Microsoft Networking Technology (AAS)

Program Information

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Microsoft Networking Technology program is designed to develop skills needed to implement a network infrastructure and install, configure, monitor, optimize, and troubleshoot Windows server and Windows client workstations. Courses in the program are also designed to help prepare for Microsoft Certified Product Specialist (MCP) examinations.

Typical tasks of a Microsoft Networking Administrator include developing a local area network, installing and configuring software, creating and managing user and group accounts, analyzing and optimizing system performance, troubleshooting system and printing problems, interoperating with various operating systems, and working as a system administrator.

This program requires students to complete prerequisites. Download the Course Check Sheet or see a program advisor for details.

Name SID


Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 14-15 Credits Grade Sem/Year

CIS105 may be waived by Program Director based on student background and experience; such students should plan to take an Oral Communications course this semester (instead of Semester 4) to even their credit load between terms. Other students might consider taking this general education course during a summer session.

CIS 105 Survey Computer Info Systems OR



COM 100 Introduction to Human Communication OR 3    
COM 110 Interpersonal Communication OR 3    
COM 225 Public Speaking OR 3    
COM 230 Small Group Communication AND


Permission of Department and Dvision

CIS 121AB Microsoft Command Line Operations OR 1    
CIS 221AB Microsoft Power Shell 1    
CIS 102 Interpersonal and Customer Service Skills for IT Professionals 1    
RE ANY Restricted Electives

Any Restricted Elective selected from list below. 3-4

ENG 101 First-Year Composition OR 3    
ENG 107 First-Year Composition for ESL 3    
MA ANY Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area. 3-5    

Course Check Sheets


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