Network Engineering Associate (NEA.S.STC)

18.0 Credit Hours

This certificate program will provide the student with state-of-the-art networking skills taught via the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum. The curriculum includes all aspects for an introductory network engineering position. This program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to understand and participate in basic networking design, installation, configuration and troubleshooting corporate network infrastructure. Included in this program are networking theory, Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, networking media, physical and logical design, maintaining networking equipment, designing and implementing internet protocol schemas, the basics of all current internal routing protocols, beginning security information and safety.

Prerequisites: CIS 1107

Program Outcomes

  • Employ basic cabling and network designs to build a simple Ethernet network using routers, switches and appropriate cabling. Demonstrate use of command-line interface (CLI) commands to perform basic router and switch configuration and verification, as well as network troubleshooting.
  • Describe the operations of reference models and identify the applications and services provided by the TCP/IP protocol suite. Demonstrate how communication works in data networks and the Internet.
  • Design an IP addressing scheme and configure distance-vector and link-state routing protocols in a small routed network. Use router show and debug commands to troubleshoot common errors that occur on small routed networks.

Curriculum

CIS 1107: Introduction To Operating Systems View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CIS 1411: Cisco Network Fundamentals View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CIS 2416: Cisco Routing Protocols & Concepts View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
CIS 2421: Cisco Switching & Wireless Routing View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
CIS 2426: Cisco Accessing the Wide Area Network (WAN) View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
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