Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Computer Networking Specialization - Cisco Program


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The Computer Information Technology (CIT) department offers educational programs designed to provide students with current technological skills needed for the work-place. Working closely with local business and community leaders, several certificates and degrees have been developed for many workforce needs, including advancing career or college transfer goals. The CIT program provides leading-edge technology to promote relevant job skills in CISCO, Microsoft, Programming, Mobile Application Development, Cybersecurity, and more. The CIT program is suitable for:

  • First time computer users
  • High school graduates with some computer training
  • Professionals seeking cross-training or updated/new skills

The CIT certificates and degrees are designed for students with no experience as well as students with industry experience and/or prior degrees.

The specialty certificates designed for those who want advanced skills include:

  • Microsoft Networking
  • Cisco internetworking
  • Programming

Some of the job market titles addressed by these certificates and degrees are:

  • Network Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer/Designer
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Programmer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Security Operations Specialist

Students seeking degrees in computer information technology may follow a plan that adds academic courses to the two levels of certificates.

Students will find coursework, taught by certified instructors, in our certificate and degree programs that lead to professional certification from vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco, ITIL, and CompTIA.

Some courses may transfer to other institutions. Students should contact the transferring institution for details.

Students transferring to a bachelor's program in computer science should consider completing the Associate of Science in Computer Science . See the academic transfer section of the catalog for details.


 

By completing the program, students will earn three awards:

  1. Cisco Network Analyst, Level 1 Certificate
  2. Cisco Network Administrator, Level 2 Certificate
  3. Computer Networking Specialization - Cisco, AAS


Cisco Network Analyst, Level 1 Certificate


[C1_CAN1 certificate offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Houston North. LSC-Kingwood, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball]

Total Credit Hours Required for Certificate: 21

 
Level 1 Certificate Completed


Cisco Network Administrator, Level 2 Certificate


[C2_CNA2 certificate offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball]

Prerequisite: Completion of Cisco Network Analyst, Level 1 Certificate

Total Credit Hours Required for Certificate: 36

Note(s)


1 Select Technical Electives from courses  :

  •  ITMT
  • ITCA
  • ITCC
  • ITSC (except 1301)
  • ITSW 1304
  • ITSW 1307
  • ITSW 2XXX
  • ITNW
  • COSC (except 1301)
 
Level 2 Certificate Completed


Computer Networking Specialization - Cisco, AAS


[AAS_CNCI offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball]

Prerequisite: Completion of Cisco Network Administrator, Level 2 Certificate

Total Credit Hours Required for Degree: 60

Note(s)


1 Select Technical Electives from courses :

  •  ITMT
  • ITCA
  • ITCC
  • ITSC (except 1301)
  • ITSW 1304
  • ITSW 1307
  • ITSW 2XXX
  • ITNW
  • COSC (except 1301)

2 Recommended Math

  • MATH 1314
  • MATH 1316
  • MATH 2305
  • MATH 2318
  • MATH 2412
  • MATH 2413
  • MATH 2414
  • MATH 2415
 
AAS Completed

Gainful Employment


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