Cisco Support Specialist Option (4357)
What is it?
The Cisco Support specialist degree option is designed to prepare students to become entry level network technicians. Areas of emphasis will be on network concepts of LAN’s and WAN’s and on the installing, configuring and maintaining of Cisco routers and switches in a small to medium business environment.
Students will participate in the Cisco Networking Academy Program. The Cisco Networking Academy Program is a comprehensive e-learning program that provides students with the Internet technology skills essential in a global economy. The Networking Academy delivers Web-based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, hands-on labs, instructor training and support, and preparation for industry standard certifications.
Upon completion of the appropriate courses, the student may elect to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination. The CCNA is the first of two certifications (the second – Cisco Certified Networking Professional – CCNP) on the path toward CCIE status, Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert, the industry’s most respected networking certification.
While every effort is made to assist the student in preparing for the CCNA examination, no guarantee is made that students will pass the examination.
The prerequisites for this program are:
CISM 2201 Fundamentals of Computer Applications
The student must earn a minimum grade of “C” in CISM 2201.
Exceptions are made for student with excellent computer skills or experience and are made by the director of the program as needed.
The courses in the program are subject to change in order to be responsive to the changing information technology demands of the workforce.
What can I do with it?
What courses do I take?
- Cisco Classes to take
- Please refer to the Darton College Catalog for descriptions of individual courses.