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Network Systems Certificate

Upon completion of this certificate program, graduates will have the foundation knowledge of network operating systems, network hardware, network troubleshooting and network management. Graduates will have an understanding of the requirements for certification by network operating system vendors. (25 hours to complete)

First Semester (12 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ITCC 1314* CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks 3
CPMT 1351 IT Essentials: PC Hardware & Software 3
ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 3
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3

Second Semester (13 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ITCC 1340* CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials 3
ITNW 1313 Computer Virtualization 3
ITNW 1316 Network Administration 3
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration 3
ITNW 2188** Computer Networking Internship 1

Additional courses for advanced Cisco router and switch concepts: 

Course # Course Name Hours
ITCC 2012* CCNA 3: Scaling Networks 3
ITCC 2013* CCNA 4: Connecting Networks 3

* Students must take these courses in sequence.
** Students work 3 hours each week at an approved place of employment.