BS Engineering Technology, Computer Network System Management (CNSM)

The BS Degree in Engineering Technology in Computer Network System Management is designed to prepare students for employment opportunities in the field of Computer Network Systems through gaining knowledge, skills and practical experience in network systems, operations, administration, and management.

Computer Network System Management is a diverse and expanding field which leads to careers including wireless communication and network systems and management. The graduates of this concentration could maintain the world-wide web through design, implementation, and maintaining computers and networks such as Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Internet/Intranet/Extranet, Data Communications Network, Computer and Network Security, and Mobile applications to protect from cyber-attacks.

Major Exceptions

This degree program meets certain University Requirements through approved major modifications. Please see the Major Exceptions area in the Policy and Procedures section of this catalog to identify the specific adjustments for this degree program or contact your major advisor for more details.

General Education

51 units required by the University, 24 may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements.

Course Requirements

University Graduation Requirements

Core Lower Division General Education 

Of the 39 units required by the university, 27 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas Al, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C-" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.

Upper Division General Education

Of the 9 units required by the university, 9 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details.

American Institutions 

The 6 units of American Institutions (US 1-2-3) coursework shown below also fulfills GE Areas D2 and D3. Other courses meet the American Institutions requirement, but may not include additional GE areas. The American Studies (AMS 1A/B) and Humanities Honors (HUM 1A/B, 2A/B) programs both offer larger integrated packages that meet this requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a lOOW course. Additional information on the WST and exceptions to the GWAR.

A grade of C or better (C-not accepted) is required to meet graduation requirement.

Preparation for the Major 

Program Core 

Technical Electives

  • Complete six units from any advisor approved TECH or ENGR courses (6)

Business Minor (required for this major) 

  • BUS1 20 - Financial Accounting 3 unit(s)
  • BUS2 90 - Business Statistics 3 unit(s)
  • BUS3 160 - Fundamentals of Management and Organizational Behavior 3 unit(s)
  • BUS3 186 - Professional and Business Ethics 3 unit(s) (S)

Complete one course from:

Technical Electives (2)

Total Units: 120