Jan 17, 2021
About the Program
The world operates on the back of computers - networks of computers. Whether it is wired or wireless, information must be able to travel the network securely, efficiently and accurately. The network engineering technology major provides the necessary background about hardware and software needs to solve networking problems.
Network Engineering Technology Website
Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information
The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Network Engineering include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.
Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.
120 CREDITS FOR GRADUATION
“C-“or better required in all CNIT courses that are a prerequisite to CNIT course
Departmental/Program Major Courses (120 credits)
Computer and Information Technology Major Courses (60 credits)
Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (60 credits)
Professional Speaking Selective
Professional Writing Selective
General Business Selective
University Core Requirements
Fall 1st Year
Spring 1st Year
Fall 2nd Year
Spring 2nd Year
Fall 3rd Year
Spring 3rd Year
Fall 4th Year
- CNIT 45500 - Network Security ♦
- Communications Selective 2 - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Information Technology Selective 8 - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Interdisciplinary Selective7 - Credit Hours: 2.00
- Humanities Foundational Selective 10 - Credit Hours: 3.00 *
Spring 4th Year
*Fulfills University Core
- Students must earn a C- or better in all CNIT courses that are a prerequisite to another CNIT course.
- 120 semester credits listed above are required for the CIT Bachelor of Science degree
- 2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
- 2.0 Graduation GPA in all CNIT courses required for Bachelor of Science degree.
- ANY COURSE TAKEN AT PURDUE CAN BE ATTEMPTED NO MORE THAN THREE TIMES (INCLUSIVE OF W, WF, WN, I and IF).
The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.
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Foreign Language Courses
Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program. For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:
American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.