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2018-2019 College Catalog

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Cisco Certified Networking - Computer Support Technology Certificate (Career)

Application Code 151

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

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification indicates a foundation in apprentice knowledge of networking for the small office/home office (SOHO) market. CCNA-certified professionals can install, configure, and operate LAN/WAN, and dial access services for small networks. Courses such as CSCO 291, CSCO 292, CSCO 293, and CSCO 294 prepare students to sit for the CCNA certification exam. The Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification indicates advanced or journeyman knowledge of networks. With a CCNP, a network professional can plan, implement, secure, maintain, and troubleshoot converged enterprise networks. Courses such as CSCO 651, CSCO 652, and CSCO 653 prepare students to sit for the CCNP certification exams, CCNP(ROUTE), CCNP(SWITCH), and CCNP(TSHOOT). CSCO 308 prepares students to sit for Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) certification exam. CSCO 305 prepares students to sit for Cisco Voice Over IP(CVOICE) certification exam.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
CSCO 291Introduction to Networks

3

CSCO 292Routing and Switching Essentials

3

ELEC 140Network Cabling Systems

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
CSCO 293Scaling Networks

3

CSCO 294Connecting Networks

3

CSCO 305Cisco IP Telephony

3

CSCO 308CCNA Security

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
CSCO 651Implementing IP Routing

3

CSCO 652Implementing IP Switching

3

CSCO 653Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks

3

Total Credit Hours: 30

*Many lab courses are offered as express classes; therefore, students may be able to take required prerequisite classes and the next class in the sequence in the same semester. These courses include CSCO 291, CSCO 292, CSCO 293, CSCO 294, CSCO 651, CSCO 652, and CSCO 653.

For important information about this program, including the graduation rate and median debt of students who completed, please visit www.howardcc.edu/disclosure-cisco-certified-networking.