Networking Technology Cisco (AAS)

Program Information

A Cisco Systems recognized Regional or Local Academy, prepares students for industry-recognized certification. The curriculum is taught by Cisco Systems Certified Professionals. The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Networking Technology: Cisco provides training for a supervisory position working with Cisco Systems networking and Internet hardware. Knowledge and skills are developed to install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco routers and components, advanced routing protocols, Local Area Networks (LANs), and Wide Area Networks (WANs); troubleshoot problems with various common hardware and software configurations; perform administrative tasks in a network; develop methods for customer service. Courses in the program also prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate examination.

Program Notes

This degree program includes an embedded Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Networking Technology: Cisco and Networking Administration: Cisco.

You must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program.

At this time GCC only offers courses for the Exploration Track. If you are interested in the Discovery Track, courses for this program may be available online and/or in-person at another MCCCD college for Dual Enrollment students.

Cisco classes are compressed eight (8) week intensive courses. GCC Cisco compressed courses, each meet the full number of course content hours, competencies, workload, credit hours and academic standards as a traditional 16 week course.  Cisco classes may require computer lab time outside of scheduled class time and independent study time.  Benefit of the compressed Cisco courses is a Fast-Track to Completion.

You must complete 15 credits of Restricted Electives (RE). You cannot select courses used to satisfy the Required Courses area. Some RE courses may have prerequisites/corequisites that are not included in the total program credits. If you are interested in taking courses with additional requisites you will need to adjust your academic plan to include these courses OR obtain permission from your instructor to waive these requirements.

If you are transferring to a state university, you should select general education requirement courses with designation values.

For assistance with course selection, contact an Academic Advisor or the Program Director.

Apply for graduation when enrolling for your final semester.

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