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Bachelor of Science (or Art) in Information Networking and Telecommunications
with a Concentration in Information Assurance

The Informatics Faculty urge undergraduate students who want to maximize their career potential to take the Advanced Internetworking Emphasis as undergraduate students and to then earn a masters degree including the Information Assurance Emphasis along with some additional coursework. However, students seeking Information Assurance skills as undergraduates are welcome to pursue the Information Assurance Emphasis.

INT MAJOR CORE (18 hours) Credit Hours
INT 250 Introduction to Web Development 3
INT 300 Foundations of Information Networking 3
INT 405 Research Methods in Information Networking 3
INT 430 Leadership in Information Networking 3
INT 490 Capstone Seminar in Information Networking 3
POLS/INT 610 Public Policy, Ethics and Law in Information Networking 3
   
CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS: CNT (15 hours) Credit Hours
PHYS 230 Telecommunications Electronics 3
INT 291 Internetworking I (CCNA Prep) 3
INT 292 Internetworking II (CCNA Prep) 3
INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I 3
INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II 3
   
CROSS CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE: MEDIA STUDIES (3 hours: choose one course) Credit Hours
INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media     3
INT 346 Video Production 3
INT 348 Beginning Audio Production 3
INT 349 Campus Television Station Operations 3
   
CROSS CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE: WEB DEVELOPMENT (3 hours: choose one course) Credit Hours
INT 650 Interactive Systems Design 3
INT 651 Advanced Web Development 3
INT 658 Law of Cyberspace 3
   
INFORMATION ASSURANCE EMPHASIS (15 hours) Credit Hours
INT 293 Internetworking III (CCNA Prep) 3
Choose four courses:  
INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security 3
INT 685 Fundamentals of Network Security (MCNS, CSPFA) 3
INT 686 Intermediate Network Security 3
INT 696 Securing Converged WANS 3
INT 678 Seminar in Informatics: Management of Information Security 3
   
REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES Credit Hours
MATH 110 College Algebra 3
COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication 3
MATH 250 Elements of Statistics 3
   
BACHELOR OF ARTS Credit Hours
CORE/CROSS CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS 48
EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS/FREE ELECTIVES 20
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 56
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 124
   
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Credit Hours
CORE/CROSS CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS 39
EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS/FREE ELECTIVES 30
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 55
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 124