Computer Networking (Minor)

Learn how telecommunications networks operate by allowing computing devices to share data with each other through data links connecting nodes with the Minor in Computer Networking.

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Computer networks allow people to connect through the use of applications and software. Understanding how computing devices use data links to connect with each other is a valuable skill for anyone developing software and applications. Computer networks keep employees connected and businesses running.

The Minor in Computer Networking is a rigid set of courses exploring data structures, operating systems, data communication, algorithms, computer organization, and assembly language programming.

Discover new methods of solving real-world problems by creating new solutions with training in computer networking. This training not only will help while working within a team, but also will aid in team leadership.

Program Overview

The Minor in Computer Networking is a rigid set of courses exploring data structures, operating systems, data communication, algorithms, computer organization, and assembly language programming.

Career Opportunities

Keeping computing devices connected through a computer network is a vital information technology solution for most businesses. Understanding how a computer network is built and operates can benefit most in the tech industry, such as those pursuing careers as a:

  • Software developer
  • Gaming developer
  • Database administrator
  • Systems analyst

A total of 16 credit hours of coursework need to be completed to earn the Minor in Computer Networking.

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Admission to Illinois Tech is required to enroll in the Minor in Computer Networking program. Consult your academic adviser to transfer into this program.