2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Information Technology Network Administration, A.A.S.


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(Code: 1367)

In this program, students will prepare for a career in networking by building a foundation in IT with core skills that cover a broad spectrum of topics, including operating systems, networking, security, and device management. Additionally, students will explore the topics of scripting, data analytics, cloud computing, and project management. Students will be encouraged to take industry-recognized certification exams.

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 11.1001], students should be able to:

  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, information technology infrastructure, software development, and database use.
  • configure computer networks.
  • plan and implement appropriate network security measures.
  • demonstrate the ability to install and maintain computer hardware and software.
  • understand cloud technologies and their business impact.
  • efficiently manage and deliver information technology projects.
  • utilize data analytics tools to make data-driven decisions.
  • perform automation of system administration tasks using the most popular scripting languages.
  • administer Cisco networks.

Please Note:


Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all associate degree programs.

General Education Requirements


Life Skills


The following course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Life Skills (the skills needed to succeed in work-life including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, professionalism, self-awareness, and self-management) and is required in the students’ first semester at MCC:

Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, choose one:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, choose one:

Mathematics


The following courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications (MATH190 is also a Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course), choose one:

Global and Cultural Awareness


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Global and Cultural Awareness, two courses are required in total; divided amongst the subgroups below.

SOCIAL SCIENCE: Choose one:

 

AND

HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS: Choose one:

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