May 19, 2019  

Computer Information Systems: Windows Server Administrator

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(077) Associate in Applied Science

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a Windows Server/System Administrator in any industry utilizing computer client/server networks of all sizes. System Administrators are responsible for configuring, maintaining, and administering hardware and operating systems at the server and client level. Completing certain sequences in this curriculum will also prepare students to sit for industry certifications sponsored through Microsoft Corporation and CompTIA.

The type of jobs for which it would train graduates:

  • Server Administrator
  • Server Support
  • Network Support Technician
  • Network Support Administrator

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Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354;
Dr. Mary Lou Kidder, Professor of Business and Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6358;
Kevin Megill, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6251;

Minimum Hours for Major Field Requirements: 33

General Education Requirements - Sem/Hrs: 18-19

  • Communications 6 Semester hour(s) - (ENG 101 and ENG 111 Required)
  • Humanities/Fine Arts 3 Semester hour(s)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 Semester hour(s)
  • Physical/Life Sciences 3 Semester hour(s)
  • Mathematics (MAT 106 or higher required) 3-4 Semester hour(s)

SVCC Requirement - Sem/Hrs: 1

Total Hourse Required for A.A.S. Degree: 61-62

Suggested Program

First Semester - Sem/Hrs: 16

Second Semester - Sem/Hrs: 15

  •  Physical/Life Science 3 Semester hour(s)
  •  Social/Behavioral Science 3 Semester hour(s)

Third Semester - Sem/Hrs: 15 - 16

  • Math (MAT 106 or higher) 3-4 Semester hour(s) 
  • Electives 6 Semester hour(s) (see elective options)

Fourth Semester - Sem/Hrs: 15

  • Electives 3 Semester hour(s) (see elective options)
  • Humanities/Fine Arts 3 Semester hour(s)

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