Aug 06, 2020  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology-Networking Specialist-CISCO Network Professional


Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Information Technology-Networking Specialist-CISCO Network Professional 62  
Certificate Information Technology-Networking Specialist-CISCO Network Professional 46  
Skill Specific Certificate Information Technology-Networking Specialist-CISCO CCNA Networking 16  

 

Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor John Koss 586.445.7166 kossjo@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The IT program emphasizes the use of computers to solve business problems. The curriculum currently consists of the following six specialties: IT Applications Professional, IT Professional, IT Networking Specialist, IT Programming, IT Programming for Electronic Games, and IT Web Programming.

The Cisco Network Professional program focuses on the Cisco Networking Academy, preparation for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification exam, wired and wireless networking technologies, network security, and troubleshooting techniques necessary to enter the networking industry as a Cisco professional.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Build fundamental computer networks.

2. Configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for basic functionality.

3. Configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for advanced functionality.

4. Configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for WAN access.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

Programs

    Associate of Applied ScienceCertificateSkill Specific Certificate