60 Credits AAS 3277, Academic Catalog 2021-2022
This program prepares the learner with the core skills necessary for a technical support position with a focus on networking services. Training is emphasized in the areas of installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting personal computers, computer networks, and peripheral devices utilizing current industry hardware and software products. Learners also receive an orientation on IBM mid-range and mainframe computer systems that are frequently integrated into corporate networks. Hands-on labs are included in the curriculum to give learners exposure to current and upcoming technology.
Degree Student Learning Outcomes
1. Design and administer computer networks.
2. Maintain and repair personal computer systems.
3. Support common business application software.
4. Support current computer operating systems.
Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Dates: Fall and Spring Semester
Estimate for 60 credit program
Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.
Tuition and Fees: $11,925
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $11,925 *
Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.
*Based on 2021-22 tuition rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.
The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.
Required Technical Courses (6 Courses)
Complete the following courses:
Technical Electives (5 Courses)
Select any 5 courses from the following list.
Required Capstone (2 Credits)
Complete 2 credits:
Required Arts and Sciences (3 Courses)
To complete an AAS Degree, students must complete 15 MNTC credits from 3 of the 10 MNTC goal areas. Select the following courses:
Elective Arts and Sciences
Choose an additional 4 credits from MNTC Goal Areas 2,3,5,6,7,8,9 or 10
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.