Associate in Applied Science in Information Technology: Cisco Networking

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Associate Degree
Academic Plan
Information Technology: Cisco Networking (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3095
Total Credits Required
63–71
Catalog Year
2019-2020

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Information Technology: Cisco Networking program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

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 may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
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

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
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 MA 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

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking CR 3
CNT200++++ 200-level CNT Cisco Network Technology courses RC
MST150++ MST150 Module RC
Oral Communication Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area. COM 3

Term 4

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

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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).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019