Cisco Network Specialist
Offered at the Following Campuses
The purpose of the Cisco Network Specialist TCC program is to prepare students for careers in networking using a sequence of specific courses. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes preparation for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam. Students are introduced to such topics as the OSI model, router configuration, multiple protocols, Local Area Networks (LAN), Switching, WANS, and internetworking as a whole. Program completers receive a Cisco Network Specialist certificate.
The standard curriculum for the Cisco Network Specialist certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program during any semester when CIST 2441 is offered. The Cisco Network Specialist certificate program can be completed within 4 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 16 credit hours.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.