Information Systems Technology – Network Fundamentals CSC
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Information Systems Technology – Network Fundamentals

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: This program provides the student with a background in beginning networking skills.  The material presented in this certificate will help prepare students for the CompTIA A+ Certification and the CompTIA Network + Certification.  It is recommended that students complete the A+ Certification before the Network+ Certification.  

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Hardware technician; entry-level help desk technician; entry-level technical support.  For more information, go to O*Net (

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES:  The Network Fundamentals Career Studies Certificate will fulfill 18 credit hours of the Network Administration Career Studies Certificate which fulfills the concentration electives in the Information Systems Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.  

Students should check their advisement report in SIS and meet with their faculty advisor.

Students must attain the grade of "C" or higher in IT courses taken for this certificate.

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an Information Systems Technology (IST) academic advisor for further information.







ITE 115

Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts



ITP 100 Software Design 3


ITN 106 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3


ITN 107 Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting 3


ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3


ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3


 Information Systems Technology - Network Administration Career Studies Certificate 18


Name Program Email Phone
Ihab AbuZayda Computer Applications CSC 423/737-8006
Londo Andrews Computer Applications CSC 804/523-5753
Barbara Comfort Computer Applications CSC 804/523-5311
Amanda Shelton Computer Applications CSC 804/523-5310
Catherine Thomas Computer Applications CSC 804/523-5072