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2018-2019 Catalog Year
Computer Technology : Network Support Technician
Certificate of Achievement

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Emphasizes internetworking hardware and prepares students to pass the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam. Coursework trains students to build and maintain the equipment infrastructure and communication protocol structure necessary to support computer and communications networks.

Salary: $35,200–$57,190 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Growth will be much faster than average

Good To Know: WNC is a CISCO Regional Academy. Companies will continue to invest heavily in their computer systems because of productivity gains and investment returns.


The purpose of the Network Support Technician certificate is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in their chosen careers.

A minimum of 33–35 total credits chosen from the following categories:

Program Requirements26 Units (Credits)

CIT 161Essentials of Information Security3
CIT 263Introduction to IT Project Management3
CSCO 120CCNA Internetworking Fundamentals4
CSCO 121CCNA Routing Protocols and Concepts4
CSCO 130Fundamentals of Wireless LANs4
CSCO 220CCNA LAN Switching and Wireless Fundamentals4
CSCO 221CCNA WAN Fundamentals4

General Education Requirements7-9 Units (Credits)

English/Communications Requirements
Must include a writing course
Human Relations Requirement1-3
Mathematics Requirement3

Suggested Course Sequence

Program Requirements: 33–35 Credits. Please see a counselor or academic advisor for more information.

1st Year

First Semester: 17 Credits

CIT 263 3
CSCO 120 4
CSCO 121 4
English Course 3
Mathematics Course 3

Second Semester: 16–18 Credits

CIT 161 3
CSCO 130 4
CSCO 220 4
CSCO 221 4
Human Relations Course 1–3


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