Information Technology – Network Management

The Networking Administration 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 Information Technology – Network Management Degree (A25590N)
  • Network Management Certificate (C25590N)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Information Technology - Network Management

Curriculum Code: A25590N

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
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 3
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concept 3 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
13 7 16

Spring Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal or 3 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking (3) (0) (3)
CTI 110 Web, Pmg, & Db Foundation 2 2 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy or 3 2 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra (3) (2) (4)
NET 125 Networking Basics 1 4 3
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 3
11 11 15 – 16

Summer Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 3
NET 126 Routing Basics 1 4 3
NOS 120 Linux/Unix Single User 2 2 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 2 2 3
8 8 12

Fall Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CTI 140 Virtualization Concepts 1 4 3
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3
CTS 285 System Analysis and Design 3 0 3
NET 225 Routing and Switching I 1 4 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 2 2 3
9 13 15

Spring Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 1 4 3
NET 226 Routing and Switching II 1 4 3
NET 289 Networking Project 1 4 3
PSY 150 General Psychology* 3 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
9 12 15
Total Semester Hours: 73 – 74
*PSY 150 is a transferable course.

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
*ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 230 Leadership Development
HUM 110 Technology and Society *MUS 110 Music Appreciation
HUM 115 Critical Thinking *PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
*Approved as Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. 

Course Requirements for Network Management Certificate

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Network Management Certificate (C25590N)

Spring Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
NET 125 Networking Basics 1 4 3
1 4 3

Summer Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
NET 126 Routing Basics 1 4 3
1 4 3

Fall Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
NET 225 Routing and Switching I 1 4 3
1 4 3

Spring Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
NET 226 Routing and Switching II 1 4 3
1 4 3
Total Semester Hours: 12


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