Programs

INFORMATION AND NETWORK TECHNOLOGY
A.A.S. Degree - Career Program

Department:Information and Computer Technologies

School(s): Applied Sciences & Technologies

CIP Code: 11.9999
MCC Program Code: IN01
NYSED Code (BRI): 37194
NYSED Code (DCC): 37193
Admissions
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50% or more of this program can be completed online.

Description
The Information and Network Technology A.A.S. degree program is designed to meet the needs of students interested in beginning their technical careers after two years of study and focuses on the application of information technology across multiple domains. This program is designed to assist students in the development of skills and knowledge in technical areas that have practical value in the global workplace. This program provides students with a broad-based foundation in information technology and includes specializations in cybersecurity, computer networking, cloud computing. Curricula in this program teaches students problem solving, critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills. The courses in this program provide students with opportunities for practical applications of classroom theory in a project-based lab environment that encourages them to apply their classroom instruction. Using a core-specialization framework the program encourages students to first, develop a solid foundation in information technology and second, to develop workplace competencies in the context of a specific technical area.

Program Learning Outcomes
1. Use information technology components to design and build information systems.
2. Apply critical thinking skills to design, develop, implement, analyze, and operate complex information systems.
3. Design and implement security measures related to the processing and transfer of information using industry recognized methodologies.
4. Utilize networking concepts and frameworks in the design, implementation, and maintenance of sophisticated information transfer systems.
5. Utilize cloud computing concepts and frameworks in the design, implementation, and maintenance of traditional and cloud-based computing solutions.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Algebra (1 year high school math or placement into Level 5 Math at MCC). English proficiency.

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
CYBERSECURITY
FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition3
MTH 140 Technical Mathematics I OR MTH 165 College Algebra or higher3
CRC 101 Practical Computer Literacy3
CPT 115 Network Fundamentals3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
CPT 215 Routing Fundamentals3
CRC 133 Cloud Computing Design and Implementation3
CPT 114 Problem Solving and Robotics3
ENG 251 Technical Writing3
CPT 120 Introduction to Cybersecurity4
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
CPT 125 Physical Security3
SCR 211 Computer Security I3
PHL 105 Technology and Values3
CRC 132 A Global Perspective on Mobile and Cloud Computing3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE1
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
CPT 220 Applied Security Concepts4
CPT 225 Network Perimeter Security4
CRC 230 Cloud Security3
SPC 143 Small Group Communication3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE1
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS62
NETWORKING
FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition3
MTH 140 Technical Mathematics I OR MTH 165 College Algebra or higher3
CRC 101 Practical Computer Literacy3
CPT 115 Network Fundamentals3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
CPT 114 Problem Solving and Robotics3
CPT 120 Introduction to Cybersecurity4
CPT 215 Routing Fundamentals3
CRC 133 Cloud Computing Design and Implementation3
ENG 251 Technical Writing3
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
CPT 216 Advanced Networking3
CPT 217 LAN Switching3
CRC 231 Mobile Computing3
PHL 105 Technology and Values3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE1
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
CPT 218 WAN Systems3
CPT 220 Applied Security Concepts4
CPT 225 Network Perimeter Security4
SPC 143 Small Group Communication3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE1
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS62
CLOUD AND MOBILE COMPUTING
FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition3
MTH 140 Technical Mathematics I OR MTH 165 College Algebra or higher3
CRC 101 Practical Computer Literacy3
CPT 115 Network Fundamentals3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
CPT 114 Problem Solving and Robotics3
CPT 120 Introduction to Cybersecurity4
CPT 215 Routing Fundamentals3
CRC 133 Cloud Computing Design and Implementation3
ENG 251 Technical Writing3
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
CPT 216 Advanced Networking3
CRC 132 A Global Perspective on Mobile and Cloud Computing3
CRC 231 Mobile Computing3
PHL 105 Technology and Values3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE1
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
CPT 220 Applied Security Concepts4
CPT 225 Network Perimeter Security4
CRC 230 Cloud Security3
SPC 143 Small Group Communication3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE1
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS62