Certified Cisco Network Administrator (CCNA) Micro-Credential
This Micro-credential is an intense training that will prepare students for the new CCNA exam, which now includes security and automation and programmability. This course will incorporate instructor-led lectures and hands-on activities. The bootcamp will be broken up into 3 different units. Students may elect to complete unit exams, which can lead to earning college credits.*
CCNA certification covers a breadth of topics, including: Network fundamentals, Network access, IP connectivity, IP services, Security fundamentals, and Automation and programmability.
Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for CCNA certification, but you should have an understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
CCNA candidates often also have:
- One or more years of experience implementing and administering Cisco solutions
- Knowledge of basic IP addressing
- A good understanding of network fundamentals
*Only available for the college credits below. Contact us for more information.
CSNT 1200 Introduction to Networks
A theoretical overview of networks. Introduction to the OSI model, communications media, various network equipment, data transmission, protocols, topologies, architectures, Local area networks, Wide area networks, Routing and Routing protocols, IP addressing and structured cabling. (4 cr. hrs.) (Fall/Spring). Prerequisite: Ready to take a college level composition course and have no developmental reading and mathematics requirements. Lecture/Laboratory.
CSNT 1500 Routing and Switching Essentials
The architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Configuring a router and a switch for basic functionality, troubleshooting routers and switches and resolving common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single area and multiple-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and interVLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. (4 cr. hrs.) (Spring). Prerequisite: CSNT 1200.
CSNT 2400 Scaling Networks
Implementation and configuration of a Local Area Network. Students will use the knowledge that they acquire to design, implement and configure a LAN. Topics include Switching concepts and LAN design, Switch configuration, STP, Virtual LAN and VLAN trunking protocol. (4 cr. hrs.) (Fall). Prerequisite: CSNT 1200. Lecture/Laboratory. Fee $50.
Cost: $2,250 includes an exam voucher
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Elmarine Jimenez is an Instructor in the Computer/Information Science Department and is certified in CCNP R&S Certified, CCNA level Instructor, DevNet Associate Instructor Trainer and CCNA Level Instructor Trainer.
Elmarine has been in the network industry for more than 19 years with 7 of those years in a full-time teaching position. Elmarine is a trailblazer in the field of Information Technology for not only being the first award recipient in Jamaica but she was also recognized as the top 10% globally in Cisco Academy Expert Instructor, in 2013 and 2014. Elmarine believes that technology is an avenue that anyone who endeavors to take, would be given the opportunity to make a powerful and positive difference in the world.