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Department Chair: Ed Metesh
  (406) 496-3735
  COT 124 Office A
   
Administrative Assistant: Marilyn Patrick
  (406) 496-3711
  COT 100 C
   
Department FAX: (406) 496-3710

Network Technology Program - AAS

The Network Technology AAS 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, and related employment opportunities.

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Network Technology AAS degree program is to provide a quality education that develops skills necessary to design, develop, 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 work as part of a team to provide practical solutions for industry.

Program Outcomes

Graduates will demonstrate sufficient knowledge to pass the Comp/TIA A+ and Net+ exams.
Graduates will demonstrate sufficient knowledge to pass the Cisco CCNA exams.
Graduates will demonstrate sufficient knowledge to pass select Microsoft MCSA Core exams.
Graduates will demonstrate sufficient knowledge to design, develop, and support small to medium computer networks and effectively communicate those processes.

Program Assessment

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

Programs

    Associate of Applied Science

     

    Certificate of Applied Science

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