Information Technology - Systems Administration
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Information Technology – IT Systems Administration, trains students, using industry-based skill standards. Students will design, implement, secure and support Microsoft, Unix/Linux and other industry standard network, client and server systems. Students will learn about the fundamental business context were IT systems function including business communication skills. Additionally, students will receive the training necessary to prepare for certification exams by Microsoft and Comp TIA.
Classroom instruction and practical experiences are combined into a course of study that provides students with broad exposure to the principles of network management and basic a basic understanding of the current information technology business environment.
Degree & Certificate Options:
- Information Technology – Systems Administration AAS Degree
- Information Technology - Systems Administration AAS-T Degree
Professional Technical Program Info at a Glance
Program: Information Technology
Type: Professional Technical Program
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Determine the type of software or hardware necessary to complete an objective; understand the functions of different operating systems.
- Access information from various storage mediums to locate and provide access to information in subdirectories.
- Use an operating system to access a variety of software.
- Solve problems using the appropriate operating system utilities; apply systematic approaches and logic to solving problems.
- Synthesize and apply information to meet an identified need.
- Ask questions and give answers using discipline-specific vocabulary.
- Respond to a heterogeneous technology climate.
- Plan, install, configure and manage resources. Connect and run applications. Monitor, optimize and troubleshoot network software and hardware.
- Prepare and present departmental budget information in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
- Provide management with departmental financial information that assists in the business decision making process.
- Provide organizations a safe, secure, and redundant information system.