The Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and Networking Technology (TNT) degree requires a minimum of 124 total credit hours, a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00, and a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 in CNIT courses.

A minimum grade of “C-” is required in all prerequisite CNIT courses: if a student earns “D” in a CNIT course that is not used as a prerequisite, then he/she does not need to retake the course, but the above required minimum grade point average of 2.0 in CNIT courses must be met.

  • TNT Requirements (87 credit hours)
    • Technology Requirements (21 credit hours): ECET 224, ECET 374, IT 104, OLS 252, TECH 120, TECH 320 and TECH 330.
    • TNT Core Requirements (45 credit hours): CNIT 155, CNIT 176, CNIT 180, CNIT 240, CNIT 242, CNIT 255, CNIT 272, CNIT 280, CNIT 315, CNIT 340, CNIT 342, CNIT 345, CNIT 346, CNIT 455 and CNIT 480.
    • Information Systems Selective Requirements – ISS (6 credit hours):
      • Any non-required 300 level or higher CNIT course;
      • Courses taken as NET selective will not be counted towards the IS Selective;
      • CNIT 581 is allowed to be taken as ISS and if so, it will not be counted as Net Selective. Please refer to (Course catalogue) to check other options.
    • Net Selective Requirement (6 credit hours): CNIT 399, CNIT 420, CNIT 435, CNIT 445, CNIT 446, CNIT 456, CNIT 460, CNIT 461, CNIT 499, CNIT 556, CNIT 581 and IT 345.
      • CNIT 581 is allowed to be taken as Net Selective and if so, it will not be counted as ISS. Please refer to (Course catalogue) to check other options.
    • Required Selectives (9 credit hours):
      • Statistics Selective (3 credit hours): STAT 225 or STAT 301.
      • Business and Economics Selective (6 credit hours): Select any two courses, except as indicated with “or”: these courses are equivalent. Courses are subject to availability. The electives may be replaced by a planned alternate sequence of Interdisciplinary electives which reflect a subject of interest to which computing can be applied with Department’s approval.
        A. Finance
        FIN 300 – Managerial Finance
        B. Accounting
        (ACT 200 – Introductory Accounting for Non-Business Majors


        ACT 300 – Financial Accounting)

        ACT 310 – Managerial Accounting
        C. Business Law
        BUS 220 – Business Law and Ethics
        D. Organizational Management, Behavior and Human Resources (OBHR)
        BUS 250 – Business Organization and Management

        ENTR 200 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation

        ENTR 310 – Marketing and Management for New Ventures

        HRM 300 – Organizational Behavior

        HRM 340 – Human Resource Management

        E. Economics
        ECON 210 – Principles of Economics

        ECON 251 – Microeconomics

        ECON 252 – Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics and Science Requirement (14 credit hours):
  • Liberal Arts Requirement (23 credit hours):
    • English Language and Communication Skills (13 credit hours): ENGL 100, ENGL 106, COM 114, and [ENGL 420 or ENGL 421] (Refer to the General Education Section in the Course Catalogue).
    • General Education Requirement (10 credit hours): Students must satisfy the requirements of the General Education as per the following conditions:
      • Courses must be drawn from the following General Education areas at AUM: Speech and Communication, English Language and Literature, History, Fine Arts, Physical Education, Self-Development and Life Style, Culinary Arts, Ethics, Social Sciences, Psychological Sciences, Natural Sciences, Child Development and Family Studies, Economics, Philosophy, Other Languages, and Science, Technology and Society (please refer to Course Catalogue, General Education section).
      • In order to ensure sufficient exposure to General Education topics, unless otherwise specified by the degree requirements of the academic major, the student cannot take more than 2 courses from the same area/sub-area as, as shown in tables below:

        Area Maximum Courses to Take
        Speech and Communication 2
        English Language and Literature 2
        History 2
        Physical Education 2
        Culinary Arts 2
        Ethics 2
        Psychological Sciences 2
        Natural Sciences 2
        Child Development and Family Studies 2
        Economics 2
        Philosophy 2
        Other Languages 2
        Science, Technology and Society (STS) 2
        Area Sub-Area Maximum Courses to Take
        Fine Arts Arts and Design 2
        Theatre 2
        Music 2
        Fashion and Apparel Design 2
        Photography and Media 2
        Self-Development and Life Style       Academic and Career Skills Development 2
        Character and Leadership Skills Development 2
        Life Management Development 2
        Development of Thinking Skills 2
        Technology and Innovation 2


      • Courses that are already required under other category than General Education requirement:
        1. cannot be considered as a General Education course;
        2. do not count towards the 2-course limit in General Education requirement.