School of Computer Sciences


Bachelor's Degree in Network Technologies

The Bachelor's degree in Network Technologies is for students seeking careers such as network analyst, network designers, network administrators, local area network specialist, distributed systems analyst, telecommunications analyst, and systems security administrators.


In addition to WIU's general education requirements, Network Technologies majors must take 45 hours of Network Technologies curriculum courses. All Network Technologies majors take classes in JAVA programming, computer organization, data structures, computer privacy and security, local area network management, wide area network management, network performance analysis, and distributed systems.

Network Technologies majors also take 18 hours of electives which may include web technologies, advanced security, ethical and legal issues, UNIX, databases, and more.

Finally, Network Technologies majors take 19 hours of cognate courses in a variety of disciplines including mathematics (applied calculus, discrete structures, general elementary statistics), political science, and information systems.

GradTrac is available to Network Technologies majors.

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