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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Network Administration: Cisco Network Professional
Major: 5328
First Term: 2011 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 16
CIPS Code: 11.0901
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: Shared by: MC, SM
Occupational Area: Information Technology
Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Network Administration: Cisco Network Professional program equip students with marketable skills for learning the specific tasks and industry-recognized standards associated with network professional who can install, configure, and troubleshoot local and wide area networks for enterprise organizations with networks comprised of 100 to 500 or more nodes. The coursework emphasizes security, converged networks, quality of service (QoS), virtual private networks (VPN), broadband technologies, and integrating technologies in the network infrastructure. The program also prepares students to complete the required certification tests in Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification, which indicates advanced or journeyman knowledge of networks.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: MC, SM

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates any module.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 0-4
 CNT170AACisco Accessing the Wide-Area Network (WAN) (4) OR 
 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Industry Certification0-4
Required Courses
 Credits: 16
+CNT200CCNP ROUTE: Implementing Cisco IP Routing4
+CNT202Cisco Secure Firewall Appliance Configuration (4) OR 
+CNT205Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (4) OR 
+CNT206Cisco Certified Network Associate Wireless (4) OR 
+CNT208Cisco Certified Network Associate Voice (4)4
+CNT220CCNP SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switching4
+CNT231CCNP TSHOOT: Maintaining and Troubleshooting Cisco IP Networks4

Program Competencies
1.Demonstrate how to configure, manage, secure, and integrate advanced routing protocols in a complex scalable internetwork. (CNT200)
2.Demonstrate basic planning and installation of IP Telephony or Network Security, or Wireless, or Firewall technologies for both Enterprise and Service Provider networks using Cisco technology. (CNT202, CNT205, CNT206, CNT208)
3.Demonstrate how to configure a campus network using advanced and multi-layer switching technologies. (CNT220)
4.Demonstrate knowledge and skills in monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting complex enterprise routed and switched Internet Protocol (IP) networks. (CNT231)

All information 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.