Richland College - Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards) - Networking Support Certificate

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

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COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -- NETWORKING SUPPORT

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(Level I Certificate)

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

  • 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/MCSA SQL Server Track (Three Courses) OR 12
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/MCSE Server 2012 Infrastructure Track (Three Courses) OR (12)
MCITP Server Administrator/MCSA Windows Server 2012 Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
MTA IT Infrastructure/MCSA Windows 8 Track (Two Courses) (8)
8-12

SEMESTER II

MCITP Database Administrator/MCSA SQL Server Track (Two Courses) OR 8
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/MCSE Server 2012 Infrastructure Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
MCITP Server Administrator/MCSA Windows Server 2012 Track (Two Courses) OR (8)
MTA IT Infrastructure/MCSA Windows 8 Track (Two Courses) (8)
8

SEMESTER III

MCITP Database Administrator/MCSA SQL Server Track (One Course) OR 4
MCITP Enterprise Administrator/MCSE Server 2012 Infrastructure Track (One Course) OR (4)
MCITP Server Administrator/MCSA Windows Server 2012 Track (One Course) OR (4)
MTA IT Infrustructure/MCSA Windows 8 Track (One Course) (4)
4
Minimum Hours Required 20-24

(Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NS.DATA.14)

SEMESTER I (Three Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 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
ITNW 2406 Populating a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL 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
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 OR 4
ITMT 2473 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (4)

SEMESTER III (One Course)

ITMT 2456 Windows Server 2008: Enterprise Administrator OR 4
ITMT 2474 Desiging and Implementing a Server Infrastructure (4)

MCITP SERVER ADMINISTRATOR/MCSA WINDOWS SERVER 2012 TRACK

(Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NS.SERVER.14)

SEMESTER I (Two Courses)

ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 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 OR 4
ITMT 2473 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (4)

MTA IT INFRASTRUCTURE/MCSA WINDOWS 8 TRACK

(Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.MTAIT.INFRAST)

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

NOTE: Upon completion of this degree, students are eligible to take the MCITP Database Administrator, MCITP Enterprise Administrator, MCITP Server Administrator, MCSA Windows 8, MCSA SQL Server, MCSA Windows Server 2012, or MTA IT Infrastructure certification exams.

1 MTA Networking Fundamentals
2 MTA Windows OS Fundamentals or Configuring Windows 8
3 MTA Security Fundamentals
4 Windows Server Administration Fundamentals or Managing and Maintaining Windows 8

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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