The Network Engineering option prepares students for employment as networking specialists in the communications industry. The material presented in the Network Engineering curriculum provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete many of the exams required for Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and Microsoft (MS) certifications.
The Associate in Applied Sciences in the Information Technology (IT) Career Degrees at Delaware County Community College blends the theoretical with the practical. Students are offered a choice of specializations: Computer Programming, Game Development, Help Desk/Technical Support, Interactive Multimedia, Network Engineering, Mobile Computing and Web Development. Students have the benefit of classroom or online instruction, dedicated laboratory facilities and participation in co-curricular activities. Students in the IT Career Degrees are required to take program courses and related electives in their specialization as well as four IT core courses. In addition, students are required to take the general education courses listed below.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Install and configure a Linux network operating system.
- Install and configure a MS Windows Network operating system.
- Administer, manage and troubleshoot a Linux operating system.
- Administer, manage and troubleshoot a MS Windows operating system.
- Analyze, test and propose solutions for problems relating to network cabling, hubs, servers, workstations and other physical network devices.
- Analyze, test and propose solutions relating to network printing.
- Analyze, test and propose solutions for problems relating to network protocols, including the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).
|ENG 100||English Composition I||3|
|DPR 100||Introduction to Information Technology||3|
|NET 110||Network Communications||3|
|NET 115||Microsoft Windows 10||4|
|Social Science Elective (Select any transferable Diversity and Social Justice (DJ) and Global Understanding (GU) designated social science course)||3|
|DPR 227||Introduction to PC Support||3|
|DPR 228||PC Repair and Maintenance||3|
|NET 230||Network Operating Systems Concepts||4|
or COMM 111
or Public Speaking
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Modern College Mathematics|
|Introduction to Probability and Statistics|
|IMM 120||Web Page Design and Development||3|
|NET 116||Microsoft Server 2016: Installation and Storage||4|
|NET 231||Network Systems Administration||4|
|Science Elective (Select any transferable Scientific Inquiry (SI) designated science course)||4|
|NET 117||NET 117: Microsoft Server: Networking||4|
|NET 210||CCNA CISCO Network Support||6|
|NET 142||Cyber and Network Security Concepts||4|
|Select second course from one of the following sequences:|
& MAT 121
|Modern College Mathematics|
and Introduction to Probability and Statistics
& MAT 136
and Business Calculus
& MAT 152
& MAT 160
and Calculus I
& MAT 161
and Calculus II