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2023-2024 Catalog/Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 Catalog/Student Handbook

Information Systems Technology: Networking Specialization, AAS


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(Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Length: Sixty-four credit hour program

Purpose: The Information Systems Technology degree with a Networking Specialization introduces students to Information Technology (IT) sectors such as hardware, software, networking, servers, information security, and computer installation, repair, troubleshooting, and support. This curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in a rapidly expanding field.

Occupational Objectives: Graduates of this curriculum may work as help desk specialists, PC repair/hardware troubleshooting technicians, network support personnel, server technicians, or data center technicians. In some cases, graduates will be able to immediately fill positions. In others, additional education, training, or industry certifications will be required to fill job roles.

Program Description: The Information Systems Technology curriculum with a networking specialization offers students an opportunity to prepare themselves for IT professional positions utilizing skills in networking fundamentals, network security,  help desk, PC hardware troubleshooting, operating systems, and server administration. In addition, students will acquire skills using Microsoft Office application software.

Contact For More Information: 

Joan Tuck 434-736-2019 | joan.tuck@southside.edu

Kelley LaPrade 434-949-1032 | kelley.laprade@southside.edu

Tommy Wright 434-736-2040 | tommy.wright@southside.edu

 

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Required Courses


Health or Physical Education Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices (1 credit)


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Social Science Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices(3 credits)


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Total Credits: 18


Second Semester


Approved IT Elective: Choose one below or see SIS for more choices (3 credits)


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Total Credits: 15


Approved ITN Elective: Choose one below or see SIS for more choices (3 credits)


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Business Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices (3 credits)


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Social Science Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices (3 credits)


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Total Credits: 15


Approved Humanities Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices (3 credits)


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Approved Elective: Choose One below or see SIS for more choices (3 credits)


Students should consult with their advisor to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

Total Credits: 15


Total Credits for Degree: 63


2Students should consult with their adviser to choose an appropriate elective for their individual career/transfer goals.

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