ABET Accreditation: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networking

The Computer Networking program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Detailed list of course requirements and curriculum

As a student in Computer Networking (BSCN) you will gain valuable skills in computer networks (switching, routing), operating systems, WWW programming, databases, IT and project management, systems analysis, network and web security and programming. We are currently starting a high-availability networking lab. You are required to successfully complete two co-op work semesters beginning junior year.

Program Educational Objectives

Within three to five years of graduation:

  1. Graduates are proficient at solving computer networking problems in the workplace.
  2. Graduates pursue productive careers in computer networking or a related computing field.
  3. Graduates are engaged in continuing professional development or professional societies in computer networking or a related computing field.
  4. Graduates follow standards set forth by professional societies of which they are members.

Student Outcomes

By the time of graduation, students will attain:

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline

(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution

(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

(d) An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

(e) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

(f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

(g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society

(h) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice