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Networking Option

Course Requirements
ID Title Class Lab Credits
Fall Semester (year 1)
ENGL102R College Composition# 3 0 3
CSCI186R Introduction to Operating Systems 2 2 3
CSCI110R Introduction to Networks# 2 2 3
CSCI101R Computer Architecture & Operating Systems 2 2 3
Spring Semester (year 1)
MATH106R Statistics# 4 0 4


Liberal Arts Elective (Humanities, Fine Arts, World Language, Science or Social Science) 3 0 3
CSCI175R Introduction to C+ #+ 3 2 4
CSCI106R Communication Infrastructure 2 2 3

Routing & Switching Essentials#


2 2 3
Fall Semester (year 2)
XXXXxxxR Humanities Elective 3 0 3
XXXXxxxR Science Elective 3 2 4
CSCI203R Introduction to Linux 2 2 3
CSCI204R Administering Windows Servers# 2 2 3
CSCI235R Scaling Networks# 2 2 3
Spring Semester (year 2)
XXXXxxxR Social Science Elective 3 0 3
CSCI212R Computer Network Security# 2 2 3
CSCI240R Connecting Networks# 2 2 3
CSCI220R Storage Networks & Virtualizaton# 2 2 3
CSCI296R Technology Capstone 3 0 3

# - Co/prerequisite Required. See Course Descriptions.
Program of Study is subject to change.


Associate in Science Degree

For more information about this program, please contact Robert S. Morris at rmorris@ccsnh.edu.

The Networking Option of the Computer Technology program is both comprehensive and flexible, providing students with several career options and paths in the computer science field. The curriculum introduces students to networking systems while integrating these courses with a relevant core of general education electives.

Graduates who successfully complete the program will be awarded an Associate Degree in Computer Technology and can either enter the workforce prepared for jobs, such as PC support specialist, help desk technician, network and server administrators, or they can choose to further their education by transferring credits to baccalaureate programs in Applied Computer Science or Computer Science. Students who choose to continue on to four year institutions are encouraged to select the higher-level mathematics(math at the level of Precalculus is preferred.) All applicants to the program must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the College, possess high school or college credits in English, mathematics, two lab sciences and interview with Program Director. The evening degree option will take more than two years to complete.

Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all required CSCI courses to progress within the program and graduate.

Students who are unable to pass a criminal background check may find it difficult to obtain or stay employed in the Computer Technology industry.  These students are advised to an seek alternate education program.  Students will be required to sign a program code of conduct that has a zero tolerance policy.  Violation of the code of conduct will be grounds for removal from the program.

Program Mission
To develop and train information technology professionals who can help companies manage and protect their systems.  
Program / Student Outcomes
The proposed program will provide students with a strong foundation of understanding in information technology.  Students will learn:
  • the broad discipline of networking technology and develop a foundation of knowledge of the field
  • to write clearly and effectively for defined audiences through a variety of strategies
  • the purpose behind their field of study, how to best interact with the people in their work environment and the career path that is best aligned with their personal goals
  • how to use multiple operating systems commonly found in the technology field today
  • basic security principles for information assurance
  • the basics of descriptive and inferential statistics
  • computer networking through the introduction of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, the TCP/IP protocol suite, routing and switching protocols, Wide Area Network services, and network design & implementation
  • a programming language and be able to design and implement simple programs dealing with numerical and string processing
  • to implement, maintain and protect a Microsoft Windows Server Domain
  • graphical and command line SQL methods of creating relational databases
  • to perform ordinary tasks in the Linux operating systems
  • the methods in which emerging technologies can be deployed on current and future platforms
  • how to succeed in a networking technology position through an Internship or Capstone course








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