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Network Systems Technology [2027]


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Associate in Science Degree

(60 Credit Hours)

Program Director

Stephanie Cook
941-752-5000, ext. 61471 Bradenton
941-408-1471 Venice
cooks@scf.edu

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: 30


Two Specialization Choices


Students must choose either the Cybersecurity or Network Administration Specialization.

Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Specialization Courses


Subtotal Credit Hours: 15


Network and System Administration Specialization Courses


Subtotal Credit Hours: 15


Total Credit Hours: 60


Note(s):


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 college/secondary school may be applicable. Contact Career and Technical Education for more information.

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

Degree Pathway

Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Please follow link to: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/degree-pathways.asp

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