The goal of this program is to prepare students to work in the Information Technology field in a variety of positions working with Cisco technologies such as Cisco Routers & Switches, Cisco operating systems, and more. Students will learn basic networking principles & techniques, and will have the ability to choose courses that focus these skills in areas like Wireless, Security, and Voiceover IP (VOIP). Students will choose one particular course/focus to graduate this program.
Completers will be prepared to pass at least one industry-recognized credential exam related to Cisco & IT technologies, and will be qualified to pursue a large variety of IT-related positions that are in high demand.
- Plan routing services to meet requirements
- Implement an EIGRP-based solution, a scalable multi-area network OSPF-based solution, and an IPv4-based redistribution solution
- Implement path control, spanning tree, inter-VLAN routing, and a highly available network
- Implement and verify a Layer 3 solution using BGP to connect an enterprise network to an ISP
- Analyze campus network designs and minimize service loss and data theft in a campus network
- Implement first hop redundancy in a campus environment
- Implement VLANs and accommodate voice and video in campus networks
- Integrate wireless LANs into a campus network
- Plan and document the most commonly performed maintenance functions in complex enterprise networks
- Develop a troubleshooting process to identify and resolve problems in complex enterprise networks
- Select tools that best support specific troubleshooting and maintenance processes in large, complex enterprise networks
- Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in switching-based environments, routing-based environments, and a secure infrastructure