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Bachelor of General Studies in Information Networking

Information Networking and Telecommunications courses are multi-disciplinary, reflecting the skills and needs of today's work environments.

  • You’ll need to meet the Bachelor of General Studies requirements and take a minimum of 21 hours of approved Information Networking and Telecommunications courses.
  • If you complete Internetworking I & II and Network Architecture and Data Communications I & II, you’ll earn a certificate in Internetworking.

Program Summary

Bachelor of General Studies
General Education Coursework: 45 Credit Hours
Area of Concentration 21 Credit Hours
Free Electives: 58 Credit Hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 124 Credit Hours

APPLICABLE INT COURSES (21 Credit Hours)
Choose seven courses.

  • INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media (3 Credit Hours)
  • PHYS 230 Telecommunications Electronics (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 300 Foundations of Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 250 Introduction to Web Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 291 Internetworking I (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 292 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)
    Can only be taken after completing 12 hours of INT courses
  • INT 650 Interactive Systems Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 654 Introduction 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 651 Advanced Web Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 652 Intensive 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)

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’s a co-requisite 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:

  • Telecommunications Electronics
  • Network Architecture and Data Communications I
  • Network Architecture and Data Communications II  
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