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2015-16 College Catalog

Online Catalog

Information Technology - CISCO Networking - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

Application Code 307

For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH 239—443-518-1520.

This curriculum is a guide for transferring to a four-year institution, such as Capitol Technology University, Towson University, or the University of Maryland University College to complete a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.   Students are advised to check the requirements of the major at the institutions to which they intend to transfer. Students in this program are eligible to sit for Cisco’s Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, and Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) certifications.  

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Biological & Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

-Science Core Course

3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-143Precalculus I

3

-or higher core course

Core Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros

3

-Any General Education Core Course

2

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY-105Managing and Maintaining PCs and Mobile Devices I

3

CMSY-106Managing and Maintaining PCs and Mobile Devices II

3

CSCO-291Introduction to Networks

3

CSCO-292Routing and Switching Essentials

3

CSCO-293Scaling Networks

3

CSCO-294Connecting Networks

3

CSCO-305Cisco IP Telephony

3

CSCO-308CCNA Security

3

CSCO-651Implementing IP Routing

3

CSCO-652Implementing IP Switching

3

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

1. Identify appropriate network topologies and equipment related to client-server environment.

2. Demonstrate the ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot and apply security configurations to various host and network devices.

3. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning in business practices.