Lake Superior State University

Internet/Network Specialist

Program Description


This degree provides you with knowledge in the use of computer networks as they apply to commercial and industrial enterprises. You will be prepared to analyze the needs of a user, to design a computer network system to satisfy those needs, and to modify and maintain the network environment relative to both hardware and software.

Most organizations make use of the Internet and the World Wide Web. You will use state-of-the art software tools to prepare you to meet the growing needs of the business world.

One of the main objectives in this program is to develop an understanding of the business world so that you can effectively communicate with all levels of management.



Degree Requirements


Internet/Network Specialist


Departmental Courses (31 credits)

  • CSCI103 Survey of Computer Science 3
  • CSCI105 Intro. to Computer Programming 3
  • CSCI106 Web Page Design and Development 3
  • CSCI163 Troubleshooting and Repair of Personal Computers 3
  • CSCI211 Database Applications 3
  • CSCI221 Computer Networks 3
  • CSCI248 Network Operating Systems I 3
  • CSCI263 Managing Computer Security 3
  • CSCI281 Intro. to UNIX and Network Programming 3
  • CSCI292 Computer Networking Project 4

Support Courses (6 credits)

  • BUSN121 Introduction to Business 3
  • BUSN231 Business Communications 3

Free Electives (7 credits)

General Education:  All LSSU Associate’s degree candidates must complete the LSSU general education core requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students).

A minimum of 62 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.


 

Internet/Network Specialist, Web Development Option (Concentration):


Departmental Courses (34 credits)

  • CSCI103 Survey of Computer Science 3
  • CSCI105 Intro. to Computer Programming 3
  • CSCI106 Web Page Design and Development 3
  • CSCI107 Web Graphic Design and Development 3
  • CSCI207 Developing Multimedia and Rich Interactive Web Sites 3
  • CSCI211 Database Applications 3
  • CSCI221 Computer Networks 3
  • CSCI248 Network Operating Systems I 3
  • CSCI263 Managing Computer Security 3
  • CSCI275 Web Server Administration 3
  • CSCI292 Computer Networking Project 4

Support Courses (6 credits)

  • BUSN121 Introduction to Business 3
  • BUSN231 Business Communications 3

Free Electives (4 credits)

General Education:  All LSSU Associate’s degree candidates must complete the LSSU general education core requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students).

A minimum of 62 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.