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2012-2013
Computer & Local Area Network Technician
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum code 1416

General Information


Required Courses
(63 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

17 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101

3

Composition I   
LAN-101 1 Orientation to IT Professions   
LAN-111 3 IT Essentials-A+ 1st 8 weeks
LAN-112 3 Managing IT-A+ 2nd 8 weeks
LAN-121 3 Network Essentials-Network+ 1st 8 weeks
LAN-122 4 Network Services 2nd 8 weeks
Total: 17

Second Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
LAN-102 3 Voice and Data Cabling   
LAN-103 1 Security Awareness   
LAN-153 3 IT Security Essentials-Security+   
___-___ 3 Career Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.   
___-___ 3 Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics

Choose from: BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, MTH-098 or above, NAT, PHS, PHY

A minimum level of competency in Mathematics is required for graduation. The minimum competency may be met by: Placement in MTH-098 or higher, or successful completion of BUS-120, or MTH-095 or higher, or equivalent course at another college, with a grade of "C" or higher. Only MTH-098 or higher can be applied toward the Physical and Life Sciences/Math requirement.
Total: 16

Third Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
LAN-220 3 Managing UNIX Environment   
LAN-246 3 Routing and Switching-CCNA   
___-___ 3 Career Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.   
___-___

3

Humanities/Languages

Choose from: ARB, ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE

  
___-___ 3 Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics

Choose from: BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, MTH-098 or above, NAT, PHS, PHY

A minimum level of competency in Mathematics is required for graduation. The minimum competency may be met by: Placement in MTH-098 or higher, or successful completion of BUS-120, or MTH-095 or higher, or equivalent course at another college, with a grade of "C" or higher. Only MTH-098 or higher can be applied toward the Physical and Life Sciences/Math requirement.
Total: 15

Fourth Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
LAN-230 3 Managing Windows Servers   
LAN-251 3 WLAN Design-CWNA   
___-___ 3 Career Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.   
___-___ 3 Career Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.   
___-___

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from: ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

  
Total: 15

Electives
Select 12 elective credits from the following table to be included in the above course sequencing for this program.
12 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
LAN-253 3 Managing Network Security I   
LAN-256 3 LAN Design-CCNA   
LAN-260 3 Internship   
LAN-266 3 WAN Design-CCNA   
LAN-269 3 Advanced Routing   
LAN-271 3 Multilayer Switch Network Design   
LAN-272 3 Advanced Troubleshooting   
LAN-273 3 Network Security Design   
LAN-280 3 High Availability Virtualization   

Graduation Requirements
Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Program Coordinator
Ricky Moore

Office: T705
(708) 974-5333 moorer@morainevalley.edu
  

Department Chair
John Sands
Office: T518
(708) 974-5426
ands@morainevalley.edu

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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