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Applied Network Technology

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​This area of specialization trains professionals to mediate industry demands for innovative network designs, new network applications and services, and the interactions between business enterprises and the network providers that serve them. The combination of coursework, liberal learning seminars, and independent workplace-based projects advance students’ capabilities at both the theoretical and applied levels of design, configuration and management of converged communication networks. Students may pursue paths in technical areas such as network protocols, analysis, management or network and information security in wired and wireless contexts.

Introductory Courses

Introductory courses may be waived for any of the following conditions:

  • The student has the appropriate course work to satisfy an Introductory Course.
  • The student has appropriate and verified professional experience to satisfy an Introductory Course.
  • The student passes a Graduate Assessment Examination (GAE) in the Introductory Course area.
Course Title Quarter Hours
NET 405NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (FORMERLY TDC 405)4
NET 411INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AND NETWORK SYSTEMS (FORMERLY TDC 411)4
NET 413INTRODUCTION TO LAN TECHNOLOGIES (FORMERLY TDC 413)4

Foundation Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
NET 460FOUNDATIONS OF NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES (FORMERLY TDC 460)4
NET 463COMPUTER NETWORKS AND DATA SYSTEMS (FORMERLY TDC 463)4
NET 464CONVERGED MULTIMEDIA NETWORKS (FORMERLY TDC 464)4

Advanced Courses

  • Three additional Applied Telecommunications or Applied Network and Information Security courses chosen with advisor approval.

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