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2019-2020 College Catalog

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CISCO Networking - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AREA OF CONCENTRATION

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.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

CMSY 105Managing and Maintaining PCs and Mobile Devices I

3

CMSY 106Managing and Maintaining PCs and Mobile Devices II

3

CMSY 110Software Applications for Micros

3

MATH 143Precalculus I

3

or higher core course

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
CSCO 291Introduction to Networks

3

CSCO 292Routing and Switching Essentials

3

SPCH 105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
CSCO 293Scaling Networks

3

CSCO 294Connecting Networks

3

CSCO 305Cisco IP Telephony

3

OR

CSCO 307CCNA Cloud Fundamentals

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
CSCO 308CCNA Security

3

CSCO 651Implementing IP Routing

3

CSCO 652Implementing IP Switching

3

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

2

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.