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  Sep 24, 2017
 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Networking, Certificate of Completion – Cisco Emphasis


This one-year program prepares students for employment in network troubleshooting, networking coordination and networking analysis in a variety of industries that use Cisco Networking Equipment. The Cisco Emphasis Certificate of Completion exposes students to a wide variety of Networking Protocols and their implementation on Cisco Routers and Switches. It prepares them for the Certified Cisco Networking Associate (CCNA) examination as well as for the more traditional roles of Network Troubleshooter and Network Manager in activities that are centered on support of Cisco Networking Equipment. The credits earned in this certificate of completion program can be used toward the Computer Networking - Cisco Emphasis Certificate Program and/or the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Networking.

Graduates are able to:

  • understand how telecommunications systems provide for the transmission and reception of voice, video and data signals (messages)
  • comprehend the many LAN and WAN Protocols and Network Operating Systems in use today with particular emphasis on the TCP/IP suite of protocols
  • configure, manage and troubleshoot Cisco Routers and Switches as well as Cisco’s Operating System, IOS
  • perform basic networking troubleshooting using both hardware and software techniques
  • design, implement and monitor local area networks and wide area networks with Cisco Equipment

Note: Students in this program may not be eligible for Financial Aid; students should meet with an Academic Advisor or Financial Aid staff to discuss options for Financial Aid eligibility.