Associate in Applied Science in Information Technology: Cisco Networking

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Degree
Academic Plan
Information Technology: Cisco Networking (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3095
Total Credits Required
63–71

Career Opportunities

This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Computer Network Support Specialists $57,300
Information Security Analysts $83,720
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

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

Term 2

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

Term 3

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

Term 4

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

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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

Disclaimer

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

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.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Information Technology: Cisco Networking (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=83332).

* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.