School of Applied Technology

Network Infrastructure Technician - CCNA (KNI2)

Certificate of Proficiency
865 Hours

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education, and completing globally recognized certifications (CCENT and CCNA) in order to support, install and maintain computer networking infrastructures. Students learn to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-sized router and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. The curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance based skills.

Occupations in this Area

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/ and enter the following O*Net code(s):
• 15-1081.00 Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts
• 15-1071.00 Network and Computer Systems

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $1,868.40
  • Student Fees: $129.75
  • Lab Fees: $185
  • Books/Supplies: $388.75 - Books and Supplies Required for the first day of class (ask your advisor for details)

Total Estimated Cost: $2,571.90
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

VA

Course/Program Delivery Model

This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 15 hours per week on coursework and will enroll in one course at a time according to the established sequence with tuition and fees assessed for each course individually.  Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.

Requirements

  • Reading: 10
  • Math: 9

Other

Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.

Students requesting individual Cisco courses (Routing and Switching I-IV) need instructor approval:

Doug Miller
801-957-4974
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, TB 524
doug.miller@slcc.edu

Available Class Schedules

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

4600 South Redwood Road, TB 517
Salt Lake City, Utah 84130

Mon - Thu 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fri 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy

Students will learn to design, install, and support an organization’s local-area network (LAN)

1,2,3,4,6,7

Maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor the network to ensure its availability to system users.

1,2,3,4,6,7

Plan, coordinate, and implement recommendations for enhancements of networks.

1,2,3,4,6,7

Students will develop customer service and communication skills to work with clients.

1,2,3,4,6,7

 

Required Courses: (715 Clock Hours)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semester

Prerequisite

KAOS 0170

Computer Concepts

30

A

KCMS 0136

Computer Components

75

A

KCMS 0140

Storage and Multimedia

75

A

KCMS 0151

Wired and Wireless

75

A

KCMS 0180

Software and Security

75

A

KNIT 0751

Routing and Switching I

110

A

KNIT 0756

Routing and Switching II

110

A

KNIT 0760

Routing and Switching III

75

A

KNIT 0756

Routing and Switching IV

75

A

KWRK 0515

Job-Seeking Skills

15

A

ELECTIVE COURSES: (150 CLOCK HOURS)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semester

Prequisite

Electives: Choose one of the three  elective tracks listed below 

Elective Track One

KCMS 0240

Intro to Networking Technology

75

A

KCMS 0250

Advanced Network Technology 

75

A

Elective Track Two

KNIT 0780

Intro to Wireless Systems

75

A

 

KNIT 0785

Advanced Wireless Systems

75

A

Elective Track Three

KCMS 0810

MTA Network Fundamentals

50

A

KCMS 0820

MTA Security Fundamentals

50

A

KCMS 0830

Windows SVR Admin

50

A

Advising Notes

Students wishing to take only the Routing and Switching courses will need instructor’s permission.

Additional Program Notes

Courses offered in this program directly reflect the most current requirements for certifying in the following areas:

  • CCENT:The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician certification validates candidate’s ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network and perform basic network security tasks.
  • CCNA:The Cisco Certified Network Associate certification validates candidate’s ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-sized routed and switched networks, and implement and verify connections to remote sites in a wide-area network (WAN). 
Course Information

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Technology Building, TB 517

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354
SAT@slcc.edu

Academic Advisor
Liliana Rodriguez
801-957-4178

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Douglas Miller, Kathy Himle

Assistant Professors
Steven Fogg