Cisco Networking Technology

Lakeland's Cisco Networking Technology degree blends networking technology and information systems coursework, emphasizing secure configuration of both operation systems and network infrastructure. The course topics for this concentration include Microsoft Windows together with Linux/Unix management and security, as well as network security via Cisco Academy training. These elements are brought together by stressing information assurance and secure network design.

A certificate is also available.

Programs offered
Gainful Employment Program Name Program Type Area of Study
No Cisco Network Security (9438) , AAS Degree CNET
No Cisco Network Security Certificate (4254) Certificate CNET

CNET 1050 Voice and Data Cabling 2 Credits

This course is designed for students interested in the physical aspects of voice and data network cabling and installation. The course focuses on cabling issues related to data and voice connections and provides an understanding of the industry and its worldwide standards, types of media and cabling, and physical and logical networks, as well as signal transmission. Students will develop skills in reading network design documentation, part list set up and purchase, pulling and mounting cable, cable management, choosing wiring closets, and patch panel installation and termination as well as installing jacks and cable testing. This hands-on, lab-oriented course stresses documentation, design, and installation issues, as well as laboratory safety, on-the-job safety, and working effectively in group environments.

(3.5 contact hours: 1.25 lecture, 2.25 lab)

CNET 1100 Cisco Networking Technology I 2 Credits

This is the first course in a four-course sequence designed to provide students with skills needed to design, build, and maintain small to medium size networks. This course helps students prepare for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Exam.

(3.5 contact hours: 1.25 lecture, 2.25 lab)

CNET 1200 Cisco Networking Technology II 2 Credits

Prerequisite: CNET 1100 (can be taken concurrently).

This is the second course in a four-course sequence designed to provide students with skills needed to design, build, and maintain small to medium size networks. This course helps students prepare for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Exam.

(3.5 contact hours: 1.25 lecture, 2.25 lab)

CNET 1300 Cisco Networking Technology III 2 Credits

Prerequisite: CNET 1200.

This is the third course in a four-course sequence designed to provide students with skills needed to design, build, and maintain small to medium size networks. This course helps students prepare for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Exam.

(3.5 contact hours: 1.25 lecture, 2.25 lab)

CNET 1735 Cisco Cyber Operations 3 Credits

Prerequisite: ITON 1748, ITON 2250, CNET 1100; or permission of instructor.

This course introduces students to the tasks, and responsibilities of an associate-level security analyst working in a security operations center (SOC). Topics will include cyber security specific features of both Windows and Linux operating systems, an overview of network infrastructure, as well as descriptions of various attack vectors. Also included are principles of cryptography, security monitoring, and intrusion data analysis. This course will help to prepare students to pass the Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations Exam. This course is cross-listed as ITON1735 Cisco Cyber Operations. Students who have taken the course under the alternative course ID should not take this course.

(5 contact hours: 1 lecture, 4 lab)

CNET 2720 Cisco Network Security: Managing Security 3 Credits

Prerequisite: CNET 1200.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to design, install, and support Cisco Security Solutions. It focuses on building and maintaining Cisco security solutions, including standalone firewall products and IOS software features. This course helps students prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) certification exam.

(5 contact hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab)