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Networking Option

This option prepares graduates for positions as entry-level computer network administrators. Students take courses in personal computer hardware, networking essentials, and network administration.


 

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(9-12 of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 2-6 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 45-47 credits
(This includes 9-12 credits of General Education courses, i.e., ALL options: 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GWS courses. The Baccalaureate Option also includes 3 credits of GS courses to equal a total of 12 credits that double count; the General Business Option also includes 0-3 credits of GS courses to equal 9-12 credits that double count.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 30 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (26 credits)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-2)
IST 110(4), IST 111S(1), IST 210(3), IST 220(3), IST 250(3), ENGL 015 GWS(3), SPCOM 100B GWS(3) (Sem: 1-2)
IST 260W(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (4 credits)
ENGL 202C GWS(3) or ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
IST 295A(1) or IST 295B(1) (Sem: 3-4)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 15-18 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
IST 225(3), IST 226(3), IST 227(3), and IST 228(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
MATH 017 GQ(3), MATH 021 GQ(3), MATH 022 GQ(3), or MATH 026 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-2)


Possible Schedule:

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
Possible RAP
IST 110
(4 credits)
IST 210
(3 credits)
IST 260W
(3 credits)
Elective
(3 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
IST 220
(3 credits)
IST 225
(3 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
English 15
(3 credits)
CAS 100
(3 credits)
IST 226
(3 credits)
IST 227
(3 credits)
IST 111S
(1 credits)
Math 110
(4 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
IST 228
(3 credits)
IST 250
(3 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
English 202C
(3 credits)
CmpSc 101
(3 credits)
  IST 295 A/B
(1 credit)
 
Total Credits: 17 Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 15

* Gen Ed classes must satisfy the required GN/GA/GH/GS/GHA requirements for this major.