Network Administration and Engineering

Network Administration and Engineering Admission Requirements

Basic Skill Competencies Requirements

Option 1

Score at least the following scores on any combination of the below assessment options:

ACT sub scores COMPASS scores ASSET scores ACCUPLACER scores
16—Reading
16—English
16—Math
69—Reading
41—Writing
39—Pre-Algebra
34—Reading
35—Writing
40—Numerical
62—Reading
77—Sentence Skills
63—Arithmetic

Applicants can take the ACT assessment or the COMPASS assessment at Hawkeye. Pre-registration is required.

Option 2

Complete all of the following college success courses with a "C" grade or higher at Hawkeye Community College or comparable courses at another accredited college:

  • ENG060 College Preparatory Writing I
  • RDG039 College Preparatory Reading II
  • MAT052 Pre-Algebra

Option 3

Any combination of the above fulfilling the basic skills requirements of algebra, reading, and writing.

Admissions Process

  1. Apply for admission.

  2. Completed applicant files (we have your application, transcripts, and test scores) will be processed as follows:
    1. Applicants meeting the program's admission requirements will be sent an admissions inactivation letter.

    2. Applicants meeting the program's admission requirements will be accepted.

  3. We accept approximately 60 students and 20 alternates each fall semester. Applicants will be accepted based on the date their completed applicant file. If many students share the same date for completing their applicant files, the application date will be used to prioritize their acceptance.

  4. If necessary, alternates will be contacted to fill unconfirmed positions in the program. Alternates will be given priority for the next term.

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Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
319-296-4021
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Program Advisor

Todd Bengen
Black Hawk Hall 114
319-296-2329 ext.1124
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Dean

Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 102
319-296-4427
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