2018-19 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Oct 18, 2018  
2018-19 Pierce College Catalog

Computer Network Engineering (AAS) Course Map


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Created by Pierce faculty, this map outlines the initial coursework for this career field. It provides you a clear path to complete your degree by listing a specific set of courses relevant to your program and career. The map is designed with the appropriate number of credits and meets degree requirements. Courses are organized in a recommended sequence; please schedule accordingly. If a course is unavailable, select the next appropriate course within the sequence. For each course, a purpose statement explains how the content relates to your career field. On this map, there may be instances when you will be required to select a course from several options. Use these purpose statements and notes to choose the course that best aligns with your interests and needs. You will also find action items to complete to assure you progress and graduate on time. While this map is a great guide to courses required to complete the Associate of Applied Science Computer Network Engineering, you are responsible for fulfilling all degree requirements. Questions? Your Success Network is ready to help you!

Action Item: Work with CIS/CNE Navigator


Please work with the CIS/CNE Navigator to determine the need for CIS 121 and BTECA 102 - 105.

1. College Success


  • COLLG 110 College Success (3 credits)
  • Course purpose: A foundational course to explore and affirm a career choice and build upon the skills, knowledge, and resources that will support you at Pierce College and beyond.

2. Computer Information Systems/Keyboarding Skills Course Recommendation


Take as advised.

3. Computer Operating Systems


Action Item: Meet with Advisor


Use your Success Network!  In your first quarter, meet with your advisor to revisit your career and transfer path, make adjustments to your goals as needed, and plan for your next steps. 

4. Math in Society


5. Implementing Windows Client Operating System


6. CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks


7. English Composition I


8. CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials


9. Installing and Configuring Windows


  • CNE 232 Installing and Configuring Windows Server (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: This course prepares you to meet the requirements of the initial Microsoft Windows Server operating system certification. It is also the first in a sequence of three classes that prepares you to meet the requirements of the Microsoft MCSA certification.

10. Technical Writing


11. Administering Windows Server


  • CNE 235 Administering Windows Server (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: This class prepare you to meet the requirements of a second Microsoft Windows Server operating system certification. It is also the second in a sequence of three classes that will prepare you to meet the requirements of the Microsoft MCSA certification.

Action Item: Apply for Graduation


Way to go!  It is time to apply for graduation.  Visit the Pierce College Graduation website for details.  https://www.pierce.ctc.edu/graduation

12. Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services


  • CNE 237 Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: This class will prepared you to meet the requirements of a third Microsoft Windows Server operating system certification. It is also the third in a sequence of three classes that prepares you  to meet the requirements of the Microsoft MCSA certification.

13. Human Relations in the Workplace


  • BUS 240 Human Relations in the Workplace (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: You will learn how the needs of business or other formal organizations interact with individual needs, leadership styles, formal organizational policies and procedures, and general cultural patterns to determine how employees act in work situations.

14. CCNA 3: Scaling Networks


15. Fundamentals of Network Security


16. CISCO CCNA Security


Action Item: Complete Networking Certification Exam(s)


Please complete networking certification exams (ex. CISCO, A+, Security+, Network+), and begin job readiness preparation for internship and post-graduation job search.

17. CCNA 4: Connecting Networks


18. Introduction to Computer Programming


19. Communications Course Recommendation


Choose one

20. Supervised Internship


21. UNIX Administration


22. Special Topics Related to Computer Network Engineering


Total Credits 113


Note: Due to the rapid changes in the IT industry, the Special Topics courses CIS 155 and CNE 155 may be substituted as needed into the CIS or CNE degree programs, on the advice of the CIS/CNE faculty and program coordinator.

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