BAS Degree Networking
Area of Study: Systems Integration

Understanding the fundamentals of home technology integration, from all aspects that create a smart home. This includes working with intelligent controllers, lighting systems, security systems, audio/video systems, water management, to any powered device creating a fully integrated home network. Technology merges convenience and luxury everywhere, from private residences to corporate environments.

Get Connected to your future through technology. At Robert Morris University, get access to current equipment and small class sizes so you can get the most out of your classroom education. Beyond the classroom, professional internships and other enrichment opportunities will prepare you further for a career in anything from lighting control to audio/video control.

Please view the Systems Integration course list for details on the curriculum.

Prepare to
  • Obtain the skills necessary to plan, design and integrate home technologies including computer­ controlled lighting, security, home theater, telecommunications, and home networking.
  • Program home controllers, computers, and complex remote controllers to activate and access technology throughout the home.
  • Develop computer skills in the area of systems integration to interconnect a wide variety of devices.
  • Set up a home security system, installing components like sensors, infrared/motion detectors, cameras, and control keypads.

Career Opportunities
  • Lead Systems Integrator
  • Home Technology Installer
  • Wireless Network Administrator
  • Telecommunications Analyst
  • Construction Manager
  • Installation Technician
  • Technology Systems Architect
  • Technology Consultant
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technology Coordinator

RMU prepares you for the following certifications:
  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Linux+
  • DHTI+
  • MCP
  • MCSA
  • MCTS
  • MCAS
  • CCNA

Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.