Computer Networks and Systems
- General Education Courses and Major Courses
- Admission and Transfer Requirements
- Graduation Requirements
Why Choose Computer Networks and Systems?
Advancements in computers, networks, and the evolution of the Internet of Things continue to create a demand for graduates proficient in network communications, computer hardware, embedded systems, and software development. Employers value professionals capable of designing, programming, deploying, securing, and managing these technologies. The ideal employee has both hands-on and theoretical knowledge of networking, digital communications, microprocessor systems, real-time systems, high-level programming, network security, and project management.
Computer Networks and Systems is a dynamic Bachelor of Science program targeted at these exciting digital careers. Its strong technical emphasis meets the employer's needs and allows graduates an excellent foundation to enter multiple high-paying career paths. This unique curriculum balances theory with extensive hands-on experience.
Networking is emphasized throughout. CNS students gain extensive knowledge and experience in designing, constructing, analyzing, and securing networks. Topics in electronics, microprocessors, network/computer hardware, operating systems, signaling, and software are presented throughout the program.
To ensure that graduates are optimally prepared, courses extend into the most current and specialized technologies. CNS also offers opportunities to gain valuable experience through summer internship and senior projects. Since CNS is a Cisco Networking Academy member, advanced placement is available for students in the Cisco Networking Academy or who have CCNA certification!
School of Engineering and Computing Technology
Computer Networks & Systems Programs
915 Campus Drive, SWN 405
Big Rapids, MI 49307
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