2022-2023 College Catalog

Cisco Network Specialist TCC

Cisco Network Specialist TCC (Major Code: CN71)

Program Description

The Cisco Network Specialist program teaches how to build, maintain and troubleshoot computer networks. Students also learn how to connect these networks to other networks and the Internet.

Career Information


Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 15% nationally and 13% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $57,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Peter Ejindu

Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems

Academic Building C2310A



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Term
Credit Hours: 16
Estimated Program Cost: $2,742

Required Courses


Occupational Courses - (16 Credits)

CIST 2451Introduction to Networks - CISCO


CIST 2452Cisco Switching, Routing & Wireless Essentials


CIST 2453Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation


xxxxCIST XXXX Guided Elective


Total Credit Hours: 16


Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to create and manage a network environment with network operating system commands and a variety of troubleshooting tools (Windows, Linux).
2. Graduates will be able to configure, maintain and troubleshoot routing protocols between routers.
3. Graduates will be able to establish network connectivity (switches, VLANs, routers).
4. Graduates will be able to install, configure and troubleshoot devices in the network (workstations, servers, routers).
5. Graduates will be able to solve problems individually and in a team environment.