Intro Network Cable 1/2 (CISCO Networking - IT Essentials): This course is UC “G” (college preparatory elective) approved and meets one of the following graduation requirements: vocational education or elective. Certifications offered CompTIA IT Fundamentals +. Credits: 10. The Cisco® IT Essentials curriculum is designed for Cisco Networking Academy® students in upper secondary schools, technical schools, and colleges or universities who want to pursue careers in IT and learn how computers work, how to assemble computers, and how to troubleshoot hardware and software issues. The goal of this course is to introduce the student to computer hardware and software, as well as operating systems, networking concepts, mobile devices, IT security, and troubleshooting. The online course materials will assist the student in developing the skills necessary to work as a technician in the field of IT. This course prepares students for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals + certification. Articulated with Diablo Valley College CNT 104 course.
CISCO Advanced Networking (CISCO Networking - Introduction to Networks): This course is UC “G” (college preparatory elective) approved and meets one of the following graduation requirements: vocational education or elective. (Prerequisite: Introduction to Network Cable 1/2) Credits: 10. The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)® Routing and Switching curriculum is designed for students who are seeking entry-level jobs in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) industry and want to build a foundation for success in computer networking-related careers and degree programs. This course provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of computer networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, while providing opportunities for hands-on practical experience and career skills development. Students will be prepared to take the Cisco Certified Entry level Technician (CCENT)® certification exam after completing this course and the Routing and Switching course. Articulated with Diablo Valley College CNT 106 course.