60 Credits    AAS 3277,  Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Degree Description

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


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.