Networking and Support Systems

The Networking and Support Systems Department at Cincinnati State prepares students to successfully install, maintain, and support networking systems for industries, businesses, and other organizations. Numerous entities—from large corporations to individual households—rely on computer networks to enhance production and complete daily tasks. The associate’s degree programs offered within the Networking and Support Systems department provide areas of specialization for students interested in a computer networking career.

Business Network Administration (NETB)

Students in the Business Network Administration program learn to plan, implement, analyze, and administer local, campus-wide, metropolitan, and wide-area networks. Students develop expertise in all facets of networking including operating systems, network hardware, server administration, and virtualization. Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and are proficient with server setup and configuration, network security measures, messaging, network wiring, and network help desk operations. In addition, the program prepares students to qualify for several technical certifications. Graduates are prepared for diverse career opportunities in a variety of businesses and organizations. Job titles for graduates include network administrator, network specialist, network technician, and network security administrator.

Computer Network Engineering Technology (NETC)

The Computer Network Engineering Technology program emphasizes the design, installation, and support of an organization’s local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), network segment, internet, or intranet system. Graduates of the program earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and are prepared to provide day-to-day, on-site administrative support for a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, schools, government agencies, and large corporations.

The Computer Network Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 415 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, phone (410) 347-7700.

Computer Network Engineering Technology - Cyber-Security Major (NETCCS)

The Computer Network Engineering Technology - Cyber-Security Major combines technical knowledge and skills with understanding of security planning, risk mitigation, and related documentation requirements. Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and are prepared to assist organizations that must comply with federal or state government regulations related to information security, or must meet payment card industry requirements to safeguard customer information or other sensitive data.

Computer Support and Administration Technology (CSA)

Computer Support and Administration program graduates are troubleshooters responsible for interpreting problems and providing technical support assistance and advice to customers. Students learn to install, set up, and maintain hardware and software for microcomputers. Courses include computer operating systems, data communications, networking, and support center management. Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Career opportunities for program graduates are diverse, for several reasons. The sheer number of computers and users in business and industry creates ever-changing work environments and challenges. Also, gaining assistance in using software effectively is generally a high priority for businesses and users. Finally, the graduate’s knowledge and skills are applicable to a class of computers, rather than to a particular company, so graduates have significant job mobility as well as opportunities for entrepreneurial work. Job titles for Computer Support and Administration graduates include senior PC support technician, PC system coordinator, or helpdesk manager.

For more information, please contact the Center for Innovative Technologies at (513) 569-1743.

Business Network Administration (NETB)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
IT 105Information Technology Concepts ( B) 233
NETB 120Computer Virtualization ( T) 233
IT 115Operating Systems Administration 1 ( B) 233
CIT 190Career Preparation: Engineering and Information Technologies ( B) 101
Semester 2  
ENG 1XX English Composition Elective (G)  303
IT 116Operating Systems Administration 2 ( B) 233
NETB 115Networking Essentials ( T) 233
NETB 155Server Administration 1 ( T) 324
MAT 121Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics ( G) 223
Semester 3  
NETB 291Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Business Network Administration ( T) 1402
Semester 4  
NETB 135Information Technology Support Desk Concepts ( T) 324
NETB 256Server Adminstration 2 ( T) 324
NETB 265Server Configuration ( T) 324
XXX XXX Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G)  303
Semester 5  
NETB 125Open Source Operating Systems and Applications ( T) 233
COMM 110Public Speaking ( B) 303
NETB 290Business Network Administration Capstone ( T) 254
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)  303
XXX XXX Business Elective (B)  303
Semester 6  
NETB 292Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Business Network Administration ( T) 1402
Total Credits:  5011365

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Writing about Literature3
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
Any ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, POL, PSY, SOC3
Arts/Humanities Elective
Any ART, CULT, FRN, SPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 1303
Business Elective
ACC 101Financial Accounting3
LAW 101Business Law3
MGT 101Principles of Management3

Computer Network Engineering Technology (NETC)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
NETC 121Network Communications 1 ( B) 223
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
MAT 125Algebra and Trigonometry ( B) 324
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
EET 131Circuit Analysis 1 ( T) 324
CIT 190Career Preparation: Engineering and Information Technologies ( T) 101
Semester 2  
MAT 126Functions and Calculus ( G) 324
EET 121Digital Systems 1 ( T) 223
EET 132Circuit Analysis 2 ( T) 324
NETB 155Server Administration 1 ( B) 324
Semester 3  
XXX XXX Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 1 (T) * 1402
Semester 4  
PHY 151Physics 1: Algebra and Trigonometry-Based ( B) 334
NETC 122Network Communications 2 ( T) 223
NETC 230Network Security Design ( T) 223
EET 122Digital Systems 2 ( T) 324
Semester 5  
NETC 240Emerging Topics in Computer Network Engineering Technology ( T) 233
NETC 290Computer Network Engineering Technology Capstone Project ( T) 223
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)  303
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G)  303
Semester 6  
XXX XXX Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 2 (T) * 1402
Total Credits:  4610861

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Writing about Literature3
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3
Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science Elective
PHI 110Ethics3
PSY 110Introduction to Psychology3
SOC 105Introduction to Sociology3
Cooperative Education or Transfer Electives *
NETC 291Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Computer Network Engineering Technology2
NETC 292Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Computer Network Engineering Technology2
EET 251Electronics4
EMET 240Programmable Logic Controllers, Motors, Motor Controls, and Kinematics3
EMET 250Servomechanisms3
IT 101.NET Programming 13
IT 110HTML with CSS and JavaScript4
IT 111Database Design and SQL 14
IT 115Operating Systems Administration 13
IT 161Java Programming 14
*

Program Chair approval is required for students planning to take a Transfer Elective course rather than participate in cooperative education.  

Computer Network Engineering Technology - Cyber-Security Major (NETCCS)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
NETC 121Network Communications 1 ( B) 223
MAT 131Statistics 1 ( G) 223
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
MGT 130Project Management ( B) 303
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
CIT 190Career Preparation: Engineering and Information Technologies ( T) 101
Semester 2  
NETC 122Network Communications 2 ( T) 223
NETC 170Governance and Management of IT ( B) 334
NETB 155Server Administration 1 ( B) 324
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G)  303
Semester 3  
Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 1 (T) * 1402
Semester 4  
NETC 180Information Risk Management ( T) 334
NETC 230Network Security Design ( T) 223
COMM 110Public Speaking ( B) 303
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)  303
PHY XXX Physics Elective (G)  223
Semester 5  
NETC 240Emerging Topics in Computer Network Engineering Technology ( T) 233
NETC 280IT Documentation ( T) 334
NETC 290Computer Network Engineering Technology Capstone Project ( T) 223
IT 215Scripting ( T) 223
Semester 6  
Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 2 (T) * 1402
Total Credits:  4710861

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science Elective
PHI 110Ethics3
ECO 105Principles of Microeconomics3
PSY 110Introduction to Psychology3
SOC 105Introduction to Sociology3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Writing about Literature3
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3
Physics Elective
PHY 150Introduction to Physics3
PHY 151Physics 1: Algebra and Trigonometry-Based4
PHY 201Physics 1: Calculus-Based5
Cooperative Education or Transfer Electives *
NETC 291Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Computer Network Engineering Technology2
NETC 292Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Computer Network Engineering Technology2
IT 101.NET Programming 13
IT 110HTML with CSS and JavaScript4
IT 111Database Design and SQL 14
IT 115Operating Systems Administration 13
IT 161Java Programming 14
*

Program Chair approval is required for students planning to take a Transfer Elective course rather than participate in cooperative education. 

Computer Support and Administration Technology (CSA)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
CIT 190Career Preparation: Engineering and Information Technologies ( B) 101
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
IT 105Information Technology Concepts ( B) 233
IT 115Operating Systems Administration 1 ( B) 233
MAT 121Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics ( G) 223
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
Semester 2  
CSA 111Computer Repair 1 ( T) 233
EET 101Electronic Fundamentals 1 ( B) 233
NETB 125Open Source Operating Systems and Applications ( B) 233
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)  303
NETX XXX Networking Elective (T)  233
Semester 3  
CSA 291Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Computer Support and Administration ( T) 1402
Semester 4  
CSA 112Computer Repair 2 ( T) 233
COMM 110Public Speaking ( B) 303
NETB 135Information Technology Support Desk Concepts ( T) 324
PSY 110Introduction to Psychology ( G) 303
IT XXX Programming Elective (T)  233
Semester 5  
CSA 213Computer Repair 3 223
CSA 290Computer Support and Administration Capstone ( T) 223
NETB 155Server Administration 1 ( T) 324
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)  303
Semester 6  
CSA 292Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Computer Support and Administration ( T) 1402
Total Credits:  4711462

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Writing about Literature3
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3
Networking Elective
NETB 115Networking Essentials3
NETC 121Network Communications 13
Programming Elective
IT 101.NET Programming 13
IT 110HTML with CSS and JavaScript4
IT 111Database Design and SQL 14
Arts/Humanities Elective
Any ART, CULT, FRN, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, SPN, THE, or COMM 1303

NETB Courses

NETB 115 Networking Essentials
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on managing operating systems in a network environment. Topics include: topologies and technologies; protocols; network problem solving; and network administration, support, and security.
Prerequisites: IT 105 and IT 115
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NETB 120 Computer Virtualization
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on operating systems in a virtual environment. Topics include: fundamentals of virtualization, advantages of using virtual software, and installing virtual systems.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 and AFM 092, or appropriate placement test scores
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NETB 125 Open Source Operating Systems and Applications
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on the open source movement and essential operating systems and applications. Topics include: history of open source, the Linux operating system, file systems, and troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: IT 105 and IT 115
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NETB 135 Information Technology Support Desk Concepts
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on fundamental operations and procedures of an information technology support desk. Topics include: product evaluation, roles and responsibilities, support management, needs assessment, and troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: IT 105 and IT 115
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NETB 155 Server Administration 1
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on user administration for Microsoft Windows server technology. Topics include: installing servers, configuring server roles, deploying core network services, administering Active Directory, managing remote servers, and creating and managing group policy. This course prepares students for a Microsoft Certification exam.
Prerequisites: NETC 121, or IT 105 and IT 115
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NETB 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Business Network Administration
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: CIT 190
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NETB 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Business Network Administration
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETB 191
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NETB 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Business Network Administration
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETB 192
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NETB 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Business Network Administration
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fourth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETB 193
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NETB 195 Part-Time Cooperative Education 5: Business Network Administration
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fifth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETB 194
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NETB 196 Part-Time Cooperative Education 6: Business Network Administration
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their sixth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETB 195
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NETB 198 First Year Special Topics in Business Network Administration
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Business Network Administration, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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Instructor Consent Required

NETB 199 First Year Independent Project in Business Network Administration
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Business Network Administration that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Business Network Administration faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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Instructor Consent Required

NETB 215 Electronic Messaging Administration
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on messaging using a networked system. Topics include: installing and setting up an exchange server, managing recipients and addresses, managing data storage, backup and recovery, and troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: NETB 115 and NETB 155
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NETB 225 Information Security
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on information security and ethical concerns related to information technology. Topics include: security implementation, software protection, physical security, privacy, cryptography, policies, and ethics of IT organizations.
Prerequisites: NETB 115 and NETB 155
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NETB 256 Server Adminstration 2
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A continuation of NETB 155. Topics include: deploying, managing, and maintaining servers; configuring file and print services; configuring Network Policy Server infrastructure; configuring and managing Active Directory; and managing group policy. This course prepares students for a Microsoft Certification exam.
Prerequisites: NETB 155
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NETB 265 Server Configuration
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on configuration for Microsoft Windows server technology. Topics include: configuring file and storage solutions, network services, Active Directory infrastructure, and access solutions; and business continuity and disaster recovery. This course prepares students for a Microsoft Certification exam.
Prerequisites: NETB 155
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NETB 290 Business Network Administration Capstone
4 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

Students demonstrate knowledge and skills while completing a project related to the Business Network Administration program. Topics include: analyzing and designing appropriate network architecture, developing business network solutions, and installing and implementing networks.
Prerequisites: NETB 256 and NETB 265
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NETB 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Business Network Administration
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: CIT 190
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NETB 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Business Network Administration
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETB 291
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NETB 293 Full-Time Cooperative Education 3: Business Network Administration
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETB 292
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NETB 294 Internship 1: Business Network Administration
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: CIT 190
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NETB 295 Internship 2: Business Network Administration
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETB 294
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NETB 298 Second Year Special Topics in Business Network Administration
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Business Network Administration, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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Instructor Consent Required

NETB 299 Second Year Independent Project in Business Network Administration
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Business Network Administration that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Business Network Administration faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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Instructor Consent Required

NETC Courses

NETC 121 Network Communications 1
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on computer networks and network operating systems. Topics include: network topology, local and wide area networks, connecting devices to networks, basic network software and file sharing, and problem solving. This course helps students prepare for the NET+ exam.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 and MAT 115 or MAT 120, or appropriate placement test scores
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NETC 122 Network Communications 2
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A continuation of NETC 121. Topics include: routing protocols, spanning tree, VLANs and network security, and network address translation.
Prerequisites: NETC 121
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NETC 170 Governance and Management of IT
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on frameworks for organizational governance of information technology. Topics include: IT portfolio management, risk and compliance, and business continuity planning and impact analysis.
Prerequisites: MGT 130, NETC 121
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NETC 180 Information Risk Management
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on methods for analyzing and classifying organizational data to maintain information security. Topics include: information ownership; information threats, vulnerabilities, and exposure; and investigating and assessing risk.
Prerequisites: NETC 122, NETB 155
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NETC 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Computer Network Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: None
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NETC 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Computer Network Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETC 191
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NETC 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Computer Network Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETC 192
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NETC 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Computer Network Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fourth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETC 193
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NETC 195 Part-Time Cooperative Education 5: Computer Network Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fifth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETC 194
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NETC 196 Part-Time Cooperative Education 6: Computer Network Engineering Technology
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their sixth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETC 195
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NETC 198 First Year Special Topics in Computer Network Engineering Technology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Computer Network Engineering Technology, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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NETC 199 First Year Independent Project in Computer Network Engineering Technology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Computer Network Engineering Technology that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Computer Network Engineering Technology faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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NETC 230 Network Security Design
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Topics include: design and testing of various layered network security software and hardware to protect business systems.
Prerequisites: NETC 121
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NETC 240 Emerging Topics in Computer Network Engineering Technology
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on current industry needs related to Computer Network Engineering Technology. Topics include: voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and Linux.
Prerequisites: NETC 122, NETB 155
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NETC 280 IT Documentation
4 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on documentation of IT systems focusing on general regulatory compliance requirements. Students use Microsoft Visio for laboratory activities.
Prerequisites: NETC 170, ENG 101
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NETC 290 Computer Network Engineering Technology Capstone Project
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Students work in teams to design and build network solutions while demonstrating knowledge and skills gained in the Computer Network Engineering Technology program.
Prerequisites: NETC 122, NETC 230, NETB 155, ENG 102
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NETC 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Computer Network Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: None
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NETC 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Computer Network Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETC 291
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NETC 293 Full-Time Cooperative Education 3: Computer Network Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETC 292
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NETC 294 Internship 1: Computer Network Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: CIT 190
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NETC 295 Internship 2: Computer Network Engineering Technology
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second unpaid field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow applicable policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: NETC 294
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NETC 298 Second Year Special Topics in Computer Network Engineering Technology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Computer Network Engineering Technology, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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NETC 299 Second Year Independent Project in Computer Network Engineering Technology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Computer Network Engineering Technology that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Computer Network Engineering Technology faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
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Faculty

NETB & CSA Program Chair/Advisor

Professor Jeffrey Vetter, BS, BA
jeffrey.vetter@cincinnatistate.edu

NETC & NETCCS Program Chair/Advisor

Professor Paul Weingartner, PE, BS
paul.weingartner@cincinnatistate.edu

Co-op Coordinator (All programs)

Professor Noelle Grome, ME, MA
noelle.grome@cincinnatistatee.du