Course Planning Guide
NETWORKED & SOCIAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (NETS)
Minimum 40 CUs total
Reference Course Planning Guide
Mathematics and Natural Science (10 CUs)
ENGINEERING (14 CUs)
CIS 400 or ESE 450
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 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
Depth Area E: Economics & Networked Markets
EAS & ESE courses on engineering economics, entrepreneurship
Depth Area S: Technology & Society
EAS & CIS courses on technology and policy, social policy
SOCIAL SCIENCE & HUMANITIES (7CUs)
SSH Depth Requirement (2 courses from above from one department; see SEAS UG Student Handbook)
SSH Writing Requirement
Writing Seminar ________
Ethics Requirement (may be satisfied by CIS 125, EAS 203, or EAS 303)
Free Electives (3 CU)
Free Elective ___________
For course schedule planning, please use the electronic Course Planning Guide in PennInTouch.
NS Natural Science
SS Social Science
TBS Tech. in Business & Society
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.