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(Level I Certificate)
Brookhaven, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland only
Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.NWK.ASSOC.14
This certificate option will provide education and training for individuals interested in developing their knowledge and skills as networking professionals with an emphasis on preparation for those wishing to take the CCNA certification examination.
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.
Upon completion of ITCC 1478 Cisco 2 - Routing and Switching Essentials, the student is eligible to take the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician) credentialing exam. Upon completion of ITCC 2477 Cisco 4 - Connecting Networks, the student is eligible to take the CCNA (Cisco Certified Networking Associate) Routing and Switching 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.
Richland College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Richland College.
Educational opportunities are offered by the Dallas County Community College District without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression.