Computer Networking and Service Technology

Associate of Applied Science

The A.A.S. Computer Networking and Service Technology degree prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of information technology. This degree gives students knowledge in several different areas of technological study, including computer networking, hardware maintenance and repair, computer programming, an introduction to Linux operating systems, and network security.   Courses within the A.A.S. degree also prepare students to take entry-level technology certifications, giving them better odds of finding employment opportunities and starting positions at higher salaries. The AAS degree meets the requirements for admission to the Dalton State College Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management.

General Education
COMM 1110Fundamentals of Speech3
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
HIST 2111United States History to 18773
or HIST 2112 United States Hist since 1877
MATH 1111College Algebra3
POLS 1101American Government3
One of the following electives:3
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Geography
Intro to Human Geography
Intro to Physical Geography
World Civilization to 1500 CE
World Civilization since 1500
United States History to 1877
United States Hist since 1877
Intro to World Religions
Intro to Philosophical Issues
Logic and Critical Thinking
Intro to Political Science
State and Local Government
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology of Adjustment
Human Development
Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
Major Field Courses
BUSA 2201Fundamentals of Computer Appli3
CAPS 1140Microcomputer Operating System3
CAPS 1145Introduction to Networks3
CAPS 1152Linux3
CAPS 1240Advanced Topics in CAPS3
CAPS 1270Routing & Switching Essentials3
CAPS 1275Comp Syst/Networking Security3
CAPS 1276Scaling Networks3
CAPS 1277Connecting Networks3
CAPS 2278CCNA Security3
CMPS 1301Principles of Programming I3
ELCT 1100PC Maint & Troubleshooting3
ELCT 2120A+ Certification Review3
Physical Education
PHED Activity Elective1
Total Hours61