At a Glance:

Contact: Dr. McDonald Ammazi
McDonald Ammazi, CIS Instructor
Phone: 404-225-4532
Email:
Campus: Main
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Business & Public Service Technologies Division
, CIS Instructor
Email: ammazi@atlantatech.edu
Direct: (404) 225- 4673
OR
Contact: Dr. Peter Ejindu
Peter Ukuku Ejindu, CIS Instructor
Phone: 404-225-4538
Email:
Campus: Main
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Business & Public Service Technologies Division
, CIS Instructor
Email: pejindu@atlantatech.edu
Direct: (404) 225- 4538
OR
Contact: Mr. Anyanwu Godwin
Anyanwu Godwin, CIS Department Chair
Phone: 404-225-4540
Email:
Campus: Main
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Business & Public Service Technologies Division
, CIS Instructor
Email: agodwin@atlantatech.edu
Direct: (404) 225- 4540

 

CISCO Network Specialist

Program Overview

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.

Minimum Program Length: 2 Semester

Estimated Program Cost: $2,234

Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements
  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

 

Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Curriculum (16 hours)
Occupational Courses (16 hours)

This course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging network technology. Topics include basic network concepts, basic network device configuration, network protocols and models, network access, Ethernet and access control, end to end communications, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and subnetting, fundamental application services, security, and network performance.

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. Topics include switched networks, routing concepts, routing in a switched network, static and dynamic routing, Single-Area OSPF, Access Control Lists, and IP Services (DHCP and NAT).

4
90

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. Students will configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also learn how to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network.

 

4
90

This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Topics include introduction to WANs, private WAN technologies and protocols, Network Address Translation (NAT), public WAN technologies and protocols, network monitoring, and network troubleshooting.