Computer Technology, Networking Emphasis - Associate in Applied Science
With the widespread use of computers around the world, there is an ongoing need for skilled computer specialists. The Associate in Applied Science degree in Computer Technology - Networking Emphasis prepares students for entry-level positions in a vast number of industries. After completing a year in general computer courses, students choose an emphasis in Programming or Networking. The Networking emphasis provides skills in network architecture, network design, and LAN/WAN services and support. These valuable skills enable graduates to work in IT for small businesses, public and private corporations, and in private practice.
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Lou Ann Wehrung (843) 349-5367
A network technician has the technical knowledge and ability to work as a network
architect, network designer, and network administrator. Graduates of the A.A.S. in
Computer Technology - Networking Emphasis degree program can begin their careers with
small businesses, public and private corporations, and in private practice.
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Transfer requirements for senior colleges/universities vary widely; visit www.sctrac.org for specific information. The transfer courses in this display should be regarded only as suggested courses. Each student is responsible for planning a program of study to meet the requirements of the senior college or university to which the student expects to transfer. Therefore, a student planning to transfer the first two years from HGTC to a senior college or university should visit www.hgtc.edu/academics/university_transfer.html or www.sctrac.org or obtain a copy of that institution’s catalog. For specific transfer opportunities, contact the department chair.
Course Sequence and Progression Requirements
A minimum grade of "C" or better is required for all CPT and IST prefixed courses for progression and graduation.
|First Semester - Fall|
|CPT 168||Programming Logic & Design||3|
|CPT 170||Microcomputer Applications||3|
|CPT 209||Computer Systems Management||3|
|MAT 101||Beginning Algebra*||3|
|PHI 103||Workplace Ethics*||3|
|Second Semester - Spring|
|CPT 176||Micro Operating Systems||3|
|CPT 187||Object-Oriented Logic & Design||3|
|CPT 270||Advanced Microcomputer Applications||3|
|IST 166||Network Fundamentals||3|
|MAT 122||Finite College Math||3|
|Third Semester - Summer|
|CPT 260||Operating Systems & Web Servers||3|
|ENG 155||Communications I*||3|
|IST 161||Introduction to Network Administration||3|
|IST 162||Intro. to Workstation Networking Fundamentals||3|
|PSY 103||Human Relations*||3|
|Fourth Semester - Fall|
|ENG 160||Technical Communications*||3|
|IST 165||Implementing & Administering Network Directory Services||3|
|IST 291||Fundamentals of Network Security I||3|
|Fifth Semester - Spring|
|CPT 264||Systems & Procedures||3|
|IST 209||Fundamentals of Wireless LANs||3|
|IST 261||Advanced Network Administration||3|
|Electives (Choose two)***||6|
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
*Students interested in the Transfer & University Parallel Programs should elect the following courses: MAT 110 College Algebra for MAT 101 Beginning Algebra; PSY 201 General Psychology for PSY 103 Human Relations; ENG 101 English Composition I; SPC 205 Public Speaking for ENG 155 Communications I; ENG 102 English Composition II for ENG 160 Technical Communications; and PHI 110 Ethics for PHI 103 Workplace Ethics.
**Fourth semester elective: IST 201, IST 202, IST 242, CPT 280 or CWE
***Fifth semester electives: IST 203, IST 204, IST 290, IST 292, CPT 280 or CWE