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    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Computer Information Systems - Networking Option, AAS


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The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems, Networking Option is designed for students who are interestedin supporting, maintaining and administering data networks.  Students acquire a broad understanding of networks and specific skills in network infrastructure design and configuration, server administration and network client support.

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements

-This degree requires successful completion of 62-64 credit hours.

-A minimum 2.00 cumulative gradepoint average is required for graduation.

-Staisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation.

-Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met. 

Career Opportunities

Network Technician, Network Support Specialist, Network orComputer Systems Administrator

Semester One


Recommended Sequence

Complete all 17 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1183  Introduction to Computing 3    
  CIS 1254  IT Essentials I 4    
  CIS 1814  CCNA 1 4    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  Social Science (must have HIST, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, GEOG, ANTH, ECON prefix) 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Two


Complete all 17 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1233  Fund of Information Security 3    
  CIS 1264  IT Essentials II 4    
  CIS 1824  CCNA 2 4    
  CIS 2903  Linux Systems Administration I   3    
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Three


Complete all 14-15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1844  CCNA 3 4    
  CIS 2214  Microsoft Server Admin I 4    
  CIS Directed Elective (select one): CIS 1143  CIS 1243  CIS 1334  CIS 2134  CIS 2174  CIS 2913   3-4    
  SPCH 1300  Speech Communication 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Four


Complete all 14-15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1344  Network Defense 4    
  CIS 2304  VMWare Virtual Infrastructure 4    
  CIS Directed Elective (select one not previously completed above): CIS 1143  CIS 1243  CIS 1334  CIS 2134  CIS 2174  CIS 2913   3-4    
  MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning (or higher) 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Total 62-64 Credit Hours


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