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The University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology/Networking program is designed to teach students about various networks, information systems and security issues. Learn more about this online associate's degree program here.
Various networking technologies and fundamentals of information systems are the main focus of the Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology/Networking program at University of Phoenix. Students have the opportunity to study local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networking, business systems, programming and network security. They also have the opportunity to apply methods and practices in real-life scenarios. In addition, required courses and electives are taken in communication arts, humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.
You should have at least a familiarity with computers and computer systems. You might have taken previous courses in basic computer science or programming, though this is not required. Applicants to University of Phoenix programs should have a high school diploma or GED.
The University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology/Networking program requires the completion of 42 credits to satisfy general Associate of Arts degree requirements and 18 credits in the area of concentration. Courses are taken in pairs or blocks and each course is nine weeks in length. Two tracks are offered in this program. Track A is for students with 24 or more transfer credits and Track B is for students with less than 24 transfer credits. Track B students follow University of Phoenix First-Year Sequence.
Information technology/networking concentration courses
Graduates of the University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology/Networking program could be prepared for entry-level jobs in corporate IT departments. A Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program is available to graduates who decide to pursue additional education with this degree, with an area of concentration in Networking and Telecommunications.
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