CISCO System Certificate


Curriculum provides similar classes to the degree program, however, there are no academic classes in the certificate. A student that commences study as a certificate student and later desires to complete the degree program will find that the classes taken for the certificate will readily transfer to the degree program.

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

  • Communicate technical issues related to computer networks through presentations and reports.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the OSI and TCP layered models.

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

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The certificate can be completed through a mix of face-to-face and online classes. The program is designed to take one year, 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 System Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ITSC 1316 LINUX INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION 3
ITNW 1308 IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING CLIENT OPERATING SYSTEMS 3
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 14

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the CISCO System Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ITCC 2412 CCNA 3: SCALING NETWORKS 4
ITCC 2413 CCNA 4: CONNECTING NETWORKS 4
ITNW 1313 COMPUTER VIRTUALIZATION 3
ITNW 1353 SUPPORTING NETWORK SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE 3
EECT 1300 TECHNICAL CUSTOMER SERVICE 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 17

Total Credit Hours: 31

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 70% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. Exam must be scheduled with the Division Chair.