Program Description

This Cisco Advanced Network Engineer curriculum provides students with necessary skills to seek entry to mid-level employment in the field of Information Technology. Instruction includes planning and implementing enterprise routing, switching, and network security solutions using Cisco routers, switches, and ASA firewalls on complex enterprise routed and switched networks.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply advanced IP addressing and routing technology solutions to plan and implement scalable and secure enterprise routing solutions to complex enterprise routed networks.
  2. Apply switching technology solutions to plan and implement scalable and secure enterprise switching solutions on complex enterprise switched networks.
  3. Apply network security technology solutions to plan and implement scalable and secure enterprise network security solutions on complex enterprise routed and switched networks.
  4. Apply routing, switching, and network security technology solutions to plan and perform regular maintenance and network troubleshooting on complex enterprise routed and switched networks.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Units: 16

Required Courses

 
  • CIS 165 – CCNP R&S Route: Implementing IP Routing (4)
  • CIS 167 – CCNP R&S Implementing CISCO IP Switched Networks (4)
  • CIS 168 – CCNP TSHOOT: Troubleshooting and Maintaining IP Networks (4)
  • CIS 169A – CCNA Security (4)

Recommended Electives

  • CIS 040 UNIX/LINUX Administration (3)
  • CIS 045 MCSA: Microsoft Windows System Administration (4)
  • CIS 061 Introduction to Information Systems Security (3)
  • CIS 063 Introduction to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking (3)
  • CIS 151 VMWARE VSPHERE: Install, Configure, Manage (3)
  • CIS 169B CCNP Security: Implementing CISCO Edge Network Security Solutions (4)
  • CIS 170 CISCO IP Telephony Administration (4)