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Core and Elective Requirements

Academic Study Plan Cohort entering 2013-2014

Core and Elective

Requirements

Information Technology- Networks and Communication Systems (IT-NWCS)

University Requirements

General Education Courses that are mandatory by PNU University in all colleges (8 Courses = 18 Credit Hours) and distributed as follows:


No.

Course Title

Code/No

Contact hours

CR

Prerequisite

LT

LB / TR*

PR

1

Islamic Culture (1)

ISLS 101M

2

-

-

2

-

2

Islamic Culture (2)

ISLS 202M

2

-

-

2

ISLS 101M

3

Islamic Culture (3)

ISLS 303M

2

-

-

2

ISLS 101M

4

Islamic Culture (4)

ISLS 404M

2

-

-

2

ISLS 101M

5

Arabic Composition

ARAB 101M

2

-

-

2

-

6

Language Skills

ARAB 202M

2

-

-

2

-

7

English Language(1)

ENGL 101M

3

-

-

3

-

8

English Language(2)

ENGL 202M

3

-

-

3

ENGL 101M

Total

18 Credit hours

College Requirements

Core College courses that are shared between the college departments (11 Courses = 34 Credit Hours) and distributed as follows:


No.

Course Title

Code/No

Contact hours

CR

Prerequisite

LT

LB / TR*

PR

1

Calculus

MaSc 101M

2

2*

-

3

-

2

Data Structures

CS 212D

3

1

-

3

CS 110D

3

Programming Language (1)

CS 110D

3

2

-

4

-

4

Programming Language (2)

CS 111D

3

2

-

4

CS 110D

5

Computer Networks Fundamentals

NET 221D

3

1*

-

3

CS 340D

6

General Statistics

MaSc 161M

2

2*

-

3

-

7

Database Fundamentals

IS 220D

3

2

-

4

CS 212D

8

Professional Ethics

CS 180D

1

-

-

1

-

9

Project Management

IS 350D

3

1*

-

3

CS 212D

10

Discrete Structures

CS 100D

3

-

-

3

-

11

Operating Systems

CS 340D

3

1

-

3

CS 212D

Total

34 Credit hours

Departmental Requirements

1. Core Departmental Courses

Core Departmental Courses are 20 Courses = 61 Credit hours and handed out as follows:

No.

Course Title

Code/No

Contact hours

CR

Prerequisite

LT

LB / TR*

PR

1

Calculus (II)

MaSc 103M

3

2*

-

4

MaSc 101M

2

General Physics (1)

PHY 101M

2

2*

-

3

-

3

Fundamentals of Electromagnetism

PHY 202M

3

1*

-

3

PHY 101M

4

Principles of Information and Technology Systems

NET 201D

3

1*

-

3

CS 110D

5

Communications and Networks Fundamentals

NET 222D

3

2

-

4

PHY 202M

6

Information Security

NET 311D

3

1*

-

3

NET 221D

7

Networks Protocols

NET 323D

3

1

-

3

NET 221D

8

Networks Security Protocols

NET 412D

3

1

-

3

NET 323D

9

Networks Management and Analysis

NET 324D

3

1

-

3

NET 323D

10

Advanced Networks Services

NET 431D

3

1*

-

3

NET 332D

11

Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications Systems

NET 332D

3

1*

-

3

NET 323D

12

Networks Programming and Applications

NET 341D

3

1

-

3

NET 323D

13

Algorithms Design and Analysis

CS 220D

3

1*

-

3

CS 100D

+

CS 212D

14

Digital Logic Design

CS 105D

3

1*

-

3

-

15

Computer Organization

CS 206D

3

1

-

3

CS 105D

16

Human- Computer Interaction

CS 351D

3

1

-

3

CS 212D

17

Graduation Project (1)

(Capstone 1)

NET 437D

2

-

-

2

The student must pass at least 90 credits

IS 350D

18

Graduation Project (2)

(Capstone 2)

NET 438D

2

-

-

2

NET 437D

19

Internship

NET 439D

2

-

6

4

The student must pass at least 90 credits

20

Theory of Probability

MaSc 367M

2

2*

-

3

MaSc 103M

+

MaSc 161M

Total

61 Credit hours

2. Elective Departmental Courses

The student can choose three of the following courses = nine credit hours.

No.

Course Title

Code/No

Contact hours

CR

Prerequisite

LT

LB / TR*

PR

1

Networks Operating Systems

NET 351D

3

1

-

3

NET 221D

2

Real Time and Embedded Systems

NET 352D

3

1

-

3

CS 340D

3

Parallel Architectures

NET 353D

3

1

-

3

CS 340D

+

CS 206D

4

Selected Topics (1)

NET 302D

1

2

-

2

-

5

Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation in IT

NET 461D

3

1

-

3

NET 201D

6

Networks Design and Implementation

NET 433D

3

1

-

3

NET 323D

7

Internet Architecture

NET 434D

3

1

-

3

NET 323D

8

Selected Topics (2)

NET 403D

3

2

-

4

-

9

Wireless Sensor Networks

NET 435D

3

1

-

3

NET 222D

10

Satellite Communication

NET 425D

3

1*

-

3

NET 222D

11

Optical Networks

NET 436D

3

1*

-

3

NET 222D

21

Selected Topics (3)

NET 426D

3

1

-

3

NET 222D

Free Courses

The student chooses a set of courses = 8 credit hours of study courses from the departments of the other colleges of the PNU University.

Abbreviations :

LT = Theoretical

LB/TR* = Laboratory​ / Tutorial*

PR = Practice