Course introduces AC and DC electricity fundamentals as used in the telecommunications industry as well as basic electronics and applications used by Electronics and Digital Technicians. Basic electricity theory, principles, components, measurement instruments, and practical application such as troubleshooting techniques are covered in addition to circuit analysis, transmission lines, and transmission system components.
Course provides a survey of the fundamentals of data communications and networks, including the Internet along with key facets of protocol architectures, TCP/IP, and Internet-Based applications. Data transmission, transmission media, signaling encoding techniques, and error detection/correction are also covered as well as multiplexing techniques used in data communications and networks today.
Course provides students with fundamental knowledge about network models, local and wide area network technologies, IP addressing and routing in the internetwork. First course in a comprehensive three course series that prepares the student for Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 certification exam objectives.
Course provides students with core knowledge needed to subdivide classful networks, apply a methodical subnet process, and implement classful addressing and subnetting schemes efficiently. Second course in a comprehensive three course series that prepares the student for Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 certification exam objectives.
Course provides student with skills needed to analyze and apply subnet designs, access control lists and network address translation, and IPv6 routing protocols in an internetwork . Third course in a comprehensive three course series that prepares the student for Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 certification exam objectives.
Modern wireless communications technologies for voice and data applications are addressed. Evolution and development of wireless standards for WAN, MAN, LAN, and PAN applications are discussed. Cellular 3G and LTE,WiFi, WiMax, Bluetooth, and RFID are included. A primer on Radio Frequency (RF) fundamentals is also discussed.
Credits: 4; Industry Certification: ETA – WNT (Wireless Network Technician)
The course prepares the student for the vendor-neutral CompTIA Network+ certification exam. The Network+ exam assesses the minimum network technology knowledge needed to work in network environments. Key network fundamentals such as routing, switching, wireless, and wide area network concepts are discussed using simulated exercises and activities. Security, troubleshooting, and network management are also explained.
Course provides students with a comprehensive process to analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve local area network, IPv4 routing, and dynamic routing problems in an internetwork. First course in a comprehensive two course series that prepares the student for Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 certification exam objectives.
Course provides students’ knowledge needed to manage, analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve wide area network, IPv6, and other problems in an internetwork. Second course in a comprehensive two course series that prepares the student for Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 certification exam objectives.
This course provides a valuable insight into wireless radiotelephone communications fundamentals including rules and regulations, basic radio circuits, antenna theory and wave propagation, and prepares for FCC Element 1 Marine Radio Operator’s Permit exam and FCC Element 3 General Radio Operator's License (GROL) exam.
Credits: 4; License: FCC – GROL Element 1 and Element 3
Students will gain the skills needed to create, customize, and organize professional looking documents in Microsoft Office Word 2013 by using formatting tools and appropriate visual content. The course provides the students exposure to the core objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Office Word 2013 certification
This course presents elements of interpersonal and intrapersonal communication, with an emphasis on the workplace and small groups. Primary focus is placed on critical thinking, perception, conflict, verbal and nonverbal components, strategies for listening and responding relationship, and adjustments for cultural differences.
Credits: 4; Subject area: Human Communication
This course develops fundamental written communication skills with an emphasis on understanding the writing process, analyzing standard English mechanics, and practicing writing for personal and professional applications
Credits: 4; Subject area: English Composition
This course explores the relationship between man and the environment, examining the balance between natural resources and the needs of an expanding population. Students engage scientific, political, economic, and social implications of managing the physical environment.
Credits: 4; Subject area: Natural Sciences
In this course, students will examine the political and religious doctrines, social reforms, and regional differences from the past that inform an understanding of U.S. government and American society today.
Credits: 4; Subject area: Humanities
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of mathematics. Whole numbers, arithmetic operations, order of operation rules, fractions, decimals, percentages, metric and customary system are explained as well as basic geometry concepts. Basic algebra concepts are also introduced.
Credits: 4; Subject area: Mathematics
This course explores sociological processes that underlie everyday life, focusing on cultural diversity, processes of socialization, and social factors that shape and drive the U.S. culture.
Credits: 4; Subject area: Social, Behavioral, and Political Sciences