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Network Systems Technology [2027]

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Associate in Science Degree

(63 Credit Hours)

Program Director

Stephanie Cook
941-752-5000, ext. 61471 Bradenton
941-408-1471 Venice

Program Goal

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as cabling specialist, PC support technician, network control operator, data communications analyst, help desk specialist, network technician, computer security specialist, network specialist, network manager, network systems analyst, network systems technician, network troubleshooter, WAN/LAN manager or systems administrator.

The content includes, but is not limited to, how to plan, install, configure, monitor, troubleshoot and manage computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Students will be prepared to apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to the workplace utilizing technical skills learned during the program.

General Education Courses

Subtotal Credit Hours: 15

Subtotal Credit Hours: 36

Two Specialization Choices

Students must choose either the Networking or Data Forensics Specialization.

Data Forensics Specialization Courses

Subtotal Credit Hours: 12

Networking Specialization Courses

Subtotal Credit Hours: 12

Total Credit Hours: 63


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

Articulated credit from a technical institute/secondary school may be applicable. Contact the SCF associate vice president of corporate and community development for more information.

A related certificate also is offered. See Network Server Administration [3006]  listing.

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