Certificate of Proficiency in Networking
16 Credit Hours
This Network Associate Certificate of Proficiency trains students in the installation and configuration of routers and switches and introduces them to the Sun Solaris and UNIX operating systems. ISTC 1013 IT Principles and Practices must be taken as a prerequisite to the program or as a corequisite with ISTC 1513 Network Fundamentals.
Certificate of Proficiency in Micro-Computer Upgrade and Repair
16 Credit Hours
Upon completing this program, students will have gained the knowledge to obtain an entry-level position as a computer technician in micro-computer repair and be prepared for the A+ Certification examination. Courses in this program will also apply toward completion of the AAS in Information Systems Technology at Arkansas State University Mid-South and are ideally suited for students who want to prepare for networking certifications.
Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology
62-63 Credit Hours
The AAS in Information Systems Technology provides students with a core of general education courses, as well as courses which prepare them for professional certifications in networking design and administration. Students enrolling in the program must document or demonstrate, through credit by examination, a fundamental understanding of computers and common applications software. Otherwise, they must successfully complete COMP 1113 Computer Fundamentals before or concurrently with any of the ISTC courses. Students who already hold professional certifications in one or both of these areas may satisfy some degree requirements by presenting those certifications to the Registrar’s Office.
The AAS in Information Systems Technology provides students with the networking skills and knowledge needed for today’s multi-platform networking environment. Areas of emphasis include network analysis and design, configuration and implementation, testing, monitoring and management, and system administration and maintenance.ASU Mid-South AAS Information Systems 2018-2019