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Department of Informatics
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hammond Hall
Phone: 785-628-5373
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Bachelor of Science or Arts in Information Networking and Telecommunications, Concentration: Computer Networking and Telecommunications

Our Computer Networking and Telecommunications graduates are designing the communication networks of tomorrow. They go on to work in engineering, design, support, managerial, sales, consulting, and regulatory positions.

This concentration can include courses you need to sit for these certifications:

Our program provides extensive networking expertise and depth. We offer small class sizes and access to faculty. Our laboratory and computing environment is supported by leading companies such as Cisco and Oracle. Regardless of where your skills are at when you enter, you’ll leave with a competitive resume. Our graduates have nearly 100 percent career field placement.

The Computer Networking and Telecommunications concentration is offered both on campus and online. Some electives are offered only on campus or online.

Program Summary

Bachelor of Arts

General Education Coursework: 65 Credit Hours
Core/Cross Concentration: 39 Credit Hours
Emphasis/Free Electives: 20 Credit Hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 124 Credit Hours

Bachelor of Science

General Education Coursework: 55 Credit Hours
Core/Cross Concentration: 39 Credit Hours
Emphasis/Free Electives: 30 Credit Hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 124 Credit Hours EMPHASIS OPTIONS (15 credit hours of electives)

INT MAJOR CORE (18 hours)

  • INF 250 Introduction to Web Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 300 Foundations of Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 405 Research Methods in Informatics (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 430 Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 490 Capstone Seminar in Informatics (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF/POLS 610 Public Policy, Ethics and Law in Telecommunications (3 Credit Hours)

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS: CNT (15 Credit Hours)

  • INF 291 Internetworking I (CCNA Prep) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 292 Internetworking II (CCNA Prep) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 393 Internetworking III (CCNS Prep) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II (3 Credit Hours)

CROSS CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE: MEDIA STUDIES (3 Credit Hours)
Choose one course.

  • INF 140 Introduction to Electronic Media (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 346 Beginning Video Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 348 Beginning Audio Production (3 Credit Hours)

CROSS CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE: WEB DEVELOPMENT (3 Credit Hours)
Choose one course.

  • INF 650 Interactive Systems Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 651 Advanced Web Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • INF 658 Law of Cyberspace (3 Credit Hours)

EMPHASIS OPTIONS (15 credit hours of electives)
This is your opportunity to customize a program just for you.

REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
  • COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • MATH 110 College Algebra (or higher) (3 Credit Hours)
  • MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (3 Credit Hours)

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