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2021 - 2022 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Degree Plan: Cisco Networking Assistant Skills Achievement Award

(Skills Achievement Award)

Brookhaven, El Centro and North Lake campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: SA.CIT.CISCO.ASST.16

This sequence is for students who wish to develop skills in managing traffic and networking devices in local area networks (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) services, wireless communication, and management. Upon completion, the student will have acquired skills needed to prepare for certification as a Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA).

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1301 or equivalent experiences and basic understanding of local area networks design and protocols and basic router configuration obtained in Cisco 1 or Cisco 2 or equivalent experiences approved by designated information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITCC 2420 CCNA 3: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation 4
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration OR 4
ITSE 1402 Computer Programming (4)
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 8

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.