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Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Degree Plan: Networking Professional Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro, North Lake and Richland 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: C1.CIT.NWKPROG.12

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 1301 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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITCC 2430 CCNP Enterprise: Core Networking (ENCOR) 4
ITCC 2435 CCNP Enterprise: Advanced Routing (ENARSI) 4
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITCC 2443 Network Security OR 4
ITSC 2425 Advanced Linux (4)
Elective Any 4-credit hour CPMT, EECT, ITCC, ITDF, ITMT, ITNW, ITSC, ITSW, or ITSY course 4
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 16

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