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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2017-2018 Catalog 
    Sep 19, 2021  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Administration Concentration, Information Systems Technology, A.A.S.

The Network Administration concentration is designed for students who plan to enter the field of information technology. Major areas of study include network fundamentals, design, management, troubleshooting, and operating systems.  Students who plan to transfer to a four-year program should identify an intended transfer institution as early as possible and complete appropriate courses. Students should always consult with advisors and transferring institutions for specific requirements as these are subject to change.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 3   Gen Ed English 3
Gen Ed Mathematics 3   CSC 109 UNIX/Linux Operating System 3
CSC 102 Introduction to Information Technology 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
IST 108 Microsoft Operating System 3   IST 151  PC Tech: Operating Systems 3
IST 150  PC Tech: Repair/Troubleshooting 3   IST 154 Networking Basics 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science; 3 - 4 credits 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
IST 155 Networking I 4   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
IST 156 Networking II 4   Restricted Elective  Choose from the list 3
Restricted Elective  Choose from the list 3   IST 261 Server Management I 3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 1   Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (21-22 Credits)


Behavioral/Social Sciences

Biological/Physical Science




Restricted Electives (9 Credits)

Select 9 credits of restricted electives from the following list: 

Free Elective (1 Credit)

Take one additional credit to satisfy the 60 credit degree requirement, if needed. Please select elective credit in consultation with an advisor. 

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)