Dallas College Catalog filtered for North Lake Campus
2023 - 2024 Dallas College Catalog
Catalog Filter(s): North Lake Campus (remove)

2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Networking Security Awards)
Title: Networking CISCO CCNP Skills Achievement Award

(Skills Achievement Award)

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: SA.CIT.CISCO.CCNP

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, POFI 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 3.

Networking Associate and Networking Professional are the Cisco curriculum courses for Cisco Networking Academy. CCNA-level skills recommended prior to enrollment in this certificate.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITCC 2330 CCNP Enterprise: Core Networking (ENCOR) 3
ITCC 2335 CCNP Enterprise: Advanced Routing (ENARSI) 3
Semester Total 6
Minimum Hours Required 6

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

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.