Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
Computers and networks continue to expand in all aspects of our personal activities to business, manufacturing, education and health care. This program provides a balanced coverage of technology fundamentals, computer hardware, computer software and networking technology. Emphasis is placed on operating principles of hardware and software, networking models, operating systems, internetworking components, industry standards along with hands-on laboratory activities for developing practical problem-solving skills. Students develop the ability to configure and troubleshoot basic PCs, local area networks (LANs) and internetworks using routers and switches. Integrated into the program are courses that prepare students to sit for both the Cisco CCNA and the CompTIA A+. Depending on the track taken, students can sit for either the Cisco CCNP or the MCSA.