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Computer Technology - Network Systems Management (119999)

Degree: Associate in Applied Science, AAS


The goal is to give students the ability to fit into a variety of information systems infrastructures by teaching basic concepts within the framework of a wide variety of equipment and architectures. The program prepares students for the CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and the Cisco CCNA exams.

• High School Diploma or GED
• ENG 155 or equivalent scores
• MAT 155 or equivalent test scores

In the Real World

The Network Systems Management program prepares students for entry-level positions as network administrators, network managers, network designers, network operations specialists, network technicians, network installers, network support specialists or IT technicians.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do for you. What does your future look like?

Learning Goals/Objectives

Graduates will:
• Demonstrate proficiency in maintaining end user devices to include personal computers, tablets, etc.
• Design and build inter-networked environments incorporating routers and switches applying proper mathematical foundations in designing scalable TCP/IP networks using appropriate protocols to meet design requirements.
• Build and maintain secure networks.
• Build, maintain, and troubleshoot to solve common information technology problems and implement secure workable solutions.
• Demonstrate ability to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop and implement hardware and/or software solutions within the realm of information technology that meet specified design and performance requirements.
NOTE: Students will be prepared for CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, and Cisco CCNA certification exams.

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