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Computer Network Administration

The Computer Network Administration (CNA) program is designed to prepare undergraduates for a responsible position in the growing field of computer operations and networking.

Graduates will learn not only the practical, hands-on skills necessary for entering the computer networking field, but also the communication tools to effectively work with the end-users in all divisions of a company.

Questions? Please contact Mark L. McGinn.

Degree Requirements

Requirements for Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Computer Network Administration

CIS Department majors/minors must pass CSCI 140 and CSCI 270 with a C or better.

21 credits required from:
CSCI 140 Fundamentals of Computer Science
CSCI 185 Script Programming
CSCI 270 Networks and Data Communications
CSCI 365 TCP/IP Fundamentals
CSCI 435 Legal and Ethical Issues of Computing
CSCI 470 Advanced Computer Networks and Data Communication
CSCI 475 CNA Capstone

12 credits selected from:
CSCI 281 Discrete Structures
CSCI 375 Network Forensics
CSCI 415 Computer and Network Security
CSCI 425 Computer Forensics
CSCI 450 Network Operating System Topics (may be repeated with different topic)
CSCI 480 Topics in Computer Science
CSCI-490 Independent Study in Computer Science
CSCI-499 Internship in Computer Science

Communication Component
Select two of the following courses:
COMM 306 WI-Group Dynamics and Methods
COMM 326 Communication and Technology
COMM 327 Organizational Communication
ENGL 218 WI-Technical Writing
ENGL 315 WI-Written Business Communication.

Business Component
MGMT 310 Principles of Management

Requirements for a Minor in Computer Network Administration (21 credits)

CIS Department majors/minors must pass CSCI 140 and CSCI 270 with a C or better.

9 credits from:
CSCI 140 Fundamentals of Computer Science
CSCI 185 Script Programming
CSCI 270 Networks and Data Communications

2 courses selected from:
CSCI 365 TCP/IP Fundamentals
CSCI 450 Network Operating System Topics
CSCI 470 Advanced Computer Networks and Data

Communication Component
2 courses selected from:
COMM 306 WI-Group Dynamics and Methods
COMM 326 Communication and Technology
COMM 327 Organizational Communication
ENGL 218 WI-Technical Writing
ENGL 315 WI-Written Business Communication

WI=Writing Intenstive course

Program Courses listed in the Course Catalog