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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.

ITEC courses in this program require achievement of the following minimum placements:

MnTC Goal Area courses in this program may have different required placements and prerequisites, please see individual course requirements.


Description:

Minneapolis College'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.




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.

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, if applicable program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.