Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Computer Network Technology – CISCO AAS - Academic Plan


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The Computer Network Technology program prepares individuals for jobs in the computer networking field. Students in this program gain hands-on experience with computer hardware, software and networks. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will have the needed background to prepare to take one or more of the following exams: Network+; Security+; MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist); Security +; or CISCO CCNA.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Co or Pre Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
BUS 2017  - Business Communication & Report Writing 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CIS 1018   - Intro to PC Applications 3 No Yes Yes Yes
COM 1150   - Public Speaking* OR
COM 1250   - Interpersonal Communication
3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021   - English Composition GT-CO1 OR
ENG 1031  - Technical Writing GT-CO1*
3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1340   - College Algebra: GT-MA1 or Higher* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
CIS 2002   - Auotmated Project Management: MS Project 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CIS 2087   - Cooperative Education 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CNG 1021   - Computer Technician I: A+ 4 No Yes Yes Yes
CNG 1024   - Networking I: Network+ 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CNG 1025   - Networking II: Network+ 3 Yes No No Yes
CNG 1032   - Network Security Fundamentals 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CNG 2012   - Configuring Windows Server 4 No Yes Yes No
CNG 2024   - Microsoft Windows Wireless Network 3 Yes Yes Yes No

 

Required Courses - Concentration Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
CNG 2060   - CISCO Network Associate I 5 No Yes Yes Yes
CNG 2061   - CISCO Network Associate II 5 Yes Yes No No
CNG 2062   - CISCO Network Associate III 5 Yes No Yes No
CSC 1019  - Introduction to Programming: (Programming Language) 3 Yes No Yes Yes

 

Program Outcomes


  • Understand Cisco networking fundamentals.
  • Apply Cisco router theory.
  • Apply Cisco LAN switching fundamentals.
  • Create network designs.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001   – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change. In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021   or ENG 1031   must also register for ENG 0094   unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094   standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the Computer Networking Faculty (mark.snyder@arapahoe.edu or nina.amey@arapahoe.edu) for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree

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