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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Business & Computer Systems Division Programs of Study

Network Engineer 
A.A.S. Degree (Career)
A Network Administration Area of Study 
APPLICATION CODE 112A
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.
   
This area of study is designed to meet the needs of the business community and industry in the expanding field of computer network engineering and administration. Graduates will be qualified for a variety of technical and administrative positions including client needs assessment, network design, network installation and maintenance, inter-network communication and connectivity, specialized network functions, and on-site network administration. Extensive lab instruction will provide exposure to real-world network scenarios. Completion of all courses in this career curriculum will lead to the award of the associate of applied science degree in network administration. HCC’s membership in the Microsoft IT Academy Program assures students of having Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) for all MSFT courses. Depending on the chosen networking option, this curriculum prepares students to sit for the following certification exams: Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), and/or the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). 
   
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSCredits
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 LiteratureArts Core Course (see p. 64)3
 SPCH-105 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
 OR 
 SPCH-110 Interpersonal Communication3
Social SciencesSOCI-101 Introduction to Sociology
 OR 
 PSYC-101 General Psychology3
ScienceScience Core Course (see p. 66)3-4
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core
 Course (see p. 66)3
   
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros
 OR 
CMSY-129Principles of the Internet3
CMSY-121Structured Logic and Program Design3
CMSY-162Introduction to Network Security3
CMSY-219Microcomputer Operating Systems3
MSFT-299Fundamentals and Practice for Network+
 Certification3
MSFT-272Microsoft Windows XP Professional3
MSFT-273Managing Microsoft Windows Server 20033
MSFT-277Implementing Microsoft Windows Server 20033
 Network Infrastructure
MSFT-278Planning Microsoft Windows Server 2003
 Network Infrastructure3
MSFT-279Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory
 Infrastructure3
Electives–Select 9-12 credits from the following (3 credits each, except where noted):
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I
BMGT-100Introduction to Business and Organization
BMGT-120Small Business Management
BMGT-130Principles of Marketing
BMGT-141Supervisory Development
BMGT-145Principles of Management
BMGT-151Business Law I
CMSY-141Computer Science I (4 credits)
CMSY-163Introduction to Firewalls and Network Security
CMSY-164Introduction to Intrusion Detection Systems
CMSY-181Introduction to C++ Programming (4 credits)
CMSY-190Introduction to Visual Basic.NET
CMSY-201Computer Systems Work Experience I
CMSY-250Systems Analysis and Design
CMSY-255Introduction to Unix and Linux
CMSY-262Encryption and VPN Technology
CMSY-263Hardening the Network Infrastructure
CMSY-281Advanced C++ Programming (4 credits)
COOP-201Cooperative Education Work Experience I
MSFT-218Managing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network
 Environment
MSFT-230Designing Microsoft Windows 2000 Active
 Directory Services
MSFT-235Designing a Secure Microsoft Windows 2000
 Network 
MSFT-240Designing Microsoft Windows 2000 Network
 Infrastructure
MSFT-282Designing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
MSFT-283Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows
 Server 2003 Network
MSFT-572Implementing and Managing Microsoft
 Exchange 2000
MSFT-862Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2000
 Database 
MSFT-863Programming a Microsoft SQL Server 2000
 Database9-12
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hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST