EMCC Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
EMCC Catalog 2023-2024

Computer Networking Technology A.A.S

Location(s): Golden Triangle Campus (Mayhew)


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The Computer Networking Technology program involves building computer networks from the ground up. This process involves evaluating protocols, operating systems, hardware components, networking devices, and software tools to make a network run efficiently. Students have the opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment with a wide variety of classes that will benefit them after completing their degree. The program is also privileged to be a Cisco® Networking Academy Program and a CompTIA® Academy.

Students can begin this program at the beginning of the fall or spring semesters. Completion of the two-year program leads to an Associates of Applied Science degree. As part of this degree program, students will also be required to take the A+ and Network+ certifications. Students are also prepared to sit for the following non-required certifications: CCNA certification.

This program requires a Silver or higher Certificate on the ACT Workkeys exam. Please see the program advisor or Navigator for additional information regarding testing times and locations for Workkeys.

Computer Networking is an ever-evolving field of study. Information Technology changes rapidly and requires students to be life-long learners with the ability to incorporate ever-changing technologies into their skill set. IT is one field of study which has not suffered any economic downturns. The need for well-trained IT personnel is present in every industry from healthcare to manufacturing.

18 Semester Hours


15 Semester Hours


Sophomore Year - First Semester


16 Semester Hours


Sophomore Year - Second Semester


15 Semester Hours


Work-based learning is available as an additional elective based on opportunity and requirements.

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