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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2014-2015 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2022  
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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The career program in network administration 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
Gen Ed MAT 101 College Algebra or higher 3   Gen Ed ENG 112 - Technical Writing 3
Gen Ed ENG 101 - English Composition 3   IST 151 PC Tech:  Operating Systems 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities Gen Ed 3   IST 150 PC Tech:  Repair and Troubleshooting 3
IST 102 Introduction to Information Technology 3   IST 109 UNIX/Linux Operating System 3
IST 108 Microsoft Operating System 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
IST 155 Networking I 4   Gen Ed Diversity Gen Ed 3
IST 156 Networking II 4   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science Gen Ed; 3 - 4 credits 3
IST 160 Introduction to Security Fundamentals 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Sciences Gen Ed 3
Restricted Elective CYB 210, CYB 240, IST 140, IST 254, IST 269 3   IST 253 TCP/IP 3
        IST 261 Server Management I 3
        Free Elective Choose an elective in consultation with an advisor 1
TOTAL   14   TOTAL   16

General Education Requirements (21 Credits)


Behavioral/Social Sciences

Biological/Physical Science


Restricted Electives (3 Credits)

Free Electives (1 Credit)

Select another course, minimum of 1 credit,  to complete the 60 credit requirement.

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)

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