Information Technology A.A.S. - Network Administration and Security

Victor Valgenti, Program Director

Network Administrator has become a common job title across all career fields. The Network Administration and Security concentration provides students with a background in network administration for supporting users and computing in a networked environment. Coursework in network operating systems, server administration, routers, switches, security, and IP telephony are all embedded in the Network Administration and Security concentration.

The University of Montana is a Cisco Networking Academy, CompTIA Authorized Academy, and a member of the Microsoft Developers Network Academic Alliance. Opportunities exist for professional certification from Cisco (CCNA, CCENT, CCVA), Microsoft and Comp TIA (A+, Network+ and Security+).

Associate of Applied Science - Information Technology; Network Administration and Security Concentration

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 60-61

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Summary

Information Technology Core Courses

28

Mathematics

3-4

Network Administration and Security Concentration Requirements

29

Total Hours

60-61


Information Technology Core Courses

Note: Completion of IT core courses fulfills requirements for the C.A.S. in Computer Support.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BGEN 105S

Introduction to Business

3

CSCI 105

Computer Fluency

3

CSCI 135

Fund of Computer Science I

3

CSCI 172

Intro to Computer Modeling

3

ITS 150

CCNA 1: Exploration

3

ITS 165

Introduction to Operating Systems and the Command Line

3

ITS 210

Network OS - Desktop

3

ITS 280

Computer Repair & Maint.

3

ITS 289

Professional Certification

1

WRIT 101

College Writing I

3

Total Hours

28

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Mathematics

Code

Title

Hours

Complete any Mathematics course with course number 115 or higher.

3-4

Total Hours

3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Network Administration and Security Concentration Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

COMX 111A

Introduction to Public Speaking

3

CSCI 215E

Social & Ethical Issues in CS

3

ITS 152

CCNA 2: Exploration

3

ITS 212

Network OS - Server Admin

3

ITS 214

Network OS - Infrastructure

3

ITS 221

Project Management

3

ITS 222

Enterprise Security

3

ITS 250

CCNA 3: Exploration

3

ITS 252

CCNA 4: Exploration

3

ITS 298

Internship/Cooperative Educati

2

Total Hours

29

Minimum Required Grade: C-