Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Network Server Administration [3006] Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Network Server Administration [3006]


(24 Credit Hours)

Program Director

William Culver
941-752-5509 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65509 Venice


This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within the field the information technology career cluster. This coursework will apply toward the A.S. Network Systems Technology degree [2027].

Program Goals

After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform the following:

  • Demonstrate understanding of computer network maintenance and support.
  • Demonstrate understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • Demonstrate understanding of operating system concepts and practices.
  • Demonstrate understanding of network security fundamentals.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the directory infrastructure and installation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of group policy.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of implementing sites to manage active directory replication.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of maintaining directory availability.
  • Demonstrate how to install and deploy a server operating system.
  • Demonstrate how to provide infrastructure services.
  • Demonstrate how to provide file and print services.
  • Demonstrate how to provide remote and wireless network access.
  • Demonstrate how to monitor and maintain network servers and services.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of securing data transmission and authentication.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of planning for business continuity and high availability.
  • Demonstrate workplace-readiness skills.

Program Requirements

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MAT 1033 - Intermediate Algebra (4 Credit Hours)

or any Higher Mathematics

CGS 1000 - Computer Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
CET 1600 - Networking Fundamentals (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 1150C - Microcomputer Hardware and Maintenance (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 2390 - Installing and Configuring Windows Server (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 2391 - Administering Windows Server (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 2392 - Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services (3 Credit Hours)
CIS 1355 - Security Engineering (3 Credit Hours)

Total Credit Hours: 24


This program will require some or all classes to be taken at one campus location. Contact the program director for specific details.

Credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress.

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