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Spring 2010 Course Catalog 
Spring 2010 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Networking A.A.S.

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Division: Computer Science and Technology
Academic Dept: Mathematics, Engineering & Physical Sciences
HEGIS: 5104
Curriculum Chair: Prof. William Widulski
Tel: 914-606-6235

The Networking A.A.S. degree prepares students for work in the field of computer networking. Students completing the degree are qualified for jobs in the expanding field of building and maintaining computer networks.

The program teaches students the fundamentals of networking, including how to design a local area network and how to install and maintain it. Students also become competent in configuring switches and routers for both LAN and Internet implementation. Other topics of study include network management, learning how to design and apply Access Control Lists and apply concepts relating to network security, maintenance, trouble shooting, and upgrading of facilities. Basic concepts of computer architecture and design and computer programming are learned, and students acquire a working knowledge of the Unix operating system. In addition, upon completion of the four networking courses which are part of the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum, students are prepared to take the Cisco Certified Networking Associate examination.


Core Requirements - Credit Hours: 26-29

  • Behavioral Science, Humanities & Social Science choose one course from any two areas for total of… - Credit Hours 6
  • Liberal Arts Elective - Credit Hours 3
  • Mathematics (See below)* - Credit Hours 3-4
  • Science with Lab (See below) - Credit Hours 3-4
  • Mathematics or Science* - Credit Hours 3-4
  • Phys. Ed. (1 health/fitness, 1 sport) - Credit Hours 2

Core Requirement Note(s)

* MATH 116 The Development of Mathematical Thought and MATH 117 Contemporary Mathematics do not fulfill either the Math requirement or the Math/Science requirement.

Minimum Total Credits: 64

Advisement Guide: The Advisement Guide provides important information to students about how best to complete this degree, including a semester-by-semester breakdown of how best to complete the required classes. Click here for the Advisement Guide’s 4-Semester Plan .

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