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), system and network administration, computer and network security, operating systems, web programming, databases, and project management. Students will have an opportunity to take courses in the Altschuler Computer Center, a networking and systems lab focused on hands-on learning with modern routers, switches, servers, and storage . 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

Graduates of the program will have an ability to:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program's discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program's discipline.