Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate of Achievement

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as network technicians. It includes courses that prepare students for industry certification (CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate).

Major/Program Requirements

Required Courses:

CIS 140Introduction to Networks (Cisco CCNA 1)


CIS 141Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials (Cisco CCNA 2)


CIS 142Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation (Cisco CCNA 3)


Total Credit Hours:12.00

A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:

  • Work collaboratively on a team project.
  • Effectively listen and ask critical questions to identify customer requests, issues and concerns.
  • Apply analytical and logical thinking to gathering and analyzing information, designing and testing solutions to problems, and formulating plans.
  • Install, configure, operate and troubleshoot simple- switched Local Area, simple-routed Wide Area Networks.
  • Install, configure a router, manage router IOS software, configure routing protocols, and create access lists controlling router access.
  • Complete a comprehensive case study incorporating single-are OSPF, RIPv2, static routes, VLANS and 802.q trunking, Frame Relay, VLSM, DHCP, NAT and access control lists on the appropriate routers and interfaces.