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

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 hours: choose 7 courses) Credit Hours
INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media 3
PHYS 230 Telecommunications Systems Fundamentals for Information Networks # 3
INT 300 Field of Information Networking: A Foundation for Understanding 3
INT 250 Introduction to Web Development + 3
INT 291 Internetworking I 3
INT 293 Internetworking II 3
INT 322 Topics in INT/History of Radio 3
INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking for Military I 3
INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking for Military II 3
INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking for Military III  3
INT 322 Topics in INT/Internetworking for Military IV 3
POLS 402 Public Policy, Ethics and Law in Information Networking 3
INT 430 Leadership in Information Networking 3
INT 472 Readings in INT 3
INT 678 Seminar in INT/IT Project Management 3
INT 678 Seminar in INT/Unix Administration 3
INT 678 Seminar in INT/Linux for Networking 3
INT 678 Seminar in INT/Advanced Linux for Networking 3
INT 490 Capstone Seminar in INT ^ 3
INT 650 Interactive Systems Design 3
INT 654 Intro to Web-Enabled Databases: Oracle 3
INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Administration: Oracle 3
INT 658 Law of Cyberspace $ 3
INT 660 Global Telecommunications Policy 3
INT 662 Modern Telephony 3
INT 652 Intensive Web Development 3
INT 651 Advanced Web Development 3
INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I **# 3
INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II **# 3
   
REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES Credit Hours
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
   
BACHELOR OF GENERAL STUDIES in INT Credit Hours
AREA OF CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS 21
FREE ELECTIVES 58
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 45
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 124

+ 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."