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Networking Systems and Technology Associate in Applied Science

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Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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The Networking Systems and Technology AAS program is for students interested in administering and maintaining network equipment such as routers, switches, and servers, as well as, maintaining software and services that are common in modern network infrastructures. The curriculum covers both hardware and software components which help prepare students for jobs in the Information Technology (IT) market. It also offers students relevant knowledge and skills required in a variety of industry certifications including: A+, Network+, CCENT, CCNA and CCNA Security. 

Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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Funding Options

Open For Enrollment






General Education Requirements

16  CH

Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor. The A.A.S. model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.  

Select Mathematics 118 OR higher. 

Fine Arts & Humanities (HD) (3 CH) 

Social & Behavioral Sciences (3 CH) 

Physical & Life Sciences (3 CH) 


Program Core Requirements

36  CH

Additional Requirements


Elective Program Requirements

9  CH
​Students must complete a minimum of 9 credit hours in the subjects Computer Information Systems (0032), Networking Technologies (0165), or Computer Security and Forensic Investigation (0162).

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Focus Electives


Total Minimum Credit Hours

Career Pathways

Information Technology Information Technology


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