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Awards - Computer Support and Network Administrator
Title
Computer Support and Network Administrator 
Award Two-Year Diploma 
Total Credits for Award 54.00 
Admission Requirements

Students are accepted into this program for fall, spring and summer terms.

Courses in this program require achievement of the following minimum placements:

 
Program Description

MCTC's Computer Support and Network Administration awards provides a comprehensive, industry-focused training on network support and Internet technologies. This fast-paced program uses state-of-the-art technology and prepares you for success through training in network administration, client/server installation and support and database implementation. Instructors with business and industry experience guide you through this program that will give you a leg up in this exciting industry.

 
Program Learning Outcome #1 Develop professional skills including communication, customer service, and teamwork 
Program Learning Outcome #2 Create and configure systems; selecting appropriate tools to use 
Program Learning Outcome #3 Maintain systems 
Program Learning Outcome #4 Develop troubleshooting and problem solving skills 
Program Learning Outcome #5 Prepare students for ongoing study and professional development in the IT industry 

Course Requirements: First Semester

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

 ITEC 1005

 Preparing for IT

 1.00

 ITEC 1100

 Information Technology Concepts

 2.00

 ITEC 1110

 Information Technology Skills

 2.00

 ITEC 1150

 Programming Logic and Design

 3.00

 ITEC 1250

 Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

 3.00

 ITEC 1425

 Data Communications

 4.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 15.00

 

 
Course Requirements: Second Semester

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

 ITEC 1310

 Microcomputer System Maintenance

 4.00

 ITEC 1475

 Linux System Administration

 4.00

 ITEC 2710

 Microsoft Network Administration

 4.00

 General Education

 Choose one course from MnTC Goal Area 1

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 15.00

 

 
Course Requirements: Third Semester

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

 ITEC 2865

 Internet/Intranet Security Implementation and Management

 4.00

 ITEC 2880

 CISCO Network Administration

 4.00

 General Education

 Choose one course from MnTC Goal Areas 7, 8, 9 or 10

 3.00

 ITEC Program Elective

 Any ITEC Computer Support and Network Administration course not required for your degree

 4.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 15.00

 

 
Course Requirements: Fourth Semester

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

 General Education

 Choose one course from any of the MnTC Goal Areas

 3.00

 ITEC 2910

 LAN Implementation and Management

 4.00

 ITEC 2950

 Information Technology Career Preparation

 2.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 9.00

General Education Courses (9 Credits):

To complete the Computer Support and Network Administration Diploma, students are required to successfully complete nine credits of General Education coursework. A minimum of three credits must be completed from Goal Area 1, and three credits from Goal Areas 7, 8, 9 or 10.