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

Recommended Course Sequence

Full TimePart TimeCourse IDDescriptionCreditsTC 1TC 2TC 3
Total Program Credit Hours60181624
Term 1Term 1 ISM1149CSTEM IT Skills and Competencies3
 COP1000CIntroduction to Programming3X
Term 2 ENC1101Composition I3
 CTS1133CA+ Comprehensive4XXX
Term 2Term 3 CTS1134CNetwork+4XX
Statistics (Recommended)
Survey of Mathematics
Term 4 CET1600CCisco Networking 13EXE
CET1610CCisco Networking 23X
Term 3Term 5 CIS1513CProject Management and Project+4X TC 1X
Introduction to Philosophy
Theatre Appreciation (Recommended)
Term 4Term 6 CET2615CCisco Networking 33X
CET3620CCisco Networking 43X TC 2
Term 7 CTS1390CInstallation, Storage, and Computer with Windows Server3X
 EVR1001Environmental Science (Recommended)3
Term 5Term 8CTS2391CNetworking with Windows Server3X
Principles of Macroeconomics (Recommended)
National Government
Term 9 CTS3392CIdentity with Windows Server3X TC 3
Elective*Math, Internship or IT Elective #3
Term 10 ISM3013CInformation Systems Management3
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+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • CCNA Routing and Switching
  • Project+
  • MCSA

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Fund Education


This Program is Financial Aid eligible. Scholarships may be available. This program is part of the Career Source Broward ITA List.