Network Administrator Requirements

Daytime Option   Evening Option

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements 

Curriculum - Daytime Option

FALL SEMESTER
  • PSYC 100 - Psychology at Work 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • PSYC 101T - General Psychology 3 Credit Hours
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar 2 Credit Hours
  • CIS 106 - Introduction to Computers/CIS 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 112 - Network Electronics 2 Credit Hours
  • CIS 151 - Microcomputer Hardware 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 180 - Windows Server OS 4 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER
  • ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • ENGL 101T - Composition 3 Credit Hours
  • MATH 100 - College Math 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 130 - Introduction to Programming 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 160 - Linux Administration 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 171 - Introduction to Networking 4 Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER
  • CIS 285 - Wireless Data Communications 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 187 - Routers and WANs I 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 259 - Server Virtualization 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 286 - Information Security 3 Credit Hours
  • ENGL 201 - Technical Writing 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • SPCM 101T - Fundamentals of Speech 3 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER
  • CIS 273 - Network Services and Security 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 276 - Directory Services Security 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 281 - Network Troubleshooting 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 288 - Routers and WANs II 4 Credit Hours
  • SOC 150T - Social Problems 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • SOC 250T - Courtship and Marriage 3 Credit Hours  

See Additional Details in Catalog 

Curriculum – Evening Option 

FALL SEMESTER
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar 2 Credit Hours
  • CIS 106 - Introduction to Computers/CIS 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 112 - Network Electronics 2 Credit Hours
  • CIS 180 - Windows Server OS 4 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER
  • CIS 130 - Introduction to Programming 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 160 - Linux Administration 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 171 - Introduction to Networking 4 Credit Hours 
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • CIS 285 - Wireless Data Communications 4 Credit Hours
  • SPCM 101T - Fundamentals of Speech 3 Credit Hours 
FALL SEMESTER
  • CIS 151 - Microcomputer Hardware 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 187 - Routers and WANs I 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 259 - Server Virtualization 3 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER
  • CIS 273 - Network Services and Security 4 Credit Hours
  • CIS 276 - Directory Services Security 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 288 - Routers and WANs II 4 Credit Hours 
SUMMER SEMESTER
  • ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • ENGL 101T - Composition 3 Credit Hours
  • MATH 100 - College Math 3 Credit Hours 
FALL SEMESTER
  • PSYC 100 - Psychology at Work 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • PSYC 101T - General Psychology 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 286 - Information Security 3 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER
  • SOC 150T - Social Problems 3 Credit Hours
  • CIS 281 - Network Troubleshooting - 4 Credit Hours

See Additional Details in Catalog

Admission Criteria

1 of the following:
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA - English “C” average or higher 
  • GED: 450 
  • ACT: 15 
  • ACT Math: 16 
  • SAT: 830–870 
  • SAT Math: 430 
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits 
  • Professional Discretion 
If students do not meet one of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing: 240 
  • Arithmetic: 217

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Network Administrator program requires students to purchase a Southeast Tech laptop from the IT Support Center.

View Southeast Tech Laptop Requirements

Additional Technology Requirements

The following may be purchased in the Southeast Tech Bookstore:

  • USB 3.x 500GB minimum SSD hard disk (about $100)
  • USB 3.x 16GB minimum thumb drive (about $10)
  • USB to serial adapter for Cisco router / AP configuration (about $20)
  • Small PC repair tool kit (about $25)

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