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Network Systems Technology - Network Server Administration Option, A.S.

 

WOULD you like a career AS A SERVER ADMINISTRATOR?

Our mobile devices keep us constantly connected to what matters – anytime, anywhere.  Network administrators design, build, configure, monitor, troubleshoot and secure the wired and wireless devices that keep you online.  In the Network Systems Technology - Network Server Administration option A.S. program, you learn by doing.  Your knowledge and skills progress through realistic hands-on courses taught by experienced industry professionals.  Successful completion of this degree prepares you to take highly sought after industry certifications.

 Students complete 15 general education hours and 45 major course hours from one of three specializations – cybersecurity, network infrastructure, network server administration.  Degree seeking students also complete one or more college credit certificates as part of their program.

 

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

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

 
 

Who is eligible for the Network Systems Technology - Network Server Administration Option, 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 - Network Server Administration Option, 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
Mathematics Area
•+*MAC1105, College Algebra 3
Natural Sciences Area
See General Education Requirements 3
Social Sciences Area
Philosophy/Religion +PHI2600, Ethics 3
Behavioral Sciences PSY2012 or SYG 2000, Psychology/Sociology 3
MAJOR COURSES

COMPTIA Certification Aligned Courses

(12 credits) #*CTS1111, Linux+ 3
+*CTS1120, Security+ 3
#*CTS1131, A+ Hardware 3
*CTS1133, Desktop Operating Systems (A+ Software)

CISCO Academy 4-Course Sequence

(12 credits) #*CTS1650, Network Fundamentals 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
Programming
(3 credits) COP1000, Introduction to Programming Logic 3
Professional
(3 credits) +CTS1134, Networking Essentials (Network+) 3

Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012

(6 credits) #*CTS1390, Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012 3
+#*CTS1391, Administering Windows Server 2012 3

Network Server Administration (CYB3)

Students must complete all three courses in the Microsoft MCSA Windows Server 2012 sequence; one course will count for the 3‑credit major requirement and the other two courses will satisfy 6 of the 12 specialization hours.
Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012
+#*CTS1392, Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 3
Choose one of the following Network Security courses:
+*CTS2314, Network Defense and Countermeasures 3
+*CTS2315, Intrusion Detection and Firewalls 3
Choose one of the following Network Administration courses:
+*CTS2370, Virtual Infrastructure: Installation and Configuration 3
#*CNT1510, Wireless Networking 3
+CTS1939, Special Topics 3
+CNT2949, Computer Networks Coop 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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