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Computer Networking & Telecommunications Concentration

Department/Major Requirements

Information Networking and Telecommunications Major Core

  • INT 250 Introduction to Web Development (F, S, c) (F, S, U, vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 300 Foundations of Information Networking (F, c) (F,S,U vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 405 Research Methods in Information Networking (S,c) (S, vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 430 Leadership in Information Networking (F, c) (F, vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 490 Capstone Seminar in Information Networking (S of senior year, c & vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS/INT 610 Public Policy, Ethics and Law in Information Networking (S,c) (S, F, vc)(3 Credit Hours)

Total: 18 Credit Hours

Concentration Requirements Computer Networking and Telecommunications

  • INT 291 Internetworking I (CCNA Prep) (F, c) (F, S, U,vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 292 Internetworking II (CCNA Prep) (S, c) (F, S, U,vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 293 Internetworking III (CCNA Prep) (F, c) (F, S, vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I (F, c) (F, vc)(3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II (S, c) (S, vc)(3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Cross Concentration Elective Media Studies

    Choose one:

  • INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media (F, c) (F, U, vc)
  • INT 346 Video Production (F,c)
  • INT 348 Beginning Audio Production (F, c) (S, U, vc)
  • INT 349 Campus Television Station Operations (F, S, c)

Total: 3 Credit Hours

Cross Concentration Elective Web Development

    Choose one:

  • INT 650 Interactive Systems Design (F, c) (F, S, U, vc)
  • INT 651 Advanced Web Development (F, c) even #'d years - (F, vc)
  • INT 658 Law of Cyberspace (F, c) (S, vc)

Total: 3

Degree Total: 39 Credit Hours

Computer Networking & Telecommunications Emphasis Options
(Five or more courses, special programs and generally recommended sets are indicated)

Advanced Internetworking Emphasis (Five Courses Needed):

  • INT 294 Internetworking IV (CCNA Prep) - Course currently under development
  • INT 654 Intro to Web-Enabled Databases: MySQL (F, c) odd #'d years - (F, vc)
  • INT 664 Wireless and Cellular Systems (CWNA Prep) (F, c)
  • INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security (F, vc)
        OR INT 678 Virtualized Infrastructure (S, c)
  • INT 685 Fundamentals of Network Security (MCNS, CSPFA) (F, c) (F, vc)
  • INT 695 Advanced Routing (CCNP Prep) (S, c) (S, vc)
  • INT 697 Advanced LAN Switching (CCNP Prep) (S, c) (S, vc)
  • INT 698 Optimizing Converged Networks (CCNP Prep) (F, c) (F, vc)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Telecommunications Emphasis - On Campus Option

  • INT 294 Internetworking IV (CCNA Prep) - Course currently under development
  • INT 660 Global Telecom (U, vc) - even #'d years
  • INT 662 Modern Telephony (F, vc)
  • INT 664 Wireless and Cellular Systems (CWNA Prep) (F, c)
  • INT 678 Seminar in INT/Unix Administration (F, vc)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

IT Services Emphasis
(Five Courses Needed):

  • INT 654 Introduction to Web Enabled Database: MySQL (F, c) odd #'d years - (F, vc)
  • INT 662 Modern Telephony (F, vc)
  • INT 671 Linux for Networks (S, vc)
  • INT 678 Seminar in INT: Unix Administration (S, vc) even #'d years
  • MIS 303 Computer Operating Systems
  • MIS 304 Management Information Systems (F, S, c) (F, S, vc)
  • CSCI 261 Computer Science (F, c)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Web Emphasis (Courses cannot count as both cross-emphasis and concentration):

  • INT 650 Interactive Systems Design (F, S, U, vc) (S, c)
  • INT 651 Advanced Web Development (F, c, vc)
  • INT 653 Web Scripting Languages (S, c) (S, vc) even #'d years
  • INT 654 Intro to Web Enabled Databases: MySQL  (F, c) odd #'d years - (F, vc)
  • INT 658 Law of Cyberspace (S, c,) (F, S, vc)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Geographic Information Systems Emphasis

  • GSCI 240 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GSCI 290 Cartography: Theory and Applications
  • GSCI 360 Intermediate Geographic Information Systems
  • GSCI 425 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
  • GSCI 474 Aerial Photographs and Remote Sensing

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Health Informatics Emphasis

  • INT 291 Internetworking I (CCENT) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 292 Internetworking II (CCENT) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 293 Internetworking III (CCNA) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 678 Health Information Networking (3 Credit Hours)
  • NURS 320 Health Care Ethics (1 Credit Hour)
  • NURS 321 Health Care Legal Aspects (1 Credit Hour)
  • MIS 605 Principles of Computer Security and Forensics (3 Credit Hours)
  • MDI 472 Problems in MDI: PACS Administration (2 Credit Hours)
  • INT 654 Web Enabled Databases (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 22

Leadership Studies Certificate (Not INT Emphasis):

  • LDRS 300 Introduction to leadership Concepts
  • LDRS 302 Introduction to Leadership Behavior
  • LDRS 310 Field Work in Leadership Studies

General INT Electives for Selection

Emphasis can be custom designed by the advisor and student.
All INT classes may be considered. Classes not listed above, but worthy of attention are:

  • INT 420 Social Issues in Information Networking
  • INT 472 Readings in INT (as approved by advisor)
  • INT 473 Problems in INT (as approved by advisor)
  • INT 479 Internship in INT (encouraged, up to 6 hours)
  • INT 672 Advanced Linux in Networking (F, vc)
  • MIS 602 Information Systems Design and Development
  • MIS 605 Management Information Systems (F, vc)
  • CSCI 262 Computer Science II
  • CSCI 369 Java Programming
  • MIS 573 Problems in CIS: MCSE Prep II

Other

A student in conjunction with his or her advisor can develop other 15 credit hour emphasis options to meet a student's academic and career goals.

  • Required General Education Classes: MATH 110 College Algebra (or higher)(3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication(3 Credit Hours)
  • MATH 250 Elements of Statistics(3 Credit Hours)

Total Major Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
Department/Major Requirements: 39 Credit Hours
Emphasis/Free Electives
BA Degree: 20 Credit Hours
BS Degree: 30 Credit Hours
General Education Requirements
BA Degree: 65 Credit Hours
BS Degree: 55 Credit Hours

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