Arapahoe Community College

2016-2017 Catalog

Computer Network Technology Certificate


CIP 110901 (CNG)

This certificate is specifically designed to prepare students as entry-level networking professionals. Students are encouraged to take the associated industry certification exams.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College

Program Requirements

Major Courses

(6-10 Credit Hours)

Students must choose 6-10 credit hours from the following:

CNG 124

Networking I: Network + AND


CNG 125

Networking II: Network +





CNG 260

CISCO Network Associate I AND


CNG 261

CISCO Network Associate II


Elective Courses

(8-12 Credit Hours)

Students must choose 8-12 credit hours from the following:

CNG 120

A+ Certification Preparation


CNG 121

Computer Technician I:


CNG 122

Computer Technician II: A+


CNG 132

Network Security Fundamentals


CNG 136

Guide to Disaster Recovery


CNG 209

MS Server Active Directory Configuration


CNG 210

MS Network Infrastructure Configuration


CNG 211

Windows Configuration: (OS)


CNG 212

Manage a MS Windows Server Environment


CNG 224

Microsoft Windows Wireless Network


CNG 253

Firewalls and How They Work


CNG 257

Network Defense and Counter Measures


CNG 258

Computer Forensics


CNG 262

CISCO Network Associate III


CNG 263

CISCO Network Associate IV


CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications


CIS 220

Fundamentals of Unix (Linux)


CIS 222

UNIX System Administration


CIS 232

Unix Shell Programming


CSC 126

Game Design and Development or higher



18 Credit Hours

NOTE: Students interested in taking one of the certification exams need to meet with a Computer Network Technology Advisor to choose the correct sequence of classes. Please call 303.797.5252 for more information.

Graduation Requirements

  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.

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