This minor provides computing students with a firm foundation in networking and/or systems administration. Computer networks and the systems attached to these networks have become ubiquitous. Therefore, knowledge of how computer networks function, their administration, and the administration of the systems attached to them can be of value to every computing professional since their work is impacted in some way by computer networks and computer systems. Students may choose between two tracks: networking or system administration.
Notes about this minor:
- This minor is closed to students majoring in networking and systems administration, computing and information technology, or those majoring in computing security who have chosen the system administration track.
- Posting of the minor on the student's academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
- Notations may appear in the curriculum chart below outlining pre-requisites, co-requisites, and other curriculum requirements (see footnotes).
|Students choose a two course introductory programming sequence*|
|CSCI-141||Computer Science I|
|CSCI-142||Computer Science II|
|ISTE-120||Computational Problem Solving in the Information Domain I|
|ISTE-121||Computational Problem Solving in the Information Domain II|
|ISTE-100||Computational Problem Solving in the Network Domain I|
|ISTE-101||Computational Problem Solving in the Network Domain II|
|IGME-105||Game Software Development I|
|IGME-106||Game Software Development II|
|CPET-121||Computational Problem Solving I|
|CPET-321||Computational Problem Solving II|
|NSSA-102||Computer Systems Concepts|
|NSSA-241||Introduction to Routing and Switching|
|Students choose one track and complete all three courses|
|NSSA-341||VoIP and Unified Communications|
|NSSA-445||Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks|
|NSSA-220||Task Automation with Interpretive Languages|
|NSSA-221||Systems Administration I|
* An equivalent sequence may be approved by an adviser.
Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only
Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.
The minor in networking and system administration is structured for students in other computing or technology disciplines and features a sequence of courses that provides them with a firm foundation in networking and/or systems administration. Computer networks and the systems attached to these networks have become ubiquitous. Therefore, knowledge of how computer networks operate, their administration, and the administration of the systems attached to them can be of value to every computing professional since their work will be impacted in some way by computer networks and computer systems.
Prerequisites–Choose one of the following:
4050-302 Scripting in PERL
4050-402 OS Scripting
4050-351 Network Fundamentals
4050-421 System Administration I
4050-515 Introduction to Routing and Switching
Elective–Choose one of the following:
4050-413 Applications of Wireless Networks
4050-516 Network Services