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Network & Telecommunications Management Requirements

Catalog Year 2012 - 2014

 

IT Departmental Requirements (57 hours):

All students must complete the IT Core and the Professional Practice component.

  • Telecommunications Core:
    • IT 168 Structured Problem-Solving Using the Computer (4) (MAT 104)
    • IT 178 Computer Application Programming (3) (IT 168)
    • IT 254 Hardware and Software Concepts (3) (IT 168)
    • IT 261 Systems Development I (3) (IT 178; IT 254 pr/conc)
    • IT 262 Information Technology Project Management (3) (IT 261 pr/conc)
  • Professional Practice:
    • IT 191 Introduction to IT Professional Practice (1)
    • IT 398 Professional Practice (6) or
    • IT 398 Professional Practice (3) and IT 391 Directed Project (3) or
    • IT 391 Directed Project (3) and one 300-level IT elective selected from program list (3)

 

Telecommunications Management Program Requirements

  • Telecommunications Technology:
    • IT 373 Wide Area Network Infrastructures (3)
    • IT 375 Data Communications (3)
    • IT 377 Practical Telecommunications Networking (3)
    • IT 379 Telecommunications Network Operations and Management (3)
    • IT 381 Network Design and Analysis (3)
    • Two of:
      • IT 350 Fundamentals of Information Assurance and Security (3)
      • IT 374 Topics in Telecommunications (3)
      • IT 376 Wireless and Mobile Network Security (3)
      • IT 378 Database Processing (3)
      • IT 380 Wireless Communication Systems (3)
  • Economic, Legal, Public Policy:
    • ECO 105 Principles of Economics (4)
    • ECO 235 Telecommunications Economics and Public Policy (3)
    • One of:
      • FIL 311 Government Regulation of Business (3)
      • FIL 312 International Business Law (3)
      • POL 318 Administrative Law (3)
    • One of:
      • MQM 221 Organizational Behavior and Administration (3)
      • PSY 230 Business and Industrial Psychology (3)

 

Supporting Requirements:

  • Mathematics and Statistics:
    • One of the following two courses:
      • MAT 120 Finite Math for Business/Social Science (4)
      • MAT 145 Calculus I (4)
    • One of the following two courses:
      • MAT 146 Calculus II (4)
      • MAT 160 Elementary Discrete Mathemetics (4)
    • One of the following courses:
      • MQM 100 Statistical Reasoning (3)
      • ECO/GEO/PSY 138 Social Science Reasoning Using Statistics (3)
  • Communication and Organization:
    • ACC 131 Elementry Accounting I (3)
    • FIL 185 Legal, Ethical, and Social Environment of Business (3)
    • MQM 220 Business Organization and Management (3)
    • COM 223 Small Group Processes (3)
    • One of the following three courses:
      • COM 202 Persuasive Public speaking (3)
      • COM 227 Organizational and Professional Speaking (3)
      • ENG 249 Technical Writing I (3)
  • Ethics:
    • PHI 234 Business Ethics (3)

 

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