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Major: 5037
Effective Term: 2023 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 28-31
CIP Code: 11.0901

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Students with this Certificate of Completion and requisite industry experience can pursue careers as:
15-1212.00 Information Security Analysts
15-1244.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
15-1231.00 Computer Network Support Specialists

Upon completion of an associate degree, students may pursue a career as:
15-1211.00 Computer Systems Analysts
15-1299.08 Computer Systems Engineers/Architects

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Cisco Network Administration: CCNP provides students with advanced knowledge and skills to install, configure, and maintain Cisco routers and switches; configure advanced routing protocols, Local Area Networks (LANs), and Wide Area Networks (WANs); troubleshoot complex hardware and software configurations; and perform administrative tasks in a network at the professional level. Taught by Cisco Certified professionals using the Cisco Network Academy program curriculum, courses are designed to help prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional Certifications (CCNP) examinations. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. An additional Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Cisco Network Administration and Security, as well as an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration, are also available.

Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of network terminology, media, topologies, reference and protocol models including Ethernet. (CIS105, CNT140AB)
2. Describe and demonstrate network segmentation including IP addressing and subnetting. (CNT140AB, CNT150AB)
3. Configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco intermediary network devices applying industry best practices and standards. (CNT140AB, CNT150AB, CNT160AB, CNT240, CNT240AA, CNT240AB, CNT250, CNT250AA, CNT250AB)
4. Design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot Local Area Networks (LANs) applying industry best practices and standards. (CNT150AB, CNT160AB)
5. Configure, manage, secure, troubleshoot and integrate advanced routing protocols in a complex scalable internetwork. (CNT250, CNT250AA, CNT250AB)
6. Design, configure, and troubleshoot a campus network using advanced and multi-layer switching technologies and automation. (CNT240, CNT240AA, CNT240AB)
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Students who pursue this Certificate of Completion (CCL) should have a basic level of computer literacy including navigating the internet and computer systems or take CIS105 as indicated in the required courses. Students with the requisite skills may have the CIS105 requirement waived by permission of the Program Director.

Courses within any of the following prefixes must be taken within five (5) years prior to completion of the program to be applied toward this award: AIM, BPC, CIS, CLD, CNT, CSC, ITS, and MST.

Required Courses
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of program director (0) 0-3

CNT140AB Introduction to Networks 4
+ CNT150AB Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials 4
+ CNT160AB Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation 4

+ CNT240 Cisco Certified Network Professional: Enterprise Core (8) OR
+ CNT240AA Cisco Certified Network Professional: Enterprise Core I (4) AND
+ CNT240AB Cisco Certified Network Professional: Enterprise Core II (4) 8

+ CNT250 Cisco Certified Network Professional: Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services (8) OR
+ CNT250AA Cisco Certified Network Professional: Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services I (4) AND
+ CNT250AB Cisco Certified Network Professional: Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services II (4) 8
Credits: 28-31

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: May 24, 2022

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.