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2013-14 College Catalog

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Telecommunications Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

An Electronics Technology Area of Study

Application Code 25

For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room ST-248—443-518-1600.

The future is in communications and predominantly in telecommunications. This area of study will provide grassroots training to develop qualified technicians, supervisors, and trainers in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting modern communication networks incorporating fiber optics, cellular, microwave, and satellite systems. Hands-on skills will be emphasized to enable students to face real-world situations which will prepare them for entering industry. Students planning to transfer to a four-year technical institution should contact that institution to check transferable courses. This curriculum prepares students to sit for the A+ certification and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification exams.

General Education Core

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3 credits

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Humanities, Arts, or Literature Core Course

3

SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

-or

SPCH-110Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Course

3

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
PHYS-101Technical Physical Science

4 credits

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-141College Algebra

3 credits

-or

-higher

Interdisciplinary

Course NumberTitleCredits
Interdisciplinary -Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core Course

1-3

Required Courses Related to Major

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY-105Personal Computer Systems Repair I

3

CMSY-106Personal Computer Systems Repair II

3

CMSY-219Operating Systems

3 credits

CSCO-281Network Fundamentals

3

CSCO-282Routing Protocols and Concepts

3

CSCO-283LAN Switching and Wireless Network

3 credits

CSCO-284Accessing the WAN

3 credits

ELEC-107Introduction to Electronic Circuits

4 credits

ELEC-117Linear Electronics

4 credits

ELEC-140Network Cabling Systems

3 credits

ELEC-213Digital Circuits

4 credits

TELE-100Introduction to Telecommunications

3

WCOM-110RF/Wireless Fundamentals

3

Total Credit Hours: 62-66