School of Applied Technology

Network Infrastructure Technician - CCNA (KNIT)

Certificate of Proficiency
825 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: $1,732.50
  • Student Fees: $123.75
  • Lab Fees: $100.00 - $110.00
  • Books/Supplies: $317.00 - $557.00 - Books and Supplies Required for the first day of class (ask your advisor for details)

Total Estimated Cost: $2,273.25 – $2,523.25
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

VA

Requirements

  • Reading: 11.0
  • Math: 11.0

Available Class Schedules

Meadowbrook Campus

250 West 3900 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107-1459

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

 

Required Courses: (675 Clock Hours)

Course

Clock Hours

Semesters

Prerequisite

KCMS 0136 Computer Components

75

A

 

KCMS 0140Storage and Multimedia

75

A

KCMS 0136 Computer Components

KCMS 0151 Wired and Wireless

75

A

KCMS 0140Storage and Multimedia

KCMS 0180 Software and Security

75

A

KCMS 0151 Wired and Wireless

KNIT 0751 Routing and Switching I

90

A

KCMS 0180 Software and Security or Instructors Permission

KNIT 0756 Routing and Switching II

90

A

KNIT 0751 Routing and Switching I

KNIT 0760 Routing and Switching III

90

A

KNIT 0756 Routing and Switching II

KNIT 0765 Routing and Switching IV

90

A

KNIT 0760 Routing and Switching III

KWRK 0515 Job-Seeking Skills

15

A

 

 

Elective Courses: (150 Clock Hours) Choose One Of The Three Elective Tracks

Course

Clock Hours

Semesters

Prerequisite

Elective Track One

KCMS 0240 Intro to Networking Technology

75

A

 

KCMS 0250 Advanced Network Technology 

75

A

KCMS 0240 Intro to Networking Technology

Elective Track Two

KNIT 0780 Intro to Wireless Systems

75

A

 

KNIT 0785 Advanced Wireless Systems

75

A

KNIT 0780Intro to Wireless Systems

Elective Track Three (Choose 3 Courses)

KCMS 0810 MTA Network Fundamentals

50

A

 

KCMS 0820 MTA Security Fundamentals

50

A

 

KCMS 0830 MTA Windows SVR Admin

50

A

 

KCMS 0840 MTA Windows OS Fundamentals

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). 

Other

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

Doug Miller
801-957-5824
Meadowbrook Campus B133
doug.miller@slcc.edu

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

Course Information

Meadowbrook Campus
250 West 3900 South
Building B Room 133
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354

Academic Advisor
Gloria Rivera
SCC SCM 1-061L
801-957-3209

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Douglas Miller, Kathy Himle

Assistant Professors
Steven Fogg