LCCC Catalog 2020-2021 
    Dec 05, 2023  
LCCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIS - Network Administrator (CCNA) Credit Diploma

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The CIS - Network Administrator (CCNA) credit diploma is designed to provide students with the necessary skills in Cisco Networking Technology and to prepare students to take the Cisco certification for CCNA. Students must complete the Datacenter Technician Credit Diploma or have a minimum of (3) years industry experience and the CompTIA A+ certification.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Computer Information Systems program website.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the role and function of network components and network topology architectures.
  2. Configure and verify VLANs spanning multiple switches, layer 2 and layer 3 protocols, and wireless architecture.
  3. Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 static routing.
  4. Configure and verify NTP operating in client and server mode.
  5. Define key security concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, exploits and mitigation techniques).

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Trades & Technical Studies pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 

First Semester

Choice Points

  • Enter the job market or continue working on AAS in Computer Information Systems or AAS Cybersecurity.


  • Completion of Network Administrator (CCNA) Credit Diploma.
  • Eligible to sit for COMPTIA Security + and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) industry certifications.

Semester Total: 18 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. Possible careers in or related to CIS - Network Administration include network engineers, network administrators, and information technology (IT) manager and systems administrators.

Additional information on careers in Computer Information Systems or Cybersecurity is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/ university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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