Network Technology

The Networking Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment supporting network infrastructure environments. Students will learn how to use technologies to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image, and video communications in business, industry, and education.

Coursework includes design, installation, configuration, and management of network infrastructure technologies and network operating systems. Emphasis is placed on the implementation and management of network software and the implementation and management of hardware such as switches and routers.

Graduates may find employment in entry-level jobs as local area network managers, network operators, network analysts, and network technicians. Graduates may also be qualified to take certification examinations for various network industry certifications, depending on their local program.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree and one Certificate. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

Awards Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Associate in Applied Science Network Technology Degree (A25340)
  • CISCO Certificate (C25340)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Network Technology

Curriculum Code: A25340

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

FALL SEMESTER (1st Year)
Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic 2 3 3
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concept 3 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 3
NET 125 Networking Basics 1 4 3
12 9 16
SPRING SEMESTER (1st Year)
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 3
MAT 140/140A Survey of Mathematics/Lab 3 2 4
NET 126 Routing Basics 1 4 3
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3 0 3
11 12 16
SUMMER SEMESTER (1st Year)
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3 0 3
NET 225 Routing and Switching I 1 4 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 2 2 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
9 6 12
FALL SEMESTER (2nd Year)
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3
CTS 285 System Analysis and Design 3 0 3
NET 226 Routing and Switching II 1 4 3
NOS 120 Linux/Unix Single User 2 2 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 2 2 3
10 11 15
SPRING SEMESTER (2nd Year)
COM 120 Interpersonal Communication or 3 0 3
COM 140 Intercultural Communication (3) (0) (3)
PSY 118 Interpersonal Psychology or 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology* (3) (0) (3)
NOS 220 Linux/UNIX Admin I 2 2 3
NOS 231 Windows Admin II 2 2 3
NET 289 Networking Project 1 4 3
8 8 15
*PSY 150 is a transferable course.
Total Semester Hours: 74

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 160 Introduction to Film
ART 114 Art History Survey I HUM 211 Humanities I
ART 115 Art History Survey II HUM 212 Humanities II
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation MUS 110 Music Appreciation
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz
DRA 211 Theatre History I MUS 210 History of Rock Music
DRA 212 Theatre History II MUS 213 Opera and Music Theatre
ENG 231 American Literature I PHI 215 Philosophical Issues
ENG 232 American Literature II PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
ENG 241 British Literature I REL 112 Western Religions
ENG 242 British Literature II REL 211 Intro to Old Testament
ENG 261 World Literature I REL 212 Intro to New Testament
ENG 262 World Literature II REL 221 Religion in America
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture

Course Requirements for CISCO Certificate

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

CISCO Certificate (C25340)

FALL SEMESTER
Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
NET 125 Networking Basics (1st 8 wks) 1 4 3
NET 126 Routing Basics (2nd 8 wks) 1 4 3
2 8 6
SPRING SEMESTER
NET 225 Routing and Switching I (1st 8 wks) 1 4 3
NET 226 Routing and Switching II (2nd 8 wks) 1 4 3
2 8 6
Total Semester Hours: 12


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