Cisco Networking One-Year Certificate – Level One

You know that in today’s world, staying connected is huge. Never content simply being a tourist, you want to learn the native language. At Texarkana College, we’ll hook you up with the credential you need to get moving toward your dreams.

Texarkana College is a Certified Cisco Academy.

Degree Plan

First Semester Hours   Second Semester Hours
ITCC 1414
CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks
4 ITCC 2412
CCNA 3: Scaling Networks
ITCC 1440
CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials
4 ITCC 2413
CCNA 4: Connecting Networks
Approved Elective* 3 Approved Elective* 3

11   Total

Total Hours





*Approved Electives:                    

CPMT 1311 Introduction to Computer Maintenance,
ITSC 1321 Intermediate PC Operating Systems,
ITNW 1345 Implementing Network Directory Services,
ITNW 1353 Supporting Network Server Infrastructure,
ITNW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers,
ITSY 1342 Information Technology Security

Gainful Employment

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Dr. Dixon Boyles
Dean of Business and Social Sciences

Cisco Networking Course Descriptions

ITCC 1414 W - CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks (4,3,3).

This course covers networking architecture, structure, and functions; introduces the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations to provide a foundation for the curriculum. Co-requisite: Must be concurrently enrolled in ITCC 1440.

ITCC 1440 W - CCNA 2: Routing and Switching Essentials (4,3,3).

This course describes the architecture, components, and basic operation of routers and explains the basic principles of routing and routing protocols. It also provides an in-depth understanding of how switches operate and are implemented in the LAN environment for small and large networks. Co-requisite: Must be concurrently enrolled in ITCC 1414.

ITCC 2412 W - CCNA 3: Scaling Network (4,3,3).

CCNA R&S: Scaling Networks (ScaN) covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches using advanced protocols. Prerequisite: ITCC 1414 & ITCC 1440. Co-requisite: Must be concurrently enrolled in ITCC 2413.

ITCC 2413 W - CCNA 4: Connecting Networks (4,3,3).

WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network; enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Prerequisite: ITCC 1414 & ITCC 1440. Co-requisite: Must be concurrently enrolled in ITCC 2412.

Approved Electives

CPMT 1311 W - Introduction to Computer Maintenance (3,2,4).

Introduction to the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a microcomputer system.

ITSC 1321 W - Intermediate PC Operating Systems (3,2,4).

Continued study in advanced installation and configuration troubleshooting, advanced file management, memory and storage management. Update peripheral device drivers, and use of utilities to increase system performance.

ITNW 1345 W - Implementing Network Directory Services (3,2,4).

In-depth coverage of the skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Network Directory Service. Prerequisite: ITNW1353 or ITNW 1354.

ITNW 1353 W - Supporting Network Server Infrastructure (3,2,4).

Installing, configuring, managing, and supporting a network infrastructure.

ITNW 1354 W - Implementing and Supporting Servers (3,2,4).

Implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment.

ITSY 1342 W - Information Technology Security (3,2,4).

Instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data, including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools; encryption; and protection from viruses.