CIT Infrastructure Program Requirements

Associate in Applied Science Degree NMC Code 125

This program provides students with a comprehensive background in computer hardware, operating systems, local area networking, and internetwork routing and switching. This degree is designed to prepare students for the following internationally recognized certifications:

  • CompTIA A+® IT Technician
  • CompTIA Network+® Certification
  • CompTIA Security+® Certification
  • Cisco CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
  • MCTS - Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
  • MCITP - Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional
  • MTA - Microsoft Technology Associate

Technology Professional

Successful Associate Degree graduates are qualified for entry-level positions as hardware technicians, network administrators, and infrastructure support specialists. NMC is a Cisco Local Networking Academy Program. CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association), Microsoft, and Cisco certification exams are administered by Pearson-Vue or Prometrics Testing Services. NMC is an authorized Certiport, Pearson-Vue, and Prometric testing center. For current program information, please call (231) 995-1166. Students considering transfer should see an advisor.

Effective: Fall 2014

General Education Requirements Credits: 17-18

Communications: ENG 111 and either
ENG 112 or ENG 220

7-8

Humanities: PHL 105 or PHL 202

3

Mathematics Competency: Placement into MTH 121 or higher, or completion of MTH 111

-

Science: Any Group 1 course with a lab

4

Social Sciences: Any Group 1 course (ECO 201 recommended)

3

Occupational Specialty Courses: 52

BUS 155 Interpersonal Communications

3

CIT 156 CompTIA A+® Certification I

3

CIT 157 CompTIA A+® Certification II

3

CIT 160 Cisco Internetworking I

4

CIT 161 Cisco Internetworking II

4

CIT 213 Networking Technologies

4

CIT 215 Windows Server Environment

3

CIT 233 Project Management

3

CIT 240 Network Security Management

3

CIT 242 Windows Client Administration

2

CIT 246 Windows Server Infrastructure

3

CIT 247 Windows Server Administration

3

CIT 256 Linux Administration

3

CIT 260 Cisco Internetworking III

4

CIT 261 Cisco Internetworking IV

4

CIT 290 CIT Internship *

3

* Two competencies are required for the Internship Class: a 3.0 GPA in CIT classes (with 20 credits and an overall average of 2.0 and department approval), and a keyboarding competency.

While a 3.0 GPA in CIT classes is required for this internship, an alternative, campus-based internship opportunity is available for those students who do not meet this requirement.

Program Requirements 69-70

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