CISCO Certified Network Associate

Program Description

The Cisco Networking Academy at Mountwest Community & Technical College offers Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) training that prepares individuals to install, configure, and operate LAN, WAN, and dial access services for enterprise organizations with networks from 100 to more than 500 nodes. Concepts laboratory exercises focus on IP, Ethernet based LANs, Frame Relay and Serial WANs, interior routing protocols such as RIP and IGRP and exterior protocols such as BGP. The Cisco Networking Academy Program is a comprehensive-learning program that provides students with the IT skills essential in a global economy. The Networking Academy delivers web-based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, hands-on labs, instructor support, and preparation for the CCNA industry-standard certifications.

REQUIRED COURSES for the 2014-2015 Academic Year1
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
ENL 111 Writen Communication2 3
IT 131 Introduction to Networking 4
IT 141 Networking Systems II3 4
IT 270 Computer Essentials & Applications4 4
IT 225 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs5 4
IT 231 Networking Systems III6 4
IT 241 Networking Systems IV7 4
  Math Elective8 3

1   Students are expected to have basic knowledge of computers including operating systems such as
     Windows 2007 or XP and Microsoft Office 2010 or XP before entering this program. The student
     must register for IT 101 during his or her first semester or successfully pass a challenge exam
     for IT 101.
2  ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in
    100-level reading.
3   IT 141 has a prerequisite of IT 131.
4   IT 270 has a prerequisite of IT 101 or 102.
5   IT 225 has a prerequisite of IT 131, or IT 230.
6   IT 231 has a prerequisite of IT 141.
7   IT 241 has a prerequisite of IT 231.
8  Choose from any 100-level or above mathematics course.

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