Bachelor of General Studies with a Concentration in Information Networking and
Telecommunications

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A student must meet all FHSU Bachelor of General Studies requirements and take a minimum of 21 hours of approved Information Networking and Telecommunications courses. Information Networking and Telecommunications courses are multi-disciplinary, reflecting the varying skills and needs of today's high-technology work environment. 

A minimum of 80 hours of course work in the liberal arts and sciences areas (Arts, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Communications, Economics, English, Geosciences, History, Information Networking and Telecommunications, Interdisciplinary Studies, Justice Studies, Leadership Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology and Social Work) are included in the General Education requirements.

  • A maximum of 40 hours from one department.
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • A minimum of 45 hours of upper division course work.
  • 60 hours must come from a 4-year school.
  • No modern language or mathematics course required.
  • A minimum of 30 hours of coursework must be taken from FHSU.

APPLICABLE INT COURSES (21 Credit hours: choose 7 courses)

  • INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media (3 Credit Hours)
  • PHYS 230 Telecommunications Systems Fundamentals for Information Networks # (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 300 Field of Information Networking: A Foundation for Understanding (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 250 Introduction to Web Development + (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 291 Internetworking I (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 293 Internetworking II (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 322 Topics in INT/History of Radio (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking for Military I (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking for Military II (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking for Military III (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking for Military IV (3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 402 Public Policy, Ethics and Law in Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 430 Leadership in Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 472 Readings in INT (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 678 Seminar in INT/IT Project Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 678 Seminar in INT/Unix Administration (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 678 Seminar in INT/Linux for Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 678 Seminar in INT/Advanced Linux for Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 490 Capstone Seminar in INT ^ (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 650 Interactive Systems Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 654 Intro to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Administration: Oracle (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 658 Law of Cyberspace $ (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 660 Global Telecommunications Policy (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 662 Modern Telephony (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 652 Intensive Web Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 651 Advanced Web Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I **# (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II **# (3 Credit Hours

REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

  • ENG 101 English Composition I (3 Credit Hours)
  • ENG 102 English Composition II (3 Credit Hours)
  • MIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)

BACHELOR OF GENERAL STUDIES in INT
AREA OF CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS: 21 Credit Hours
FREE ELECTIVES: 58 Credit Hours
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 45 Credit Hours

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 124 Credit Hours

+ Introduction to Web Development is a pre-requisite for Intensive and Advanced Web Development, Intro to Web-Enabled Databases and Seminar in INT/Unix Administration. It is a co-requisite (can be taken at the same time) for Modern Telephony, Interactive Systems Design, and Network Architecture and Data Communications I.

# College Algebra or a higher mathematics course is a pre-requisite for these courses.

** Students completing Internetworking Certification I & II and Network Architecture and Data Communications I & II will earn a certificate in Internetworking from Fort Hays State University. This certification will be reflected on a student's FHSU transcript.

^ This course can only be taken after completion of twelve hours of INT courses.

$ The pre-requisites for this course include POLS 402, Intro to the Law, or Business Law I.

The courses numbered "II" cannot be taken until successful completion of the same title numbered "I."