Information Technology: CCNA Preparation Certificate

Network Management
Program Code: C25590N2

Information Technology: CCNA Preparation Certificate

This certificate is designed to help prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination. Topics include network topologies and design, router configuration and protocols, switching theory, virtual LANS, and threaded case studies. Upon successful completion of the four-course sequence, students will have acquired the knowledge necessary to perform entry-level design, construction, and maintenance of network infrastructures. This certificate will help prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification exam.

Specific Requirements

Courses requiring a grade of "C" or better: NET

Courses in this program

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This course introduces the networking field. Emphasis is placed on network terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model, cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP Protocols. This is the first course in the Cisco Networking Academy’s CCNA sequence.

Course Course Code Credit Hours Link to course details

This course focuses on initial router configuration, router software management, routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, and access control lists (ACLs). Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals of router configuration, managing router software, routing protocol, and access lists. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of routers and their role in WANs, router configuration, routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting, and ACLs. This is the second course in the Cisco Networking Academy’s CCNA sequence.

Course Course Code Credit Hours Link to course details

This course focuses on advanced IP addressing techniques, intermediate routing protocols, command-line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, VLANs, STP, and VTP. Emphasis will be placed on the application and demonstration of skills acquired in prerequisite courses. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to VLSM, routing protocols, switching concepts and configuration, STP, VLANs, and VTP. This is the third course in the Cisco Networking Academy’s CCNA sequence.

Course Course Code Credit Hours Link to course details

This course introduces the student to wireless technology and interoperability with different communication protocols. Topics include Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), Wireless Mark-up Language (WML), link manager, service discovery protocol, transport layer, and frequency band. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss in written and oral form protocols and procedures required for different wireless applications. This is a Cisco Networking Academy course.

Total Credit Hours Required:
12

Curriculum is based on the 2021-22 catalog.

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