2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Degree Plan: Networking Support Certificate



This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013.
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(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland only

CVC-Reactivated January 1, 2013.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: Individual degree plan codes(s) have been assigned to a specific track(s) within this degree plan.

This certificate offers multiple specialty options for networking systems engineers, database administrators and systems administrators. The program also provides preparatory training for those wishing to take the MCITP Server Administrator, MCITP Enterprise Administrator, MCITP Database Administrator, and MCITP Enterprise Support Technician certification examinations. NOTE: Students must select and complete one specialty track to be considered as having met the requirement for this award.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401, and problem solving and logic structures as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

MCITP Database Administrator Track (Three Courses) OR 12
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Track (Three Courses) OR (12)
MCITP Server Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
Microsoft Technology Associate Track (Two Courses) (8)
8-12

SEMESTER II

MCITP Database Administrator Track (Two Courses) OR 8
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
MCITP Server Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
Microsoft Technology Associate Track (Two Courses) (8)
8

SEMESTER III

MCITP Database Administrator Track (One Course) OR 4
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Track (One Course) OR (4)
MCITP Server Administrator/Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Track (One Course) OR (4)
Microsoft Technology Associate Track (One Course) (4)
4
Minimum Hours Required 20-24

(Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NS.DATA.13)

SEMESTER I (Three Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR (4)
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)
ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 1403 Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact-SQL 4
ITMT 2403 Administering a Microsoft SQL Server Database 4

SEMESTER III (One Course)

ITMC 2437 Programming a Microsoft SQL Server Database OR 4
ITSE 2404 Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET OR (4)
ITSE 2438 C# Database Development with ADO.NET (4)

SEMESTER I (Three Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)
ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 (4)
ITMT 2422 Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration 4

SEMESTER III (One Course)

ITMT 2456 Windows Server 2008: Enterprise Administrator 4

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ITMT 1402 Windows Vista Configuration OR 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems OR (4)
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITMT 2402 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2471 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4)
ITMT 2401 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration OR 4
ITMT 2472 Administering Windows Server 2012 (4)

SEMESTER III (One Courses)

ITMT 2451 Windows Server 2008: Server Administrator 4

MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE TRACK

(Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NS.MICRSFT.13)

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies1 4
ITNW 1408 Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems2 OR 4
ITMT 1473 Windows 7 Configuration (4)

SEMESTER II (Two Courses)

ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security3 4
ITNW 1492 Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications4 4

SEMESTER III (One Course)

Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMC, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course. 4

1 MTA Networking Fundamentals
2 MTA Windows OS Fundamentals
3 MTA Security Fundamentals
4 Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.


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