Network Systems Technician (Security Emphasis) Career Major - Overview

Network Systems Technician (Security Emphasis)

Network systems technician security emphasis
Campus
Information Technology Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
1020 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,550.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$6,630.00
Book Costs:
$896.00
Supplies Costs:
$38.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$18/hr

Learn to install, configure and support an organization’s local area network (LAN) as well as to analyze situations and data requirements and to assist and manage moves and installation of existing and new equipment. Students learn to install, configure, maintain and manage a Windows 2008 Server Active Directory and Network Infrastructure environment. Students in this major gain the technical skills required for the CompTIA Network+ (N10-005), CompTIA Security+ (SY0-301), and work towards the server-based certifications: Microsoft Technology Specialist (MCTS) which includes Active Directory Configuration (70-640), Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration (70-642), and Windows Server 2008 Administrator (70-646); and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP).

Career Major Length
1020.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Fundamentals of Technology
120.00
Network and Routing Fundamentals
150.00
Client Operating Systems
120.00
Server Operating Systems
120.00
Network Management I
120.00
Network Management Ii
120.00
Network Security Awareness
120.00
Network Systems Capstone
150.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading, language and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • Good eyesight, including eye-hand coordination and color perception
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Good organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Good abstract reasoning skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Commitment to a continual learning process

Required Prerequisites

  • Successful completion of PC Support Technician Career Major

Student Organizations

  • BPA-Business Professionals of America

Certifications Available

  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)