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2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Services and Computing Systems, AAS-T

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The Network Services and Computing Systems Associate in Applied Science-Transfer degree addresses how to connect computers and other resources in a network, perform network maintenance tasks, and install and configure hardware and software in microcomputers. In addition to technical content, the degree includes skills in communication (oral, written, and listening), general business, teamwork, and problem solving.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:

  • Write, speak and listen effectively
  • Apply critical thinking and logical research to technological problems in area of concentration
  • Explain fundamental networking theory, terminology, and industry recognized standards

Cloud Architecture and Services Track

  • Describe the benefits and challenges of cloud architecture and the available services
  • Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines, storage solutions and the associated services
  • Deploy, manage and configure SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and SaaS (Storage as a Service) solutions

Operating System Administration Track

  • Explain the function of and configure various services to support an enterprise network infrastructure
  • Compare and contrast the different operating systems and their features
  • Define the functions of client/customer service personnel and analyze how these functions contribute to the development of long-term relationships with clients, customers and suppliers

Network Administration Track

  • Explain the theory and benefits of various technologies employed in Internetworks
  • Perform simple hardware and software configuration on a switch and a router
  • Explain the function of and configure various services to support an enterprise network infrastructure
  • Administer an organization’s computer network infrastructure including servers, workstations, printers, and routers and other Internetworking devices
  • Monitor network performance, troubleshoot network problems

Total: 61

Choose One Track From the Following:

Grand Total: 90-93

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