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Academic CredentialAssociate in Science (AS)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayBusiness, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
AdvisorDavid Lee
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
850.769.1551, ext 6037

Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale

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Network Systems Technology, A.S.

Would You Like a Career in Network Systems Technology?

Cybersecurity professionals create and implement tactics to secure computer networks and systems.  Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand as the growing number of cyber attacks continually increase.  Our Cybersecurity A.S. degree features a rigorous, hands-on curriculum taught by experienced industry professionals.  In our courses, you will learn how to secure devices, data and networks.  Graduates of the program are prepared to assist in all areas of cyber defense.  Additionally, successful completion of this program prepares you to take highly sought after industry certifications.

Network Infrastructure:

The Network Infrastructure option is built on Cisco Academy. The four course Cisco Academy sequence is intense, detailed, and mapped to in-demand job skills. Your studies will prepare you to pass highly sought after industry certifications.

Network Systems Administration:

Server administrators build, maintain, and repair these engines of the cloud. The Network Systems Administration option will teach you to configure, troubleshoot, repair, and secure Linux and Microsoft based servers. This intense and hands-on curriculum prepares you to take highly sought after industry certifications.

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Network Systems Technology Program Course Requirements

ENC1101, English I
Select One:
Visual and Performing Arts
MAC1105, College Algebra
Select One:
Physical Science
Biological Science
POS2041, American National Government or AMH2020, United States History II and demonstrate Civic Literacy Competency
CTS1111, Linux+
CTS1120, Security+
CTS1131, A+Hardware
CTS1133, Desktop Operating systems (A+ Software)
CTS1650, Network Fundamentals
CTS1651, Cisco Router Technology/Router Protocols and Concepts
CTS2652, Advanced Router Tech (CISCO/CCNA)
CTS2653, Cisco Project-Based Learning/Accessing the WAN
CTS1390, Installing & Configuring Windows Server
CNT1510, Wireless Networking
CTS1154, Technical Support
CGS1103, Project Management Concepts and Processes
COP1000, Introduction to Programming Logic
CIS2370, Virtual Infrastructure and Configuration
CTS2941, Network Technology Services Capstone

What will you do with a Network Systems Technology Degree?

In this field, people find careers as:

IT Systems Technician
Computer Support Technician
IT Computer Systems Analyst
Computer Network Specialist
Technical Support Specialist
Systems Administrator

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

University of Florida
Florida State University - Panama City
University of Central Florida
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