Bachelors - Engineering Information Technology in Network & Security Systems

Flexible, Affordable, Accredited

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Networking and Systems Security (BEIT-NSS) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in networking and systems security. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about information technology, knowledge management, information security, and information systems.

Flexible, Affordable, Accredited

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Networking and Systems Security (BEIT-NSS) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in networking and systems security. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about information technology, knowledge management, information security, and information systems.

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Admission Requirements

1) High school diploma, GED, or its recognized equivalent

2) Application for Admission

3) Complete New Student Orientation

Career Outcomes:

Possible career avenues with a Bachelors in Engineering Information Technology in Networking & Security Systems

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Software Developer

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System Engineer

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Information Technology Business Analyst

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Technology Consultant

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Network Security Engineer

What will CIU’s online Bachelors of Engineering Information Technology in Networking and Systems Security teach me?

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Select and apply appropriate knowledge, skills, and tools associated with engineering technology activities including practical internet skills in organizational settings
  • Demonstrate the ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team
  • Apply the knowledge and skills necessary to exercise and improve managerial decision making
  • Identify theories, models, and appropriate concepts for analyzing and solving information technology problems
  • Show sensitivity to professional and ethical responsibilities and a respect for diversity
  • Demonstrate understanding of the impact of engineering technology solutions in both domestic and global contexts

Engineering IT in Network & Security Systems Course Topics Include:

Data & Networks Systems

Business Concepts

Computer System Architecture

Network Infrastructure and Services

Online Engineering Information Technology in Network & Security Systems (BEIT-NSS) Course Curriculum:

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Networking and Systems Security degree requires completion of 120 semester credits of coursework which includes 33 credits of General Education and Elective courses, 72 credits of Business Administration courses, and 15 credits of Networking and Systems Security Specialization courses.

1. General Education: 33 Credits/11 Courses

A. English Communication: 6 Credits/2 Courses

  • GEN 101 English Composition I
  • GEN 201 English Composition II

B. Mathematics/Science/Computer Science: 12 Credits/4 Courses

  • GEN 104 Mathematics
  • GEN 105 Algebra
  • GEN 106 Calculus
  • IST 221 Fundamentals of Computing

C. Social Science: 6 Credits/2 Courses

  • ACE 100 Accelerate, Connect, Equip
  • Social Sciences Elective (100/200)

D. Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 Credits/2 Courses

  • GEN 102 United States History
  • GEN 103 United States Government

E. General Education or Elective (100/200): 3 Credits/1 Courses

  • Elective

2. Engineering Information Technology Courses: 72 Credits/24 Courses

A. Accounting

  • ACC 222 Financial Accounting
  • ACC 421 Managerial Accounting

B. Business

  • BUS 201 Business and Society
  • BUS 214 Business Statistics
  • BUS 215 Business Communication
  • BUS 314 Business Law
  • BUS 425 Business Ethics

C. Economics

  • ECO 215 Survey of Economics
  • ECO 220 Macroeconomics

D. Finance

  • FIN 224 Principles of Financial Management

E. Information Technology

  • IST 225 Computer System Architecture
  • IST 227 Information Technology in Business
  • IST 228 Data Communications and Distributed Networks
  • IST 234 Fundamentals of Database Management
  • IST 235 Legal Issues in Information Technology
  • IST 346 Computer Security Fundamentals
  • IST 423 Information System Analysis Design and Implementation
  • IST 430 Information Systems Management and Practice
  • IST 447 Software Engineering

F. Management

  • MGT 228 Introduction to the Process of Management
  • MGT 251 Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 440 Operations Management
  • MGT 460 Leadership in Organizations

G. Marketing

  • MKT 226 Principles of Marketing

3. Networking and Systems Security Specialization Courses: 15 Credits/5 Courses

  • IST 426 Advanced Systems Administration
  • IST 445 Network Infrastructure and Services
  • IST 450 Directory Services and Infrastructure
  • IST 452 Messaging Infrastructure Management
  • IST 458 Routing and Switching

GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES – (SELECT 1 COURSE FROM THE LIST BELOW)

  • BUS 225

Fundamentals of Business Ethics

  • ECO 418

Microeconomics

  • HCA 301

Fundamentals of Healthcare Systems

  • HCA 315

Medical Assisting

  • HCA 337

Statistics for Health Policy and Administration

  • HCA 425

Healthcare Management, Organization, and Behavior

  • HCS 430

Information Technology for the Healthcare Professional

  • IST 433

Advanced Database Management

  • IST 435

Information Systems Project Management

  • IST 439

Enterprise Resource Management

  • IST 446

Advanced Internet Security and Threats

  • MGT 445

Strategic Management

  • MGT 448

Human Resource Management

  • MGT 450

Project Management for Managers

  • MGT 462

Small Business Entrepreneurs

  • MKT 450

Global Marketing

  • MKT 452

Advertising

  • MKT 456

Consumer Behavior

  • Elective 100/200/300/400
 

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