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Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards) - Networking Professional Certificate (Archived)


El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland only


  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NWK.PROF.09

This certificate will examine complex networking concepts using troubleshooting tools and more sophisticated configurations. Upon completion of each course, the student will have acquired skills needed to prepare for certification exams to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401, BCIS 1405, or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by designated Information Technology personnel, as well as CCNA certification and successful completion of skills-based exam or completion of CCNA 4 (ITCC 2410).



ITCC 2450 Building Scalable Internetworks 4
ITCC 2451 Implementing Secure Converged Wide-area Networks 4


ITCC 2452 Building Multilayer Switched Networks 4
ITCC 2453 Optimizing Converged Networks 4
Minimum Hours Required 16

Upon completion of each course, the student is eligible to take the appropriate CCNP (Cisco Certified Networking Professional) credentialing exam.

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