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Network Administration Track

Computer & Information Technologies Program Network Administration

  • Effective Spring 2018
  • Academic Plan code: 1101017089
  • Subplan code: 110101708

The Network Administration option provides the concepts and skills needed to design, setup, maintain and expand network and telecommunications systems. The curriculum provides specific training in Cisco, and/or Microsoft network systems. Upon completion of the option, the graduate will be qualified to take industry designed and recognized certification examinations. Employment opportunities include entry-level positions in installation and administration of local and wide area networks in medium to large businesses and organizations, and computer network administration positions in small businesses.

General Education Core courses:

Course Number  Course Name
ENG 101 Writing I
MAT 126 Technical Algebra and Trigonometry (OR higher)
  Social/Behavioral Science Course
  Heritage/Humanities Course
  Natural Science Course
  *All incoming freshmen are required to successfully complete FYE 105 within their first 18 hours. Note: This requirement does not apply to students transferring in to Jefferson

Technical Core courses:

Course Number  Course Name
CIT 105 Introduction to Computers
CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software
CIT 120 Computational Thinking
CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals
  Level I Networking Course
CIT 180 Security Fundamentals
  Level I Programming Language Course
CIT 293 CIT Employability Studies (1 credit hour) (This class includes an end of program assessment)

Note: Students seeking a degree at Jefferson Community & Technical College need to make sure that 25% of the classes that they take are classes offered by Jefferson Community and Technical College in order to meet the residency requirement.

Network Admin Track:

  • Choose from one of the following two Sequences:
  • 3-4 Approved CIT Technical Courses (9-12 credit hours)

Network Administration Specialization Sequence

Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) Specialization: Course Number and Name
  CIT 167 - Routing and Switching Essentials
  CIT 212 - Connecting & Scaling Networks
  CIT 217 – UNIX/Linux Administration
  Approved CIT Electives (12 credit hours)
Microsoft Windows Administration Specialization: Course Number and Name
  CIT 213 - Microsoft Client Configuration
  CIT 261 - MS Active Directory Services
  CIT 262 - MS Server Infrastructure
  CIT 264 - Microsoft Server Management
  Approved CIT Electives (9 credit hours)

Level I Networking Courses:

Course Number  Course Name
CIT 160 Intro to Networking Concepts
CIT 161 Introduction to Networks

Level I Programming Language Courses:

Course Number  Course Name
CIT 140 JavaScript I
CIT 142 C++ I
CIT 143 C# I
CIT 144 Python I
CIT 145 Perl I
CIT 147 Programming I: Language
CIT 148 Visual Basic I
CIT 149 Java I
  University Level I programming Languages as approved by Program Coordinator

CIT Technical Courses:

  • Any additional CIT course not otherwise required by the option excluding CIT103 OR any other course approved by Program Coordinator