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Department Head: Ed Metesh
  (406) 496-3735
  HC 149A
   
Administrative Assistant: Marilyn Patrick
  (406) 496-3711
  HC 101A
   
Department FAX: (406) 496-3710

 

The mission of the undergraduate Network Technology degree program is to provide a quality education that develops skills necessary to design, develop, administer, secure, and support computer networks. An education that stays abreast of new and innovative technologies that enables graduates to provide solutions for business and industry.

The Network Technology degree prepares students for employment in the Information Technology arena. The degree places particular emphasis on current and emerging network technologies. Many courses required in this curriculum prepare students for a wide variety of industry recognized certification exams. The course work is rich in laboratory experiences with state-of-the-industry hardware and software. Students study in a learning environment that stresses practical, hands-on experiences and internships.

Graduates of the program will find career opportunities as PC Support Specialists, Network Technicians, Network Analysts, and Network Administrators. Other possibilities include Data Communications Analysts and Security Administrators.

Mission and Goals

The mission of the undergraduate Network Technology degree program is to provide a quality education that develops skills necessary to design, develop, administer, secure, and support computer networks. An education that stays abreast of new and innovative technologies that enables graduates to provide solutions for business and industry.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate competencies in computer maintenance and support.
  • Students will demonstrate competencies in network device configurations and design principles and be receptive to new technologies.
  • Students will demonstrate competencies in appropriate network operating systems.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team.

Program Outcomes

  • Graduates will be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in essential skills to obtain employment in the Information Technology arena.
  • Graduates will have experienced a relevant work-place environment.

Program Assessment

  • Industry Advisory boards
  • Graduate/Placement Survey
  • Internship Student/Supervisor Evaluations
  • Instructional Diagnosis tools
  • Student evaluations
  • Student peer evaluations

Programs

    Bachelor of ScienceNon-Degree

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