Associate of Science in Network Systems Technology – 2503

Career Pathway: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
Location(s): Courses for this program are offered at all BC locations.
Program Entrance Requirements: HS Diploma or GED
Program Description: The Network Systems Technology Associate in Science degree, offered at the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, prepares students for employment opportunities as network administrators. It is designed for students seeking the skills set needed to be successful in their careers as Microsoft Network Administrators or Cisco Certified Networking Professionals. Visit the program’s website for more information.

Build Your Education

  • IT Support Specialist
    (TC 1) 6337
  • Network Infrastructure
    (TC 2) 6329
  • Network Server Administration
    (TC 3) 6335
  • Networking Systems Technology
    AS 2503
  • Bachelor of
    Applied Science

Network Administration Specialization – 2503A

Recommended Course Sequence

Part TimeCourse IDDescriptionCreditsTC 1TC 2TC 3
Term 1 ISM1000CSTEM IT Skills and Competencies3
 COP1000CIntroduction to Programming3X
Term 2 ENC1101Composition I3
 CTS1133CA+ Comprehensive4XXX
Term 3 CTS1134CNetwork+4XX
MATH*General Education Mathematics*3
Term 4 CTS1661CCisco CCNA 14EXE
CTS2662CCisco CCNA 24X
Term 5 CIS1513CProject Management and Project+4X TC 1X
 PHI2010
or
 THE2000
Introduction to Philosophy
or
Theatre Appreciation (Recommended)
3
Term 6 CTS2663CCisco CCNA 34X TC 2
Term 7 CTS1390CInstallation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server3X
 EVR1001Environmental Science (Recommended)3
Term 8 CTS2391CNetworking with Windows Server3X
 ECO2013
or
 POS2041
Principles of Macroeconomics (Recommended)
or
National Government
3
Term 9 CTS2389CIdentity with Windows Server3X TC 3
Elective*Math, Internship or IT Elective #3
Term 10 ISM3013CInformation Systems Management3
Total Program Credit Hours60181624
  • IT Support Specialist
    (TC 1) 6337
  • Information Technology
    (TC 2) 6338
  • Cybersecurity
    (TC 3) 6341
  • Network Security / Cybersecurity
    AS 2503B
  • Bachelor of
    Applied Science

Network Security / Cybersecurity Specialization – 2503B

Recommended Course Sequence

Part TimeCourse IDDescriptionCreditsTC 1TC 2TC 3
Term 1 ISM1000CSTEM IT Skills and Competencies3
 COP1000CIntroduction to Programming3XX
Term 2 ENC1101Composition I3
 CTS1133CA+ Comprehensive4XXX
Term 3 CTS1134CNetwork+4XXX
MATH*General Education Mathematics*3
Term 4 CIS1513CProject Management and Project+4XXX
CTS1111CLinux+4X
Term 5 COP1700CIntroduction to Database and MySQL3E TC 1XE
 PHI2010
or
 THE2000
Introduction to Philosophy
or
Theatre Appreciation (Recommended)
3
Term 6 CTS2120C
Security+4X
CTS2375CCloud+3X
Term 7 CET2688CSystem Security Practitioner (SSCP)4X
 EVR1001Environmental Science (Recommended)3
Term 8 CIS3361Cybersecurity Analyst - CySA+3EX TC 3
 ECO2013
or
 POS2041
Principles of Macroeconomics (Recommended)
or
National Government
3
Term 9Elective*Math, Internship or IT Elective #3
 ISM3013CInformation Systems Management3X TC 2
Total Program Credit Hours60182730
  • IT Support Specialist
    (TC 1) 6337
  • Information Technology
    (TC 2) 6338
  • Cloud Engineering
    (TC 3) 6380
  • Cloud Architecting
    AS 2503C
  • Bachelor of
    Applied Science

Cloud Architecting Specialization – 2503C

Recommended Course Sequence

Part TimeCourse IDDescriptionCreditsTC 1TC 2TC 3
Term 1 ISM1000CSTEM IT Skills and Competencies3
 COP1000CIntroduction to Programming3XX
Term 2 ENC1101Composition I3
 CTS1133CA+ Comprehensive4XXX
Term 3 CTS1134CNetwork+4XXX
MATH*General Education Mathematics*3
Term 4 CIS1513CProject Management and Project+4XXX
CTS1111CLinux+4X
Term 5 COP1700CIntroduction to Database and MySQL3E TC 1XE
 PHI2010
or
 THE2000
Introduction to Philosophy
or
Theatre Appreciation (Recommended)
3
Term 6 CTS1146CCloud Computing Practitioner4X
CTS2375CCloud+3X
Term 7 CTS2380CCloud Architecting I3X
 EVR1001Environmental Science (Recommended)3
Term 8 CTS2881CCloud Architecting II4EX TC 3
 ECO2013
or
 POS2041
Principles of Macroeconomics (Recommended)
or
National Government
3
Term 9Elective*Math, Internship or IT Elective #3
 ISM3013CInformation Systems Management3X TC 2
Total Program Credit Hours60182730
Notes: Students are encouraged to consult the Course Information Table for a detailed list of all requisite requirements. Students should complete all Core Computing Requirements before completing specialization courses. *Student may have to take STA1001 or MAT1033 based on placement score. # – Any course with a computing prefix. E – Identifies an elective course for the certificate, any IT course can be used to fulfill this requirement.

These are only recommended course sequences.

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to create a personalized educational plan.

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Program Highlights


Prior Learning

 

Credit for Prior Learning: Accelerate your path to completion with these options:

  • Credit by exam
  • Earned Industry certifications
  • Prior Learning Assessment
  • And much more…

Industry Certifications

 

Industry Certifications: Upon completing this program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the following industry certifications/licenses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CCNA Routing and Switching
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Cloud Solutions Architect
  • CompTIA Project+
  • MCSA

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