Cisco Network Academy
Beginning Fall 2004, Hudson Valley Community College will offer
the Cisco Network Academy as part of the CIS
System and Network Administration option. Augmenting the System and Network Administration
option with the Cisco Network Academy curriculum will prepare students
for the de facto industry standard - Cisco Network Certifications.
The Cisco Network Academy is a partnership between Cisco Systems
and Education Institutions created to teach students how to design,
build and maintain computer networks. The Cisco Network Academy
is a comprehensive learning program comprised of cutting edge content
and state of the art computer networking laboratories that provide
students with the Internet technology skills essential in a global
The Cisco Network Academy
CCNA and CCNP curriculums are contained in the following four
courses. Computer and Network
Security are infused throughout the curriculum.
120 - Introduction to Data Communications
121 - Introduction to Network Administration
270 - Network Infrastructure
271 - Network Management
The CISS 120/CISS 121 course sequence prepares students for the
Cisco Certified Network Associate Exam.
The CISS 270/CISS 271 course sequence prepares students for the
Cisco Certified Network Professional Exam.
The Cisco Network Academy is open to anyone interested in obtaining
Cisco-certified network training. A student does not have to be
enrolled in the CIS program's System and Network Administration
option in order to take the Cisco Network Academy courses.
Students can choose to take only the first course sequence (CISS
120/CISS 121). However, the first course sequence is required if
students wish to take the second course sequence (CISS 270/CISS
For more information about the Cisco Network Academy at Hudson
Valley Community College, contact:
Brahan Hall, Room 206