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Course Requirements (Concentration)

Department/Major Requirements

Information Networking and Telecommunications Major Core

  • INT 250 Introduction to Web Development (F, S, U, 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 (Web Development Track)

  • INT 650 Interactive Systems Design (S, c) (F, S, U, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 651 Advanced Web Development (F, c) (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 652 Intensive Web Development (S, c) (S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 658 Law of Cyberspace (F, c) (F, S, U, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 654 Intro to Web-Enabled Databases (F, c) (F,vc) (Web Database/Coding Emphasis,E-Commerce Emphasis, or IT Services Emphasis) (3 Credit Hours)
    or ART 240 Basic Design (F, c) (Web Creative Emphasis) (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Cross Emphasis Elective Media Studies

[one of the following courses]

  • INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media (F, U, c) (F, U, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 346 Video Production (F, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 348 Beginning Audio Production (S, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 349 Campus Television Station Operations (F, S, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 638 Electronic News & Field Production (F, c) (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 3 Credit Hours

Cross Emphasis Elective Computer Networking & Telecommunications

[one of the following courses]

  • INT 291 Internetworking I (F, S, c) (F, S, U, vc) (3 Credit Hours)

Total: 3 Credit Hours

Core/Cross Concentration Total: 39 Credit Hours

Web Development Emphasis

(Five or more courses, special programs and generally recommended sets are indicated)

  • INT 426 Internship in INT (strongly suggested for all students) (3 Credit Hours)

Web Database/Coding Emphasis

    (Required)

  • INT 653 Web Scripting Languages (S, c) (S, vc) even numbered years (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Administration: Oracle (S, c) (S, vc)odd numbered years (3 Credit Hours)
  • (Choose three of the following)

  • INT 678 Seminar in INT/Project Management (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • MIS 330 Object-Oriented Development I (F, vc)even numbered years (3 Credit Hours)
    or CSCI 369 Java Programming (F, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • MIS 335 Object-Oriented Development II (S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • CSCI 461 Programming Languages (F,c) (3 Credit Hours)

Web Creative Emphasis (Choose five)

  • INT 346 Video Production (F, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 633 Advanced Video Production (S, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 634 Graphics and Effects for Video and Film (F, c) odd numbered years (3 Credit Hours)
  • ART 240 Basic Design (F, S, c) should be taken in concentration and not counted in emphasis (3 Credit Hours)
  • ART 233 Computer-Assisted Graphic Design (F, S, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • ART 243 Graphic Design (F, S, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • ART 244 Creative Photography (F, c) (3 Credit Hours)
    or ART 475 Topics of Art: Photographic Vision (F, S, U, vc) (3 Credit Hours)

Web Writing Emphasis

  • COMM 240 News Reporting (F, S, c)(S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 621 News Editing (S, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 625 Electronic Journalism (F, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 624 Media Continuity Writing (S, c) even numbered years (3 Credit Hours)
  • ART 275 Topics of Art: Photographic Vision (3 Credit Hours)
    or COMM 129 Elements of Photography (F,c) (S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)

E-Commerce Emphasis (Choose five)

  • INT 653 Web Scripting Languages (S, c) (S, vc ) even numbered years (3 Credit Hours)
  • or INT 678 Seminar in INT/Web Scripting Languages (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 654 Intro to Web- Enabled Database: Oracle (F, c) (F, vc) should be taken in
  • concentration and not counted in emphasis (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Administration: Oracle (S, c) (S, vc)odd numbered years (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • or INT 678 Seminar in INT/Project Management (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • MKT 301 Marketing Principles (F, S, c) (F, S, U, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • MKT 609 Strategic Electronic Marketing (F, c) (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)

IT Services (Choose five)

  • INT 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Database: Oracle (F, c) (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 655 Web-Enabled Database Administration: Oracle (S, c) (S, vc) odd numbered years (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 671 Linux in Networks (F, S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 678 Seminar in INT: Unix Administration (F, S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 678 Seminar in INT: IT Project Administration (S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • MIS 210 Computer Troubleshooting, Repair/A+ Cert Prep (S, c) (3 Credit Hours)
    or MIS 203 Topics/CIS: Computer Troubleshooting, Repair/A+ Cert Prep (S, c) (3 Credit Hours)

Computer Networking

    (Required)

  • 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, U, 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)
  • (Choose one)

  • INT 660 Global Telecom (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 662 Modern Telephony (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 664 Wireless and Cellular Systems (CWNA Prep) (S, c) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 685 Fundamentals of Network Security (MCNS, CSPFA) (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT695 Advanced Routing (CCNP Prep 1) (F, c) (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 696 Securing Converged WANS (CCNP Prep 2) (S, c) (S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 697 Advanced LAN Switching (CCNP Prep 3) (F, c) (F, vc) (3 Credit Hours)
  • INT 698 Optimizing Converged Networks (CCNP Prep 4) (S, c) (S, vc) (3 Credit Hours)

Total Emphasis Requirements: 15 Credit Hours

General INT Electives for Selection

  • INT 420 Social Issues in Information Networking (S, c)
  • INT 470 Workshop in INT (as approved by advisor)
  • INT 472 Readings in INT (as approved by advisor)
  • INT 473 Problems in INT (as approved by advisor)
  • INT 476 Apprenticeship in INT (as approved by advisor)
  • INT 479 Internship in INT (encouraged, up to 3 hours)

Total Major & Emphasis Requirements: 54 Credit Hours

Required General Education Classes:

  • COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communications (3 Credit Hours)
  • MATH 110 College Algebra (or higher) (3 Credit Hours)
  • MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (3 Credit Hours)
  • Recommended Choices for Free Electives

  • POLS 320 Introduction to the Law
  • ILDRS 201/202/301 Leadership Certificate Program

Free Electives: BA 5 Credit Hours, BS 15 Credit Hours
University Degree Requirements:BA 65 Credit Hours, BS 55 Credit Hours
Department/Major Requirements: 54 Credit Hours
Total: 124 Credit Hours

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