Network Systems Development

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 Academic Year 2014-2015
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
ENL 111 Written Communication1 3
IT 102 Advanced Computer Applicatons 3
IT 120 Network Operating Systems 4
IT 131 Introduction to Networking2 (EDGE) 4
     
COM 112 Oral Communications3 3
IT 224 Fundamentals of Network Security4,5 3
IT 141 Networking Systems II5,6 (EDGE) 4
IT 221 Advance Operating Systems7 3
     
ENL 231 Technical Report Writing1 3
IT 231 Networking Systems III2,8 (EDGE) 4
IT 270 Computer Essentials and Applications9 4
  Approved IT Elective10 3
  Approved Math Elective11 3
     
IT 225 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs4,12 4
IT 241 Networking Systems IV4,13 (EDGE) 4
IT 277 Management Information Systems14 3
IT 299 Information Technology Internship15 3
  Approved IT Elective10 3

1   ENL 111 and ENL 231 have a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098 or placement in 100-level reading.
2   IT 131 and IT 231 are offered fall semester only.
3   COM 112 has a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
4   IT 224 has a prerequisite of IT 101 or IT 102.
5   IT 141, IT 224, 241, and IT 225 are offered spring semester only.
6   IT 141 has a prerequisite of IT 131.
7   IT 221 has a prerequisite of IT 120 or IT 131.
8   IT 231 has a prerequisite of IT 141.
9   IT 270 has a prerequisite of IT 101, or IT 102.
10 Choose from one of the following: IT 111, IT 112, IT 113, IT 150, IT 160, IT 165, IT 210, IT 211, IT 215, IT 216, IT 217, IT 222, IT 223, IT 226, IT 227, IT 230, IT 240, IT 245, IT 255, IT 272, IT 276, IT 278, IT 279, or IT 293.
11 Approved Math electives are MAT 145, MAT 146, MAT 205 and MAT 215 (select one based on program track-see advisor)
12 IT 225 has a prerequisite of IT 131, IT 230, or permission.
13 IT 241 has a prerequisite of IT 231.
14 IT 277 must be taken in last semester or permission.
15 IT 299 requires permission of IT Program Coordinator/Dean.

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