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Network Systems Technology, A.S.

 

WOULD you like a career in Network Systems Technology

NETWORK INFRASTRUCURE:
The Network Infrastructure option is built on the Cisco Academy.  The four-course Cisco Academy sequence is intense, detailed, and mapped to in-demand job skills.  Your studies will prepare you to pass highly sought after industry certifications.

NETWORK SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION:
Server administrators build, maintain and repair these engines of the cloud.  The Network Systems Administration option will teach you to configure, troubleshoot, repair and secure Linux and Microsoft based servers.  This intense and hands-on curriculum prepares you to take highly sought after industry certifications. 

 

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Contact the Advisor

Dr. Wendy Payne
Professor, Information Technology
Program Manager, BAS Technology Management
Advanced Technology Center, Room 204
850-872-3876
wpayne@gulfcoast.edu 

Barbara Cline
Assistant Coordinator, Business and Technology
850-872-3838
bcline@gulfcoast.edu

Degree Map - Network Systems Technology-AS

 
 

Who is eligible for the Network Systems Technology, A.S. program?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR degree?

  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
 

How do I apply to the Network Systems Technology, A.S. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

How do I register for my classes?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
Humanities Area
See General Education Requirements 3
Mathematics Area
•+*MAC1105, College Algebra 3
Natural Sciences Area
See General Education Requirements 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirements 3
 
Network Security (Cybersecurity) (CYB1)
MAJOR COURSES
CompTIA Certification Aligned Courses  
#*CTS1111, Linux+ 3
+*CTS1120, Security+ 3
CISCO Academy Certification Aligned Courses  
#*CTS1650, Network Fundamentals 3
+CTS1134, Networking Essentials (Network+) 3
+*CTS1651, Cisco Router Technology/Router Protocols and Concepts 3
Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server Aligned Courses  
#*CTS1390, Installing & Configuring Windows Server 3
+#*CTS1391, Administering Windows Server 3
Other Required Courses  
CGS1103, Project Management Concepts and Processes 3
COP1000, Introduction to Programming Logic 3
COP2700, Data Structure (SQL) 3
+*CIS2352, Ethical Hacking I 3
+CTS2314, Network Defense and Countermeasures 3
+*CIS2381, Computer Forensics and Incident Response 3
+*CTS2315, Intrusion Detection and Firewalls 3
+COP2701, Database Design and Management 3
   
Network Server Administration (CYB3) and
Network Infrastructure (CYB4)
 
MAJOR COURSES  
CompTIA Certification Courses  
#*CTS1111, Linux+ 3
+*CTS1120, Security+ 3
#*CTS1131, A+Hardware 3
*CTS1133, Desktop Operating systems (A+ Software) 3
CISCO Academy Certification Aligned Courses  
#*CTS1650, Network Fundamentals 3
+CTS1134, Networking Essentials (Network+) 3
+*CTS1651, Cisco Router Technology/Router Protocols and Concepts 3
+*CTS2652, Advanced Router Tech (CISCO/CCNA) 3
+#*CTS2653, Cisco Project-Based Learning/Accessing the WAN 3
Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server Aligned Courses  
#*CTS1390, Installing & Configuring Windows Server 3
+#*CTS1391, Administering Windows Server 3
Other Required Courses  
+#*CTS1392, Configuring Advanced Windows Server 3
CGS1103, Introduction to Management Concepts and Processes 3
COP1000, Introduction to Programming Logic 3
+*CIS2370, Virtual Infrastructure and Configuration 3

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

60

• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

# Applies only to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 
 

Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology
850-872-3839
mboyd@gulfcoast.edu

 
 
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