The world is becoming more reliant than ever on satellites, fiber optics, and other technology to send and receive messages. More people want to be a part of this massive technological shift by becoming a computer systems networking and telecommunications major. The degree covers topics that focus on the design, integration, and management of linked systems with associated software to increase productivity and maximize efficiency. In other words, you'll be able to understand how computers communicate with one another. After graduation, you could find work as a network specialist or a manager. Because businesses are often in need of network professionals, career opportunities are plentiful.