Tunxis Closed Feb. 15-18

In observance of Presidents’ Day, Tunxis will be closed Friday, Feb. 15 through Monday, Feb. 18. Have a great long weekend!

December 15, 2015 Kenneth Colangelo

Computer Information Systems: Network Administration Option

Provides strong theoretical knowledge of Computer Information Systems and prepares students for positions in the field of network administration and support. This curriculum provides specialized knowledge in the areas of network design, operating systems, and system administration.

Program Coordinator: Mahendra Shah

First Semester
Course #TitleCredits
CSC*101 Introduction to Computers (a) 3
CSC*126 Programming Logic & Design with Visual Basic 3
CST*130 Network Essentials I (a) 3
ENG*101 Composition (a) 3
MAT*165 Elementary Statistics with Computer Application (a) 4
Second Semester
CSC*231 Database Design I (a) 3
CST*193 Introduction to TCP/IP (a) 3
CST*210 Operating Systems (a) 3
CST*230 Network Essentials II (a) 3
Select one of the following courses:
COM*172 Interpersonal Communication (a) or  
COM*173 Public Speaking (a) or  
ENG*106 Writing for Business (a) 3
Third Semester
CSC*250 Systems Analysis and Design (a) 3
CST*163 Windows Server Administration (a) 3
CST*264 Unix/Linux System Administration (a) 3
  Directed Elective (a)(b) (from CSA*, CSC*, CST*) 3
  Social Science Elective (from ANT*, ECN*, GEO*, POL*, PSY*, SOC*) 3
Fourth Semester
CST*270 Network Security Fundamentals (a) 3
CST*292 Practicum in Computer Science (a) 3
  Directed Elective (a)(b) (from CSA*, CSC*, CST*) 3
  Fine Arts Elective 3
(ART*, COM*154, COM*167, DGA*, GRA*, NMC*, MUS*, THR*)
  Science Elective (c) (from AST*, BIO*, CHE*, EAS*, EVS*, MET*, OCE*, PHY*) 3-4

(a) Prerequisite and/or co-requisite required.
(b) To be selected in consultation with faculty advisor based on student’s program of study.
(c) Students intending to transfer to a four-year program should take a 4-credit lab science.

Computer Information Systems: Network Administration Option (A.S. Degree) Program Abilities:
Upon successful completion of all courses in the program, the Computer Information Systems Network Administration student will have demonstrated the following abilities:
1. identify and select a LAN architecture based on a given set of requirements
2. identify and understand the function of each of the layers of the OSI model
3. describe the concept and function of a Virtual LAN and the associated protocols
4. identify the technologies used for WAN communications and determine when to use a given WAN technology
5. install, administer and maintain a Linux network
6. install, administer and maintain a Windows Server network
7. develop and implement a backup, recovery and disaster recovery plan for a network
8. install, maintain, administer and troubleshoot a network using the various TCP/IP protocols.

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