Business Systems Networking StudentsThe information technology systems networking program is designed to provide the graduate with the skills necessary to install, configure, manage, and maintain a network operating system. Students from Creston, East Union, Lenox, Mount Ayr, Orient-Macksburg, Nodaway Valley, and Southwest Valley participate in the program.  The program is offered on Southwestern's Creston campus.

First-year courses include computer hardware basics, operating systems software basics, PC operating systems, and Windows server. Second-year courses include mobile applications development, Windows network management, implementing Windows network infrastructure, Windows directory services, Windows security, and Web infrastructure.

Year 1- Fall    
NET 122 Computer Hardware Basics-3 credits
NET 132 Operating Systems Software Basics-3 credits

Year 1-Spring
CIS 650 PC Operating Systems-3 credits
NET 142 Network Essentials-3 credits

Year 2- Fall
NET 270 Mobile Applications Development-3 credits
NET 333 Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure-3 credits
NET 500 Network Virtualization-3 credits

Year 2- Spring
CIS 230 Web Infrastructure-3 credits
NET 612 Fundamentals of Network Security-3 credits

Program instructor:  TBA