Internetworking Cisco (INWK)

(CIP Code 110301)

27 Semester Hours

The Internetworking Cisco Certificate program is designed to meet the demands and opportunities of an information economy. This program prepares individuals to build and maintain local and wide area networks. Closely corresponding to the real world, the curriculum enables students to acquire hands-on experience for today’s global information networks. Students learn by doing as they design and bring to life local and wide area networks. Based on the Cisco Networking Academy Program, this program prepares students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate exam (CCNA) and the CCNA Security exam. Career opportunities include network/LAN manager, and WAN technician. Students may apply courses in the Internetworking Cisco Certificate toward the Associate Degree in Applied Science with a major in Computer Technology.

Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses must be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 031, MAT 032, RDG 032, and ENG 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.

courses required to complete this program

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:


COL 105 Freshman Seminar 303

CPT 101 Introduction to Computers 303

IST 220 Data Communications 303



IST 201 Cisco Internetworking Concepts 31.52.5

IST 202 Cisco Router Configuration 31.52.5

IST 245 Local Area Networks 303



IST 203 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration 31.52.5

IST 204 Cisco Troubleshooting 31.52.5

IST 253 LAN Service and Support 303



27625Program Total


This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Information Technology

Program Contact

Croteau, Kevan H. Department Chair, Information Technology