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									    Program Requirements Guide                                                                                                                                           2011 – 2012
Computer Network Engineering                                                                                AAS DEGREE
Program Overview                                      Program Outcomes                                                                    Program Start Dates
Networking Specialists can work in a wide variety     1. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in                                      Fall, Spring, Summer
of jobs. The work could include purchasing,              computer network engineering.
installing, configuring, administrating, and/or                                                                                           Course Sequence
                                                      2. Graduates will have knowledge and experience
supporting. Some jobs in networking could
                                                         in system design, analysis, and maintenance.                                     The following sequence is recommended for a
include help desk support, user training,
installing and maintaining local and/or wide          3. Graduates of the computer network programs                                       full-time student; however, this sequence is not
area networks.                                           will be prepared for employment as computer                                      required. Not all courses are offered each
                                                         network engineers.                                                               semester.
The student should have excellent communications
and math skills. For the certificate programs the     4. Graduates will be prepared to take industry                                      First Semester
student is expected to have prior microcomputer          certification exams.                                                             CSCI 1410 Computer Science & Information
and/or networking experience. He/she should                                                                                                  Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
exhibit qualities of patience, perseverance, and      Program Faculty                                                                     CSCI 1440 Networking Fundamentals . . . . . . . . . . . .4
preciseness and be a logical thinker. The student     LeRoy Chandler                 leroy.chandler@saintpaul.edu                         CSCI 1450 Web Fundamentals/HTML . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
should enjoy working in a team environment, and       Darren Pearson                 darren.pearson@saintpaul.edu                         CSCI 2475 A+ Hardware/Operating System Prep . . .4
be able to work independently. All networking                                                                                             Total Semester Credits .....................                                16
programs emphasize preparation for either the         Part-Time/Full-Time Options
Microsoft Certified System Administrator or Linux     Some day and evening class availability.                                            Second Semester
Professional Institute (LPI) Certification.           Students may attend full time or part time.                                         CSCI 1423 Computer Networking 1 – Client . . . . . . .4
                                                                                                                                          CSCI 1521 Structures of Computer Programming 1 . .4
Career Opportunities                                                                                                                      ENGL 1711 English Composition (Goal 1) . . . . . . . . .4
With almost every size company connected to                                                                                               Natural Sciences (Goal 3)* OR Mathematical/Logical
                                                      Program Requirements                                                                Reasoning (Goal 4)* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
some type of network, the jobs in networking
have become the fastest growing jobs in the           3
                                                      n Check off when completed                                                          Total Semester Credits .....................                         15
computer field. With companies networking to                                                                                              Third Semester
                                                      Course                                                                       Cr
share resources and reduce expenses the                                                                                                   CSCI 2451 Computer Networking 2 - Server . . . . . . .4
networking specialist is an invaluable part of the    n CSCI 1410 Computer Science & Information                                          CSCI 2451 Computer Networking 3 – Linux/Unix . . . .4
new company structure. There is a wide variety                    Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
                                                                                                                                          SPCH XXXX (Goal 1 only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
of jobs in networking including installation,         n CSCI 1423 Computer Networking 1 – Client . . . . .4
                                                                                                                                          History, Social Science, Behavioral Sciences
maintenance, training, managing and user support.     n CSCI 1440 Networking Fundamentals . . . . . . . . . .4
                                                                                                                                             (Goal 5)* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
                                                      n CSCI 1450 Web Fundamentals/HTML . . . . . . . . . .4
Graduates find excellent opportunities as                                                                                                 Humanities and Fine Arts (Goal 6)* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
                                                      n CSCI 1521 Structures of Computer
Network Administrators, Network Support, and                                                                                              Total Semester Credits .....................                                17
                                                                  Programming 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Certified Network Engineers in business,
manufacturing, government and education. Jobs         n CSCI 2420 Computer Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4                      Fourth Semester
                                                      n CSCI 2430 Information Systems Project                                             CSCI 2420 Computer Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
for Networking Specialists for all types of
                                                                  Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4                   CSCI 2430 Information Systems Project Mgmt . . . . .4
installations are found throughout the country
with opportunities for excellent earnings and         n CSCI 2451 Computer Networking 2 – Server . . . . .4                               CSCI 2465 Computer Networking 4 Infrastructure . . .4
rapid advancement. Jobs include the following:        n CSCI 2461 Computer Networking 3 – Linux/Unix . .4                                 Total Semester Credits .....................                   12
                                                      n CSCI 2465 Computer Networking 4 –
•   Networking Engineer                                           Infrastructure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4                                                      60
                                                                                                                                          Total Program Credits ..................
•   Network Help Desk Support                         n CSCI 2475 A+ Hardware/Operating
•   Datacommunications Specialist                                 System Prep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
•   PC Network Administrator                            Subtotal ..............................44
•   Information Specialist
•   WAN Manager Network Administrator                 General Education Requirements                                               Cr
•   LAN Specialist                                    Must complete at least 16 credits from the Minnesota
•   Telecommunications Specialist                     Transfer Curriculum-MnTC
•   Certified Network Engineer                                                                                                            Minimum Program Entry Requirements
                                                      n ENGL 1711 Composition 1 (Goal 1) . . . . . . . . . . . .4
•   LAN Manager                                       n SPCH XXXX (Goal 1 only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
                                                                                                                                          Students entering this program must meet the
                                                                                                                                          following minimum program entry requirements:
                                                      n Natural Sciences (Goal 3)* OR Mathematical/Logical
Credit for Prior College and Work Experience:            Reasoning (Goal 4)* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3             Reading: Score of 78+ or grade of “C” or
If you have previous college or work-related          n History, Social Science, Behavioral Sciences                                      better in READ 0722
                                                         (Goal 5)* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
experience, you may be able to earn credits toward                                                                                        Writing: Score of 60+ on Reading
                                                      n Humanities and Fine Arts (Goal 6)* . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
your program. If you have completed college-level                                                                                         Comprehension or grade of “C” or better
                                                         General Education Requirements ...........                                 16
English and/or Math, part of all of your assessment                                                                                       in ENGL 1410
may be waived. If you have attended college           Total Program Credits .................60                                           Arithmetic: Score of 57+ or grade of “C” or
previously, please send transcripts so we can                                                                                             better in MATH 0742
determine if any courses may transfer to Saint Paul   *Please refer to the catalog for general education                                  Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
College. If you have related work experience, talk    options.                                                                            Students admitted into Saint Paul College
with your program advisor about testing out of                                                                                            programs may need to complete additional
appropriate courses or utilizing prior learning. If                                                                                       courses based on assessment results and
you have computer-related experience, you may                                                                                             course prerequisite requirements. Certain
want to consider one of the advanced certificate      Information is subject to change.                                                   MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
programs. All programs can viewed on our Web          This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.                                  additional prerequisites.             037A (7035)
site: www.saintpaul.edu

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