Keiser University’s Bachelors of Science in Network Systems and Data Communications provides a comprehensive program of study, designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in data operations and infrastructure planning environments. Network systems and data communications analysis pertains to the planning, designing, testing, implementation, and evaluation of network and data communications systems. Students are provided a hands-on collaborative learning curriculum based on industry led criteria. The program fosters the acquisition of systems-thinking and research skills necessary within a dynamic technical environment.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:
To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Network Systems and Data Communications, students must earn 143.0 semester credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Lower Division Network Systems and Data Communication Major Courses ( 51.0 credit hours )|
|Service/Support PC Systems I||4.0 credit hours|
|Service/Support PC Systems II||4.0 credit hours|
|Supporting Client Operating Systems||4.0 credit hours|
|Essentials of Networking||4.0 credit hours|
|Managing/Maintaining Server Op Sys||4.0 credit hours|
|Principles of Information Security||4.0 credit hours|
|Multi-User Operating Systems||4.0 credit hours|
|Application Support||4.0 credit hours|
|Implementing Directory Services||4.0 credit hours|
|Internetworking Technologies||4.0 credit hours|
|Implementing a Network Infrastructure||4.0 credit hours|
|Web Systems||4.0 credit hours|
|Accounting Principles I||3.0 credit hours|
Note: All lower division major and general education courses must be successfully completed before upper division courses are undertaken.
|Upper Division Network Systems and Data Communication Major Courses ( 48.0 credit hours )|
|SQL Server Administration||3.0 credit hours|
|Designing a Virtual Infrastructure||3.0 credit hours|
|Web Server Administration||3.0 credit hours|
|Enterprise Planning & Optimization||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Linux Administration||3.0 credit hours|
|Systems Analysis||3.0 credit hours|
|Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing||3.0 credit hours|
|Database Management Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Ethical Hacking||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Routing Technology||3.0 credit hours|
|Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Information Technology Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Implementing a Messaging Infrastructure||3.0 credit hours|
|IP Telephony||3.0 credit hours|
|Systems Design||3.0 credit hours|
|Upper Division General Education Courses ( 12.0 credit hours )|
|Organization and Technology of Information Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Intermediate Statistics||3.0 credit hours|
|Professional Writing||3.0 credit hours|
|Critical Thinking||3.0 credit hours|
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