Networking Course Sequence - Moberly Area Community College
 

Associate of Applied Science
Computer Information Technology - Networking

 

Networks drive the speed of business. The demand for information in the global economy requires consistent and robust network connectivity. Networking professionals provide this ever-increasing need.Moberly Area Community College offers a path to this exciting career focus through our nationally recognized Cisco Academy. In two semesters an individual can prepare to become a Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA) and also be eligible for the widely recognized A+ certification. For those who wish to pursue the full Networking Degree,MACC also offers coursework in Linux Administration and Windows Server Management. Networking graduates are prepared to enter the field or transfer to a four-year institution.

 

Specific classes in the CIT curriculum are industry approved to allow successful students to sit for: A+, Linux +, and Cisco CCENT and CCNA certification.

 

Academic Map

This academic map is a semester-by-semester schedule of courses based upon the AAS degree requirements as outlined in the academic catalog. In order for you to graduate in two years, specific milestones, courses and other requirements (e.g. prerequisites) must be met in a timely manner. Additionally, keep in mind this map does not substitute for academic advisement. If you have questions, see your advisor and refer to the MACC website for current information. Finally, enrolling for courses during the summer session is an option and can reduce your regular course load and allow you to stay on track to graduate in two years.

 

Course Semester Hours Milestone
  First Semester (Fall)
   
 CIT106  IT Essentials I (1st 8-weeks) 3  
 CIT107  ^IT Essentials II (2nd 8-weeks) 3  
 CIT135  ^Object Oriented Programming I 3  
 CIT145  Web Design I 3  
 LAL101  ^Composition I 3  LAL101
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  SKL101
    16  
 
  Second Semester (Spring)
   
 CIT150  Linux Administration I 3  
 CIT152  Fundamentals of Networking (1st 8-weeks) 3  
 CIT153  ^Beginning Router Configuration (2nd 8-weeks) 3  
   Biological or Physical Science (with lab) 4-5  
 MTH140  ^College Algebra 3  MTH140
    16-17  
 
  Third Semester (Fall)
   
 CIT105  ^Programming I 3  CIT105
 CIT238  ^Windows Server Management 3  
 CIT252  ^Advanced Routers & Switching (1st 8-weeks) 3  
 CIT253  ^Internetworking Technologies (2nd 8-weeks) 3  
 SKL250 or
 CIT295
 Employment Seminar or
 ^Computer Information Technology Internship
1-2  
 SPK101  Public Speaking 3  
    16-17  
 
  Fourth Semester (Spring)
   
 CIT201  ^Relational Database Systems 3  
 CIT250  ^Linux Administration II 3  
 CIT255  ^Network Security 3  
 CIT260  ^Systems Project 2  
 HST105 or
 PSC105
 American History to 1865 or
 Functions & Policies of American Government
3  
   Humanities (Ethics or Logic recommended) 3  
    17  
 
  Total Hours for Degree 65-67  

 

*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the degree in two years. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

**Virtual course delivery is available for all "CIT" classes required in this degree program and for many other required classes. Talk to your program advisor to learn which courses are offered in the virtual delivery format.

***Note for all Computer Information Technology AAS degrees and certificates (32 credit hour and Certificates of Specialization): A grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all required CIT courses (course prefix "CIT") to earn an AAS degree, 32 credit hour certificate, or Certificate of Specialization)..

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).