Program Description

Interdisciplinary Occupational Skills Certificate: Business & Computer Technology, Engineering & Technology

This Cisco Networking Academy’s CCNA curriculum provides students with necessary skills to seek entry-level employment in the field of Information Technology. Instruction includes training in installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches in a small to enterprise routed and switched networking environment.

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

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply IPv4 and IPv6 routing technology to administer Cisco routers in routed networks.
  2. Apply LAN switching technology solutions to administer Cisco switches in switched networks.
  3. Apply WAN technology solutions to administer Cisco routers in a WAN environment.
  4. Apply infrastructure services, infrastructure security, and infrastructure management solutions to administer Cisco routers and switches in routed and switched networks.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Courses

Required Units: 12

Required courses

  • CIS 041 CCNA R&S: Introduction to Networks (3 units)
  • CIS 042 CCNA R&S: Routing and Switching Essentials (3 units)
  • CIS 163 CCNA R&S: Scaling Networks (3 units)
  • CIS 164 CCNA R&S: Connecting Networks (3 units)

Recommended Electives

  • CIS 011 Information and Communication Technology Essentials (4 units)
  • CIS 040 UNIX/LINUX Administration (3 units)
  • CIS 045 MCSA: Microsoft Windows System Administration 1 (4 units)
  • CIS 061 Introduction to Information Systems Security (3 units)
  • CIS 169A CCNA Security (4 units)
  • CIS 170 CISCO IP Telephony Administration (4 units)

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