CISCO Basic Certificate


The Cisco Basic Level 1 Workforce Certificate is designed for students interested in completing only the four Cisco courses required for certification.

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate students will be able to:

  • Identify and describe networking architecture.
  • Explain the basic principles of routing and routing protocols.
  • Configure routers and switches.
  • Configure and troubleshoot network devices.

Students successfully completing the program are eligible to sit for CCNA Routing and Switching exam 200-301.

This certificate can be completed face-to-face. The program is designed to take two semesters, or 32 weeks, to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester

First semester courses and credits required to earn the CISCO Basic Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ITCC 1414 CCNA 1: INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS 4
ITCC 1440 CCNA 2: ROUTING AND SWITCHING ESSENTIALS 4
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 8

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the CISCO Basic Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ITCC 2412 CCNA 3: SCALING NETWORKS 4
ITCC 2413 CCNA 4: CONNECTING NETWORKS 4
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 8

Total Credit Hours: 16

Verification of Workplace Competencies: Eligibility to sit for CCNA Routing and Switching exam 200-301.