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Computer Network Cisco Academy (Certificate)

30 credit hours.

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of computer networking. Successful completion of this certificate results in a basic understanding of networking, routers and switches, as well as fundamental knowledge of local and wide area networking operation. The concepts covered in this certificate enable the student to develop experience in cabling, routing, IP addressing, routing protocols and network troubleshooting. Cisco Networking Academy courses NETW 121, NETW 122, NETW 123 and NETW 124 prepare students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate exam. In addition to the CCNA certification exam objectives, this certificate covers topics to enhance your overall understanding of the networking industry. Hands-on experience is emphasized throughout the entire program.

General Education Core Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Composition I 3
  Mathematics Elective 4

Required Core:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
NETW 150 Workstation Operating Systems 3
NETW 151 PC Hardware Maintenance & Repair 3
NETW 121 Networking Fundamentals 3
NETW 122 Routing Protocols and Concepts 3
NETW 123 Local Area Networks 3
NETW 124 Wide Area Networks 3
TECH 299 or
NETW 172
Internship in Technology or
Wireless Networking with Security
1-4 or
3

Gainful Employment Information

By completing this certificate, you may apply for employment as:

Job Title SOC Code
Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts Computer Security Specialists Telecommunications Specialists Network Designers Network and Computer Systems Administrators 15-1081.00 15-1071.01 15-1081.01 15-1099.03 15-1071.00
The total program cost for completing this certificate is $4,080 for tuition and fees and $1,375 for books and supplies.

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Information contained on this Web site is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment. Students who intend to graduate must meet with an Academic Advisor to complete an "Application to Graduate" form a full semester prior to graduation. This will help ensure that a student meets all graduation requirements. Remember to always check with the school you are interested in attending for specific requirements.