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Certificate Requirements

Certificate Requirements

Cisco Networking Academy

Certificate  |  TC-150-1

Effective: August 2024

First Semester

Course #Course TitleCreditsPrerequisites/Comments

150-150CCNA 1: Intro to Networks3Program student | Minimum grade of "C-" required.This is the first of three courses that are aligned to the CCNA Certification Exam. It introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the following CCNA courses. By the end of this course, learners will be able to build simple local area networks (LAN), perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

150-151CCNA 2: Switch/Routing/Wire Essentials3150-150 | Minimum grade of "C-" required.The second of three CCNA courses focuses on the technologies, functions, and configuration of switches and routers in support of small-to-medium business networks. The learner is also introduced to wireless local area networks (WLANs) and network security concepts. By the end of this course the learner will be able to configure mid-level functionality in routers and switches, apply basic network security measures, and perform basic troubleshooting of IPv4 and IPv6 network components.

150-153CCNA 3:Netwkg/Security/Automat3150-151 | Minimum grade of "C-" required.The final course aligned to the CCNA Certification Exam describes the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. This course covers wide area network (WAN) technologies, quality of service (QoS) mechanisms, network security, and introduces the concepts of software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation that support the digitalization of networks. Learners gain skills to configure and troubleshoot enterprise networks and learn to identify and protect against cybersecurity threats. Learners are also introduced to network management tools and learn key concepts of software-defined networking (SDN) including controller-based architectures and how application programming interfaces (APIs) enable network automation. By the end of this course learners will be able to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise network devices. Learners who successfully complete this course are ready to prepare to take the CCNA Certification Exam.


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Total Credits Required: 9

2.0 Minimum Certificate GPA Required for Completion

Updated: 8/2/2023 3:57 p.m.  |  Printed: 5/29/2024 4:08 a.m.

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