Cisco Network Specialist, TCC (CN71) (111001)  Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Moultrie (Veterans Parkway), Thomasville

The Cisco Network Specialist program teaches how to build, maintain and troubleshoot computer networks. Students also learn how to connect these networks to other networks and the Internet.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Applicants must have CIST 1122, a CIS Degree, or Diploma from a regionally accredited college or university, two years experience in field, or receive the approval of the advisor for admission. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: CISCO Network Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Graduates who complete CIST 2451, CIST 2452, CIST 2453, and CIST 2454 are eligible to sit for the Cisco CCNA certification exam.

Credits Required for Graduation: 16 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.

Accreditation Information: The Cisco Network Specialist program is approved by Cisco System, Inc. [Cisco Networking Academy], 170 West Tasman Drive, San Jose, California 95134, https://www.netacad.com.

Cost
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $400.00
Total: $701.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $800.00
Total: $1,101.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $400.00
Total: $701.00
Curriculum Outline (12 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 12
CIST 2451

Pre-requisiste(s): Program Admission This course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging network technology. Topics include basic network concepts, basic network device configuration, network protocols and models, network access, Ethernet and access control, end to end communications, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and subnetting, fundamental application services, security, and network performance.

4
CIST 2452

Pre-requisites: CIST 2451 This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. Topics include switched networks, routing concepts, routing in a switched network, static and dynamic routing, Single-Area OSPF, Access Control Lists, and IP Services (DHCP and NAT).

4
CIST 2453

Pre-requisites: CIST 2452 The course describes the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. Major topis are wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access. The course also introduces software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks. Students gain skills to configure and troubleshoot enterprise networks, and learn to identify and protect against cybersecurity threats. They are introduced to network management tools and learn key concepts of software-defined networking, including controller-based architectures and how application programming interfaces (API’s) enable network automation.

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Faculty
Program Chair

Computer Information Systems Faculty
School of Business
Thomasville

Advisor

Computer Information Systems Faculty
School of Business
Bainbridge

2500 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819
Advisor

Computer Information Systems Faculty
School of Business
Tifton

52 Tech Drive, Tifton, GA 31794
Advisor

Computer Information Systems Faculty
School of Business
Tifton

52 Tech Drive, Tifton, GA 31794
Advisor

Computer Information Systems Faculty
School of Business
Bainbridge

2500 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819
Advisor

Computer Information Systems Faculty
School of Business
Moultrie Veterans Parkway

800 North Veterans Parkway, Moultrie, GA 31788
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