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BS - Industrial Technology, Concentration in Computer Electronics and Network Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Electronics and Computer Technology is designed to prepare students for technical and management careers in business and industry. Computer Electronics and Network Technology prepares you for a career in the networking, communications, electronics, and computer fields. You will gain knowledge, skills, and practical experiences in networking, analog systems, digital systems, telecommunications, control of electronic industrial processes, instrumentation and automation, electronics manufacturing, and microprocessor-based systems design.

This dynamic and changing field applies a broad preparation in industrial practices, electronic test methods and equipment as well as computer and networking hardware and software to solving problems in the networking, communications, electronics, and computer industries. You will apply skills in industrial management, networking and telecommunications, automation technology; microprocessor systems; control systems; analog and digital systems; and computer simulation processes to design, analyze, and solve problems in the manufacturing and implementation of electronic circuits and systems. Graduates of the BSIT in Computer Electronics and Network Technology will be able to:

1. Use a broad understanding of network and communications technologies to solve challenges in wireless networking and communications.

2. Use current programming languages and methods to solve problems in business and industry.

3. Solve network and electronic systems problems in analytical and creative ways.

4. Apply analog and digital communication techniques to a variety of problems in industry.

5. Use computer-aided design and simulation for the development of electronic systems, printed circuit boards, and integrated circuits.

6. Develop and implement software systems for control of industrial processes in electronics and communications.

7. Integrate the processes of instrumentation and automation in the electronics industry.

8. Use skills and knowledge in the control of electronics and networking manufacturing processes, production scheduling and testing.

9. Apply networking and telecommunications theory and management.

10. Design and analyze electronic circuits and systems.


Course Requirements

General Education Requirements27
Of the 51 units required by the university, 24 units may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.
American Institutions(6)
Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.
Physical Education2
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement(3)
At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html.
Preparation for the Major20
CHEM 001A. General ChemistryB1+B35
PHYS 002A. Fundamentals of PhysicsB1+B34
PHYS 002B. Fundamentals of PhysicsB1+B34
You may substitute PHYS 050 and PHYS 051 (8 units) for PHYS 002A and PHYS 002B.
MATH 071. Calculus for Business and AviationB43
You may substitute MATH 030P (5 units) or MATH 030 (3 units) for MATH 071.
ECON 001B. Principles of Economics: MicroeconomicsD14
Requirement of the Major56
Additional requirement for graduation: To qualify for a baccalaureate degree in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Computer Electronics and Network Technology, students must earn a grade of "C-" or better in each major and preparation course for credit toward the major.
Core27
CMPE 030. Programming Concepts and Methodology3
TECH 031. Quality Assurance and Control3
TECH 060. Introduction to Electronics3
TECH 065. Networking Theory and Application3
TECH 115. Automation and Control3
TECH 145. Lean Manufacturing3
TECH 190. Senior Seminar in Technology3
TECH 198. Technology and CivilizationV3
ENGR 100W. Engineering ReportsZ+R3
Computer Electronics and Network Technology (CENT) Concentration21
TECH 062. Analog Circuits3
TECH 063. Digital Circuits3
TECH 160. Microprocessors Theory and Applications3
TECH 163. Telecommunications Systems3
TECH 165. Wireless Communications Technologies3
TECH 167. Control Systems3
TECH 169. Applied Electronic Design3
Technical Electives7
Complete seven units from any advisor approved upper or lower division TECH or ENGR courses
Business Minor (required for this major)15
BUS2 090. Business Statistics3
BUS3 142. Total Quality Management3
BUS3 186. Professional and Business EthicsS3
Complete one course from:
BUS3 141. Materials Management3
BUS3 144. Supply Chain Management3
Complete one course from:
BUS3 140. Fundamentals of Operations Management3
BUS3 145. Global Operations Management3

Total Units:120

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