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CISCO / C-Tech

Degree Type: Certificate

Semester Credit Hours: 45

First Semester - 12 SCH

COSC 1301 - Introduction to Computing
ITCC 1314 - CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks
ITSC 1305 - Introduction to PC Operating Systems
ITSC 1325 - Personal Computer Hardware

Second Semester - 12 SCH

ITCC 1344 - CCNA 2: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials
IMED 1316 - Web Design I
ITSC 1321 - Intermediate PC Operating Systems
ITNW 1351 - Fundamentals of Wireless LANs

Third Semester - 12 SCH

ITNW 2313 - Networking Hardware
ITSC 2339 - Personal Computer Help Desk Support
ITSW 1304 - Introduction to Spreadsheets
ITCC 2320 - CCNA 3: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation

Fourth Semester - 9 SCH

ITNW 2305 - Network Administration
ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security
ITSW 2334 - Advanced Spreadsheets

Marketable Skills

  • Computer skills
  • Analyze project data
  • Modify software programs to improve performance
  • Apply statistical approaches to solve problems
  • Assess database performance
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements
  • Confer on project status, proposals, or technical issues
  • Plan installation or modification of systems

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate techniques to design a secure network
  • Ability to evaluate resources and make relevant recommendation for purchase or upgrade of a system.
  • Recognize the interaction of stand-alone and network devices, operating systems, and applications.
  • Identify tools, diagnostic procedure and troubleshooting techniques for networks and personal computer components.

Expected Salary

Texas wage data: workers on average earn $108,150; 10% of workers earn $67,640 or less; 10% of workers earn $123,910 or more.

Career Opportunities

Help desk/technical support specialist; Personal computer technician; Network administrator; Information security specialist; Network technician; Network infrastructure support; Information technology support specialist.

High School Endorsements

Business and Industry

Additional Educational Opportunities

Students may continue their education through an AAS degree.