Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CC41) Technical Certificate of Credit
(Stand-alone and Embedded in Networking Specialist Diploma and Degree)
After completing the requirements of this TCC which includes the first two courses of CCNA Discovery, Networking for Home and Small Businesses, Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP and a core networking class, a student has the option to take the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician) exam, CCENT certifies the practical skills required for entry-level IT positions. In addition, this certification demonstrates a student’s aptitude and competence to work in an environment that features Cisco networking devices and software.
Entrance date: Each semester
Program admission requirements:
Minimum Test Scores
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High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.
Credits required for graduation: 12
Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.
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|CIST 1001Computer Concepts
Provides an overview of information systems, computers and technology. Topics include: Information Systems and Technology Terminology, Computer History, Data Representation, Data Storage Concepts, Fundamentals of Information Processing, Fundamentals of Information Security, Information Technology Ethics, Fundamentals of Hardware Operation, Fundamentals of Networking, Fundamentals of the Internet, Fundamentals of Software Design Concepts, Fundamentals of Software, (System and Application), System Development Methodology, Computer Number Systems conversion (Binary and Hexadecimal), Mobile computing.
|CIST 2451Introduction to Networks- CISCO
This course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging network technology. Topics include basics network concepts, basic network device configuration, network protocols and models, network access, Ethernet and access control, end to end communications, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and subnetting, fundamental application services, security, and network performance.
|CIST 2452Cisco Routing and Switching Essentials
Prerequisite: CIST 2451
This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. Topics include switched networks, routing concepts, routing in a switched network, static and dynamic routing, Single-Area OSPF, Access Control Lists, and IP Services (DHCP and NAT).
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