Information Technology/Computer Careers

Information Technology/Computer Careers



The coursework required for this certificate will prepare students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. Students will learn to design, build, and maintain computer networks. Prerequisite: Strong foundation in computer concepts or coursework required. Basic computer literacy, familiarity with the Internet, college-level reading ability, and proficiency in algebra. All students must pass the Computer Literacy assessment test before registering for these courses.

Program Title:
Information Technology/Computer Careers

Award Type:
Advanced Technical Certificate

Credits: Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 18
Award Outcomes:
  • Describe how a network works.
  • Configure VLANS and interswitch communications.
  • Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services.
  • Configure basic router operations.
  • Explain appropriate administrative tasks required for a wireless LAN.
  • Identify methods to mitigate security threats.
  • Implement NAT and Access Lists.
  • Implement WAN links.
  • Troubleshoot network malfunctions.

Career Opportunities:
Positions are available as Network Administrators, Network Analysts, and Network Engineers.

Choose Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 18 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 18 Credits
CCIS1105 Network Essentials 4
CCIS1421 CCNA-2: Basic Router and Switch Configuration 4
CCIS1431 CCNA-3: Intermediate Router and Switch Configuration 4
CCIS1442 CCNA-4: WANs, ACLs, and VPNs 3
CCIS2421 CCNA Security 3
Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits