Computer Information Systems - Network Infrastructure Tech/CCNA

Computer Information Systems - Network Infrastructure Technologies/CCNA

Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6606

The Short Term Technical Certificate Network Infrastructure Technologies provides the certificate holder a foundation in the support and implementation of data communication networks. The certificate demonstrates that the student has developed an understanding and hands-on competence in local area wireless and wide-area network technologies which are deployed throughout the diversity of organizations. Students who have completed the certificate can apply network implementation and troubleshooting skills to converged networks that support voice, video and data while adhering to fundamental security guidelines. Successful completion of the certificate will prepare students to take the Cisco CCNA exam.  Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership. 

Required Courses
 
CISS 121 Microcomputer Application I 3
CISS 125 Operating System Interfaces > 3
CISS 161  Introduction to Networks > 3
CISS 162 Routing & Switching Essentials > 3
CISS 163 Scaling Networks > 3
CISS 164 Connecitng Networks> 3
SDEV 101 College 101 1
Total Certificate Credit Hours: 19


1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
2.    While completion of this certificate may aid in obtaining employment, many employers recommend the minimum completion of a Computer Information Systems degree program to gain employment in an IT related field.
3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.

Established    February 2010
Revised          November 2013
Effective        August 2014

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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
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Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.

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