Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Michael Gordon, Professor, 727-341-3011
This certificate program is designed to produce a Cisco Certified Network Associate, CCNA. The CCNA is recognized in the industry as a technical professional working with traditional Cisco-based networks that predominantly include LAN and WAN routers and LAN switches.
Students who complete this Cisco training will have the expertise needed to pass the test, required by Cisco Systems, to achieve CCNA status.
Upon completion of the Cisco Certified Network Associate program, the student is awarded a college certificate. These courses will apply toward the AS degree in Computer Networking.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Job Related Opportunities
MAJOR CORE COURSESComplete 21 credits - Grade of "C" or better required.
As a student in the CISCO program, you are part of one of the largest networking academies in the Southeastern United
States. Each year, SPC's Cisco Regional Networking Academy trains more than 1,000
students in CCNA (CISCO Certified Network Associate) preparation. The academy, located at the college's EpiCenter, offers:
This 18-credit-hour certificate program prepares you for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education and the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam. The CCNA is recognized in the industry as a technical professional
who works with traditional Cisco-based networks including LAN and WAN
routers and LAN switches. Your exam costs are not included in your tuition and fees.
This certificate prepares you for the CCNA industry certification exam and transfers to the networking engineering subplan of our A.S. degree in Computer Networking. This A.S. degree transfers to our bachelor's degree in Technology Management.
Networking specialists have become invaluable team members as businesses expand their use of networking to share resources and reduce expenses. Employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28 percent through 2020, as organizations switch to newer, faster and more mobile networks.
Our program prepares you for entry-level work as:
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