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  Sep 20, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (S300) (B.A.S.)

  1. What is the focus of the Bachelors of Applied Science degree in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications?
    The Bachelors of Applied Science degree in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications is designed to provide students with the requisite knowledge and skills essential for management of challenging network engineering roles within public and private organizations.

  2. Can I attend part time?
    Yes. Please keep in mind that statistics suggest students that take two or more classes each semester finish the program at a much higher rate than other students.

  3. Can I start any term?
    Yes. A flexible curriculum accommodates students starting during any term.

  4. If transferring from another school, do I need my transcripts?
    All bachelor degree students must provide their official college transcripts to Florida State College when applying to the College. We strongly recommend that you request transcripts from all educational institutions attended, including high school. Send all official transcripts to: Student Records Office, Florida State College, P.O. Box 40515, Jacksonville, FL, 32203-0515. You do not have to submit any transcripts to the program.

  5. Is there a foreign language requirement?
    To fulfill the bachelor degree graduation requirements, all students must complete eight semester hours of the same foreign language or sign language. If you did not complete a foreign language in high school then your options are to take college classes or test out of the requirement. Refer to the bachelor degree graduation requirements  for additional information.

  6. What is the difference between the Bachelors of Applied Science degree in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications and the Bachelors of Applied Science degree in Information Technology Management?
    The Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications’ curriculum will prepare individuals to function as network specialists and managers at various levels. Program includes instruction in operating systems and applications, systems design and analysis, networking theory and solutions, types of networks, network management and control, network and flow optimization, security, configuring, and troubleshooting.

    The Information Technology Management program will provide students with the opportunity to attain a degree that will enhance their opportunities in management and supervisory positions within the information technology field. The curriculum emphasizes a practical hands-on approach to understanding information technology management.

  7. What format will be used for my classes?
    Classes are generally offered in a hybrid format with four hours a week in-class instructions plus an online component.

  8. When is the application deadline?
    We continually process applications; however, the date of your application could have an effect on your ability to register for classes for the semester immediately following your application. 

  9. Who do I contact for further information?
    For further information please contact the Network Engineering Technology Department at (904) 598-5676 or