Associate of Applied Science with a Concentration in Computer Networking

You aren’t just computer savvy—you’re also interested in getting a well-rounded education and continuing on to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year school. Our Associate of Applied Science with a concentration in computer networking will prep you for a career in systems administration.

Degree Plan

Freshman Year

First Semester Hours   Second Semester Hours
BCIS 1305 (core)
Business Computer Applications
3   CTIS Elective* 3
ITNW 1325
Fundamentals of Networking Technologies
3   CPMT 1311
Introduction to Computer Maintenance
3
ITNW 1308 
Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems
3   ITNW 1354
Implementing and Supporting Servers
3
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic and Design 3   ENGL 1301 (core) 
Composition I
3
COSC 1336
Programming Fundamentals I
3   MATH 1314 (core)
College Algebra
3
Total 15   Total 15

Sophomore Year

First Semester Hours   Second Semester Hours
ITCC 1414
CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks
4   CTIS Elective* 3
ITCC 1440
CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials
4   ITNW 1353
Supporting Network Server Infrastructure
3
ITNW 1345
Implementing Network Directory Services
3   GOVT 2305 or GOVT 2306 (core)Federal Government or Texas Government 3
ITSW 1304
Introduction to Spreadsheets
3   SPCH 1315 or SPCH 1321 (core)
Public Speaking or Business & Professional Speaking
3
CPMT 1191
Special Topics in Computer Installation and Repair
1   Creative Arts (any core course) 3
Total 15   Total Computer Networking AAS Total 15 60

*Approved Electives: ARTC 1313, COSC 2336, IMED 1316, ITCC 2412, ITCC 2413, ITMT 1303, ITNW 1351, 2354, 2356, 2388, ITSC 1307, 1315, 1321, 1391, 2339, ITSE 1331, 2386, 2417, ITSW 1310, 2334, 2337, ITSY 1342

Gainful Employment

Have questions about this program, the costs involved and what job prospects may exist in the marketplace?  Check our Gainful Employment report.

To learn more, please contact us.

Dr. Dixon Boyles
Dean of Business and Social Sciences
903-823-3192
email

Computer Technology & Information Systems Course Descriptions

BCIS 1305 A - Business Computer Applications (3,2,4).
COSC 1336 A - Programming Fundamentals I (3,3,3).
CPMT 1191 W - Special Topics in Computer Installation & Repair (1,1,0).
CPMT 1311 W - Introduction to Computer Maintenance (3,2,4).
ITCC 1414 W - CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks (4,3,3).
ITCC 1440 W - CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials (4,3,3).
ITNW 1308 W - Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems (3,2,4).
ITNW 1325 W - Fundamentals of Networking Technologies (3,2,4).
ITNW 1345 W - Implementing Network Directory Services (3,2,4).
ITNW 1353 W - Supporting Network Server Infrastructure (3,2,4).
ITNW 1354 W - Implementing and Supporting Servers (3,2,4).
ITSW 1304 W - Introduction to Spreadsheets (lecture and lab hours will vary by program).