Associate in Applied Science in Information Technology: Cisco Networking

Networking & Security

Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAS Information Technology: Cisco Networking

Academic Plan Code

3095

Credits

63–71

Career Pathway

Associated Programs

Students should select from the following courses in consultation with a Department Advisor.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
17
PP CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Or Permission of the Program Director 3
RC CNT140AA Introduction to Networks Offered in 8 week format 4
RC CNT150AA Cisco - Routing and Switching Essentials Offered in 8 week format 4
FYC ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
3
SB Social Behavioral Any approved general education course from the Social-Behavioral Sciences area. 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
17-19
FYC ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
Or equivalent as indicated by assessment 3
Math MAT120 or
MAT121 or
MAT122 or
MAT151
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra or
College Algebra/Functions
3–5
RC CNT160AA Scaling Networks Offered in 8 week format 4
RC CNT170AA Cisco - Connecting Networks Offered in 8 week format 4
HU Humanities, Arts and Design Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
17
Critical Rdg CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking 3
RC CNT200++++ Cisco Technology 200-level CNT Cisco Network Technology courses 8
RC MST150++ Microsoft Windows MST150 Module 3
Oral Comm Oral Communhication Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area. 3

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
18
RC BPC170 A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support 3
RC CIS126DL Linux Operating System 3
RC CNT200++++ Cisco Technology 200-level CNT Cisco Network Technology courses 8
NS Natural Science Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area 4

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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