Jun 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Information Technology: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate


This program prepares students to design, build, and maintain networks capable of supporting national and global organizations. Coursework covers a complete range of basic through advanced networking concepts; from pulling cable through such complex concepts as subnet masking rules and strategies. Methods of learning are varied, with interactive on-line lessons, texts, movies, and extensive hands-on applications. Upon successful completion, the program graduate is qualified to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate examination.

The Cisco Certified Network Associate program is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs and Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs. Not every course is offered on every campus, some campuses may require travel between sites and technology enhanced modalities to complete the certificate. For more information, please see Academic Programs at Colorado Mountain College.

This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.

Minimum Hours Required


Minimum Credit Hours Required (20)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (300)

Note:


State Guaranteed Transfer Course

Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (Webex, hybrid, or online).

 

Information Technology


The following certificates (A+, CCNA, Network+, Security+, and Server+) are designed to prepare students for skills upgrade or entry-level careers in various information technology fields. These certificates provide students with the knowledge and hands-on skills to build, secure, and manage local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs), learn Microsoft Office computer skills, and how to protect vital information. Additionally, some certificates provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pass specific industry certifications, such as Comp TIA A+, Network+, Security+, Server+, and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

This certificate curriculum includes many of the courses included in the Associate of Applied Science degree in Information Technology Specialist  and credits may be applied toward that degree.

Students may need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in reading and mathematical skills before entering these programs. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete the program. See the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Graduates of these programs will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in the specific areas listed below.

The Information Technology certificates are offered at specific campuses and/or through Colorado Mountain College Online. Many of the courses/certificates are available using a hybrid model with online course work and course-specific labs offered at one of our campuses. Some travel to campus lab sites may be required. For details consult a Colorado Mountain College advisor. 

Certificate of Occupational Proficiency: