Network Systems Administration

Program Description:

As a leading Microsoft IT Academy, Mountwest Community & Technical College offers the Network Systems Administration option to help prepare students for the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Certification examinations. The curriculum and course materials are designed by Microsoft, and the College’s instructors are Microsoft Certified IT Professionals (MCITP) with industry experience that take a personal interest in mentoring students through every step of the certification process.

REQUIRED COURSES for the 2014-2015 Academic Year
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
ENL 111 Written Communication1 3
IT 102 Advance Computer Applications 3
IT 120 Network Operating Systems 4
IT 230 Network Communications 3
  Approved Math Elective2 3
     
COM 112 Oral Communication3 3
ENL 231 Technical Report Writing1 3
IT 221 Advance Operating Systems4,5 3
IT 224 Fundamentals of Network Security5,6 3
     
IT 210 Networking Administration I7,8,9 3
IT 211 Networking Administration II8,9 3
IT 216 Networking Administration III8,9 3
IT 217 Networking Administration IV8,9 3
IT 245 Information Storage and Management9,10 3
     
IT 219 Networking Administration V5,11,12 3
IT 222 Networking Administration VI5,11,12 3
IT 223 Networking Administration VII5,11,12 3
IT 255 Virtualization Technologies5,10 3
IT 277 Management Information Systems13 3
IT 299 Information Technology Internship14 3

1   ENL 111 and ENL 231 have a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
2   Approved Math electives are MAT 145, MAT 146, MAT 250 and MAT 215 (select one based on program track-see advisor).
3   COM 112 has a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
4   IT 221 has a prerequisite of IT 120 or IT 131.
5   IT 219, IT 221, IT 222, IT 223, IT 224, and IT 255 are offered spring semester only.
6   IT 224 has a prerequisite of IT 101 or IT 102.
7   IT 210 has a prerequisite of IT 120 or permission.
8   Networking Administration classes IT 210, IT 211, IT 216 and IT 217 must be taken concurrently. These classes cannot be taken individually.
9   IT 210, IT 211, IT 216, IT 217, and IT 245 are offered fall semesters only.
10 IT 245 and IT 255 have a prerequisite of IT 210 or permission.
11 IT 219, IT 222, and IT 223 have a prerequisite of IT 217.
12 Networking Administration classes IT 219, IT 222 and IT 223 must be taken concurrently. These classes cannot be taken individually.
13 IT 277 is to be taken in the last semester or permission.
14 Permission of Program Coordinator/Dean is required in order to register for IT 299.

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