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Cisco Networking Certification

Certificate Offered

Credits Required: 20 (2016-2017 Academic Year)

A sequence of four courses for this program is 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.

 

Gainful Employment Info

Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 5 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
CISN 100CISCO I-Network Fundamentals 5.00

Second Semester - 5 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
CISN 110CISCO II-Routing Protocols and Conc 5.00

Curriculum - 2nd Year

Third Semester - 5 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
CISN 215CISCO III-LAN Switching and Wireles 5.00

Fourth Semester - 5 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
CISN 220CISCO IV-Accessing the WAN 5.00

Course Descriptions

CISN 100 - CISCO I-Network Fundamentals

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

CISN 110 - CISCO II-Routing Protocols and Conc

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 CISN100 5-0-5

CISN 215 - CISCO III-LAN Switching and Wireles

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

CISN 220 - CISCO IV-Accessing the WAN

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