Dec 09, 2023  
2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog

Information Technology - Networking for Systems and Security, AAS

Campus: Clinton, Muscatine, and Scott Community Colleges, and Online

The Information Technology - Networking for Systems and Security AAS award provides students with fundamental skills in planning, installing, and maintaining organizations’ computer networks. Students will learn to troubleshoot both hardware and software, analyze problems, provide support for users, and monitor network resources. Students completing the Networking for Systems and Security program will have the knowledge to earn industry-recognized certifications, such as CCNA Operating System, Security, and Server Certifications. Graduates of the Networking for Systems and Security program will be prepared for work as network, helpdesk, and security technicians.

Program Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of the Information Technology - Networking for Systems and Security program, students will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate essential networking skills including installing and configuring the network. 
  2. Secure and troubleshoot a network. 
  3. Collaborate with others in a technical environment. 
  4. Continue their education through technical training and certification. 
  5. Demonstrate the basic knowledge and practical skills needed to install and support computer operating systems. 
  6. Demonstrate basic knowledge of cloud computing operations. 

Plan of Study

Term Total: 16.00 Credits

Term Total: 18.00 Credits

Term 3

Term Total: 15.00 Credits

Term 4

Term Total: 14.00 Credits

Information Technology - Networking for Systems and Security, AAS Total: 63.00 Credits

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).


If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: