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Computer System Networking & Telecommunications - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code - CIP Code: CETE.WE.AAS/15.1201
Credits Required: 66
Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

The Department of Computer and Information Systems Technology (CIST) is committed to meet the needs of the students who are enrolled in our programs. We are committed to excellence in teaching. We provide quality transfer courses, general education courses, prerequisites within vocational programs, and vocational courses.

Requirements for Admission to the program:

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102
ENGL 0206
Composition II* or
Technical Writing
SPCH 0151
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
ENGR 0104 Applied Math** or Math Elective 3
  Humanities Elective 3
  Social Science Elective 3
  Natural and Physical Science Elective 3
  Total Hours for General Education Requirements 21
* See course description for prerequisite. ** Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer   institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Computer System Networking and Telecommunications Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
CIST 0101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
CIST 0111 Microcomputer Business Software 3
CIST 0117 Networking I 3
CIST 0120 Programming Fundamentals 4
CIST 0137 HTML Web Page Development 3
CIST 0180 Programming Algorithms 4
CIST 0191 Discrete Structures I 3
CIST 0214 Home Computer Repair/Maintenance 4
CIST 0232 UNIX Scripting and Utilities 3
Computer System Networking and Telecommunication Electives  
CIST 0158
CIST 0216
CIST 0250
CIST 0254
CIST 0299
Networking 2 (4hrs)
Networking 3 (4hrs)
Networking 4 (4hrs)
O.S. Security (4hrs)
Industrial Internship: Computer (3hrs)
Total Hours for Computer System Networking and Telecommunications Requirements 44
* See course syllabi for Computer System Networking and Telecommunications course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in Applied Science in Computer System Networking and Telecommunications Degree 66
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