2019-2020 Program Requirements for APCSN

Computer Systems and Networking (APCSN)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Description

In this program, students will learn about the latest desktop, server, and networking technologies. This program has a core of hardware, operating system and scripting that all students must complete. In addition to the common core subjects, students will select a specialized track in one of the following areas: Local and Wide Area Networking, Microsoft Network Operating Systems, Linux Network Operating Systems, Computer and Network Security, or Data Recovery.

Articulation

Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors 
James Lewis
John Trame

Requirements

(Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)

Select a concentration for requirements and total credits required for program.

Concentrations

First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CST 118   Microsoft Command Line Fundamentals 2
CST 160   Computer Technology I 4
CST 165   Computer Technology II 4
CST 185   Local and Mobile Networking Essentials 4
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition or Communication 3
Total 17
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 121   Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CNT 201   Administering Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems 3
CNT 211 or Installation, Storage, and Compute - Windows Server 2016  
CNT 223 or Networking with Windows Server 2016  
CNT 224   Identity with Windows Server 2016 4
Elective(s)   Math 3
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition 3
Total 17
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CNT 206   Introduction to Networks 4
CNT 216   Routing and Switching Essentials 4
CST 270   Computer Forensics I 4
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 161   Introduction to PowerShell 4
CST 275   Computer Forensics II 4
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
Total 14
Total Credits Required
63
First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CST 118   Microsoft Command Line Fundamentals 2
CST 160   Computer Technology I 4
CST 165   Computer Technology II 4
CST 185   Local and Mobile Networking Essentials 4
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition or Communication 3
Total 17
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 121   Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CNT 201   Administering Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems 3
CNT 211 or Installation, Storage, and Compute - Windows Server 2016  
CNT 223 or Networking with Windows Server 2016  
CNT 224   Identity with Windows Server 2016 4
Elective(s)   Math 3
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition 3
Total 17
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 206   Linux/UNIX II: Basic System Administration, Networking, and Security 4
CNT 206   Introduction to Networks 4
CNT 216   Routing and Switching Essentials 4
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 18
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 161   Introduction to PowerShell 4
CIS 221   Linux/UNIX Programming and Scripting I 4
CIS 208   Linux/UNIX III: Intermediate System Administration, Networking, and Security 4
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 3
Total 15
Total Credits Required
67
First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CST 118   Microsoft Command Line Fundamentals 2
CST 160   Computer Technology I 4
CST 165   Computer Technology II 4
CST 185   Local and Mobile Networking Essentials 4
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition or Communication 3
Total 17
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 121   Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CNT 201   Administering Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems 3
CNT 211 or Installation, Storage, and Compute - Windows Server 2016  
CNT 223 or Networking with Windows Server 2016  
CNT 224   Identity with Windows Server 2016 4
Elective(s)   Math 3
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition 3
Total 17
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CNT 206   Introduction to Networks 4
CNT 216   Routing and Switching Essentials 4
BMG 205 or Creating the Customer Experience  
CST 270   Computer Forensics I 4
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 18
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 161   Introduction to PowerShell 4
CNT 226   Scaling Networks 4
CNT 236   Connecting Networks 4
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 3
Total 15
Total Credits Required
67
First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CST 118   Microsoft Command Line Fundamentals 2
CST 160   Computer Technology I 4
CST 165   Computer Technology II 4
CST 185   Local and Mobile Networking Essentials 4
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition or Communication 3
Total 17
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 121   Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CNT 201   Administering Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems 3
CNT 211   Installation, Storage, and Compute - Windows Server 2016 4
Elective(s)   Math 3
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition 3
Total 17
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CNT 206   Introduction to Networks 4
CNT 216   Routing and Switching Essentials 4
BMG 205 or Creating the Customer Experience  
CST 270   Computer Forensics I 4
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 18
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 161   Introduction to PowerShell 4
CNT 223   Networking with Windows Server 2016 4
CNT 224   Identity with Windows Server 2016 4
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 3
Total 15
Total Credits Required
67