Apr 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic 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.

Required Courses


General Education Core


Total Credits Required: 39


Total Credits Required: 69


Approved Electives: 12 Credits


  • Approved - Electives Credit(s): 12

Preparatory Core 2


Total Credits Required: 120


4-year plan


Total: 16


Semester II


Total: 16


Choose one of the following two courses:


Total: 15


Semester IV


Choose one of the following two courses:


Total: 15


Semester V


Total: 15


Semester VI


Total: 15


Semester VII


Total: 15


Semester VIII


Choose one of the following two courses:


Total: 15


Total Credits Required: 120


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