Networking Technology

Associate of Science Program of Study

Suggested Plan of Study
Networking Technology, Associate of Science Program of Study 

Required Courses Credits

General Education Requirements
Students should consult with an academic advisor before registering for General Education courses.

Required Technical Courses Credits
CAPP 110 Short Courses: MS Outlook 1
ITS 166 Configuring MS Windows 10 3
ITS 171 Configuring MS Server 2016 3
ITS 256 CCNA Security 3
NTS 104 CCNA 1: Intro to Networks 4
NTS 105 CCNA 2: Routing & Switching Essentials 4
NTS 204 CCNA 3: Scaling Networks 4
Total 22
Total minimum credits required for degree 60
Preparatory Course  
CAPP 120 Intro to Computers 3
CAPP 156 MS Excel 3


First Semester Credits
^CAPP 120 3
Gen Ed Courses 13
Total 16
Second Semester Credits
CAPP 110 1
Gen Ed Courses 15
Total 16
Third Semester Credits
NTS 104 (CCNA 1) 4
NTS 105 (CCNA 2) 4
ITS 166 (Windows 10) 3
Gen Ed Courses 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester Credits
ITS 171 (Server 2016) 3
NTS 204 (CCNA 3) 4
ITS 256 (CCNA Security) 3





Before a student can be accepted into the Computer Systems Technology program, competency in computers must be demonstrated. This may be done by:

  • transfer of appropriate credits
  • completing the computer literacy challenge test
  • obtaining permission of CST faculty
  • taking prerequisite course (CAPP 120)
  • possessing current ACT/SAT scores in the required range
  • taking the necessary prerequisite English, math and/or computer classes identified in the catalog

 Check with an academic advisor to determine how you can meet these requirements.

Students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisities.


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NOTE: This is a general program overview. For specific graduation requirements, please refer to the City College at MSU Billings catalog and visit with an academic or faculty advisor.