certificate AN, LO, ELI

Purpose: This career studies certificate provides the student with a broad background in networking technologies, administration, and support. The material presented in the certificate provides the foundation knowledge covered in the Network+ Certification. It is recommended that students complete the A+ Certification before the Network+ Certification.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
ITN 100 Introduction to Telecommunications 3
ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3
Total   9
2nd Semester
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3
ITN 200 Administration of Network Resources 3
ITN 208 Protocols and Communication 4
ITN 245 Network Troubleshooting 3
Total   13
Total credits for the Network Administration Career Studies Certificate=22

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by division dean.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.