Course Planning Guide

NETWORKED & SOCIAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (NETS)
Minimum 40 CUs total
Reference Course Planning Guide

Mathematics and Natural Science (10 CUs)

 MATH 104
 MATH 114
 MATH 240
 EAS 205 or MATH 312
 CIS 160
 ESE 301 or STAT 430 or MATH
430
 PHYS 150
 PHYS 151
 (NS Elective)

ENGINEERING (14 CUs)

Core Requirements

 CIS 110
 CIS 120
 NETS 112
 NETS 150
 CIS 121
 NETS 212
 ESE 210
 ESE 303
 ESE 304
 NETS 312
 CIS 320
 NETS 412

Senior Design

 CIS 400 or ESE 450
 CIS 401 OR ESE 451

For each course above that is waived, 1 CU will be added to the Technical Electives.

TECHNICAL ELECTIVES (6 CUs)

At least 3 CUs from a single Depth Area of choice (below), plus 3 additional CUs from any Depth Area and/or TCOM, CIS, ESE, CMPE, OPIM, MATH, STAT, ECON.

 Depth Area Elective ________
 Depth Area Elective ________
 Depth Area Elective ________
 Tech Elective ______________
 Tech Elective ______________
 Tech Elective ______________

Depth Area C: Networked & Cloud Services

CIS courses, 300 or above, on algorithms, data management, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, software and distributed systems, networking, software engineering, user interfaces, search, data visualization, crowdsourcing

Depth Area T: Theory of Networks & Dynamics

 ESE courses, 300 or above, on optimization, networks, control or dynamic systems
 OPIM courses, 900 or above, on graph theory, optimization, stochastic modeling

Depth Area E: Economics & Networked Markets

 EAS & ESE courses on engineering economics, entrepreneurship
 MKTG courses on “new media”, the Internet
 OPIM courses, 900 or above, on decision processes, economics, market equilibria

Depth Area S: Technology & Society

 EAS & CIS courses on technology and policy, social policy
 SOCI courses on social statistics, computation of demographics, surveys, the Internet

SOCIAL SCIENCE & HUMANITIES (7CUs)

 ECON 101
 ECON 212
 (H Elective)
 (H Elective)
 (SS or H Elective)
 (SS, H or TBS)
 (SS, H or TBS)

SSH Depth Requirement (2 courses from above from one department; see SEAS UG Student Handbook)

 ECON 101
 ECON 212

SSH Writing Requirement

 Writing Seminar ________

Ethics Requirement (may be satisfied by CIS 125, EAS 203, or EAS 303)

 (Ethics Course)

Free Electives (3 CU)

 Free Elective ___________
 Free Elective ___________
 Free Elective ___________

For course schedule planning, please use the electronic Course Planning Guide in PennInTouch.

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M Mathematics
NS Natural Science
E Engineering
SS Social Science
H Humanities
TBS Tech. in Business & Society
F Free

See the SEAS UG Student Handbook for approved courses in these categories. Any required course in any category may be replaced by a higher-level version of that course.