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Computer Network Academy II

Computer Network Academy - Year 2

Prerequisite-Passing CNA1

3.5 credits per year, 3-hours per day; or 2.5 credits with optional math class.

Tech Prep Program-Articulations with Cuyahoga Community College and University of Akron


CompTIA A+ Curriculum: A+ Software.  (Semesters 1)

Networking Curriculum: (Semesters 1 & 2)
CCNA2 Routing and Switching – Routing and Switching Essentials (Semester 1)
CCNA3 Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation  (Semester 2)

This two-year program covers Information Technology training for careers in Network and PC support encompassing several industry driven certifications: IC3, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Culminating semester exams will include both an objective final exam along with hands-on skills assessments to demonstrate proficiency.
The emphasis in this course is on students earning certifications that lead to college credits and high-paying employment. There are jobs available for certified students. especially for those who have demonstrated the motivation and effort to pass certification exams. Over 90% of our students continue IT studies in college with credits earned at CVCC, about 5% join military in IT occupation area, and about 5% directly enter the workforce.

CompTIA A+ 220-1102 Software (Semester 1)
CCNA Routing and Switching Essentials (Semester 1)
CCNA Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation (Semester 2)

During the first semester of the senior year, students can participate in an optional 3-week non-paid field experience in a related PC/Networking career field (usually December). They can also be eligible for Early Placement during second semester starting in January if they meet all qualifications to begin gaining valuable work experience.


Computer Network Academy - Year 2

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  • Two 3" binders for holding notes, lab sheets, and handouts. One for each year (CVCC will supply binders if students do not bring a binder).
  • Spiral notebook or binder paper to keep notes.
  • Pens and pencils
1. Computer & Home Internet Access Required
Cisco IT Essentials and CCNA Curriculum:, requires student login. Full access to the curriculum is available online with a grade book recording all Cisco chapter exams, labs,  and final exam scores. Packet Tracer software must be installed on home computers to perform homework.
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