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Networking Systems, Associate of Science

Computer Science, Mathematics and Science


Networking and Telecommunications at St. John's University is a professional curriculum built upon a liberal arts core leading to the Bachelor of Science degree.  The Networking and Telecommunications major, offered to both day and evening students, is designed to provide both a comprehensive education leading to such initial careers as telecommunications analyst, systems analyst, network manager and first-line supervisor and a solid preparation for further academic and professional study in networking, computer science and decision sciences.  An option is available to enable students to earn the Bachelor of Science in Networking and Telecommunications with a minor in business.

Networking and Telecommunications
Career opportunities are booming for network security analysts, computer crime investigators, network administrators and network planning analysts.

Networking and Telecommunications (Business Option)
Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the technological and administrative issues that shape the growing networking and telecommunications industry.

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Core Requirements  39 credits
ACC1007Fundamentals of Accounting I3
ACC1008Fundamentals of Accounting II3
DNY1000CDiscover New York3
ENG1000CEnglish Composition3
ENG1100CLiterature in Global Context3
HIS1000CEmergence of a Global Society3
MTH1007College Algebra and Trignometry3
MTH1008*Matrix Methods3
MTH1021*Introduction to Statistics3
PHI1000CPhilosophy of the Human Person3
PHI3000C Metaphysics3
SCI1000CScientific Inquiry3
THE1000CPerspectives on Christianity-
A Catholic Approac
Major Area Requirements  18 credits
CUS1115Computer Programing Fundamentals I3
CUS1116Computer Programing Fundamentals II3
CSS1005Fundamentals of Cyber Security3
NET1001Data Communications3
NET1011Networking Fundamentals3
NET1015Routers and Router Concepts3
General Elective   
 3 credits selected under the guidance of
an advisor

* Qualified students may elect to substitute MTH 1009 and/or MTH 1013.

Students completing the A.S. degree in networking may continue for another two years to complete the B.S. degree in networking with the business option.

Additional Information

All St. John's students benefit from the University's many outstanding facilities and resources. Computer laboratories contain sophisticated PC and Mac workstations with a full range of the latest academic software packages.

High-tech classrooms and lecture halls feature sophisticated multimedia equipment. Lounges and quiet study areas enhance the research experience in our 1.7 million-volume University Library. The 127,000-square-foot D’Angelo Center, the new University and Student Center, features high-tech classrooms, lecture halls, a Starbucks Café, full service food court as well as lounges and study areas.

Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to employers and other professional and educational resources throughout the New York area. Students make New York their classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.

Career Outcomes

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Networking and Telecommunications in the Collins College of Professional Studies supports the goals of St. John’s University, and is thereby committed to academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom—which flows from free inquiry, religious values and human experience. The program mission is to prepare undergraduates for productive careers in industry, academia, and government by providing an outstanding environment for teaching and learning, both theory and applications, in the fields of telecommunications and networking.  Students who complete this program will be ready to enter the workforce as qualified telecommunications and networking professionals, and will be able to continue to build upon their knowledge and skills throughout their careers.