Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
printCisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching CCC


Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching  (6135)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/ComputerScience


Program Description
This college credit certificate consists of four modules. The program is designed to teach students the skills necessary to design, build, and maintain small to medium-sized networks. The knowledge gained will allow networking for the Small Office, Home Office (SOHO) market and the ability to work in small businesses or organizations with networks of fewer than 100 nodes.

Based on the Cisco Networking Academy materials, this CCC has courses in networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local-area networks, wide area networks, Open System Interconnection models, cabling, cabling tools, Cisco routers, router programming, Cisco switches, and configuring switches. This course covers the competencies for the Cisco CCNA certification.


Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;

Complete an Application for Admission, located at
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx.


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.


Program Length
Approximate program length: nine months.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


For More Information

Professor Tommy Martin, Department Chair, martint@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3226                                     Dr. Alireza Fazelpour, fazelpoura@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3220


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 28
CGS1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
CNT2000 Network Technologies 3
COP1000 Introduction to Programming Logic 3
CTS1110 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3
CTS2301 Linux Fundamentals 3
CTS1650 CISCO Networking 1 3
CTS2651 CISCO Networking 2 3
CTS2652 CISCO Networking 3 3
CTS2653 CISCO Networking 4 3
CTS2661 Cisco CCENT Certification Prep Exam  1
Total Program Credits: 28
 

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities include network administration and networking infrastructure support.


Gainful Employment
Program length excludes this program from gainful employment reporting requirements.


Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Networking Administrator.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/