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Associate in Science

IT: Networking Concentration

Students learn networking theory, planning, design, installation, support, troubleshooting, and administration of wired and wireless networks through the use of lecture and hands-on labs. The Information Technology Program: Networking Concentration provides knowledge and experience for various industry-recognized certification exams.

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Requirements
First SemesterCredits
ENL101   English Composition I
 
3
BIT187   Introduction to Networks (Cisco 1)
 
3
BIT115   Windows Desktop Operating Systems
 
3
BIT113   Microcomputer Hardware
 
3
BUS100   Introduction to Business
 
3
Second SemesterCredits
BIT248
BIT248L
  Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials (Cisco 2)
 
4
BIT104   Cybercrime
 
3
COM103   Human Communication
 
3
    Behavioral & Social Sciences*

*It is strongly suggested that student take PHI120 Ethics for one of their Behavioral or Social Science courses.
3
    Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning 3 (or) 4
Third SemesterCredits
BIT249
BIT249L
  Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation (Cisco 3)
 
4
BIT116   IT: Linux
 
3
    First-level Programming Language 3
    General Education Elective 3
    Behavioral & Social Sciences*

*It is strongly suggested that student take PHI120 Ethics for one of their Behavioral or Social Science courses.
3
Fourth SemesterCredits
BIT252
BIT252L
  Connecting Networks (Cisco 4)
 
4
BUS112   Organizational Behavior
 
3
BIT237   Windows Server Administration
 
3
    Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (or)
Natural or Physical Science**

**Students who are planning to transfer should take a 4-credit lab science course.
3 (or) 4
Total Credits 60/62

 

 

Upon completion of the Information Technology Program: Networking Concentration, students are able to:

  • Read, write, discuss, and think critically about topics and ideas within networking technology.
  • Prepare for multiple industry recognized networking related certifications.
  • Work independently and with teams in a networking technology setting.
  • Display proficiency with various networking configurations.
  • Obtain entry-level positions in the networking field.

Students completing the Information Technology Program: Networking Concentration are well trained to work as network administrators.

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Full Time Faculty

Louis Beco
Office: Lorusso Technology, Tech 215D
Phone: 774.330.4398
Email: lbeco@capecod.edu

Michael Bejtlich
Office: Lorusso Technology, Tech 215F
Phone: 774.330.4519
Email: mbejtlich@capecod.edu

Kathleen Bent, Business Department Chair
Office: Lorusso Technology, Tech 215C
Phone: 774.330.4517
Email: kbent@capecod.edu

Mary Jean Huettner
Office: Lorusso Technology, 215G
Phone: 774.330.4350
Email: mhuettner@capecod.edu

Andrea Lyons
Office: Lorusso Technology, Tech 215B
Phone: 774.330.4743
Email: alyons@capecod.edu

Adjunct Faculty
Fozia Ahmed
Louladey Assefa
Cam Beale
Nancy Dempsey
Gwenn Dyson
Mark Ells
Gail Knell
Doreen Lawrence
Florence Lucci
Elaine Moore
Debora Morgan
Michael Otto
Else Rhodes
James Ruane
Debora Sementa
Lawrence Silverman
Victor Smith
Juanita Sweet
Alfred Towle
David Ziemba