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Cisco Networking Certification

Certificate Offered

Credits Required: 20

A sequence of four courses for this program are offered at CCBC at an established local Cisco Networking Academy using the Cisco Networking Academy Program curriculum.

The courses are Web-based, multimedia content and include online assessment and evaluation, hands-on experience, and lectures and case studies.

Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a joint certificate from CCBC and the Cisco Networking Academy and will be eligible to take the CCNA certification exam.

Graduates will be prepared to pursue the following careers: IT manager, network specialist, network manager, and network designer.

Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 5 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
CISN 100
CISCO I-Network Fundamentals
5.00
This course is designed to introduce students to computer networking fundamentals. Topics include binary numbering systems, electronics and signals, network cabling and testing, network topologies, close study of OSI and TCP/IP network models, IP addressing including sub/net masking, and basic network design. The course covers the CCNA Semester 1 training material. This course, in conjunction with CISN110, CISN215, and CISN220 may assist students in preparation for Cisco Network+ and CCNA certification exams. 5-0-5

Second Semester - 5 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
CISN 110
CISCO II-Routing Protocols and Conc
5.00
This course is the study of advanced networking concepts. WAN and the function of routers, router components, protocols and configuration, ISO images, IP addressing, network troubleshooting, introduction to network security and management, and introduction to residential networking. The course covers the CCNA Semester 2 training material. This course, in conjunction with CISN100, CISN215, and CISN220 prepares students for the Cisco Network + and CCNA certification exams.Prerequisite 100

Curriculum - 2nd Year

Third Semester - 5 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
CISN 215
CISCO III-LAN Switching and Wireles
5.00
This course introduces and extends students knowledge and practical experience with various LAN design, configuration, and maintenance of switches. Topics include LANs, VLANs, IPX, IGRP. The course covers Semester 3 of CCNA training material. This course, in conjunction with CISN100, CISN110, and CISN220 may assist students in preparation for Cisco Network+ and CCNA certification exams. Prerequisite: CISN110 5-0-5

Fourth Semester - 5 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
CISN 220
CISCO IV-Accessing the WAN
5.00
This course introduces and extends students knowledge and practical experience with various WAN design, configuration, and maintenance of switches. Topics include WAN designs, PPP, ISDN, Frame Relay, remote access technologies, VPN, network management, developing network security and management strategies, Network+ and CCNA certification exam reviews. The course covers the CCNA Semester 4 training material. This course, in conjunction with CISN100, CISN110, and CISN215 may assist students in preparation for Cisco Network+ and CCNA certification exams. Prerequisite: CISN215 5-0-5