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Computer Network Infrastructure

Certificate of Applied Science Degree

Program Director: Steve Robinett

Gainful Employment Programs Information


Graduates are prepared to:

  • Demonstrate an entry-level understanding of network infrastructure cabling.
  • Install and basically configure network routers and switches.
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Network Associate industry standard certification exam with at least an 80%.
  • Pass the CompTIA A+ industry standard certification exam battery with at least an 80%.
  • Obtain and keep an entry-level computer networking professional position in the workforce.

Estimated Resident Program Cost*

Tuition and Fees$3,190
Application Fee$30
Lab Fees$175
Books/Supplies$1,089
Total$4,484
*

Fall 2016 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums will be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses.

Many students need preliminary math and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.

GFC MSU Additional Graduation Requirement

COLS 103Becoming a Successful Student +1
First Year
FallCredits
CAPP 120Introduction to Computers +3
ITS 125Fund of Voice Data Cabling +3
NTS 104CCNA 1: Intro to Networks *,+3
NTS 105CCNA 2: Routing Switching *,+3
Select one of the following:  
M 095Intermediate Algebra **,+4
M 121College Algebra **,+3
M 151Precalculus **,+4
M 171Calculus I **,+4
Term Credits12
Spring
COMX 115Intro to Interpersonal Communc +3
NTS 204CCNA 3: Scaling Networks *,+3
NTS 205CCNA 4: Connecting Networks *,+3
ITS 280Computer Repair Maintenance *,+4
Select one of the following:  
WRIT 101College Writing I **,+3
WRIT 122Intro to Business Writing **,+3
Term Credits16
Total Credits28
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Indicates prerequisite needed.

**

Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.

+

A grade of C- or above is required for graduation.