Networking With CISCO/CCNA

Program Information

Minimum credits: 16

Length: 1-2 semesters

Career opportunities:

  • Network Systems Admin: $47,460-124,090
    Job growth: 8%
  • Data Communications Specialist: $31,700-81,430
    Job growth: 8%
  • Network Administrator: $46,280-62,450
    Job growth: 8%
  • *Median salaries nationwide as of 2015. Source: BLS.gov

Industry Certifications: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician; Cisco Certified Network Associate; CompTIA Network+.

Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business

Contact: 434.797.8474

Program Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Implement Information Technology skills required by software applications.
  2. Apply methodologies to stay current in IT offerings, trends, and certifications.
  3. Apply analytical and problem-solving skills for computer system designs, planning, and support.
  4. Design, code, test, debug, and document software needed for computer system implementation and maintenance.
  5. Apply current IT industry standards, protocols, and techniques.
  6. Use instructional applications and material which could lead to industry certifications.

Course Sequence

  Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
ITN 154 Network Fundamentals, Router Basics, & Configuration (ICND1) - Cisco 3 2 5 4
ITN 155 Switching, Wireless, & WAN Technologies (ICND2) - Cisco 3 2 5 4
ITN 156 Basic Switching & Routing - Cisco 3 2 5 4
ITN 157 WAN Technologies - Cisco 3 2 5 4
  12 8 20 16