Dec 11, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Network Engineering, B.S.

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This program provides the student with both the breadth and depth necessary for network infrastructure design and implementation. Emphasis is placed on the use of different networking technologies, protocols and paradigms; this includes voice, video and data. Students undertake networking projects of increasing sophistication as they progress through their course work. Study includes networking hardware, design, networking operating systems, virtualization and wireless communication. Students will study implementation of network and information security. Emerging technologies are explored throughout the program. Upon graduation students will be prepared for a variety of career opportunities in both business and industry.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Design and implement networks using multilayer switching technologies.
  2. Optimize traffic flow, reliability, redundancy and performance for various types of networks.
  3. Deploy Quality of Service mechanisms, VPNs and converged networks in the enterprise.
  4. Develop strategies to protect, detect and react to threats to networks.
  5. Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical personnel, both orally and in writing.
  6. Can apply mathematics in network design and management.

General Education Core

***Please note, if courses are duplicated between general education and the major, approved electives increase by the number of credits duplicated.***

How to Communicate

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

How to Analyze

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

Qualitative Analysis

Total Credits Required: 9

How to Lead

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

Lead Self

Lead Others

Lead Globally

Total Credits Required: 9

Global Issues Problem Solving Seminar

Total Credits Required: 3

Total Credits Required: 30

Total Credits Required: 78-79

Approved Electives: 12 Credits

Preparatory Core 2

Total Credits Required: 120-121

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