CISCO Courses from the Current College Catalog

CNT-103 Network Infrastructure

Credit Hours: 
2.00
Course Description: 
For those interested in the physical aspects of network cabling and installation. Provides an overview of cabling and networking industry standards as well as emerging cabling technologies. Offers information about the industry and its worldwide standards, types of media and cabling, physical and logical networks, and signal transmission. Hands-on laboratory activities.
Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None

CNT-106 IT Essentials

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
Introduces the computer hardware and software skills required for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) professionals. Topics include the fundamentals of PC technology, networking, and security and provides an introduction to advanced concepts.
Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None

CNT-110 CCNA: Networking I

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
The first in a series of four courses designed to help prepare students for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification. Introduces students to the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of computer networks. Emphasizes building simple LANs, performing basic configurations for routers and switches, and implementing IP addressing schemes. Strongly recommended that students be very familiar with working within a Windows environment and using a Web browser before taking this course. Note: Course topics help students prepare for the CCENT/CCNA Routing and Switching certification exams, but the exams are not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None
Prior College-level Learning Credit: 
This course is eligible for credit for prior college-level learning. Please contact the division for details.

CNT-120 CCNA: Networking II

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
The second in a series of four courses designed to help prepare students for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification. Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Emphasizes configuring and troubleshooting routers and switches and resolving common issues with various routing protocols, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in IP networks through laboratory exercises and detailed lectures. Note: course topics help students prepare for the CCENT/CCNA Routing and Switching certification exams, but the exams are not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 110 – CCNA: Networking I
Co-requisites: 
None
Prior College-level Learning Credit: 
This course is eligible for credit for prior college-level learning. Please contact the division for details.

CNT-210 CCNA: Networking III

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
The third in a series of four courses designed to help prepare students for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification. Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Emphasizes configuring and troubleshooting routers and switches and resolving common issues with Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), and Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN), VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) in both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) networks through laboratory exercises and detailed lectures. NOTE: Course topics help students prepare for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification exam, but the exam is not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 120 - CCNA: Networking II
Co-requisites: 
None
Prior College-level Learning Credit: 
This course is eligible for credit for prior college-level learning. Please contact the division for details.

CNT-215 Health Information Networking

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
Focuses on in-depth knowledge and skills that can be applied toward entry-level specialist careers in healthcare networking. HIN is a blended curriculum with both online and classroom learning. Presents principles and practicalities needed for information technology professionals who aim to specialize in healthcare network implementations.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 210
Co-requisites: 
AH 100

CNT-220 CCNA: Networking IV

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
The last in a series of four courses designed to help prepare students for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification. Discusses the wide area network (WAN) technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Covers the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements, how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve issues with data link protocols, and explores how to implement Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network through laboratory exercises and detailed lectures. NOTE: Course topics help students prepare for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification exam, but the exam is not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 210
Co-requisites: 
None
Prior College-level Learning Credit: 
This course is eligible for credit for prior college-level learning. Please contact the division for details.

CNT-260 Network Security

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
Introduces network security. Emphasizes security terminology and concepts, network security design, security threats and vulnerabilities, security assessment tools and techniques, application, host, and data security, access control concepts and implementation, risk management and business continuity, and basic cryptography through laboratory exercises and detailed lectures. Course topics typically help students prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. NOTE: This exam is not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 120 or CIS 112; or Instructor permission
Co-requisites: 
None

CNT-270 CCNA Security

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
For students with Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) training and/or equivalent experience interested in the technologies Cisco uses in its security infrastructure. Covers securing Cisco routers and switches including their installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. Also includes recognizing network threats and vulnerabilities, and mitigating security threats. Laboratory activities. NOTE: Course topics help students prepare for the CCNA Security certification exam, but the exam is not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 220 with a C grade or better or CCNA Certification or Instructor permission
Co-requisites: 
None

CNT-291 CCNP - Routing

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
One of three courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) designation. Topics include how to implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in an enterprise network. Presents planning, configuring, and verifying the implementation of complex enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions, using a range of routing protocols in IPv4 and IPv6 environments. Also covers the configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers. Comprehensive labs emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills. NOTE: Course topics help students prepare for the CCNP ROUTE certification exam, but the exam is not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 220 or CCNA certification or Instructor permission
Co-requisites: 
None

CNT-293 CCNP - Switching

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
One of three courses designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) certification. Covers advanced skills required for building enterprise-class switched networks with integrated voice and wireless applications. Other topics include campus networks, VLAN implementation, Spanning Tree Protocol, inter-VLAN routing, network redundancy, wireless LANs, VoIP, and switch security issues. NOTE: Course topics help students prepare for the CCNP SWITCH certification exam, but the exam is not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 220 or CCNA Certification or Instructor permission
Co-requisites: 
None

CNT-295 CCNP - Network Troubleshooting

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 
One of three courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) designation. Covers how to monitor and maintain complex, enterprise routed and switched IP networks. Focuses on the planning and execution of regular network maintenance, as well as support and troubleshooting using technology-based processes and best practices, in a systematic and IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)-compliant approach. Topics include planning maintenance for complex network, troubleshooting processes for complex enterprise networks, using maintenance and troubleshooting tools and applications, maintaining and troubleshooting campus switched solutions, maintaining and troubleshooting routing solutions, troubleshooting addressing services, troubleshooting network performance issues, troubleshooting converged networks, and maintaining and troubleshooting network security implementations. NOTE: Course topics help students prepare for the CCNP TSHOOT certification exam, but the exam is not included in this course. Industry certification exams are administered by an independent testing agency.
Prerequisites: 
CNT 291 and CNT 293
Co-requisites: 
None