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, security, local area networking, and internetwork routing and switching. This degree is designed to prepare students for the following internationally recognized certifications:

  • CompTIA A+® Certification
  • CompTIA Cloud+® Certification
  • CompTIA Network+® Certification
  • CompTIA Security+® Certification
  • Cisco CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
  • MCTS - Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
  • MTA - Microsoft Technology Associate

Technology Professional

Successful associate degree graduates are qualified for positions as hardware technicians, network administrators, system administrators, and infrastructure support specialists. For current program information, please call (231) 995-1166. Students considering transfer should see an advisor.

Effective: Fall 2017

General Education Requirements Credits: 17-18

Class

Credits

Communications: ENG 111 and either
ENG 112 or ENG 220

7-8

Humanities: PHL 105 or PHL 202

3

Math 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: 49-50

Class

Credits

BUS 155 Interpersonal Communications or
BUS 231 Professional Communications or
COM 111 Public Speaking

3-4

CIT 156 CompTIA A+® Certification I

3

CIT 157 CompTIA A+® Certification II

3

CIT 160 Cisco Internetworking I

3

CIT 161 Cisco Internetworking II

3

CIT 213 Networking Technologies

4

CIT 215 Windows Server Environment

3

CIT 233 Project Management

3

CIT 240 Network Security Management

3

CIT 243 Cloud Technologies

3

CIT 246 Windows Server Infrastructure

3

CIT 247 Enterprise Solutions

3

CIT 256 Linux Administration

3

CIT 260 Cisco Internetworking III

3

CIT 261 Cisco Internetworking IV

3

CIT 290 CIT Internship *

3

*Students planning to take the internship class require department approval and are required to have a GPA of 3.0 in their CIT classes. It is also recommended that students have 20 credits in CIT classes and an overall GPA of 2.0. 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 66-68

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