Microsoft Server Administration (CCL)
Effective: Spring 2015
Program Code: 5852
Total Program Credits: 20-23
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Server Administration program is designed to provide training for professionals who implement, manage, and troubleshoot existing network and system environments based on current Microsoft Server operating systems. The courses in the program are also designed to help prepare for Microsoft Certified Product Specialist (MCP).
Typical tasks of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) are implementing, managing, and troubleshooting networks containing messaging services, file and print servers, and firewalls. In addition a MCSA may be responsible for configuring Internet access, to enabling remote access for users, and to managing client computers.
This program requires students to complete prerequisites. Download the Course Check Sheet or see a program advisor for details.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Semester I||7-11 Credits||Grade||Sem/Year|
CIS105 requirement may be waived by Program Director based on student`s background and experience. Such students should enroll in BPC170 in Semester 1 to even their credits between semesters.
Prerequisite for CIS221AB may also be waived for students with appropriate background.
CIS190 is alternate option to CNT140AA and MST140 to meet Networking requirement; CIS190 is not currently offered at GCC but may be available at another MCCCD college. Students interested in choosing this option will need to wait until Semester 2 to take it because of its CIS105 prerequisite.
MST140 and MST150EI are scheduled at GCC so that both may completed in the same semster.
Survey Computer Info Systems OR
Permission of Department or Division 0-3
Microsoft Command Line Operations OR
+ CIS221AB Microsoft Power Shell (1) 1
|CNT 140AA||Introduction to Networks OR||4|
Microsoft Networking Essentials Or
CIS190 Introduction to Local Area Networks (3) 3-4
|MST 150EI||Configuring Windows 8 OR||3|
Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration OR
MST150 Microsoft Windows Professional (3) OR
|Semester II||13-15 Credits||Grade||Sem/Year|
MST155/155++, MST157/157++ and MST158++ are scheduled at GCC such that all may be completed in the same semester.
|BPC 170||Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level I||3|
|MST 158DA||Windows Server Administration OR||4|
Installing & Configuring Windows Server OR
+ MST158++ Any Windows Server Administration (any module) 4
|MST 155DA||Windows Server Network Infrastructure Configuration OR||4|
Configuring Advanced Windows Server Service OR
MST155 Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure (3) OR
|MST 157DA||Active Directory Windows Server Configuration OR||4|
Administering Windows Server OR
MST157 Implementing Windows Directory Service (3) OR