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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

78 Southside Virginia

78 Southside Virginia Community College INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY Networking Specialization (Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses) Degree: Associate of Applied Science Length: Sixty-five credit hour program Purpose: The Information Systems Technology degree with a Networking Specialization introduces students to Information Technology (IT) sectors such as hard- ware, software, networking, web design, programming, information security, and computer installation, repair, troubleshooting, and support. This curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in a rapidly expanding field. Occupational Objectives: Graduates of this curriculum may work as help desk specialists, PC repair/hardware troubleshooting technicians, network support personnel, server technicians, or data center technicians. In some cases, graduates will be able to immediately fill positions. In others, additional education, training, or industry certifications will be required to fill job roles. Program Description: The Information Systems Technology curriculum with a networking specialization offers students an opportunity to prepare themselves for IT professional positions utilizing skills in networking fundamentals, switching and routing, protocols and communications, network security, help desk, PC hardware troubleshooting, operating systems, and server administration. In addition, students will acquire skills using Microsoft Office application software. Course Title Hours Lab FIRST SEMESTER ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3 ENG 111 College Composition 3 0 3 OR ENG 137 Communication Processes I 3 0 3 MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics 3 0 3 HLT/PED EEE Health or Physical Education 2 0 2 SOC EEE Social Science Elective 1 3 0 3 SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1 AST 114 Keyboarding 0 2 1 ITN 107 PC Hardware & Troubleshooting 3 0 3 Total 18 2 19 SECOND SEMESTER ITE EEE Approved Elective in ITE, ITN, ITP or ITD 3 0 3 ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3 OR ENG 138 Communication Processes II ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software I 3 0 3 OR ITE 150 Database Software ITN 106 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3 0 3 ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3 0 3 OR ITN 154 Network Fundamentals, Router Basics, and Configuration Total 15 0 15

Programs of Study 79 THIRD SEMESTER ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3 2 4 ITN 156 Basic Switching and Routing 3 0 3 MTH 141 Business Mathematics I 3 0 3 BUS EEE Business Elective 3 0 3 SOC EEE Social Science Elective 1 3 0 3 Total 15 2 16 FOURTH SEMESTER ITN 111 Server Administration (Specify Version) 3 0 3 ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3 0 3 ITE 298 Seminar and Project 3 0 3 HUM EEE Humanities Electives 1 3 0 3 EEE Approved Elective 3 0 3 Total 15 0 15 Total credits .................................................................................................................................................................. 65 1 Please see page 43 for a list of acceptable social science and humanities/fine arts electives.