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Telecommunications Technology- Telecommunications Specialist
Driven by a demand for instantly accessible information, the telecommunications industry is profoundly transforming the world. Voice, data and video communications across a worldwide network are creating opportunities that did not exist a decade ago. Preparing a workforce to compete in this global marketplace is today’s major challenge for the telecommunications industry.

The Telecommunications Technology program is designed to prepare students for the communications industry through educational training in the installation, operation and maintenance of communications systems using the full range of communication transport systems. The technologies include underground, above ground, cellular, fiber-optics, microwave systems, computer networks and satellites for communicating information.

Admissions Requirements

Students must complete the admissions requirements listed under "Admissions Information."
Certificate of Completion - 2013LecLabContCredit
Semester 1
CETT1303  DC Circuits * 24963
EECT1303  Introduction to Telecommunications24963
TECM1303  Technical Calculations * 30483
Total Hours782409
Semester 2
CETT1305  AC Circuits † * 24963
CETT1325  Digital Fundamentals24963
CSIR1303  Telecommunications Systems Installer24963
EECT1300  Technical Customer Service22643
POFT1301  Business English * 30483
Total Hours111440015
Semester 3
CSIR1359  Digital Data Communication24963
CSIR1391  Special Topics: Communications System Installer & Repairer24963
CSIR2351  Fiber Optic Communication System Installation & Repair24963
EECT1307  Convergence Technologies24963
EECT1342  Telecommunications Outside Plant ° ** 24963
Total Hours102048015
Grand Totals2842112039
º This course has been designated as the capstone course
† Courses articulated with high schools
**EECT 1380 or EECT 1680 (Co-op) may be taken in place of the capstone course
* CETT 1303 or IEIR 1302
* TECM 1303 or MATH 1314
* CETT 1305 or IEIR 1304
* POFT 1301 or ENGL 1301


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