Certificate of Completion in Networking Administration: Cisco

Networking & Security

Certificate Information

Academic Plan Code

5969

Credits

14–18

Career Pathway

Associated Programs

Networking Administration: Cisco Track I Exploration

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Networking Administration: Cisco provides training for those interested in working with Cisco Systems networking and Internet hardware. Knowledge and skills are developed to install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco routers and switches, and configure advanced routing protocols, Local Area Networks (LANs), and Wide Area Networks (WANs). The courses in the program are designed to help prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) examination and are taught by Cisco Certified Professionals using the Cisco Networking Academy program curriculum.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
8–10
RC CNT140 or
CNT140AA or
(CNT138 and
CNT148)
Cisco Networking Basics or
Cisco Networking Fundamentals or
(CCNA Discovery-Networking for Home and Small Businesses and
CCNA Discovery-Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or Internet Service Provider)
4–6
RC CNT150 or
CNT150AA
Cisco Networking Router Technologies or
Cisco Routing Protocols and Concepts
4

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
6–8
RC CNT160 or
CNT160AA
Cisco Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing or
Cisco Local Area Networking (LAN) Switching And Wireless
3–4
RC CNT170 or
CNT170AA
Cisco Wide Area Networks (WAN) Technologies or
Cisco Accessing The Wide-Area Network (WAN)
3–4

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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