Book List

Students should plan to purchase books online from the vendor of their choice.

CCNA level books are optional - CCNP books will now be necessary as there are no online materials.


CCENT/CCNA Book List

All CCENT/CCNA books are optional as the reading materials are online.  However, some students prefer to have printed materials.

NCVOC11 Computer Networking Basics

Networking for Home and Small Business, CCNA Discovery Learning Guide
ISBN: 1587132095 / ISBN 13: 9781587132094 (complete book)
Course Booklet: ISBN-13 / 978-1-58713-242-1 (text reading only – no visuals)

NCVOC12 Routing and Switching Basics

Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP, CCNA Discovery Learning Guide
ISBN: 1587132109 / ISBN 13: 978158713210 (complete book)
Course Booklet: ISBN-13 / 978-1-58713-253-7 (text reading only - no visuals)

NCVOC15 Intermediate Routing - CCNA

Routing Protocols and Concepts, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide
By Rick Graziani, Allan Johnson
Published by Cisco Press
Published: December 6, 2007
Copyright 2008
ISBN-10: 1-58713-206-0
ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-206-0

NCVOC17 Intermediate Switching (and WAN) - CCNA

For CCNA students this course covers the Exploration 3 + 4 Academy curriculum.

LAN Switching and Wireless, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide
By Wayne Lewis
Published by Cisco Press
Series: Companion Guide
Published: April 28, 2008
ISBN-10: 1-58713-207-9
ISNB-13: 978-1-58713-207-0

Accessing the WAN, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide
By Bob Vachon, Rick Graziani
Published by Cisco Press
Series: Companion Guide
Published: April 28, 2008
ISBN-10: 1-58713-205-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-205-6

CCNP Book List

The Cisco Academy has not developed online reading materials for new CCNP courses (effective summer 2010). A book will be required.  Students should plan to purchase books online from the vendor of their choice.

NCVOC15 Advanced Routing book(s) - CCNP

Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
ISBN-10: 1587058820 / ISBN-13: 9781587058820
ePub (Kindle and Sony Reader) ISBN: 0132550342 / 9780132550345
By David Hucaby
Published by Cisco Press
Series: Exam Certification Guide
Published: February 9, 2010
Book
ISBN-10: 1-58720-243-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-243-8
eBook
ISBN-10: 1-58720-307-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-307-7
Electronic versions
Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
Adobe Reader ISBN: 0132550334 / 9780132550338
Safari Books Online ISBN: 0132550377 / 9780132550376

NCVOC17 Advanced Switching books - CCNP

Note: Two books are listed because neither book is particularly complete.  The Foundation Series book maps to the chapter exams in Cisco Network Academy website.  Lectures will include materials from both books.  The choice is up to the student.  Students can do their own research on www.cisco.com regarding exam topics and compare them to the Table of Contents for each book.

1) CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide
By David Hucaby
Published by Cisco Press
Published: February 9, 2010
ISBN-10: 1-58720-243-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-243-8
eBook
ISBN-10: 1-58720-307-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-307-7
Electronic versions
Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
Adobe Reader ISBN: 0132550334 / 9780132550338
Safari Books Online ISBN: 0132550377 / 9780132550376

NCVOC60 Securing the Network

This course may cover topics for the CompTIA Security+ certification as well as Cisco CCNA Security certification. There are online Academy reading materials for CCNA Security.  That book is optional. There are no online materials for Security+ so a book would be necessary.

1) Security+
CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-301 Study Guide
Publisher: CreateSpace
Published: November 10, 2011
ISBN-10: 1463762364
ISBN-13: 978-1463762360

2) CCNA Security Official Exam Certification Guide (Exam 640-553)
By Michael Watkins, Kevin Wallace
Published by Cisco Press
Series: Exam Certification Guide
Published: June 24, 2008
ISBN-10: 1-58720-220-4
ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-220-9
eBook
ISBN-10: 1-58705-792-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-58705-792-2