Network Administrator/Analyst (BP/EP) Associate in Applied Science Degree

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

This degree provides the skills needed to design, manage, troubleshoot and secure a network environment. Platforms include Windows 7 and 8, Windows Server 2008 and 2012, Linux, Cisco and the Internet. Skill development includes data communications, TCP/IP, hardware, software, network operating systems, and security.

Award Outcomes

Install hardware and software to meet enterprise needs.

Perform tasks required of a Windows network administrator.

Provide Technical Support for customers.

Set up computer networks.

Perform preventative maintenance.

Demonstrate safe service of system operation.

Explain principles of system operation.

Career Opportunities

Positions are available as Network Administrators and Network Developers.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 43 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCIS1105Network Essentials

4

CCIS1110Windows Admin 1

3

CCIS1121Linux Admin 1

3

CCIS1421CCNA 2: Basic Router and Switch Configuration

4

CCIS1431CCNA 3: Intermediate Router and Switch Configuration

4

 

CCIS1443CCNA 4: WANs, VPNs, and Enterprise Networks

4

or

CCIS1490CCNA Specialty Fields

3

 

CCIS1505Fundamentals of Programming

4

CCIS2122Linux Admin 2

4

CCIS2150Windows Admin 2

4

 

CCIS2161Linux Admin 3

3

or

CCIS2270Windows Admin 3

4

 

CCIS2675A+ Hardware Support

3

CCIS2841Client/Server Computing

4

CCIS2880Network Admin Technical Skills Assessment

0

General Education Required 9 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

COMM2060Small Group Communication

3

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 3, 4, or 5

3

General Education Elective 6 Credits

Choose credits from Hennepin Technical College’s 2000-level general education courses.

Technical Studies Elective 2 Credits

Any CCIS course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCIS1005Computer Security Awareness

3

CCIS1480CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Exam Prep

1

CCIS2055Project Management

3

CCIS2065Help Desk/User Support

3

CCIS2680A+ Software Support

3

CCIS2685A+ Exam Prep

1

Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 60

Semester Sequence

Completion of this award may require taking courses at both campuses.  For more information, please contact your faculty program advisor.

Prerequisite: Qualifying score on the computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1000 and CPLT1100 OR CCIS1000 and CCIS1101

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCIS1105Network Essentials

4

CCIS1110Windows Admin 1

3

CCIS1505Fundamentals of Programming

4

CCIS2675A+ Hardware Support

3

 

COMM2060Small Group Communication

3

Total Credits  17

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCIS1121Linux Admin 1

3

CCIS1421CCNA 2: Basic Router and Switch Configuration

4

CCIS2150Windows Admin 2

4

 

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

Total Credits  14

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCIS1431CCNA 3: Intermediate Router and Switch Configuration

4

CCIS2122Linux Admin 2

4

CCIS2841Client/Server Computing

4

 

Choose one of the following:

CCIS2161Linux Admin 3

3

CCIS2270Windows Admin 3

4

Total Credits  15

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Choose one of the following:

CCIS1443CCNA 4: WANs, VPNs, and Enterprise Networks

4

CCIS1490CCNA Specialty Fields

3

 

CCIS2880Network Admin Technical Skills Assessment

0

Technical Studies Electives

2

General Education Electives

6

 

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 3, 4, or 5

3

Total Credits  14

Technical Studies Electives

Any Computer Careers/Information Technology (CCIS) course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCIS1005Computer Security Awareness

3

CCIS1102PC Operating Systems

3

CCIS1301HTML & CSS

3

CCIS1480CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Exam Prep

1

CCIS2385IT Internship

2 - 8

CCIS2680A+ Software Support

3

CCIS2685A+ Exam Prep

1

Choose a Total of:  2 Credits

General Education Electives

Hennepin Technical College’s 2000-level general education courses meet the guidelines of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Choose a Total of:  3 Credits

MnTC Goal Area 3

A complete list of MnTC courses and Goal Areas that can be used to meet General Education requirements can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.  The same course cannot satisfy more than one MnTC Goal Area requirement.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BIOL2001Biology in Society

4

BIOL2005General Biology I

4

BIOL2045Human Biology

4

BIOL2105General Biology II

4

BIOL2125Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL2215Human Physiology

4

BIOL2225Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIOL2235Microbiology

4

CHEM2000Introduction to Chemistry

4

CHEM2200Essentials of General, Organic and Biochemistry

5

PHYS2001Introductory Physics

3

PHYS2005College Physics I

4

MnTC Goal Area 4

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MATH2050Applications of Quantitative Reasoning

3

MATH2150Introduction to Statistics

3

MATH2200College Algebra

4

MATH2250Precalculus with Trigonometry

5

MATH2300Calculus I

5

PHIL2000Introduction to Logic

3

MnTC Goal Area 5

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ECON2100Consumer Economics

3

ECON2200Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECON2300Principles of Macroeconomics

3

PSYC2300General Psychology

3

PSYC2310Psychology Throughout the Lifespan

3

PSYC2320Psychology of Living in the 21st Century

3

PSYC2330Abnormal Psychology

3

SOCI2000Marriage and Family

3

SOCI2100Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI2130Food, Culture and Society

3

SOCI2200Racial and Ethnic Relations

3

Graduation (60 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.  This listing is to be used strictly as an advising tool.


7/9/2018 : BP 2104 / EP 2105