Computer Networking - Network Administration

Enjoy computers and data communication but remain unsure where your interests could lead you? Thanks to our Computer Networking-Network Administration program, you can turn your network interests into a career.

Montco's 60-62 credit program provides a solid foundation in networking, computer support and data communications. 

Program outcomes
  • Analyze and solve computer hardware and software problems;
  • Apply critical thinking, team building, and problem solving skills to design, implement, and maintain a local area network configuration;
  • Program and configure Cisco switches and routers; 
  • Design, implement, and maintain a WAN.

Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive an associate degree. You also will leave Montco prepared to work as an entry-level network engineer, administrator or support technician.

Program Curriculum

General Education Requirements
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Elective Quantitative Reasoning Course 3
Elective Scientific Reasoning Course 3 - 4
Elective Oral Communication Course 3
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity Course 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility Course 3
Major Requirements
CIS 113 PC Maintenance and Support 3
CIS 155 PC Applications on Networks 3
CIS 170 Introduction to Networks 3
CIS 171 Routing and Switching Essentials 3
CIS 1101 or CIS 111 Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming or Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3
CIS 158 Windows Server Administration and Support 3
CIS 141 Introduction to Linux 3
CIS 258 Advanced Windows Server Administration and Support 3
CIS 172 Scaling Networks 3
CIS 172B Connecting Networks 3
CIS 257 Network Planning, Project Management and Implementation 3
CIS 142 Linux Administration 3
CIS 245, CIS 166, CIS 275 or MGT 111 Database Management Systems/SQL, Introduction to Cloud Computing, Network Security Fundamentals or Principles of Management 3
Total Program Credits: 60-62