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2014-2015 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2014-2015 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer and Information Science - Networking

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This A.A.S. program emphasizes the various aspects of networking and other basic computer skills needed in the field of information technology. The training will qualify students to assume positions with business and industry employing computer technologies. Students will work in the planning, design, implementation, and maintenance of different sized networks. Special emphasis will be placed on Cisco and Microsoft Operating Systems. Students will also be prepared with basic PC hardware support and programming skills.

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Emphasis: Computer and Information Science

Concentration: Networking

Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog ( for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections.


• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See for additional information.

• Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year

Second Year

Program Degree Requirements - A.A.S. Computer and Information Science - Networking

General Education Requirements (15 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts

Approved General Education Humanities/Fine Arts elective1 3 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences


Approved General Education Mathematics elective1 3 credits

Total Credit Hours 60

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