Networking Technology: Cisco (CCL)

Program Information

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Networking Technology: Cisco provides training for those interested in supervisory responsibilities working with Cisco Systems networking and Internet hardware. Knowledge and skills are developed to install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco routers and switches; configure advanced routing protocols, Local Area Networks (LANs), and Wide Area Networks (WANs); troubleshoot problems with various hardware and software configurations and perform administrative tasks in a network . The courses in the program are also designed to help prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) examination and are taught by Cisco Certified Professionals using the Cisco Networking Academy program curriculum.

Program Notes

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

All the courses in this program may be applied towards an Associate degrees (AAS) in Networking Technology: Cisco if you wish to continue your studies.  It also has an embedded certificate (CCL) in Networking Administration: Cisco that you can apply for along with this more comprehensive CCL program.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 11-16 Credits Grade Sem/Year
At GCC, CNT140AA and CNT150AA are scheduled such that both can be completed during the same semester.
CIS 105 Survey Computer Info Systems OR

permission of the Program Director    (0-3 credits)

(CIS105 is a prerequisite for BPC170 in Semester II, but its credits are not counted in the program total. It may be waived by Program Director if you have adequate background and experience.)

CIS 126DA UNIX Operating System OR 3    
CIS 126DL LINUX Operating System OR

CIS126++ Any UNIX/Linux Operating System  OR

MST 150EI Configuring Windows 8 OR 3    
MST 150SV Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration OR

MST150++ Any Microsoft Windows Professional 

CNT 140AA Introduction to Networks OR

CNT140 Cisco Networking Basics  
CNT138 CCNA Discovery - Networking for Home and Small Businesses  AND
CNT148 CCNA Discovery - Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or Internet Service Provider (6 credits)

(CNT138, CNT140 and CNT148 are not offered at GCC but may be available at other MCCCD colleges.)

CNT 150AA Cisco - Routing and Switching Essentials OR

CNT150 Cisco Networking Router Technologies  

(CNT150 is not offered at GCC but may be available at other MCCCD colleges.)

Semester II 9-11 Credits Grade Sem/Year

CNT160AA and CNT170AA are scheduled at GCC such that both may be completed in the same semester.

See an Academic Advisor or the Program Director during the first few weeks of this semester to apply for your certificates (CCLs) in both Networking Administration: Cisco and Networking Technology: Cisco.

BPC 170 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level I 3    
CNT 160AA Scaling Networks OR

CNT160 Cisco Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing  (3 credits)

(CNT160 is not offered at GCC but may be available at other MCCCD colleges.)

CNT 170AA Cisco - Connecting Networks OR

CNT170 Cisco Wide Area Networks (WAN) Technologies (3 credits)

(CNT170 is not offered at GCC but may be available at other MCCCD colleges.)


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