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 may be waived for any of the following conditions:
- Three additional Applied Telecommunications or Applied Network and Information Security courses chosen with advisor approval.